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60 Free Essays on Hurricane

  1. The Hurricane

    Lyrical Analysis Presentation On July 17, 1966, in Paterson, NJ, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was contending for the heavyweight boxing title, when, one night, he was pulled over and suspected of a murder. There was no evidence or witnesses to prove the Hurricane guilty, but the cops needed somebod

  2. Hurricane Floyd

    A hurricane is easily the most powerful storm that mother-nature can throw at us. Every year people who live on the coasts fight hurricanes with no dismay. A hurricane is simply too strong. Their winds reach speeds of 75 mph. The winds around the eye wall can reach 130 to 150 mph. They are 200 to 3

  3. Hurricane Andrew

    Hurricanes are notoriously capricious. Andrew was a compact system. A little larger system, or one making landfall just a few nautical miles further to the north, would have been catastrophic for heavily populated, highly commercialized and no less vulnerable areas to the north. That area include

  4. Open Boat vs. Hurricane Hugo

    Humanity tends to see itself as being somewhat important in the grand scheme of the Universe. We speak of "fate" as if we were put here for some reason, or purpose. We have our religions, which often serve as an engine to drive our lives and as a means to give meaning to them. But why do we think of

  5. Hurricane Ivan and Its Effects on Grenada

    Hurricane Ivan has played a huge role in the further declination of ties between Grenada and Taiwan. Grenada reported that it would need approximately $27 million to sustain itself and begin reconstruction during the 6 month period which followed Hurricane Ivan. Grenada's Prime Minister, Keith Mit

  6. Environmental Effects of Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina made landfall in the Gulf Coast on August 29, but first touched down in Florida a few days earlier. In Florida the storm was only a Category 1 and caused minimal damage to people and the environment. However, the well documented damage caused in Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisian

  7. Hurricane Katrina

    The five -- a man, a woman and three children -- apparently were overcome by carbon monoxide from a generator they were using after the hurricane knocked out the electricity over the weekend, authorities said. The children's aunt discovered the bodies after going to check on the group. Rita roare

  8. That the City of New Orleans Should Be Abandoned Due to the Hazard of Subsidence and Hurricane Threats on the Gulf of Mexico.

    It is my contention that the city of New Orleans should be abandoned due to the hazard of subsidence and hurricane threats on the Gulf of Mexico as well as a number of other reasons. For starters, I am a current resident of the greater New Orleans area. Secondly, I am a huge proponent of all of the

  9. Hurricane Hits England

    Hurricane Hits England is a poem by Grace Nichols. The poem is about a powerful hurricane in England which reminded her of her native land as there were hurricanes there. The poem is also about living in two different cultures as the poet comes from the Caribbean but lives in England. Towards the en

  10. Hurricane Hugo

    Hurricane Hugo It was known as the most damaging hurricane in the century at the time, before Hurricane Andrew and Hurricane Katrina. Hugo first formed as a tropical depression off the coast of Africa on the 9th of September then moving westward to the east of Caribbean as a Category 4 hurricane, i

  11. Hurricane Carter

    Rubin Hurricane Carter was a boxer who had the justice system stacked against him. In the 1960’s justice was questionable, as blacks were treated unfairly. The case of Rubin was a long shot; he was finally released from jail after 19 years of being wrongfu

  12. Technology Responds to Hurricane Katrina

    Technology Responds to Hurricane Katrina Only once in a lifetime will a new invention come about to touch every aspect of our lives. Such devices change the way we manage, work, and live. With catastrophic events such as September 11th, the Tsunami of 2004, and now with Hurricane Katrina technol

  13. Hurricane

    Hurricane Preparedness Hello my name is Stephen. I would like to welcome you here today for this meeting. Today we will be discussing the safest and most efficient ways to prepare for a hurricane in the greater New Orleans area. We will also discuss materials that might be useful or may assis

  14. Hurricane Katrina, Biological Effects

    Megan Caldwell Erin McCoy UNIV 110: 4:00 MW 18 November 2009 Biological Affects of Hurricane Katrina As the violent winds and rain decreased, there was a huge impact left behind on the ecosystems in Louisiana. Hurricane Katrina managed to wipe out most vegetation and wildlife. Vegetat

  15. Prepare for Hurricane

    Over the last few years Florida has had many Hurricanes. Thank God they haven't resulted in that many casualties. Casualties can be avoided though, if everyone followed the National Hurricane Center's instructions on how to prepare for a hurricane than many of those casualties can be prevented. I

  16. The Hurricane

    The Hurricane is a 1999 American biographical film. The film tells the story of boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, whose conviction for triple murder was set aside after he had spent almost twenty years in prison. The film narrates the life of welterweight boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter concentrating o

  17. Galveston Hurricane of 1900

    1 Galveston Hurricane of 1900 Over 100 years have

  18. The Effects of Hurricane Katrina

    September 29, 2005 seemed like a perfect, beautiful day but this was the day that the world witnessed a catastrophie that would have lasting effects on our economy. People sat glued to their television screens as Hurricane Katrina ripped through three states taking with it the homes and lives of mi

  19. The Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

    Dennis Viera Environmental Science Frey Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina On August 23rd the United States National Hurricane Center broadcasted a report saying that ‘Tropical Depression 12' had formed over the south eastern Bahamas. The next day it was upgraded to ‘Tropical Storm Katrina',

  20. Hurricane Katrina

    The feeling of being in a threatening storm, especially the feeling you get when you know it might impact you, is such a terrible feeling. Just imagine winds coming at you extremely fast, and knowing that they could hurt you very seriously. Every one is this world has heard of Hurricane Katrina,

  21. The Profound Impact of Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina affected many people in many different ways. I chose this event as something significant in my life because of the profound impact that it had on the rest of my life. I enlisted in the United States Navy in 2002 as a search and rescue swimmer and Hurricane Katrina was my

  22. Hurricane

    "Safety in Hurricanes" Hurricanes are one of the most damaging forces of nature. These tropical storms, with possible winds speeds of over eighty miles per hour, have the potential to destroy millions…including you. Which is why I write to you, the population of Southern Florida, in hopes of i

  23. Finance Hurricane

    Sr. no. Table of contents 1. Introduction 2.1 Lehmann Brothers files for bankruptcy 2.2 Merill Lynch- BoA takeover 2.3 AIG gets U.S Government bailout 2.4 WaMu crashes 3. Causes 4. Tremors at the wall street 5. European economy 6. Asian economy 7. Im

  24. Toxic Threat from Hurricane Katrina

    The damage from Hurricane Katrina might have caused a little more damage than some have expected. A long term emergency has developed over the damaged land the Katrina has damaged. Not only has Katrina wiped out homes, and has left thousands of people homeless, but the water is also damaged from th

  25. Hurricane Katrina Administrative Evils

    Will the storm of 2005 be remembered because it was a catastrophe and the worst natural disaster or as the worst response to a disaster? Both? The aftermath of violent Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans was probably the most awakening moment the country will experience when dealing with natural disast

  26. Hurricane Island

    Mr. Chin should advise to increase marketing efforts for the professional development programs. BECAUSE: 1. Major problem with this marketing plan is the idea that chasing corporate America is a violation of the mission statement. This is not true. The mission statement, which reads: The Mission

  27. Hurricane Katrina's Effects

    On Sunday August 28th Katrina made land fall in the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. With no hope for the people they evacuated to surrounding states or with family members. Watching as their homes and community feel to pieces with the wrath of the massive category five hurricane. Little did the people of L

  28. Hurricane Katrina: Development and Devastation

    Hurricane Katrina: Development and Devastation Hurricane Katrina was one of the strongest storm systems to ever collide with the coastal United States in the last century. Strong winds sustained during landfall of over 140 mph combined with a very low central pressure (920 mb) to wreak havoc o

  29. Public Policy Response to Hurricane Katrina

    PUBLIC POLICY RESPONSE TO HURRICANE KATRINA Summary As the Gulf States begin the massive task of reconstruction after Hurricane Katrina, the nation is actively engaged in a dialogue concerning the lessons learned from this catastrophe, and the best options moving forward. Many are asking whethe

  30. Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina has hit many parts of the southeast region of the U.S. It is one of the most disastrous forces that we have seen in years. Many parts of Louisiana and Mississippi have been hit the hardest and the remains of the states are very little. Almost everything that has not been destroyed