This causes thousands of people to become homeless and displaced. Also, not every household had flood insurance, so then FEMA stepped in to assist these people. This process of FEMA stepping in to help people in need of emergency help is very expensive. Government funds are used to give people mobile homes to live in and money to help fix their destroyed homes. Insurance companies were pounded after the storm with many insurance claims due to all the flooding and wind damage.
"We still have people trapped in houses and cars," Gov. Jay Nixon said during an impromptu press conference in front of a demolished restaurant. The governor became teary describing the damage done to his hometown after declaring a state of emergency. John Read, spokesman for the Missouri Emergency Management Agency, said American Red Cross workers have also been dispatched to affected areas, It will be at least Monday before the scope of the damage in Bollinger County is known, Missouri Emergency Management Director Lisa Tyrell said. "We're still focused on search and rescue," she said.
It was written July 26, 1935. It was written to explain the once very nourished land now has awful storms of dusts and no food. 2) According to Henderson, what are three changes that happened in Oklahoma during the 1910s and 1920s? What is her attitude about these changes? Throughout those years people began expanding causing more towns and trains and easier access to food and very supple land.
GBL 395 Essay Question Buffalo Creek Disaster #1 Write a synopsis of “The Buffalo Creek Disaster” book According to “The Buffalo Creek Disaster” is talked about the terrible disaster that happened in The 17 mile Valley in West Virginia. This is a true story about how two companies that called “The Buffalo Mining Company and The Pittston Company”. Those two companies are causing the most devastating coal mining disaster in history. Moreover, The Pittston Company was lack of manage ability for its firm so Buffalo Mining Company was bought it. The Buffalo Creek Flood killed many people in the February of 1972.
In Mesopotamia, the extremely flat land between Euphrates and Tigris River in present day Iraq and Kuwait, the unpredictable floods by Euphrates River forcing the farmers into heroic effort to keep the ripening grain fields from being drowned by water. Farmers have to build irrigation system to protect the grain from the unregulated flood. The raising in population and overusing of the irrigation system also turned the soil unproductive and lowered the output. Life was difficult for farmers depending on the agriculture. Egyptian civilization originates in regions of East Africa along Nile River, isolated by desserts and water.
One of these towns struggled through settlements on a useless river this town is Cleveland. The mouth of this river was full of swamps and malaria mosquitos, all this ended up blocking the mouth of the river causing a slow flow into Lake Erie; they say this actually retarded the town. In 1827 they made the first epic change; they began by widening the mouth by a half a mile, went through and straightened out parts of the river. The channels became deeper and at the same time they built new canals for Lake Erie and the Ohio River. Cleveland became a bustling city.
In 1930 President Roosevelt won election and started the New deal in hopes of turning American strife around. With millions unemployed nationally, it would be a tough job. The banks were dry, as well as, farmer’s lands across America. It seemed that trade had come to a dead end and that everything was going in circles, creating an echo effect internationally. It would be years before America was back on its feet economically, and another great war lied ahead, but somehow Americans were able to keep their hopes and dreams alive and come out on the other
Ryan Rosier Mrs. Ball English 9 February 27, 2014 Hurricane Katrina As Hurricane Katrina struck land in New Orleans people who didn’t leave the city were staring down the barrel of a loaded gun. Only Katrina’s gun was loaded with 140 mph gale force winds and crushing flood waters. The effects of the hurricane’s wrath were devastating enough to cause 75 billion dollars in damage. (Hurricane Katrina) Raging through while demolishing buildings, leveling entire suburbs, and taking thousands of lives was what this storm was hell bent on accomplishing. For those who didn’t leave the city, whether they couldn’t afford the costs, seeked the thrill of the storm, or just simply didn’t wanna leave on the opened interstates, (Beller) the storm
These runoffs have contributed to the beach closures, and the unsustainable condition of biological life in the lake. Human health is at great risk due to the untreated waste that is dumped in Lake Huron each year. The untreated sewage contains many viruses, two being Giardia (an intestinal parasite), cryptosporidium, which causes intestinal illnesses and even death. E. coli a more familiar virus has elevated its concentrations in Lake Huron, found in either animal or human feces, which causes diarrhea, nausea, and stomach cramps. ("Testing the waters,"
The New Deal itself, especially WPA, created millions of jobs and sponsored public works projects that reached most of every countries in the nation. It help a large number of people, caught in the worst depression in American history, by providing them jobs, financing farm and home mortgage. The administration saved many people from grave difficulty. Its relief programs enabled the unfortunate people to earn money without sacrificing their self-respect. In addition, Federal protection of bank deposits ended the dangerous trend of bank