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1

Give a case study

Hurricane Jeanne - 2003

2

What were the 2 places hit?

Florida and Haiti

3

Give the impacts OF Florida

- Economic impacts greater as MEDC
- $6.2 billion on damages
- 1 Million people without power
- 20 people died

4

Give the impacts of Haiti

- Fewer economic impacts as LEDC
- 3000 people died
- 300,000 people homeless
- Farmland & Crops ruined