Module 6 Option 2 FINAL.docx - Running head WEATHER DISASTERS Weather Disasters Bardiya Deyhimfar GEO 101C \u2013 Earth Science with Lab Colorado State

Module 6 Option 2 FINAL.docx - Running head WEATHER...

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Running head: WEATHER DISASTERS 1 Weather Disasters Bardiya Deyhimfar GEO 101C – Earth Science with Lab Colorado State University – Global Campus Professor Clifford Blizard January 25, 2020
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WEATHER DISASTERS 2 Weather Disasters Weather disasters are costing nations millions of dollars every year. They have played major roles in the earth’s history and can affect humans, animals, and plants' life. Tornadoes and hurricanes are some of the most damaging weather disasters. The United States (U.S) has dealt with many of these weather disasters. The most damaging one was Hurricane Katrina that cost the U.S millions of dollars in the evacuation, rescue missions and rebuilding costs. The Katrina In August of 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. The Hurricane itself was the result of the merger of a tropical wave and the remnants of the tropical depression. Just after 24 hours of Katrina’s arrival, 80% of the city was under the water and more than 300,000 homes were completely destroyed (Gallagher and Hartley, 2017). The New Orleans levee was built by
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