Hurricane Mitch and Disaster Relief: The Politics of Catastrophe
Publisher: Against the Current, Michigan, USA
Date Written: 01/01/1999
Year Published: 1999
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX12816
THE LEVEL OF destruction wrought by Hurricane Mitch is hard to overstate. While there is no way to know exactly how many lives were affected by the category-five hurricane that devastated the region between October 26 and November 1, early reports indicated that across Central America 11,000 people are reported dead, 15,000 are missing and at least 2.4 million made homeless.