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hurricane

noun adversity, calamity, catastrophe, disaster, flood, natural disaster, rain, rain and wind storm, rainstorm, serious calamity, storm, tragedy, upheaval
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The 2013 hurricane season is expects to have 95 named-storm days, with 40 days occupied by a hurricane.
RMS will issue a comprehensive review of the 2010 hurricane season in a white paper in January 2011.
The act provides tax benefits to both employers and employees with respect to employer-provided housing for individuals affected by Hurricane Katrina.
The LA Lions Camp in Leesville, located in west central Louisiana, was on the fringe of Hurricane Rita's wrath and lost electrical power and water while hosting Hurricane Katrina evacuees.
He says, "I was running computer simulations on hurricane Bonnie in the late 1990s, and adjusted it for Cordani's idea.
Chemical and microbiological parameters in New Orleans floodwater following Hurricane Katrina.
Under KETRA Section 103, individuals affected by Hurricane Katrina, as noted above, may be able to borrow up to $100,000 (or their entire balance, if less) from their Secs.
Additional berthing and messing facilities can be added to accommodate responders or hurricane survivors, and the ship could also be fitted with a communications suite, media center, and a helicopter deck to become a mobile command post for emergency managers.
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Moreover, if global warming is increasing the severity and frequency of hurricanes, as NASA scientist Stuart Jordan shows in his article, and if that change finds its source in human-caused pollution, then even the nature of the storm itself can be laid at the feet of Homo sapiens.
Within days of Hurricane Katrina, the National Cattleman's Beef Association (NCBA), state beef councils and state cattlemen's associations made donations to traditional relief agencies.