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United States of America (the): Hurricane: 2008/08/31 Country Information on DRR

Period 2008/08/31
Country or District United States of America (the)
Event Type Hurricane
Outline Hurricane Gustav hurtled toward collision with the Louisiana coast on 1 September 2008, bringing pounding rain and surging wind. An estimated 1.9 million people had fled coastal areas.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters AlertNet 2008/09/01
Hurrinace Gustav nears Louisiana coast