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United States of America (the): Hurricane: 2012/10/29 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/10/29
Country or District United States of America (the)
Event Type Hurricane
Outline Hurricane Sandy, one of the biggest storms ever to hit the United States, lashed the densely populated East Coast on Monday, shutting down transportation, forcing evacuations in flood-prone areas.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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BBC 2012/11/05
At least 106 US deaths have been blamed on Sandy, which struck on 29 October.

Reuters AlertNet 2012/11/02
The total killed in one of the biggest storms to hit the United States jumped to 98. 2012/11/01
Sandy\'s toll: At least 88 in U.S.

AFP 2012/10/30
The death toll from superstorm Sandy has risen to 43 in the United States and Canada. (*42 in the U.S. and one in Canada) 2012/10/30
At least 33 people are known to have died in the U.S. and one in Canada. Millions are without power.

Reuters AlertNet 2012/10/30
Massive storm Sandy crashes ashore in New Jersey.More than 3 million customers already were left without power.