Natural Disasters

In the Caribbean, The Latest Climate Refugees by Yessenia Funes

Caribbean officials are keeping it real on the international stage. Many of their people—from the island of Dominica to the nation of Antigua and Barbuda—have been left without a home. Literally. Hurricane Irma and, now, Hurricane Maria destroyed these beautiful islands. These people are now climate refugees.

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So What's the Deal With These Hurricanes? by Yessenia Funes

Hurricane Irma has downgraded from a Category 4 to a tropical storm as of this morning (Sept. 11), but that doesn't mean that everything's all good yet. As CNN reports, the storm continues to strike Florida and Georgia with 70 mph winds, especially for northeastern cities in Florida that hadn't expected to feel the storm's impacts.

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