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CLIP 6683

Hurricane Mitch strikes Honduras in 1998

Hurricane Mitch strikes Honduras in 1998
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Key Info
  • Hurricane Mitch strikes Honduras in 1998
  • Duration: 02:08
  • A summary about the economy of Honduras in 1998, with particular emphasises on the country‚Äôs dependence on agricultural exports such as bananas. The experiences of Laura Isabel Baptista, who survived the hurricane, are recounted.
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    Natural Hazards: Weather

  • Keywords: LEDC, hurricane, Honduras, bananas, agriculture, tropical storm, Caribbean
Ideas for use in class
  • Good information on the background to a hurricane disaster in Honduras.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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