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Description:This photograph depicted a South Carolina farm house that was destroyed after hurricane Hugo made landfall north of Charleston in 1989.
Winds of 135 mph, a tidal surge of 12-17 feet, and heavy rains killed dozens of people and caused 7 billion dollars in damage. CDC personnel were deployed to assist with communicable disease, and safety-related issues.
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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1989
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Links:CDC – Emergency Preparedness and Response – Natural Disasters - Hurricanes
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.