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Hurricane Andrew (1992)

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  • Analysts say losses may rise to multibillion-dollar level

    Less than 24 hours after Hurricane Jeanne hit Florida, insurance companies already were predicting losses in the billions of dollars from the state's fourth major storm this season. The first three hurricanes -- Charley, Frances and Ivan -- caused as...
  • Q&A: Homeowners insurance policy

    If your house was damaged by Hurricane Charley, you're probably confronting your homeowners insurance policy for the first time in a long time. You're not alone. Homeowners insurance -- with its arcane rules, sliding deductibles and various exclusions --...
  • Why FEMA Was Missing in Action

    WASHINGTON — While the federal government has spent much of the last quarter-century trimming the safety nets it provides Americans, it has dramatically expanded its promise of protection in one area — disaster. Since the 1970s, Washington...
  • How would an Andrew-strength storm affect South Florida's landmarks today?

    If Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida today, these landmarks could be battered by a variety of things, including high winds, flooding, storm surge, loss of landscaping, damage to roofs, doors and windows and flying debris. BROWARD COUNTY (If the storm...
  • Fury of Charley shocks Floridians

    The death toll from Hurricane Charley rose to at least 16 as millions of Floridians in a 200-mile stretch from the Gulf Coast to the Atlantic Ocean struggled to put their homes and lives back together. At daybreak, many stunned survivors of Charley's...
  • Charley rips across Florida

    Hurricane Charley bullied its way up Florida's midsection Friday, flipping small airplanes, tearing off roofs, knocking down trees and flooding roads as it headed from coastal Charlotte County through Orlando and Daytona Beach. At least three people were...
  • Rebuilding will provide boon

    The hit to Florida's $500 billion economy from Hurricane Charley will soar into the tens of billions of dollars but the negative effects will be offset by nearly as much in spending on reconstruction, economists said Tuesday. "For Hurricane Charley, I...
  • Religious groups joined forces to help Hurricane Andrew's victims

    Shortly after the winds stopped screaming and the patio chairs stopped flying, Pastor Joseph Coats and his family hurried to Glendale Baptist Church. Hurricane Andrew, they found, had ruined the sanctuary. The roof had been staved in by a wind-driven...
  • Charley closes in as nearly 1 million told to evacuate

    Close to 1 million Florida residents and tourists were told Thursday to evacuate, as Hurricane Charley strengthens and churns toward the state's Gulf Coast. Charley is expected to pass west of the Keys early today before hitting southwest Florida with...
  • Florida's forgotten storm: The Hurricane of 1928

    They are in their 80s and 90s now, much of their memories fogged by time, but even 75 years later, the details come flooding back. The sting of the wind whipping their faces. The look of terror in the eyes of their parents. The desperation that held them...
  • Powerful Andrew launches assault on Louisiana's coast

    (Published Aug. 26, 1992) Hurricane Andrew resumed its devastation late Tuesday night, with still-fresh scenes of South Florida`s tragedy possibly saving lives along the Gulf Coast. Grand Isle, Louisiana`s only inhabited barrier island, was completely...