Cuba After The Hurricanes

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Photos of the devatation caused by hurricanes Ike and Gustav on Cuba in September 2008.Photos provided by www.havanatimes.org

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Cuba After The Hurricanes

  1. 1. Photo Report: Cuba after the Hurricanes Photos by Caridad
  2. 2. <ul><li>Two major hurricanes in less than two weeks. For a moment there was silence in Cuba, then darkness, the maddening howl of the wind, the creaking of trees falling, swollen rivers, and roofs and houses flying in the clouds. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>PINAR DEL RIO Province: </li></ul>
  4. 4. LINESMAN AT WORK RESTORING ELECTRICITY (Photo by Caridad)
  5. 5. WOMEN WASHING CLOTHES AMID WHAT’S LEFT OF THEIR HOME. (Photo by Caridad)
  6. 6. FOOD RATIONS WERE INCREASED FOR HURRICANE VICTIMS. (Photo by Caridad)
  7. 7. WAITING FOR ROOFING MATERIAL. (Photo by Caridad)
  8. 8. BOY ON HIS WAY TO SCHOOL. (Photo by Caridad)
  9. 9. WOMAN WHO’S HOME WAS TOTALLY DESTROYED. SHE IS HAVING NERVE PROBLEMS AND HER HUSBAND IS BLIND. THE DAUGHTER AND HER HUSBAND ARE BUILDING A TEMPORARY STRUCTURE. (Photo by Caridad)
  10. 10. HIGHWAY LEAVING PINAR DEL RIO PROVINCE. “ONLY THOSE THAT STRUGGLE AND RESIST WILL TRIUMPH.” ((Photo by Caridad)
  11. 11. <ul><li>HOLGUIN Province: </li></ul>
  12. 12. MAN ESCAPES FROM THE MIDDAY SUN IN THE RUINS OF HIS SEASIDE HOME. (Photo by Caridad)
  13. 13. FAMILY HEADS TO THE BEACH AS HURRICANE RECOVERY CONTINUES. (Photo by Caridad)
  14. 14. GOATS SEARCH A DESTROYED SCHOOL GROUNDS FOR AN INEXISTENT PASTURE. (Photo by Caridad)
  15. 15. MOTHER AND HER TWO CHILDREN AT WHAT’S LEFT OF THE SCHOOL. (Photo by Caridad)
  16. 16. BOY ALONGSIDE HIS DAMAGED SCHOOL. (Photo by Caridad)
  17. 17. DOG CONTINUES TO GUARD THE HOME. (Photo by Caridad)
  18. 18. UNINHABITABLE (Photo by Caridad)
  19. 19. THE MEN FROM THIS HOUSE HAVE AT LEAST REBUILT A ROOM TO SLEEP IN. (Photo by Caridad)
  20. 20. UNCERTAINTY OR THE MEMORY OF THE WORST OF THE SEA. (Photo by Caridad)
  21. 21. THIS STORE INSISTS ON ITS NAME LA CASA NUEVA (Photo by Caridad)
  22. 22. OBSERVING THE DAMAGE. (Photo by Caridad)
  23. 23. LITTLE BY LITTLE, THE DISASTER WILL BE FORGOTTEN. (Photo by Caridad)
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  25. 25. (Photo by Caridad)

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