1999 Photo Contest, General News, 2nd prize

Mike Stocker

The Sun-Sentinel

01 October, 1998

A woman surveys the destruction, after Hurricane Mitch caused the worst flood in 200 years. It is estimated that over 5,000 people were killed and 550,000 left homeless countrywide. The enormous cost of recovery will severely set back the national economy of the Central American republic.

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Mike Stocker

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