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Deforestation, Other Factors Worsen Impact of Storm in Costa Rica, Nicaragua

LADB Article ID: 55548
Category/Department: Region
Date: 1996-08-29
By: LADB Staff

Hurricane Cesar, which ripped through Central America in late July, may have caused nearly US$200 million in direct and indirect damages to the region's economies, particularly in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, according to preliminary estimates.

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