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Central American Governments Wrestle with Aftermath of Hurricane Mitch

LADB Article ID: 54508
Category/Department: Region
Date: 1998-11-19
By: LADB Staff

Two weeks after the departure of Hurricane Mitch, Central American governments are assessing the damage, seeking international financial commitments, and considering action to control some of the environmental destruction that intensified the damage. Regionwide, preliminary estimates by the economic consulting firm Consultores Economicos y Financieros (CEFSA) set the economic loss at US$46.353 billion.

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