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Hurricane Iota Death Toll Climbs to 30, with Isla de Providencia 98% Destroyed

HeadlineNov 19, 2020

In Central America, at least 30 people have died from Hurricane Iota, the strongest Atlantic hurricane of the year. Some 160,000 Nicaraguans and 70,000 Hondurans were forced to flee their homes. The Colombian island of Providencia was devastated, with 98% of its infrastructure ruined. The storm came just two weeks after Hurricane Eta devastated the region, killing at least 150 people.

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