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Hurricane Ian Death Toll Reaches 87 as Search Missions Continue

HeadlineOct 03, 2022

The death toll from Hurricane Ian has reached 87 and is continuing to grow amid a massive search and rescue effort in Florida. About half of the deaths occurred in Lee County, which waited until a day before the storm to issue a mandatory evacuation order. President Biden is expected to visit Florida on Wednesday. Today he will be in Puerto Rico, where Hurricane Fiona killed 25 people and knocked out power to the entire island. About 14% of the island is still without power two weeks after the storm.

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