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New York and New Jersey Worst Hit by Sandy

Hurricane Sandy claimed nearly 157 lives. At least 88 people died in the US, 67 in the Caribbean and 2 in Canada. The worst hit states in US were New York and New Jersey.

In New York nearly 2.3 million people were without electricity and at least 100 homes were destroyed. In New Jersey nearly 2 million people were without power. Sandy claimed at least 37 lives in New… Continue reading

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List of States Hit by Sandy Storm

New York – Twenty two people were killed and nearly 80 homes were destroyed. About 2.3 million people were left without power.

New Jersey – It was the worst hit state with more than two million people without power. People had to stand in long queues for filling gas. Public transport remained closed. Nearly 1.9 million people were without power.

North Carolina – Death toll was two. Emergency… Continue reading

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Microsoft Co-founder Gates Tackling Climate Change

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has separated from charitable work fighting against poverty and disease and engaged in another risk faced by the world’s poor, which is climate change.

Gates said “Energy and climate are extremely important to these people. The climate getting worse means many years that crops won’t grow from too much rain or not enough, leading to starvation and certainly unrest.”

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