Howard Dicus: 1992 was a stormy year in the US.
Jacqueline Menendez: “We’ve identified about 63,000 homes that were destroyed by Hurricane Andrew.”
Howard Dicus: Miami official, Jacqueline Menendez
Jacqueline Menendez: “That’s left 200,000-250,000 people homeless.
Elaina Theuriau: "We’ve got downtown lines all over the place.”
Howard Dicus: Reporter Elaina Theuriau.
Elaina Theuriau: “Palm trees, huge trees literally uprooted.”
Howard Dicus: Florida Governor, Lawton Chiles said even rescuers were victims.
Lawton M. Chiles, Jr.: “120 of the police officers that are working here have lost their homes.”
Howard Dicus: Hurricane Andrew raked across Florida, regathered strength in the gulf and slammed into Morgan City Louisiana where Cedric LaFleur is the Mayor.
Cedric LaFleur: “I have never seen a Hurricane in our area do this kind of damage.”
Howard Dicus: Folks were still cleaning up from Hurricane Andrew when Hurricane Iniki tore into Kaua`i western most main island of Hawaii.
Rodney Sanchez: “The majority of the island has been devastated.”
Howard Dicus: Rodney Sanchez, a DJ on Kaua`i.
Rodney Sanchez: “To be able to look up at one point and actually physically see the eye of the storm up above, it was scary.”
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