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Have you been in a natural disaster?

 
jeanclaudia

Asked by jeanclaudia at 10:41 PM on Feb. 21, 2013 in Home & Garden

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  • Hurricane ( Ivan) , earthquakes, blizzards & fires.
    funlovinlady

    Answer by funlovinlady at 11:01 PM on Feb. 21, 2013

  • Mm sort of.


     In 2006 I lived in El Paso Texas and they had a serious flood. The saddest part of this flood was that victims displaced after Hurricane Katrina had their new homes destroyed all over again. Thankfully we didn't have any damage where I was and if I didn't watch the news I would never have known floods were going on by looking out my window.

    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 10:59 PM on Feb. 21, 2013

  • Only if you count living with my family of origin, which was naturally as disastrous as they come.

    But seriously, I was in fifth grade when the blizzard of 1982 hit Colorado. Inconvenient, but thankfully nothing worse.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 11:05 PM on Feb. 21, 2013

  • Yes,I live in Ohio,I was in 8th grade when the blizzard of 1978 hit.
    RobinChristine

    Answer by RobinChristine at 10:44 PM on Feb. 21, 2013

  • Thank goodness, no. We have had two tornadoes that have hit the town above us and the town below us. We have also had a fire that happened to our neigbor right across from us, but luckily all we had was some minor smoke damage.

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 10:45 PM on Feb. 21, 2013

  • tornadoes and one wicked ice storm that knocked out everything for a week
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 10:45 PM on Feb. 21, 2013

  • Two earth quakes, 3 earth tremors, mud slides...all NOT in the USA
    madmueller

    Answer by madmueller at 10:52 PM on Feb. 21, 2013

  • A couple of minor earthquakes, several hurricanes and blizzards (oh my!)
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 10:59 PM on Feb. 21, 2013

  • We were stuck inside for a while after Mt. St. Helens blew and we had a nice coating of ash to clean up (I remember people wearing bandanas around their nose and mouth when they would go outside). I lived about 22 miles from the epicenter of the Northridge earthquake. I lived in FL during several tropical storms and hurricanes, as well as in Houston when Hurricane Ike came through.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 11:05 PM on Feb. 21, 2013

  • Yes, we had a derecho here in S.W. Virginia last June. Power was out for a week at my house, cell towers longer than that.
    KA91

    Answer by KA91 at 11:09 PM on Feb. 21, 2013

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