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Tuesday, September 29, 1998 Published at 13:50 GMT 14:50 UK


World: Americas

Hurricane George in pictures: The Dominican Republic

Hurricane victims wade through flood waters to inspect their destroyed homes

Images from the scenes of devastation caused by Hurricane Georges, which ripped through the Caribbean and the southern coast of the United States, claiming around 380 lives.

Pictures from the United States mainland
Pictures from the Caribbean



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Hurricane Georges ravaged the Dominican Republic leaving more than 300 dead and thousands without homes, food or clean water. Thousands more are reported to be missing.



[ image: Inmates at the flooded La Victoria prison fled to its roof]
Inmates at the flooded La Victoria prison fled to its roof



[ image: Searching for belongings lost in an avalanche of mud]
Searching for belongings lost in an avalanche of mud



[ image: Water in the Dominican Republic's Ozama River is contaminated]
Water in the Dominican Republic's Ozama River is contaminated



[ image: Helicopters begin to distribute aid packages of food]
Helicopters begin to distribute aid packages of food



Click here to see pictures from the Caribbean



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