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Monday, March 8, 1999 Published at 15:05 GMT


Special Report: Hurricane Mitch



Hurricane Mitch may have disappeared but those left in its wake face a long and difficult period recovering from the devastation. BBC News Online looks back at Hurricane Mitch's path of destruction and what the future holds for its victims.


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Coping with the damage
Months after the hurricane, the people of Honduras are still struggling to rebuild their lives: Peter Morgan reports.
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The burden of debt
Disease fears grow for survivors



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Mitch survivor's six-day ordeal
Laura Arriola de Guity spent six days clinging to debris after being washed out to sea by floods.
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Street kid victims of Mitch
Nothing left but their lives
Mitch hits poor hardest
Aid effort in action

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Mitch's path of destruction
BBC News Online tracks the progress of Hurricane Mitch.
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Photo essay: Visions of disaster
Photo essay: Digging out
Coffee crops hit


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Hurricanes: Nature's lethal weapons
What hurricanes are, how they start and why they are so dangerous.
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Links to more information on Mitch




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In this section

Special Report: Hurricane Mitch

Mitch: Picking up the pieces

Mitch: A path of destruction

Street kid victims of Mitch

Nature's lethal weapons

Nothing left but their lives

From Business
Banana losses threaten workers

Coffee crops hit by hurricane