Hurricane Maria: The St. Croix Disaster

Hurricane Maria: The St. Croix Disaster

by Itai Mupanduki




Hurricane Maria struck the Caribbean in 2017 while Dr. Mupanduki was working as a hospital physician in St. Croix. The book narrates his experiences in this horrifying category 5 hurricane. A fascinating read for anyone with a keen interest in disaster relief, public health and safety, and environmental issues as well as those interested to know what happened with Hurricane Maria.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781684018918
Publisher: Mascot Books
Publication date: 08/06/2019
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Itai T. Mupanduki was born in Zimbabwe and emigrated to the USA in the early 1990s. He trained as a physician and public health consultant and has worked in many states in the US, including Hawaii, as well as US territories like the US Virgin Islands and Guam, and in Zimbabwe. He has travelled extensively in Central and South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Pacific rim.

Table of Contents

Preface 1

Background 3

My Story 9

The Hurricane 13

The Hurricane: Impact On Health 15

Leadership In A Disaster Situation 21

The Hurricane: Impact On Security 25

The Human Desire To Escape 33

The Hurricane: Human Suffering 41

Unique Features Of Being On A Small Island 49

The Hurricane: Reconstruction 53

Lessons Learnt And Preventive Measures 57

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