Why didn't Hurricane Irma kill more Americans? Thank the meteorologists
17 September, 2017, 14:30
At least 10 people were killed when Irma hit Cuba as a category five hurricane, the island nation's worst hurricane death toll since 16 died in Hurricane Dennis in 2005.
Hurricane Irma was a monster and everyone in the state, especially in south Florida, knew to expect havoc.
Floridians are returning to their homes and businesses amid the destruction left by fierce Hurricane Irma that also ravaged several states in the southeast USA and islands in the Caribbean.
Florida's southwestern coast is a haven for retirees seeking warm weather and handsome sunsets across the Gulf of Mexico.
In addition to severe flooding in areas across Florida and extensive property damage in the Keys, one of the chief hardships facing Floridians has been widespread power outages that initially left more than half of the state without electricity.
Jack Michel, manager of the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, was once accused of federal and state health care fraud charges, according to the Department of Justice.
Hollywood Fire Rescue and police tell WSVN three people died at The Rehabilitation Center and three died on the way to the hospital, but it's unknown whether the deaths were related to the heat. "Our most important concern to ensure they were hydrated and as comfortable as possible", said Carballo in a statement.
Sanchez said police have opened a criminal investigation into the deaths. "The temperatures, particularly on the second floor, were extremely hot".
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Police have begun a criminal investigation of the deaths at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, 1200 N 35th Ave.
Broward County Medical Examiner Dr. Craig Mallak said his office had received the bodies of three of the victims - two women age 71 and another who was 78 - for autopsies. The cause of their deaths has yet to be determined.
However, officials at the Florida Department of Health said the facility did not indicate the extent of its problems nor requested assistance in reports to a state monitoring database.
Officials initially said as many as 158 people had been moved from the center; on Thursday, police clarified that 145 patients were sent to Memorial Regional Hospital - 141 from the center and four from an adjoining facility. Prosecutors say that after he bought the hospital in 1998, Michel and others fraudulently increased the number of patients at the facility, along with their Medicare and Medicaid revenues, by bringing in patients from nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. "We are there for you 100 percent", he said, adding, "this is a state that I know very well". "This situation is unfathomable".
Catastrophe modeler Karen Clark & Co estimated Wednesday that the destructive storm has caused about 25 billion US dollars in insured losses, including 18 billion dollars in the United States and 7 billion dollars in the Caribbean. Residents of some of the islands closest to Florida's mainland were allowed to return and get their first look at the devastation two days after Irma roared in with 130 miles per hour (209 kph) winds.
As Trump visited Florida, French President Emmanuel Macron wrapped up a visit to the French overseas territories of Saint Martin and Saint Barts, two Caribbean resort islands devastated by Hurricane Irma. Irma wreaked total devastation in parts of the Caribbean, where at least 43 people have died. He said he was impressed with the state's recovery thus far, but that some areas may take longer to recover fully. "My house, my business, both my vehicles, everything is gone", said Benson, who was stopping in San Juan before continuing to Boston to seek refuge with his wife's brother.
Dozens of the state's senior centers still lacked electricity in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, and several facilities were forced to evacuate.
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