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edit NIEUWE HOLLANDSCHE COURANT -- 1.SEP.2005 -- BATAVIAN RESCUE WORKERS LEFT FOR LOUISIANNE

THE HAGUE -- A team of Batavian rescue workers and hydraulic engineers have left for Louisianne. Their mission is to help make the city of Nouvelle OrlĂ©ans inhabitable again as soon as possible. The group, led by prof.dr.ir. Theodorus Looman of the Technical University in Eindhoven, will concentrate its activities mostly on pumping away the water; as a result of Furacano #11, about ninety percent of the city is currently inundated with water from the Gulf of Mexico.   Read More...

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