Category Archives: Force Majeure

Puerto Rico in dark, curfew set after island ‘destroyed’ by Hurricane Maria, officials say

Puerto Rico in dark, curfew set after island ‘destroyed’ by Hurricane Maria, officials say – ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/International/hurricane-maria-leaves-puerto-rico-power-striking/story?id=49971859 Re-posted from ABC News. Geoff Geoff Comments: A destroyed Puerto Rico with no power and unfathomable and problematic recovery period, where the … Continue reading

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Hurricane Maria path: Latest track, Puerto Rico landfall, location

Hurricane Maria path: Latest track, Puerto Rico landfall, location https://www.cbsnews.com/news/hurricane-maria-path-track-puerto-rico-update-09-20-2017/ Re-posted from CBS News. Geoff Geoff Comments: Puerto Rico will be hit by the most destructive storm since 1928. Maria will be a Category 5 or 4 when she hits…

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Answers Emerge from Harvey-Hit Houston

Answers Emerge from Harvey-Hit Houston | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2017/09/20/houston-after-hurricane-harvey-auto-sales-home-sales-rents-jobs/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: The real long term damages and hardships are only now coming to light…

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‘Storm of the century’ Maria pummels Puerto Rico

‘Storm of the century’ Maria pummels Puerto Rico https://www.yahoo.com/news/puerto-rico-virgin-islands-brace-hurricane-maria-100652998.html Re-posted from Yahoo. Geoff Geoff Comments: Puerto Rico suffers the worst hurricane hit since 1928… And it will NOT be pretty…

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Hurricane Maria grows into a Category 5 storm and makes landfall in the storm-battered Caribbean

Hurricane Maria grows into a Category 5 storm and makes landfall in the storm-battered Caribbean – LA Times http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-hurricane-maria-caribbean-20170918-story.html Re-posted from LATimes. Geoff Geoff Comments: Three Category 5 hurricanes in a month, with more on the horizon… It is truly … Continue reading

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Hurricane watch: 40% of small businesses don’t reopen after a disaster

Hurricane watch: 40% of small businesses don’t reopen after a disaster https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/16/hurricane-watch-40-percent-of-small-businesses-dont-reopen-after-a-disaster.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: They were hand-to-mouth before the disaster, they have no advantage after the disaster…      

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Why Irma’s Impact on the Economy Will Be Worse than Harvey’s

Why Irma’s Impact on the Economy Will Be Worse than Harvey’s https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/hurricane-irma/why-irma-s-impact-economy-will-be-worse-harvey-s-n801696?cid=public-rss_20170916 Re-posted from NBC news. Geoff Geoff Comments: Tourism and Agricultural Crops are two big reasons Irma’s impact will be worse than Harvey’s…

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Caribbean residents without food or water describe dire situation

Caribbean residents without food or water describe dire situation – CNN http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/13/americas/irma-impact-caribbean/index.html Re-posted from CNN. Geoff Geoff Comments: No real answer, Hawaii, imagine a nuclear hit…

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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma could hit mortgages more than predicted

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma could hit mortgages more than predicted https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/13/hurricanes-harvey-and-irma-could-hit-mortgages-more-than-predicted.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: We are not surprised…

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Can You Really “Shut Down” a Nuclear Power Plant before a Hurricane?

Can You Really “Shut Down” a Nuclear Power Plant before a Hurricane? | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2017/09/13/can-you-shut-down-nuclear-power-plant-before-hurricane/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: In a word, “NO”…

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