Originally posted by icecold7
did any of u people chech the link or the vid
the guys says evacuation has begun ok
he expect 10 percent 2 leave voluntarily
but they are ready 4 the worst case scenario\
stop talking bs ok
Once again as other posters have pointed out this is because a possible category 2 hurricane is heading in the general vicinity that is being
Certain low lying coastal areas and flood zones are ‘mandatory’ evacuation areas in the event of a hurricane.
I read this article yesterday on CNN and it only pertained to the Hurricane, in the area to be affected by the hurricane.
It did mention some people were evacuating because of the Hurricane and this is perfectly normal and so are the numbers of people evacuating, those in
low lying areas, and mandatory evacuation zones, residents of hotels in low lying areas, elderly, infirm and special needs residents of low lying
areas in mandatory evacuation zones.
This would be happening in regards to this hurricane even if there were no oil spill.
You obviously don’t live in a hurricane zone, and are not familiar with the typical safeguards a small percentage of the population takes in
evacuating low lying and mandatory evacuation areas in a hurricane.
I live on Miami Beach which is a mandatory evacuation area for any Category 1 storm or over. The only people however forced to leave are quests of
hotels. People are reminded that if they fail to evacuate to be prepared to go up to three days without emergency assistance during the storm and over
that period of time of it’s immediate aftermath.
People with special needs like oxygen respirators or kidney dialysis, the elderly and indigent are strongly encouraged to leave, lest they suffer life
threatening consequences in the event of a long term power outage or transportation shut down in the effected area of the storm.
This evacuation has nothing to do with the oil spill.
It’s great that you are vigilant regarding the developing situation in the gulf, but it would help you to educate yourself in regards to these
things, and to understand and maintain your sources for threads like these.
The article on CNN was in regards to 10% of people evacuating the oncoming path of Hurricane Alex.
It had nothing to do with the Oil Spill and its only mention of the Oil Spill was that the Hurricanes path so far was well south of where Oil Spill