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April 28, 2014 · 7:45 PM EDT
A man stands among the ruins of his home in the village of Cacahuatapec, just outside of Acapulco. The community was destroyed last September when the nearby river flooded as tropical storm Manuel hit.
Marco Antonio Suastegui Muñoz of Cacahuatapec, near Acapulco, stands on several feet of sand and dirt deposited from the nearby Papagayo river when it flooded.
Acapulco Bay looking north. The hotels and tourist areas seems to have recovered quickly from Tropical Storm Manuel, which struck the area last September.
The community of Cacahuatapec is still in ruins, more than six months after Tropical Storm Manuel hit the region.
A home in Cacahuatapec is nearly completely buried by sand and debris from when the nearby river flooded.
In Science, Tech & Environment.
Tagged: Acapulco   North America   Mexico   Guerrero   southern Mexico   Elvia Zevala   Graciela Sosa Martinez   Marco Antonio Suastegui   Marco Antonio Suastegui Muñoz   Arele Palma Sandoval   Climate Change   Mexico   Acapulco   environment
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