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Fresh start for housing Honduran engineers are working hard to find a solution to the acute housing problem left by Hurricane Mitch. Matthew Jones explains.

Most of Central America was affected in some way by Hurricane Mitch, but in Honduras the damage was particularly severe. The 560km wide storm was the fourth most powerful ever recorded in the Atlantic Basin. It moved slowly around the country for three days changing location at an average speed of 10km/h and left almost no part untouched.

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