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By Guest Author On Thursday, August 20th, 2015
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The Same Scams Target Vulnerable Older People in 2015

On a regular basis, we read about companies and individuals charged with investment fraud and Ponzi-like schemes. Recent ones include Atlanta-based Gray Financial Group, Inc. for putting pension plans in an investment More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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What’s All The Rave About Doomsday Anyway?

A report in United We Serve states that a prepping professional survey reveals that not many people are all prepped up for disasters as they ought to be. Forty percent of the participants in the survey admitted More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 20th, 2013
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Salvation Army, Convoy of Hope and Billy Graham partner to get relief to Colorado flood victims

Several faith-based relief effort crews from the Salvation Army, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team and Convoy of Hope, a relief organization, have been dispatched to aid victims in several flood-stricken areas More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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Disaster Recovery Services Standby for Hospitals during Hurricane Season

When Hurricane Katrina affected the Gulf Coast in 2005, a New Orleans hospital found out too late that its emergency backup generators didn’t work and that there was no way to evacuate its patients. Rescue helicopters More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, May 31st, 2013
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Panera Bread raises funds as Bass Pro Shops also joins Convoy of Hope relief efforts for Oklahoma tornado vicitms

Convoy of Hope and Bass Pro Shops partnered once again to bring aid to the survivors of the devastating tornado that tore through Moore, Okla., killing two dozen people and destroying thousands of structures. More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, November 4th, 2012
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FEMA failing Hurricane Sandy relief, already seeking help from private sector

“Lean Forward” is even part of the FEMA mission statement, a statement which is failing to live up to the billing as Hurricane Sandy victims are not even able to get water from their FEMA camp. FEMA More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, August 12th, 2010
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Pakistani President Zardari makes first visit to flood zone (latest photos of flood victims/damage)

President Asif Ali Zardari flew in to a flood-hit area in Sukkur on Thursday for a first look at the two-week-old crisis after criticism over trips abroad and his government’s perceived slack response. The More...


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