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By Guest Author On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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Water Damage Statistics Gathered from Around the US Bring Forward Surprising Conclusions

Water damage is more common than the average citizen believes and insurance companies are losing billions of dollars every year solely due to the repair costs. Taking a look at stats that were collected from multiple More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
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Architecture in the Era of Climate Change

As climate change continues to present huge challenges in the United States and around the world, architects are taking notice and vowing to do things differently. This is especially true in commercial development More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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Why it’s vital to deal with mold problems after a flood

Hurricane Florence crippled the Carolinas over the weekend, causing floods that have had a great impact on the population. The amount of water arriving on the road is greater than expected. It seems as if the water More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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SEC offers relief for hurricane victims, including companies, accountants, municipal advisors and agents

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it is providing regulatory relief to publicly traded companies, investment companies, accountants, transfer agents, municipal advisors and others affected More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Over 80 USGA scientists are in the Carolinas, Virginia to keep vital information available for recovery

At least 80 U.S. Geological Survey scientists are in the field in the Carolinas and Virginia, working to ensure that vital information about river flooding continues to reach emergency managers, forecasters and More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Home Depot increases 2018 disaster response giving to $3 million

Today, The Home Depot Foundation increased its financial support to $3 millionfor disaster relief efforts and communities impacted by recent disasters, including Hurricane Florence, Olivia, the California wildfires More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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FEMA issues safety tips, warning ahead of Hurricane Florence disaster

As Hurricane Florence approaches the coastal United States, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging those in low lying and flood-risk areas to plan and prepare for potential flooding. Hurricane More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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Understanding the Aftermath of a Flood and its Psychological Impact

It was in late-August of 2017 when the US was hit by Hurricane Harvey. Unprecedented amounts of rainfall took a toll on Houston, one of America’s largest cities. The rainfall, which totaled up to 60 inches, More...

By Guest Author On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Clean Up Begins After Massachusetts Nor’easter, State of Emergency Declared

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency over the weekend as coastal towns in the state were hit hard with severe flooding and weather. Effective immediately, the state of emergency went More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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California mudslides leave 13 dead, hundreds trapped in Montecito

Incredible mudslides in Southern California slammed everything in sight, leaving a death toll of 13 as of Wednesday morning with over 160 listed as injured. Hundreds of first responders in Santa Barbara County waded More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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CNN’s John Berman implies Hurricane Harvey tied to climate change, Bill Read cautions against the fake news

A CNN anchor tried to push a climate change narrative on live air Friday while talking to a scientist about Hurricane Harvey, but the scientist cautioned against the rhetoric. John Berman was talking with Bill More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
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4 Things You Need to Know about Water Damage

Natural disasters are a rare occurrence but when they happen, they leave behind a trail of destruction. Even then, some types of water damage like pipe failure, plumbing leaks and drain overflows are bound to happen More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Convoy of Hope still leading efforts to help flood victims in Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma

Flooding clean up continues across southern Missouri, northern Arkansas, and eastern Oklahoma and knee deep in the trenches with struggling families is Convoy of Hope. Based out of Springfield, Missouri, the mission More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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What Causes Sewer Backups?

Sewer backups are a plumbing emergency that one dreads to even imagine. Modern cities are full of buildings, parking lots, and other construction, and slowing down the flow of water in heavy rain becomes difficult More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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How to Choose the Right Water Damage Restoration Company

Floods are the USA’s number-one natural disaster, with more than $1bn paid out through insurance claims in the past decade. Depending on your location, your property will be at greater risk of floods than others. More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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Why It’s Crucial To Volunteer With Disaster Relief Organizations

When we’re debating which charities we wish to contribute our time and money to, sometimes we overlook one of the most essential charitable causes, which are disaster relief efforts. There are countless tragic More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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Illinois, Missouri floods leave at least 20 dead, two more missing

Flooding caused by severe weather conditions continues to endanger the lives of residents in Missouri and Illinois and reportedly has killed at least 20 thus far. According to ABCNews.com the flooding from continuous More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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Texas: Chick-fil-A opens on Sunday to give out free food to flood victims

Several Texas Chick-fil-A restaurants operated last Sunday (Dec. 27) to provide meals for flood victims as the Christian-owned business broke from their typical schedule to cook food for those affected by deadly More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 16th, 2015
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‘Finding Noah’ review: too much expedition, not enough theology or discovery

Fathom Events partnered with 17K ASL, Propeller, and Alchemy to bring the documentary Finding Noah to select cinemas and capture the dangerous expedition up Mount Ararat to seek evidence to the location of Noah’s More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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What Types of Insurance does a Small Business Need?

Insurance is there to protect us from life’s unexpected calamities. In the home, insurance steps in when a storm damages the roof or you spill red paint on a white carpet. Away from the home, insurance is a godsend More...


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