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By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Discovery Channel’s ‘Cajun Navy’ premieres July 23, highlighting post-Katrina rescues, heroes

In the days after Hurricane Katrina, a group of ordinary citizens came together with one goal: to pull people from the water. The government had failed New Orleans, and it was up to the people to get the job done. More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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New Orleans Man, Roland Bourgeois Sentenced for Shooting 3 African American Men

Roland J. Bourgeois Jr., 55, of New Orleans, Louisiana, was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release on charges that, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, he shot at three young More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Red Sox Mookie Betts won’t visit White House

On Saturday night, after accepting the Most Valuable Player award at the 96th annual New York Baseball Writers’ Association of America dinner, Boston Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts said he would not join other More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, January 27th, 2019
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Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award nominee Kyle Rudolph wins Charity Challenge

Nationwide announced today that Minnesota Vikings tight end and Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award nominee Kyle Rudolph has won the fourth annual Charity Challenge. Nationwide will contribute $25,000 to More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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FEMA Approves $12.6 Million in Florence Aid for North Carolina Agriculture Department

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $12.6 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Agriculture for Hurricane Florence-related expenses. The Department of Agriculture requested FEMA More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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Failing to Prepare Is Preparing to Fail: 9 Major Calamities That Possibly Await Humankind in the near Future

Every year presents new tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, and other calamities to the world. Although there are areas that are more affected than others, most people fear the possibility of these disasters occurring More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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Home Maintenance and Remodeling Activity Rises Due to Busy Hurricane Season

A busy hurricane season has led to a rise in home maintenance and remodeling, as was the case after 2017’s busy hurricane season. BuildFax is reporting a sharp spike in activity, with maintenance volumes increasing More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Roland Bourgeois pleads guilty in ‘hate crime’ Hurricane Katrina shooting three men

Roland J. Bourgeois, Jr., 55, of New Orleans, LA, appeared yesterday before Senior U.S. District Court Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon and pleaded guilty to charges that, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, he shot at More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 12th, 2018
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Home Depot increases disaster relief to $4 million following Hurricane Michael

Today, The Home Depot Foundation increased its financial support to $4 million for associates, customers and communities impacted by Hurricane Michael and other recent disasters. “Our thoughts are with everyone More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Hurricane Michael becomes one of the strongest hurricanes to ever make landfall

Following Hurricane Michael’s landfall, first responders are beginning search and rescue efforts in Florida as the storm continues to move through the southeast. “Right now what we need is neighbor helping neighbor,” More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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FEMA urges Floridians to prepare as Hurricane Michael heads towards panhandle

Forecasters with the National Hurricane Center predict life-threatening storm surge and extremely high winds could occur with Hurricane Michael’s landfall. Michael is expected to be a dangerous major hurricane More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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President Trump approved disaster relief for Hawaii, recovering from Hurricane Lane

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Hawaii to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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FEMA sending $56 million to Puerto Rico in Hurricane Maria relief

FEMA has awarded nearly $56 million in grants to cover Hurricane María-related expenses. The funds cover costs for emergency protective measures and debris removal. Emergency protective measures are actions taken More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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How You Can Get Ready For The Next Hurricane or Wildfire

Hurricane Florence ravaged the coast of North Carolina leaving many without power and flooding was rampant. This is just another reminder that those in the areas impacted for hurricanes have to prepare for the season 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 Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Texas: FEMA sends $5.8 million to Humble Independent School District for Hurricane Harvey relief

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $5.8 million to the Humble Independent School District for emergency protective measures taken before, during and following Hurricane Harvey. The More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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FEMA warns of frauds, scams after Hurricane Florence

When natural disasters occur, it is common for people to take advantage of survivors by posing as official disaster aid workers or as relatives trying to help survivors complete their applications. Survivors should 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 Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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CNN says they don’t lie, ignoring three lies in a day: Anderson Cooper, Chris Cillizza and digital ratings

CNN’s communications team attempted to attack President Trump and critics about their blatant lies, stating in a new press statement that “CNN does not lie.” Sadly, there were/are three fibs within 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...


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