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By The Dispatch On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Lachino McIntosh confirmed dead due to Hurricane Dorian, devastating Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian, a powerful Category 5 storm, turned deadly as it roared over the Bahamas on Sunday. The storm made landfall on three different islands with punishing sustained winds of 185 mph and gusts that reached More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Hurricane Dorian becomes Category 5 storm, pummeling the Bahamas

Dorian is now a Category 5 hurricane, located about 225 miles east of West Palm Beach, Florida; 35 miles east of Great Abaco island in the Bahamas; was packing winds of 160 mph with higher gusts and was moving west More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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FEMA, Feds ready as Hurricane Dorian heads to hit Florida

Hurricane Dorian continues to gain strength and could be a Category 4 hurricane before making landfall somewhere along Florida’s eastern shore sometime early next week.  As FEMA and other federal partners work More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Legitimate Ways to Build an Emergency Fund

Building an emergency fund takes a lot of time and dedication, but having one is a necessity. It’s a way to prepare for anything that life may throw at you without having to worry about finances when it happens. More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Puerto Rico protests grow as Gov Ricardo Rosselló refuses to resign

Hundreds of thousands took to the streets across Puerto Rico to protest Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s decision not to resign his post, despite announcingthat he would not seek re-election and would step More...

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 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 Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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How Wagner and Jones is Tackling the Butte County Camp Fire

The Butte County Camp Fire of 2018 is by far, the most destructive and deadliest California wildfire in history. It sent the state reeling with more than 80 confirmed dead and nearly 14,000 homes razed to the ground 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 Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Airline and Car Rental Issues in CA

Traveling is a time for relaxation and fun. The whole point of going on vacation is so you don’t have to stress out over issues you experience in your typical day-to-day life. A California driving school will More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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California’s wild fires grow, death toll rises to over 30, Gerard Butler shares photo of destroyed Malibu home

The Camp Fire burning near Chico, California is now the single most destructive and third-deadliest fire in state history as the death roll rose to 31 on Sunday with the discovery of six more bodies. Check More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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FBI Warns Public of Scams and Fraud in Wake of Super Typhoon Yutu

Today, October 29, 2018, the FBI Honolulu Division wants to remind the public there is a potential for disaster fraud and scams in the aftermath of Typhoon Yutu. In the wake of natural disasters, many individuals 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 Friday, October 12th, 2018
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Study: Help from family, friends, neighbors, churches key to faster recovery from natural disasters

Natural disasters are life-changers for all involved, and understanding why some communities recover faster than others can be better achieved by looking at both the social and physical networks within these communities 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 Monday, October 8th, 2018
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Indonesia death toll reaches 1400, 800 people still missing

(International Christian Concern) –Within a week, the island of Sulawesi suffered a horrible tragedy including an earthquake, a tsunami, and a volcano eruption. Reports have verified that over 1,400 people are More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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Indonesia: Earthquake, tsunami death toll rises to 800 with ‘fears’ of thousands

The series of earthquakes on Friday afternoon climaxed with a 7.5-magnitude earthquake and a tsunami which brought an 18-foot wave and devastated areas like Palu. The death toll, doubling daily, has now climbed 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...


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