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By The Dispatch On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Oregon Democrat Jeff Merkley attacks President Trump, Kathy Kraninger for transferring $10 million from FEMA to ICE

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) revealed this week that President Trump’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) transferred nearly $10 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) budget to Immigration More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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NASA issues infrared look at Hurricane Florence

All eyes were on Hurricane Florence Wednesday as the Category 3 storm barreled toward the U.S. East Coast. NASA’s Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument was watching, too, and captured new imagery More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Hurricane Florence nears US Coast as experts watch Isaac and Olivia

photo/ Gerd Altmann via pixabay When a major hurricane threatens to make landfall in the United States or its territories, the U.S. Geological Survey mobilizes quickly to produce science on the go. USGS experts More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Carolina coast braces for Hurricane Florence as evacuation orders go into effect, Roy Cooper issues statement

This morning Hurricane Florence’s top winds reached 115 miles (185 kilometers) per hour, strengthening to Category 3 status as it pushed westward toward the U.S. East Coast. A new update already has the storm More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 9th, 2018
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Hurricane Maria Relief: Samaritan’s Purse sends aids to victims in Puerto Rico

In the year since Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse has helped some 351,000 hurricane victims—more than 10 percent of the More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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FEMA’s housing for displaced Hurricane Maria victims expires in two weeks

Hundreds of Puerto Rican families currently living in Central Florida who were forced to abandon their island homes after Hurricane Maria will effectively be left homeless following a ruling from a U.S. Federal 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 Rupesh SIngh On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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How much classic car insurance costs?

Do you have a classic or vintage car you want to insure? Are you looking for the best classic car insurance quote for your special vintage car? Then there is good news. You are more likely gong to spend less to More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Rainy Season Exposes Water Infrastructure Failures

As warmer weather starts to hit much of the US over the coming weeks and bringing Summer with it, questions are being asked up and down the country about the failings of the water infrastructure. In a particularly More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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How to Prepare for the Unexpected

There are many things in your life that you know are coming. You are taking a vacation next summer so you start saving. You look into travel, accommodations, and what you want to do while you are there. Or, you 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 Butter Bracco On Sunday, January 7th, 2018
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American Atheists object to churches receiving federal funds for disaster relief, ‘It is shameful’

American Atheists have gone public with their outrage over FEMA’s recent policy change making churches eligible for federal relief funds in the wake of natural disasters. The organization argued that such funds More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, December 16th, 2017
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How to Prepare for a Natural Disaster

Hurricane Irma, wildfires in Colorado, the record heat wave…this year was full of natural disasters. Water or fire has not destroyed your home yet, but it is hard to gaze into the future. That is why every American More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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NFL, Trump and kneeling overshadow Puerto Rico disaster in the wake of Hurricane Maria

Scroll through social media and there are likely many more posts and emotional rants about the NFL, kneeling during the National Anthem and President Trump’s tweets over the topic. In there somewhere is the More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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When Tragedy Strikes, Freedom Debt Relief Could Help You Recover

Whether or not you are struggling financially right now, when tragedy strikes, your situation may quickly change. We have seen this recently as Texans fight to recover from the effects of Hurricane Harvey, where More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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Here’s How Hurricane Harvey will Affect the U.S. Economy, Let’s Not Even Get Started on Irma

Hurricane Harvey has already raged through Houston and we can’t seem to see the end of the footage on the devastation that it left in its path. While the U.S. continues to battle with effects of hurricane More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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Hurricane Irma: President Trumps signs Emergency Declaration for Seminole Tribe of Florida

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the Seminole Tribe of Florida to supplement the tribe’s More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Rand Paul’s ‘America First’ amendment tabled by Senate

On Thursday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul introduced the “America First” amendment to the hurricane relief legislation that would provide assistance while preventing the federal government from further running More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Hurricane Irma Update: Florida on watch, Three more dead in Puerto Rico as one million are without power

Florida is on high alert and has ordered evacuations, while the Carolinas and Georgia have also declared emergencies as Hurricane Irma rages closer. Now three deaths have been reported in Puerto Rico with more than More...



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