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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 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 Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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US economy adds 261K jobs, unemployment continues to drop to 17-year low

The U.S. economy added 261,000 jobs in October, meeting expectations that the country had rebounded from the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and the jobless rate ticked down to 4.1 percent — the lowest 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 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...

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 Guest Author On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Homes vs Hurricanes

Hurricanes and tornados are one of America’s biggest problems. Not only do they put you and your family at risk, they also damage your home, wearing it down and hurting your budget. This buyers guide to installing More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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The Power of Mobile Phones During an Emergency

In the event of an emergency, a functioning mobile phone could easily be the tool which saves your life. Whether the emergency is local, regional, national, or global it is important to remain conscious of our dependence 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 Guest Author On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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9 Things You Should Do to Prepare for a Natural Disaster

Sure, it’s all the rage to come up with a zombie survival plan, but the likelihood of every having to put it into action is slim. Meanwhile, people in Tornado Alley or along a fault line face the very real possibility More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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VIDEOS: ‘Fireball’ meteor races across Illinois and Wisconsin, landing in Lake Michigan

A fireball zoomed across the sky over Illinois and Wisconsin overnight. The trajectory of the fireball would put landfall in northern Lake Michigan. The fireball was seen around 2:25 a.m. Eastern Time, according More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Samaritan’s Purse responds to aid tornado victims in Mississippi and Georgia

International Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse is responding to the devastating tornados that tore across southeastern states over the weekend. Disaster Relief Units are now based in Hattiesburg, More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Billions in Hurricane Damage Has Homeowners Thinking Twice About Disaster Preparedness

Homes lost. Cities underwater. Thousands misplaced. The southeastern United States is still reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Although coverage of the storm has been eclipsed by the events of the More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Photo Gallery Hurricane Irene making landfall

It was five years ago today. Below is the coverage from 2011 and a few photos submitted to us, then Desk of Brian, and now a look back at Hurricane Irene. Hurricane Irene roared closer to landfall Friday evening More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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IOM calls for over 9 million in relief for Ecuador earthquake victims

Following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador’s Pacific coast on April 16th, the government has declared a “state of emergency” in the six provinces of Esmeraldas, Guayas, Los Rios, More...


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