Tag archive for ‘flood victims’
By Butter Bracco On Friday, July 4th, 2014
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Hurricane Arthur hits North Carolina as a Category 2 storm

Late Thursday night Hurricane Arthur officially made landfall in North Carolina with 100 mph winds, moving approximately 23 mph northeast. Friday morning, 22,000 are said to be without electricity as July 4th weekend More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 20th, 2013

Salvation Army, Convoy of Hope and Billy Graham partner to get relief to Colorado flood victims

Several faith-based relief effort crews from the Salvation Army, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team and Convoy of Hope, a relief organization, have been dispatched to aid victims in several flood-stricken areas More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, September 16th, 2013

Colorado flooding death toll rises to 7 with over a thousand still ‘unaccounted for’ as National Guard members trapped

Officials report that seven people have now been killed by deadly flooding in Colorado, where efforts to locate more than 1,000 missing people were hampered by clouds that grounded search helicopters. Fifteen Colorado More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, September 13th, 2013
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Thousands evacuated from Colorado flooding, ‘largest storm’ in state’s history says Gov John Hickenlooper

The National Guard is evacuating a Colorado town cut off by raging floodwaters as the rain still falls. Boulder and nearby Eldorado Springs are struggling as people are reportedly cut off by flooding in some communities More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Rescue helicopter in India crashes, killing 8, flooding continues as rains strand thousands

A helicopter helping victims of devastating floods in northern India has crashed, killing all eight people on board, including five crew members, as fresh rains hampered the bid to rescue thousands still stranded. The More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, May 27th, 2013

Avram Adams, third victim of San Antonio flood found, caught in massive flood surge

Rescue teams Sunday found the body of a teenager believed to have drowned in powerful flood waters, raising the death toll from heavy rain that pummeled the San Antonio area to three, authorities confirmed in reports More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, September 27th, 2010
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‘When the levee breaks’, Portage, Wisconsin residents flee homes

Some residents in the central Wisconsin town of Portage fled their homes after a levee started to fail, sending water from the rain-swollen Wisconsin River onto a major roadway in one neighborhood and threatening More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Pakistani President Zardari makes first visit to flood zone (latest photos of flood victims/damage)

President Asif Ali Zardari flew in to a flood-hit area in Sukkur on Thursday for a first look at the two-week-old crisis after criticism over trips abroad and his government’s perceived slack response. The More...



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