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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 Laura Jones On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Hurricane Irma: Ramon Santiago’s kindness, generosity to Pam Brekke goes viral, watch the video

Certainly the horror stories and bad behavior of residents preparing or evacuating ahead of the Hurricane Irma strike in Florida are making news, but a “feel good” story should remind us all how kindness 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 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 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 Guest Author On Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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A Guide to Buying Air Compressors Online

Deciding which compressor to buy can be quite a challenge, especially if you are not sure of what to look for. This is understandable since there are a wide variety of air compressors available in the market. Before More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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Media Misconceptions: Why Preppers and Survivalists Are Getting a Bad Rap

The media these days loves a good smear campaign, and some people almost seem like they deserve it. Public perception of “survivalists” is generally negative, with most people believing that those who stockpile More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Sharks and fish tagged with sensors to help scientists predict hurricanes

Fifty sharks, tuna, tarpon and billfish have been tagged and fitted with satellite-linked sensors to reportedly help track water temperatures, a method that they claim will help improve hurricane forecasting says More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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Disaster Recovery Services Standby for Hospitals during Hurricane Season

When Hurricane Katrina affected the Gulf Coast in 2005, a New Orleans hospital found out too late that its emergency backup generators didn’t work and that there was no way to evacuate its patients. Rescue helicopters More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 14th, 2010
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Tropical storm Megi headed toward the Philippines

This is according to the U.S. Navy Joint Typhoon Warning Center in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The storm formed approximately 2,160 kilometers east of Manila. The storm is headed to the island of Luzon and is expected More...


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