FEMA

Conn. Town Wins $150K FEMA Grant for Emergency Services

Campers were rescued by helicopters and boats after 10 inches of rain fell overnight and turned the normally-shallow Nueces River 14 feet deep.<p>The …

Emergency Medicine

Bumble Investment Fund, FEMA Harassment, Mario Batali: Broadsheet Aug. 16th

By<p><i>Good morning, Broadsheet readers! FEMA tries to diagnose the cause of its sexual harassment epidemic, pregnant straphangers in Tokyo can finally</i> …

Careers

Puerto Rico now says Hurricane Maria death toll rises to 1,427

Puerto Rico Crisis<p>PR Mayor: 'No, not at all' on if she has confidence in FEMA<p>03:43<p>Geist: Our brothers and sisters are dying in Puerto Rico<p>02:35<p>Study: …

Caribbean

Founder of nonprofit responds to allegations of defrauding Harvey victims

"That's what people are saying, they've been abandoned, they didn't get their job finished," Shane Perry admitted.<p>We met Perry, the founder of a …

Jesus

全所的に垢BANされた陰謀論者アレックス・ジョーンズ、Google自身も忘れてそうなGoogle+で虚空に向かって叫ぶ

虚言を広め、興奮するとシャツを脱ぎ、強壮剤を売る陰謀論メディア「InfoWars」の盟主<b>アレックス・ジョーンズ</b>が、今月とうとうSpotify、Facebook、Apple、YouTube、Pinterest、Vimeoで<b>垢BANワンマン祭</b>となり、流れ流れて<b>Google+に活路を見出した</b>ようです。<p>誰もいないGoogle+の虚空に向かって精力的に発信している姿が、米Gizmodoによって確認されました。<p>Infowarsは<b>ヘイトと陰謀論とトランプ礼賛を主力とする動画&音声配信チャンネル</b>です。とんでも話でアクセスを稼いで広告収入を得ていた初期段階では年商推定15億円程度の中堅メディアでしたが、社会不安 …

FEMA

U.S. Disaster Relief at Home and Abroad

The U.S. government responds to scores of disasters each year, coordinating closely with state, local, and foreign partners. However, more frequent …

Council on Foreign Relations

City of Bastrop to temporarily stop development

BASTROP, Texas — Bastrop is stopping all new development for the next 90 days to prevent the city from flooding.<p>Council Members made the decision …

Austin

Collaboration restores more than $600,000 to emergency food and shelter programs

The United Way of Central Carolinas (UWCC) and some of its beneficiaries are breathing a sigh a relief after the organization announced that it …

Charlotte

Last Minute Extension, Discrimination & Due Process: Attorneys Fight for Victims of Hurricane Maria

Article ByEilene SpearThe National Law Review / The National Law Forum LLCThe stakes were very high: Puerto Rican refugees, victims of Hurricane …

Hurricane Maria

In a crackdown, FEMA chief Long says he wants to ‘set the standard’ for dealing with sexual misconduct

Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator William “Brock” Long said Tuesday he is directing senior leaders to determine how the agency “allowed harassment to go unaddressed” for years, leaving employees to deal with abusive bosses, retaliation and other prohibited workplace behavior.<p>Long …

U.S. Politics

Middlefield Volunteer Fire Co. Receives Large FEMA Grant

Fire officials say they've been working to secure this grant for the past three years.<p>MIDDLEFIELD, CT — The Middlefield Volunteer Fire Co. was …

Social Media

Hobart wins federal grant for new firefighters

For the second time in four years, the Hobart Fire Department has been awarded a federal grant that will help pay for six new firefighters over three years.<p>Fire Lt. Robert Scott, the department's EMS director, said it has received an $862,727 SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency …

Fire Fighting

Blackout in Puerto Rico | Watch S36 E10 | FRONTLINE | PBS | Official Site

• Twitter<br>• Facebook<br>• E-mail<br>• Comments<p>Season 36: Episode 10<p>FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the humanitarian and economic crisis in Puerto Rico after Hurricane …

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Finally Has Power Almost a Year After Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico has finally recovered from the second-largest power outage in recorded history after Hurricane Maria devastated the island almost 11 …

Caribbean

Brick Flood Victims Urged To Report Losses To Township

To get FEMA assistance for victims, towns and the state need to tally the losses. Want to help the victims? Here's how.<p>BRICK, NJ — People who …

Extreme Weather

Snyder appealing FEMA decision to deny individual assistance

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is asking the federal government to reconsider a decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency …

Home Ownership

After FEMA's soul searching on Puerto Rico, no more excuses

With the height of the 2018 hurricane season approaching, let's hope emergency responders heed Maria report: Our view<p>Last week, the Puerto Rican government finally acknowledged what has long been suspected: The death toll from Hurricane Maria was far higher than the initial count.<p>In a draft report …

Caribbean

This Is Not the Way to Stop Homes From Flooding

A year ago this month, Hurricane Harvey lumbered ashore along the Texas Gulf Coast, stalling there for four days and dumping more than 60 inches of rain that would cause catastrophic flooding. It was the second-most costly hurricane in American history. Southeastern Texas has been digging out ever …

Opinion

Nearly 1 year after Hurricane Maria, 100 percent of customers have power in Puerto Rico: Officials

Nearly 11 months after Hurricane Maria, 100 percent of the customers that lost power due to the storm have access to the grid as they now have …

Hurricane Maria

All Of Puerto Rico Has Power Now, According To Local Officials

“The first thing I will do is give thanks to God."<p>On Tuesday, nearly a full year after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Jazmín Méndez got her power …

Puerto Rico

'A monumental occasion': Demolition begins at flooded Denham Springs Elementary School

<b>DENHAM SPRINGS —</b> State and local officials gathered Monday morning at Denham Springs Elementary School to watch as the first backhoe began tearing …

School Administration

FEMA: We incorporate lessons in real time

2017 Hurricane Season After-Action Report was not an admission of failure: Opposing view<p>The 2017 hurricane season was historic and impacted millions of American lives. While responding to the immediate crisis of three catastrophic hurricanes, the Federal Emergency Management Agency was also …

Hurricane Season

Harvey victims say they were duped by founder of nonprofit organization

We first met Shane Perry last November in Patton Village.<p>“I believe God uses us all for something,” Perry told us last fall.<p>Fast forward to today. …

Memorial Day Weekend

FEMA, SBA assistance deadline for Big Isle residents extended

ADVERTISING<p>Officials have extended the deadline for Hawaii County residents to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster …

Business Administration

FEMA’s insurance program warns Flagstaff about flooding

The Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Flood Insurance Program is telling people in the Flagstaff area affected by a recent fire that …

Business

REMINDER - Aug 27 - FEMA Flood Zone Insurance Required - Meeting

If YOU live in the Belle Air district of San Bruno CA YOU NEED to attend this 6:00 p.m. meeting.<p>Article Source: City of San Bruno CA<p>THERE ARE TOO …

San Mateo County

Florida Firefighters Join Together To Fix Man's Roof Damaged By Irma

Aug 13, 2018<p>Florida firefighters installing free smoke detectors throughout a neighborhood noticed the roof on a 70-year-old man's home was still …

Rainfall

San Jacinto River Dredging

A 150 ton crane towers skyward as it moves a modular barge platform along the banks of the San Jacinto River last week. U.S Army Corps of Engineer …

Boating

Gov. Cooper visits families after Hurricane Matthew damage

LUMBERTON, NC -- Gov. Roy Cooper is reminding Lumberton neighbors impacted by Hurricane Matthew that resources are available.<p><b>Cooper toured repaired</b> …

Extreme Weather

Thousands of displaced Puerto Ricans might be pushed out of temporary housing

The calls, warning that they soon would have to leave and find their own places to live, came by robot.<p>Every two weeks or so, the automated voice would tell Analee Dalmau and hundreds of other displaced Puerto Rican families that the deadline was looming, that they would soon have to move out of …

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