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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens as FEMA Administrator Brock Long, right, speaks while attending a briefing, after arriving at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point to visit areas impacted by Hurricane Florence in
Evan Vucci/ AP Photo
February 13, 2019 - 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency resigned Wednesday after a two-year tenure in which he managed the response to historic wildfires and major hurricanes but was dogged by questions over his use of government vehicles. Brock Long said in a letter to FEMA employees...
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Michael leaves tens of thousands without power
CNN
October 15, 2018 - 6:46 am
By Ray Sanchez, Nicole Chavez and Susannah Cullinane, CNN (CNN) -- Florida and Georgia are reeling from the brutal effects of Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida Panhandle Wednesday. The widespread destruction has left many people living in dire conditions. Residents have been waiting...
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AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 14, 2018 - 2:56 pm
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Crews with backhoes and other heavy equipment scooped up splintered boards, broken glass, chunks of asphalt and other debris in hurricane-flattened Mexico Beach on Sunday as the mayor held out hope for the 250 or so residents who may have tried to ride out the storm. The...
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Ditches overflow due to remnants of Tropical Storm Michael.
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David Madden
October 12, 2018 - 12:14 pm
SMYRNA, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — What was left of Hurricane Michael barely brushed the tri-state region. It left us with a good deal of wind and rain, but nothing like the devastation that has ravaged a good swath of the South. Most of the problems that surfaced centered on the shore, like southern...
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Hurricane Florence
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
October 03, 2018 - 4:39 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As the floodwaters recede and the recovery begins, communities swamped by Hurricane Florence soon will be facing deadlines to document the billions of dollars in damage it caused if they want to be reimbursed by the federal government. A missed deadline could be costly,...
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At 2:18 p.m. Wednesday, your phone will buzz with a Presidential Alert test.
FEMA/Justin Singer
Ian Bush
October 02, 2018 - 8:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Whether or not you follow President Donald Trump on Twitter, you'll be getting a message from him on your phone Wednesday afternoon. Federal authorities are testing the Presidential Alert System, which is designed to get your attention in the event of a coming crisis...
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In this Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, photo, Jose Santiago checks on items in the kitchenette in his room at the WoodSpring Suites in Orlando, Fla.
AP Photo/John Raoux
September 13, 2018 - 11:05 am
By Mike Schneider and Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Like many Puerto Ricans who fled to the mainland after Hurricane Maria, Jose Santiago has been scrambling to find a place to live. The federal vouchers that pay for his hotel room near the Orlando airport expire at...
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Waves crash under the Avalon Fishing Pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast.
AP Photo/Gerry Broome
September 13, 2018 - 6:51 am
By Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The outer bands of wind and rain from a weakened but still deadly Hurricane Florence began lashing North Carolina on Thursday as the monster storm moved in for an extended stay along the Southeastern coast, promising to drench the homes...
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President Donald Trump, left, listens to a reporters question as FEMA Administrator Brock Long, center, and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, right, listen during a briefing on Hurricane Florence in the Oval Office of the White House.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
September 12, 2018 - 6:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials pushed back Wednesday against a Democratic senator's claim that nearly $10 million from the government's disaster relief agency was transferred to immigration enforcement. Sen. Jeff Merkley's claim, which came as a monster hurricane barreled toward...
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In this Aug. 28, 2017 file photo, rescue boats fill a flooded street as flood victims are evacuated as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise in Houston.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
August 25, 2018 - 9:04 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Voters in Houston and its surrounding county were marking Saturday's anniversary of Hurricane Harvey coming ashore by deciding whether to approve the issuance of $2.5 billion in bonds to fund flood-control projects that might mitigate the damage caused by future storms. Harvey, which...
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