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'Answered prayer': Cat lost for months after Hurricane Irma evacuation found

7 hours agoNews : USAToday: News

Janice Dimitriou remembers the exact day and time her short-haired tabby cat disappeared.        

Insurance risk lab creates disaster environments to help protect businesses

In a new U.S. record, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, along with 13 other major natural disasters, caused more than $300 billion in damage last year. Tony Dokoupil went inside a unique research lab helping businesses protect themselves.

Housing Construction, Hurricanes or No?

The August appearance of Hurricane Harvey has made economic analysis a little more challenging than usual. That it was followed closely by Hurricane Irma only compounded the difficulty. What we have observed, however, is pretty much what we expected. Show More Summary

Delegation: More mental health help needed for Puerto Rico

The state's all-Democratic congressional delegation is pressing federal officials on efforts to address mental health challenges in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. In … Click to Continue ...

Florida Legislature has many hurricane issues to consider

Storms are a major priority on the Florida Legislature's agenda this year following Hurricane Irma's rampage across most of the state. Lawmakers will consider proposals ranging from making evacuations more … Click to Continue »

Cops: FEMA Contractor Killed Hurricane Victim

He was a victim of Hurricane Irma, and then allegedly a victim of something much worse. Police say William Reiss, 68, was murdered on Jan. 3 by the FEMA contractor who compiled the damage estimate of his Polk County, Fla., home in September. The New York Daily News describes Reiss...

FEMA contractor charged with killing Irma vic he befriended

last weekNews : NY Daily News

He survived Hurricane Irma, officials said, only to die by a FEMA contractor's hand.

Thiago Alves opens up on journey from Hurricane Irma to UFC Fight Night 124

When Hurricane Irma struck South Florida this past September, Thiago Alves’ reference points for adversity were forcibly altered.

Florida governor's cellphone was bottleneck in Irma response

As Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida, Gov. Rick Scott gave out his cellphone number during a conference call with administrators of the state's nursing homes and assisted living facilities. … Click to Continue »

Hurricane Struck Caribbean Islands still Struggle for Clean Water

100 days later, Puerto Rico and St John still struggle to access clean water after Hurricane's Maria and Irma.

Hurricanes, Fires, Bomb Cyclones: The U.S. Spent More On Freak Weather in 2017 Than Ever Before

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria along with wildfires in California, floods and freezing temperatures all hit the U.S. in 2017.

FEMA allowing churches to apply for hurricane disaster aid

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has revised its policies to allow houses of worship to apply for some federal aid to help deal with damage from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. … Click to Continue »

From the Pentagon's UFO program to death by cyanide at the UN court: 17 unbelievable stories that got lost in the relentless news cycle of 2017

President Donald Trump. Hurricanes Harvey, Maria, and Irma. The Russia investigation. The #MeToo movement. Las Vegas. There were so many huge, consequential stories in 2017, and they all came at a breakneck pace, one after another. The...Show More Summary

U.S. Virgin Islands’ Film Industry Open For Business After Dual Category 5 Hurricanes

Slammed by back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes in September, the film industry in the U.S. Virgin Islands slowly is struggling to get back on its feet. "We got hit by Hurricane Irma and then two weeks later by Maria," said Luana Wheatley, director of the islands' film office. Show More Summary

Warm-weather escapes: The Caribbean is open for business

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

The Caribbean was hard-hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, but that doesn't mean you should skip it this vacation season.        

Boaters and anglers needed to help remap waterways altered by Hurricane Irma

When Hurricane Irma rolled across the Florida Keys last summer, it wasn't just the motels and marinas, stilt houses and shell shacks strung along the island chain that were slammed.

Gainesville 'hot cop' resigns amid investigation over alleged anti-semitic comments

One of the so-called 'Hot Cops' whose photo brought them viral fame during Hurricane Irma has resigned. Read more...

Orange Bowl Swim Classic Persevering in Wake of Hurricane Irma

By Torrey Hart on SwimSwam The Jacobs Aquatics Center took a big hit in Hurricane Irma, but the Orange Bowl Swim Classic will endure. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Orange Bowl Swim Classic Persevering in Wake of Hurricane Irma

Florida ‘hot cop’ resigns as Internal Affairs probes his anti-Semitic Facebook posts

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A Florida law enforcement officer’s fame from a “hot cop” selfie during Hurricane Irma quit his job after all the attention resulted in an Internal Affairs board investigation into racist social media posts and allegedly have sex with a woman while on duty, USA Today reports....

Were You Affected By A Hurricane This Year? If So, You May Qualify For Natural Disaster Tax Relief

This year's hurricane season affected the lives of many people. But there's a small light in the darkness---anyone affected by Harvey or Irma can qualify for natural disaster tax relief. Were You Affected By A Hurricane This Year? If So, You May Qualify For Natural Disaster Tax Relief appeared first on Money Under 30. © Moneyblogs, LLC.

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