All five living ex-U.S. presidents attended a concert to raise money for relief efforts from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria's devastation
All five living former U.S. presidents will be attending a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for relief efforts from Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria's devastation … Click to Continue »
Ad-hoc disaster relief groups are forming to bring much-needed help and supplies to disaster-stricken areas. Good old-fashioned American initiative often kicks in after natural disasters like hurricanes Harvey and Irma or the California...Show More Summary
Wisconsin State Journal reports on "the latest revelation of violent acts against staff members at the Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lake School for Girls, the state prison in Irma for the most serious young offenders in Wisconsin."On Sept. Show More Summary
New Jersey becomes home to Puerto Ricans fleeing the island as well as those displaced by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida.
"Portions of St. John are scheduled to be restored by the middle of next week," the power utility says. The U.S. Virgin Islands — home to more than 100,000 Americans — remains under boil-water orders.
2017 will be one of the worst years for insurance claims for natural disasters, says Hiscox, as Swiss Re says its bill will be around £2.7bn Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, along with two recent earthquakes in Mexico will cost the insurance industry $95bn (£72bn), according to estimates released on Friday. Show More Summary
Gaston Browne says the United States has a “moral obligation” to lead on climate change.
Employers cut jobs in six U.S. states last month, particularly in hurricane-hit Florida, while hiring increased in five and was mostly unchanged in 39 states. The Labor Department said Friday … Click to Continue »
Last month we went to Wisconsin for my grandmother's funeral. Initially I didn't think we would be able to make it because of the stress with dealing with the impeding Hurricane Irma. Thankfully that didn't impact out area too much. The first of our 3 flights to get there. Show More Summary
Florida's unemployment is dropping again despite losing more than 127,000 jobs in the wake of Hurricane Irma. State officials announced Friday that the unemployment rate was 3.8 percent in September, … Click to Continue »
After a summer full of setbacks, existing-home sales made forward progress in September, indicating that the temporary effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are starting to pass. However, the long-term lack of housing supply means that the increase in sales activity remains modest and fragile for the time being. ...
Note from the BLS on Puerto Rico (due to ongoing catastrophe): Due to Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Puerto Rico was not able to conduct normal data collection for either its household or establishment surveys for September. Likewise, the U.S. Show More Summary
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria and two earthquakes in Mexico are racking up loses for insurers.
There have been (unlucky) 13 hurricanes so far in 2017 at the time of this article. Harvey, Irma and Maria have been the big three, causing massive devastation throughout Texas, Florida and the Caribbean, with especially destructive effects in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands...
Ryan Maue As soon as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma made landfall in the U.S., scientists, politicians and journalists began to discuss the role of climate change in natural disasters. Although a clear scientific consensus has emerged over...Show More Summary
It's back to normal.
From Black Knight: Black Knight’s First Look at September 2017 Mortgage Data: Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Drive Surge in Past-Due Mortgages• Nationally, the number of non-current mortgages (those at least 30 days past-due or in active...Show More Summary
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma were major contributors Last month was a rough one for the restaurant industry. In September, the U.S. economy lost more jobs than it added for the first time since 2010, the Motley Fool reports. Restaurants...Show More Summary
While lawmakers push for more federal disaster funding in their home states after Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and a spate of wildfires across the west caused billions in damage, hundreds … Click to Continue »