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ABC26 NewsA Roman Catholic school in St. Bernard Parish plans to expand its campus with $4 million in federal hurricane aid. The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it is giving the money to the Our Lady of Prompt Succor School. The money covers...
ABC26 NewsU.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu says FEMA needs to be fair as it tries to recoup potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in improper payments to thousands of victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita. An audit by the Department of Homeland Security's...
Tags: Meteorological Disasters, FEMA, WGNO, Justice System, Judges
Our best defense against hurricane season is a household storm kit including the latest gadgets (digital portable storm TVs and smartphones) and old standbys (emergency gas generators and camping stoves). Here is what you need to know about the most...
ABC26 NewsThe Federal Emergency Management Agency hasn't tried to recoup about $643 million in improper payments made to victims of Hurricane Katrina and other disasters in the wake of a judge's order more than three years ago, according to a government audit...
Tags: FEMA, Meteorological Disasters, Elections, WGNO, Justice System
Sun SentinelThe same people who have been battling wildfires in South Florida in past weeks might end up saving your life, should a hurricane hit. With little fanfare, they’ve helped scores of people in past storms. These are the firefighters, foresters and...
Hispanosphere - Orlando SentinelHurricane season started and Central Florida Emergency Management personnel wants you to be prepared. The last season did not greatly impact Central Florida, but the local emergency experts are reminding residents of the devastating 2004 storm season. A...
The Religion WorldOrlando Catholic Diocese Bishop John Noonan will hold a mass to Avert the Storms on Wednesday, the first day of the hurricane season. The mass will be held at 12:10 p.m., June 1, at St. James Cathedral, 215 North Orange Ave., Orlando. The mass will...
Associated PressAfter the raging Cedar River filled his home with 13 feet of water and ruined most of his possessions, Justin Van Fleet pleaded for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to get back on his feet. Dead broke and living in a FEMA trailer...
WGNO NewsAbout a dozen buildings, including some homes, are taking in water in St. Francisville. Everyone got out safely. Now they're just waiting for the water to stop rising, and started receding. The western low lying part of St. Francisville is taking in...
The disaster season is upon us — with floods, hurricanes until late fall and earthquakes at any time — accompanied by the drama, misery and expense they bring. What will the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its state partners...
Plan to go shopping the last week of May and you will save money. During Virginia’s annual Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday – May 25-31 – no sales tax will be charged on many supplies used to protect homes and businesses...
Sun SentinelIt should be a busier than normal tropical season with 12 to 18 named storms, including six to 10 hurricanes, government forecasters said Thursday. They predict three to six of the hurricanes will be major with winds greater than 110 mph. The main...
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