Disaster Assistance

Three months after Hurricane Ida, residents are still waiting for FEMA housing

It was not until November 2021 that each resident was placed in temporary housing after Hurricane Laura hit southwest Louisiana in August 2020, although many residents were placed in units before. this date. After Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston area in August 2017, it was not until the following June …

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CommonWealth Magazine

IT’S CLEAR that pandemic struggles have made paying rent more difficult for many people, even though moratoriums on evictions have helped them stay at home. A report released this week by Metro Housing Boston puts a staggering figure on the help residents of the greater Boston area need. In one …

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Disaster relief for our customers affected by flooding in Inglewood

With flood waters causing damage, disruption and displacement in the Inglewood area of ​​Queensland, near the NSW border, we have activated an assistance package for our customers as well as the Free access to Telstra Air Wi-Fi where possible. As the floodwaters begin to recede, we know that many people …

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News: Coronavirus response: NATO donates oxygen generation system to Iraq, 28-Nov-2021

On November 28, 2021, Iraq received an oxygen generation system with a filling station as well as 100 oxygen cylinders from NATO’s pandemic response reserve, to help the country respond to infections in coronavirus. The NATO Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Center, the NATO Supply and Support Agency and the NATO …

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State approves Valley Fire relief funds

California officials have approved reimbursement funding of nearly $ 494,000 to help San Diego County cover the cost of debris removal and other programs in the wake of the Valley Fire. last year. The total represents about 75 percent of the $ 658,600 San Diego County spent to clear debris …

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Deadline approaches for SBA disaster loans for property damage from contraband fire

SACRAMENTO, California – December 27, 2021 is the deadline to apply for a federal SBA disaster loan for property damage from the Bootleg fire in Klamath County. That’s according to Director Tanya N. Garfield of the US Small Business Administration’s Midwest Field Disaster Operations. The loans are aimed at both …

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Farmers demand declaration of natural disaster

NSW Farmers is calling for natural disaster declarations to allow relief funds to flow as torrential rains continue to soak large areas of the state, causing widespread flood damage. State and federal leaders had pledged to provide disaster assistance to affected communities after flooding in the Lachlan Valley last week, …

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Malaysia, United States begin bilateral exercise MTA Malaysia> U.S. Fleet Pacific> News

MALACCA STRAIT – Military personnel from Malaysia and the United States launched Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia 2021 virtually and into the waters and airspace of the Strait of Malacca on November 23. The eight-day engagement focuses on the full spectrum of naval capabilities and features cooperative developments that highlight …

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Floods in British Columbia: Insurance will not cover landslide damage on private property

Vancouver – A family living near the shore of Harrison Lake is grateful they were not injured when a mudslide roared over their property during the height of heavy rain last weekend – but they were disappointed to learn that their owner’s insurance does not cover the cost of cleaning …

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Refugee case manager helps Afghans thrive in new life

Sarwar Hawez, right, a self-reliance case manager for Catholic Charities’ Refugee and Immigration Services in the Diocese of Nashville, Tenn., Escorts the Akbar family out of the Nashville International Airport after their arrival on November 1, 2021. They are four of 300 Afghans resettled in Nashville with the help of …

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