Disaster Assistance

Disaster relief preparedness before Hurricane Ian

The American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia and Caring 4 Others are preparing for the first one to two days after the storm makes landfall in the United States ATLANTA — Nonprofits and disaster relief teams spent much of the weekend developing plans to help Florida, Georgia and other southeastern …

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Deadline Approaches for Disaster Assistance – Shawnee News-Star

FEMA Oklahoma residents affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred May 2-8 have just days left to apply for federal assistance. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, September 28. Federal assistance can help eligible survivors pay for rent, home repair or replacement, and many other disaster-related needs, …

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Securing the food supply chain before the next disaster

Last spring, families scrambled to find infant formula wherever they could — in grocery stores, through online forums and through their local community networks. The shortage of formula, which is ongoing, was somewhat different from panic buying during the early stages of the pandemic – it was longer, impacted very …

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Communities affected by floods and power outages

Western Alaska was reeling on Monday from the most intense storm on record in the Bering Sea during September, which brought hurricane-force winds and record flooding along the coast. Threat level: Officials reported Communities in Norton Sound were still affected by power outages, flooding and damage to homes, public buildings …

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State Authorizes Disaster Aid for 13 Minnesota Counties | New

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic …

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FEMA may be able to provide rental assistance to some

Rental assistance will be extended FRANKFORT, Ky. Courtesy of (Kentucky Today) – Those who lost their homes to historic flooding in eastern Kentucky and received initial rent assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency may be eligible for ongoing rental assistance. This assistance is for residents of Breathitt, Clay, Floyd, …

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Under the guise of inclusion, Biden’s policies are leading to the climate illusion

OPINION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Tribal Strategy, just released, is supposed to be designed to better assist Native American tribal lands with FEMA-related assistance. In reality, this strategy aims to do one thing: use the pretense of “inclusion” to channel more federal funds into climate initiatives and advance …

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CM visits disaster-stricken Dharchula and provides all possible assistance

A day after a woman was killed by debris and several houses were damaged due to heavy rains in Dharchula area of ​​Pithoragarh district, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visited Ranthi village ( Khotila) affected by the disaster and interacted with the locals. Interacting with the villagers affected by the …

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State to Reimburse Templeton Community Service District $16,000

Funds will pay for overtime, electrical work – The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) on Friday announced the approval of more than $16,000 in refunds to help the Templeton Community Service District cover overtime and the replacement of a variable frequency drive which serves as the main …

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China mobilizes resources for flood relief efforts

LAHORE: The Chinese Consulate in Lahore, together with the Chinese community in Lahore, has mobilized resources to help with flood relief and rehabilitation efforts. China also provided two batches of emergency humanitarian supplies in cash and in kind. Further assistance will follow accordingly, Chinese Consul General Lahore Zhao Shiren said …

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veterans of foreign wars nominated for public safety officer awards | New

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is accepting nominations for its Public Safety Officer Awards. Public safety officers include emergency medical technicians, law enforcement, and firefighters. In the following, VFW explains the functions of these professions: “The VFW Emergency Medical Technician Public Service Citation is for anyone who actively gives emergency …

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FireWatch: FEMA Rapid Response for Mill Fire Assistance | New

OAKLAND, Cal. – The initial speed of the North Siskiyou County factory fire is getting its own quick response from the federal government for help. The regional administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said today that he has authorized the use of federal funds to help the state …

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Madagascar – Flash Appeal Grand Sud and Grand-Sud-est, January 2021 – December 2022 (revised in June 2022) – Madagascar

Attachments Foreword by the United Nations Resident Coordinator As the Great South of Madagascar began to emerge from its worst drought in 40 years, eight districts in the Great South East of the country were severely affected by two successive cyclones in February 2022. Following successive severe droughts (December 2019 …

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City continues talks with FEMA after recent flooding | New

WILLIAMSON — Federal assistance for residents affected by flooding in late July and early August may soon be on the way. Williamson Mayor Charlie Hatfield said many roads in downtown Williamson sustained significant damage during the Aug. 1 flooding. Hatfield said surveyors recently visited the area to assess the damage. …

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Pakistan’s killer monsoons: why did the government fail? | Asia | An in-depth look at news from across the continent | DW

Tens of millions of people across Pakistan have battled the worst monsoon floods in more than a decade. Pakistan’s Climate Minister Sherry Rehman said on Monday that the “crisis of unimaginable proportions” had put a third of Pakistan “under water”. Months of unprecedented monsoon rains and catastrophic floods have taken …

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DVIDS – News – Burger Brothers serves aboard USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2022

Master-at-Arms 2nd Class (MA2) Anthony Burger and Personnel Specialist Seaman (PSSN) Robert Burger are brothers who are deployed aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) at the Pacific Partnership Support 2022 (PP22). The Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster preparedness mission …

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USDA officials meet with South Ga. Black Cattlemen’s Association | Local News

ATHENS, Georgia – USDA Agricultural Services Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Arthur Tripp recently visited with members of the South Georgia Black Cattlemen’s Association to discuss the progress of agriculture in Georgia, FSA program eligibility, and disaster recovery assistance for livestock producers, including recent increases. in Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) …

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Declared drought disaster; the city limits outdoor irrigation

PROVIDENCE, RI — Federal authorities have declared a drought-related disaster in Rhode Island as New England’s second-largest city restricts outdoor water use as drought in the northeast escalates worsen. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday that all five counties in the state were “primary natural disaster zones” due to …

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EKCEP Announces New FLOOD Initiative to Help Affected Eastern Kentucky Residents

EASTERN KENTUCKY (WYMT) – Officials of the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP) announced a new initiative to help those affected by the historic flooding in late July. The initiative is called EKY FLOOD – Finding Local Opportunities to Overcome Disasters. The project will help new employees, volunteers, employers, business …

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For a second year, the schools of Calcasieu reopen with the damage of the hurricane: “It’s infuriating” | Lake Charles News

SULFUR — At 7:30 a.m. on a sunny Friday, the courtyard of WW Lewis Middle School was buzzing with the chatter of students eager to start classes after summer vacation. It was the first day of the second school year after the destructive hurricanes of 2020, which damaged all 76 …

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US donates Php 1.6 million in disaster relief and medical supplies to Palawan

(From the left) Kalayaan Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer Dennis abacial, Governor of Palawan Socrates, American Embassy Acting Public Affairs Officer Lewisand Provincial Legal Officer Atty. Joshua Bolusa attend the handover ceremony of tents and supplies donated by the United States to increase the Palawan Local Governmentshelter, medical …

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Results of BPC’s Survey of HUD CDBG-DR Recipients

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) may be the answer to many prayers, but it’s a long, slow process to see funding appear where the rubber meets the road – in helping communities and individuals. While the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) …

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FEMA announces emergency aid for 23 counties damaged by May storm

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced emergency assistance for 23 Minnesota counties that were damaged by flooding, high winds and tornadoes in May. There were at least five tornado touchdowns, including one with 120 mph winds in the small town of Forada, near Alexandria in Douglas County. Douglas County Director …

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Tax Relief for St. Croix Island, U.S. Virgin Islands Taxpayers Due to Water Shortage

Due to a water shortage and the health impact of the influx of Sargassum seagrass beginning July 15, 2022, on St. Croix Island, U.S. Virgin Islands, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that affected taxpayers will receive tax relief. Tax relief extends to November 15, 2022, with certain deadlines …

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Japan donates disaster relief goods

(L to R) Sakamoto Takema, Chief Representative of the JICA Philippines Office, Japanese Ambassador Koshikawa Kazuhiko, DSWD Assistant Secretary for Special Projects Rommel Lopez, and DFA Undersecretary for Civil Security and Consular Affairs Jesus Domingo. The Japanese government, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), delivered emergency relief supplies to …

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COMMISSIONER SID MILLER REMINDS AG COMMUNITY OF REVISED COMMERCIAL VEHICLE STANDARDS

AUSTIN– Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller reminded agricultural producers of the suspension of height and weight requirements for vehicles involved in agricultural activities that they may enjoy due to the drought and heat wave. The state of Texas issued a disaster declaration on March 18 of this year and amended …

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Residents and authorities struggle to mitigate flooding after fire | Community

Michael Maes Jr. stands in a 30-foot-deep diversion filled with mud and rock that Maes Jr. dug out to try and capture some of the water and debris before it reaches his property. Photo by Nathan Burton, The Taos News Chacon resident Mikayla Maes and her 6-year-old daughter, Analee Muniz, …

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Lawmakers Ask MTA to Delay Congestion Pricing Plan; Terry Clarke of Black Parakeetz is one of the winners of the SBDC Entrepreneur of the Year award; Briefs

RCBJ-Audible (Listen for free) Lawmakers Ask MTA to Delay Congestion Pricing Plan; Create a one-seat trip to NYC A state legislator is asking the MTA to delay its congestion pricing plan and create a ride to a Rockland County plaza in Manhattan. “I understand the MTA needs the money,” said …

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Hartsville Fire Co.’s Lynn Kirkner celebrates 40 years as a firefighter

The fire which raged in the house and which had caused three deaths in the family was extinguished. Lynn Kirkner promised herself she was too. Seventeen years as a firefighter for the Hartsville Fire Co. was enough. Seventeen years at the doorstep of tragedy, climbing 1,500+ degree burning buildings to …

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US designates 4 drought-stricken northern Arkansas counties as natural disaster areas

Four counties in northern Arkansas have been designated as natural disaster areas by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced on Twitter on Friday. In a letter sent to the governor, Vilsack said all four counties — Baxter, Fulton, Randolph and Sharp — suffered a drought intensity rating …

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Sununu Signs Disaster Relief Bill |

Governor Chris Sununu’s legislation signed into law on Friday aims to expedite aid to New Hampshire communities affected by natural disasters, such as the heavy rains and flooding that caused millions of dollars in damage in Cheshire and Sullivan counties. Last year. NH Sen. Jay Kahn, D-Keene, said climate change …

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FEMA Approves Yellowstone County for Individual Assistance and Flathead County for Public Assistance Funding | New

FEMA Region 8 Press Release Helena, Mont.– The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved Montana’s request for Yellowstone County to receive individual assistance funding and Flathead County to receive public assistance funding in the wake of the severe storm and June Floods between June 10 and July 5, 2022. …

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County Commission Declares Flood Catastrophic | Community

The San Miguel County Board of Commissioners declared a new disaster following flooding and debris resulting from the Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon Fire at their regular meeting last week. A disaster declaration directly related to the fire has been in effect for months, and this new declaration should help the county …

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Colombia: Floods – DREF Action Plan (EPoA), Operation n° MDRCO021 – Colombia

Attachments A. Situation analysis Description of the disaster The sub-region of La Mojana in Colombia includes 11 municipalities distributed in four departments: Antioquia, Bolívar,Cordoba and Sucre. It is a productive wetland forming part of the Momposina depression basin which regulates the course of the Magdalena, Cauca and San Jorge rivers …

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After Manchin tank talks, climate action shifts to life support

Manchin seemed to leave a glimmer of hope for the passage of climate legislation this year, but said that would have to wait until the current inflation spurt subsides. And the provisions he said he would support are, according to nonpartisan climate scientists and political analysts, insufficient to avoid some …

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Thune and Klobuchar urge USDA to improve disaster assistance to producers

U.S. Senators John Thune (RS.D.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), members of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee, today led several of their colleagues to ask the Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack addresses implementation issues with the Emergency Relief Program (ERP), which helps growers offset the impacts of …

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Williamson County VOAD Group seeks member organizations to help with disaster response | Local News

The Williamson County Emergency Management Agency is seeking member organizations to be part of a new group of Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (Williamson VOAD) and participate in planning and responding to future disasters that affect the count. The new Williamson County VOAD will be a coalition of independent Williamson …

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Maryville native receives Goodwill Ambassador award

By Kathryn Rice Lori Harr Sheehan, Bird Island, MN, received the Goodwill Ambassador award at the Lions Club International convention held in Montreal, Canada in late June. Sheehan, a graduate of Maryville High School, is the daughter of Dr. Pat and Teri Harr, Maryville. She is married to Brian Sheehan …

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Home described as ‘total loss’ after fire near Jackson

JACKSON, MI — A Jackson-area home is described as a “total loss” after a residential fire started Saturday afternoon. Firefighters responded to the house fire at 4:11 p.m. Saturday, July 9 at 5000 Bennett Road in Jackson, Parma-Sandstone Fire Department officials told MLive. All residents were out of the house …

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UN fails to expand aid deliveries to Syrian rebel-held area: NPR

Women walk in a neighborhood heavily damaged by airstrikes in Idleb, Syria, March 12, 2020. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption toggle caption Felipe Dana/AP Women walk in a neighborhood heavily damaged by airstrikes in Idleb, Syria, March 12, 2020. Felipe Dana/AP UNITED NATIONS – The UN Security Council failed in two …

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SBA to Open Disaster Recovery Center in Seminole to Help Businesses Affected by Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding – Okemah News Leader

SBA to Open Business Recovery Center in Seminole to Help Businesses Affected by Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Oklahoma Small Business Development Center today announced the opening of an SBA Business Recovery Center in Seminole on Thursday, July 7, 2022, …

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Hurry up ! The deadline is approaching to apply for the Homeowner Assistance and Reimbursement Program (HARP)

AUSTIN – The Texas General Land Office (GLO) announced on Tuesday that the Homeowner Assistance and Reimbursement Program (HARP) application will close at 5 p.m. on August 31, 2022. Applications are currently being reviewed in all jurisdictions. eligible counties affected by flooding in South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley …

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To stop risky developments in the floodplains, we must tackle the profit motive

In the aftermath of destructive floods, we often look for someone to blame. Common targets are the ‘negligent local council’, the ‘greedy developer’, the ‘shortcut builder’ and the ‘foolish landlord’. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple, because Sydney huge floods to specify. In flood risk management, there is a well-known idea …

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USDA has issued more than $4 billion in payments for the emergency relief program to date

MINBURN, Iowa, June 29, 2022 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that to date, agricultural producers have already received more than $4 billion through the Emergency Relief Program (ERP), representing approximately 67% of the more than $6 billion expected to be paid under this first phase of the program. The …

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‘Bring mud boots’: Fromberg still needs help to recover from floods | State and Region

Lindi O’Brien doesn’t like to cry in front of people. She keeps the vibe on her eight-acre property in Fromberg upbeat with jokes. She reassures visitors that the mosquitoes that bloom in the floodwaters that passed through her hometown won’t hurt you, they’ll just shed a few pounds. When she …

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Here’s a look at how members of the Congressional area voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s a look at how members of Congress in the region voted June 13-17. House votes House Vote 1: MARITIME NAVIGATION: The House passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (S. 3580), sponsored by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. The bill would change Federal Maritime Commission practices, including requiring the …

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Farm Bill witnesses urge improvements in protection against high input costs – AgFax

Eleven witnesses testifying at a Farm Bill field hearing in Arkansas called for stronger protections amid high production costs, as well as support for conservation measures, programs to increase the high throughput in rural areas and programs to fight against hunger. WE Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan and Senator John …

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How West Virginia lawmakers voted on Capitol Hill last week | New

WASHINGTON — Here’s a look at how members of Congress from the region — Rep. David McKinley, R-1, Senators Shelley Moore Capito, RW.Va., and Joe Manchin, DW.Va. — voted the previous week. House votes Shipping: The House passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (S. 3580), sponsored by Senator Amy Klobuchar, …

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Northwest Territories Premier Caroline Cochrane

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat down with Northwest Territories Premier Caroline Cochrane to discuss a number of issues important to the territory and all Canadians. The Premier briefed the Premier on the status of flooding and recovery in the territory. The Prime Minister expressed his deep concern for all …

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USDA Offers Disaster Assistance to South Dakota Farmers Affected by Recent Severe Storms and Related Weather Events | Community

HURON — Farms in South Dakota were significantly impacted by a severe weather event that included straight-line winds, causing widespread and widespread destruction across the state. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has technical and financial assistance to help farmers and ranchers recover from these adverse weather events. Affected …

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| Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires June 14, 2022 Daily Update NM Fire Info

Acres: 325 340 | Containment: 70% | Total workforce : 2,252 |Start date: Hermit Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: spotting prescribed burning fires; Calf Canyon: Residual fire from a prescribed pile burn | Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon | Fuels: Heavy mixed …

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What the recovery looks like 6 months after tornadoes devastated parts of Kentucky

It’s been six months since a devastating and deadly storm tore through western and southern Kentucky, producing 20 tornadoeskilling 81 people, injuring hundreds more and convulsing an entire region. The event was heartbreaking and took most people by surprise. Tornadoes are not unheard of in Kentucky, but few expected one …

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Mayor of Mayfield talks about progress

MAYFIELD, Ky. — It’s been 6 months since the deadly December tornado outbreak rocked western Kentucky. Residents endured wind speeds of nearly 190 miles per hour overnight on Dec. 10, 2021, hoping to make it out alive. The highest death toll came from Mayfield, a town of nearly 10,000 people. …

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FEMA releases 6-month update on tornado efforts

KENTUCKY (WFIE) – It has been six months since deadly tornadoes hit western Kentucky and recovery efforts continue to help those affected. According to a press release, as of June 1, a total of $81.9 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved for survivors. FEMA officials released “recovery highlights” …

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Turkey helps lifeline to war-torn Syria hanging by a thread

Published on: 06/06/2022 – 07:40 Cilvegözü (Turkey) (AFP) – Trucks loaded with humanitarian aid line up bumper to bumper amid olive groves on the Turkish-Syrian border, waiting to be allowed to cross into war-torn Syria. Inside are diapers and baby blankets, as well as 15-kilo bags of flour, bulgur, sugar, …

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2 Counties Designated Drought Natural Disaster Areas – AgFax

AgriLife Texas A&M Extension Service photo by Kathleen Phillips This Secretariat Natural Disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to provide much-needed emergency credit to growers recovering from a natural disaster through the bias emergency loans. Emergency loans can be used to meet …

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A GOP congressional candidate used Covid relief funds earmarked for his employees to pay for his car and political campaign

Idaho GOP congressional candidate Nicholas Jones pleaded guilty to wire fraud and tampering with records in Idaho District Court on Wednesday.Rebecca Boone/AP Photo A GOP congressional candidate has pleaded guilty to misusing Covid relief funds intended for his employees. He told employees of his small business that they would be …

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DVIDS – News – EXERCISE EXERCISE EXERCISE! Fort Bragg is preparing for the next hurricane season

FORT BRAGG, NC – The Fort Bragg Emergency Operations Center was activated at 8 a.m. May 10 as part of a planned tabletop exercise in preparation for the upcoming hurricane season. These drills are designed to test emergency operating procedures and involve organizations throughout the facility. “It’s important that we …

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Free legal services from Hurricane Ida extend to Edgard – L’Observateur

EDGARD – Through an agreement with St. John the Baptist Parish, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services is providing free, income-based legal services to Hurricane Ida victims who otherwise could not afford to hire a lawyer. Services are offered on the East Rim from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Tuesday at …

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Apostle David Bednar asked about declining growth of LDS, same-sex marriage, “Under the Banner”

After his 30 minutes Thursday speech at the National Press Club In Washington, Latter-day Saint Apostle David Bednar addressed a tally of questions about declining membership growth in the Utah-based church, LGBTQ issues, women leaders and faith representation in recent popular media, including the current FX/Hulu series “Under the Sky …

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Lujan Grisham: Federal authorities responsible for wildfire damage

Smoke from the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire rises to join the clouds behind an old church in Llano, near Peñasco, on May 18. The Hermits Peak Fire started as a prescribed burn. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal) SANTA FE — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said Monday the federal government faces significant legal …

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Editorial: Make the NM ravaged by fire

The federal response to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s request for disaster relief following the massive fire that engulfed northern New Mexico can only be described as adequate. President Joe Biden pledged last week that New Mexicans would have the full support of the federal government as it recovers and rebuilds …

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National Guard to help with northeast Minnesota floods

ST. PAUL (AP) — Minnesota Governor Tim Walz activated the National Guard on Thursday to help control record flooding in areas of northeastern Minnesota. Emergency management officials in St. Louis and Koochiching counties have asked for help dealing with flooding caused by heavy spring rains and rapid snowmelt across the …

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Pamplin Media Group – Pacific Power Announces Grants to Support Community Health

Funding helps organizations deliver essential programs for vulnerable families, youth and communities Across Oregon, Washington, and California, community safety and well-being often begins with some of the hardest working organizations, those focused on delivering services and programs that provide food and shelter. accessible health care and mental health support, and …

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Houma-Thibodaux associations receive $100,000 in grants

Over $100,000 in grants were awarded to seven non-profit groups in Terrebonne and Lafourche. The money was granted by the Mother Teresa Women’s Giving Circle local organizations that have a direct impact on the lives of women, children and families. The Mother Teresa Women’s Giving Circle, part of the Catholic …

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Be Prepared for the Storm – Part III | Community

By Glen Mulready Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Recovering from a disaster can be difficult and stressful. Most natural disasters happen unexpectedly and can have a significant impact on your mental and physical health. Fortunately, the State of Oklahoma has excellent disaster assistance resources. Knowing how to access them makes the recovery …

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Trend / Disaster Assistance: $40 Million Available for Farmers and Ranchers | News

Farmers and ranchers in Oregon who suffered financial losses due to various natural disasters in 2021 can apply for assistance from the Oregon Disaster Assistance Program (ODAP). In December 2021, the Oregon Legislature granted the ODA legal authority and $40 million to establish a disaster relief program. According to the …

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DVIDS – News – Bringing Hope to Tradewinds 2022: DoD and NFE Planning Ensures Western Hemisphere Prosperity

In a sea of ​​about 1,500 uniformed service members, civilians and contractors, one family wearing polo t-shirts with the name of a nonprofit organization stands out. While the polo shirts serve to differentiate non-profit representatives from the staff of the Tradewinds 22 exercise, when it comes to the exercise itself, …

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DVIDS – News – A mother and daughter spend Mother’s Day aboard USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2022

Ensign Gemelin Lozada and Chief Hospital Corpsman Melinda Canales are a mother-daughter duo currently embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), currently underway for Pacific Partnership 2022 (PP22). For Canales, who served 19 years in the US Navy, the PP22 could be his last full …

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Liberty County man and woman behind My Boyfriend’s Loans guilty of COVID aid fraud | USAO-EDTX

TEXARKANA, Texas — A Cleveland, Texas man and woman pleaded guilty to wire fraud offenses in the Eastern District of Texas, U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced today. Clifton Pape, 47, and Sally Jung, 59, each pleaded guilty to wire fraud violations before U.S. Magistrate Judge Caroline Craven. As part of …

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Red Cross seeks additional volunteers ahead of hurricane season

NEWS AT A GLANCE Atlantic hurricane season is fast approaching and the Red Cross is asking the public to step in and help. The organization wants more volunteers to help with disaster relief during the upcoming hurricane season. “Volunteers are at the heart of our mission, representing 90% of our …

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Samaritan’s Purse Develops Housing Estate for Mayfield Tornado Victims | Local News

MAYFIELD – International evangelical crisis response Samaritan’s Purse plans to build a housing estate in Mayfield to replace a number of homes that were destroyed by last December’s tornado. According to its website, Samaritan’s Purse is a “non-denominational evangelical Christian organization that provides spiritual and physical relief to suffering people …

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Bright Minds Academy daycare in Hays is an SBA success story

Bright Minds Academy, 2106 Wheatland, is owned by Andrea and Nick Felder. (Courtesy picture) SBA WICHITA — Research shows that a high-quality early childhood education can provide a solid foundation for a lifetime of learning and success. Andrea and Nick Felder were the parents of twins with a third child …

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Afghanistan: Nuristan floods – Final report, DREF n° MDRAF009 – Afghanistan

A. ANALYSIS OF THE SITUATION Description of the disaster On the night of July 28, 2021, massive flash floods, triggered by heavy rains, occurred in Mirdesh village, Kamdesh district, Nuristan province, eastern Afghanistan. The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) conducted a damage and needs assessment in Kamdesh district, a remote …

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Nigerian woman convicted of defrauding Social Security Administration and FEMA out of nearly $1 million | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA — Ivie Shevon Sajere has been convicted for her role in a conspiracy that defrauded the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (“FEMA”) out of nearly $1,000,000. The conspiracy involved the false filing of thousands of online applications for SSA retirement benefits and FEMA disaster benefits …

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Red Cross opens shelter at Crookston Sports Center after Red Lake River floods – Crookston Times

American Red Cross – Minnesota and Dakotas Region American Red Cross volunteers have opened a shelter at Crookston Sports Center – 801 Fisher Avenue Crookston, Minnesota 56716 following flooding on the Red Lake River, which may experience a historic flood crest in the coming days. In coordination with the Polk …

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Ecumenical prayer service to raise awareness and support Ukraine | News, Sports, Jobs

REEDSVILLE – A multi-church prayer service in support of the Ukrainian people and peace will be held at East Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church on April 28. The idea for the service came after congregations from three churches in Reedsville became concerned about the situation in Ukraine. “We had people …

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Think: the key to disaster planning is to manage the recovery

Tamara Tormohlen It’s hard to believe that even though the mountains aren’t quite closed off, fire season is right around the corner. Last weekend’s Duck Pond Fire along I-70 near Gypsum demonstrated that it’s never too early to start thinking about disaster preparedness and planning. In the aftermath of Hurricane …

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Local volunteers in Ukraine

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) — Eric Haddox volunteers with Samaritan’s Purse, an international humanitarian relief organization. He is part of the disaster relief team and was deployed to Ukraine for four weeks in March. Haddox used his engineering background to help set up an emergency field hospital. “WASH which stands for …

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$10 million in support of Ukrainian refugees; Medical support continues

By staff Over the past seven days, Direct Relief has delivered 462 medical aid shipments requested in 43 U.S. states and territories and 14 countries worldwideincluding Ukraine. The shipments contained 24.9 million defined daily doses of medicationincluding PPE, Covid-19 therapies, diabetes drugs and cancer treatments. This week, Direct Relief, in …

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Tornadoes Hit Humboldt County | The Humboldt Independent

By KENT THOMPSONHumboldt County was hit with numerous intense storms early Tuesday evening, April 12, two were confirmed tornadoes and others were wall clouds with rotation that did not touch down. Fortunately, no injuries were reported related to the intense thunderstorms on Tuesday evening.The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a …

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FEMA asks tornado survivors to notify agency of insurance settlements | News

The agency is asking survivors of the Dec. 10 tornado who applied for FEMA disaster assistance to notify them of any insurance settlements received. According to FEMA, the FEMA Individual Assistance Program may cover damages that your insurance does not cover. To receive disaster relief, you must have filed an …

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State Memorials | Local News

Country united states of americaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain, …

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Covid News: Federal Court of Appeals reinstates Biden’s vaccination mandate for federal workers

Nancy Pelosi was among lawmakers who appeared maskless with President Biden at a White House bill signing ceremony on Wednesday.Credit…Kenny Holston for The New York Times WASHINGTON — President Nancy Pelosi of California has tested positive for the coronavirus, her office said Thursday, the latest senior official to do so …

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Salata Salad Kitchen Continues Growth in Dallas-Fort Worth with New Location in Mesquite

By: Salata | 0 shares 17 readings Salata’s New Mesquite Location Makes Fresh, Healthy Meal Options Even More Accessible in North Texas April 06, 2022 // Franchising.com // Salata, a salad kitchen to order, will celebrate the grand opening of its new location in Mesquite on Thursday, April 7, 2022. …

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US Senate reaches bipartisan deal on $10 billion in COVID-19 funding

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Monday reached a bipartisan pandemic relief funding agreement, setting $10 billion for additional tests, treatments and vaccines. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat from New York, and Utah GOP Senator Mitt Romney released separate statements Monday afternoon announcing the compromise, though Schumer was …

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Cost of Home Repairs: Part 2 | Immovable

Just as the property for sale market is expected to remain competitive (translation: rising prices) this year, the focus on maintaining and improving homes is expected to continue. According to Leonard Ang, CEO of online property guide iProperty Management, “The general trend is upward prices across the board. There have …

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Insights into the Marshall Fire, Effect on Real Estate – BizWest

The Marshall Fire that tore through Boulder, Superior and Louisville County on December 30, 2021 was the most destructive fire in Colorado history and left a gaping hole in our community that will take years to recover. completely. Although we are still early in the recovery process, we can glean …

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Wildfires burning across Texas are hurting rural areas that rely on agriculture

Forest fires burning through Texas are not only devastating houses, they also negatively affect agriculture, especially in rural areas. One of the largest wildfires still burning is the Eastland Complex Fire, which consists of several wildfires between Fort Worth and Abilene. It is now mostly contained. Monty Dozier, director of …

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