Disaster Assistance

Anchorage Mayor Bronson declares disaster in Eagle River avalanche

On Saturday, Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson issued an emergency disaster declaration for the avalanche that crashed around the 2400 block of Hiland Drive. “In order to protect the lives and property of residents affected by the avalanche on Hiland Road, I have issued a disaster declaration to ensure that all …

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Analysis: Texas politicians can find respite from bad news – in more bad news

Editor’s Note: If you would like to receive an email notification each time we publish Ross Ramsey’s column, click here. If you want to listen to the chronicle, click on the play button below. A bad weather system swept across Texas this week, dropping tornadoes, hail, wind and rain in …

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How You Can Help Tornado Victims in Texas, Louisiana

HOUSTON – Recovery efforts are underway for Texas residents in the path of destructive tornadoes that ripped through parts of the state on Monday, killing a woman in North Texas, injuring several others and causing widespread damage. After blazing a destructive path through Texas, the storm system moved east and …

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Tornadoes in Texas: What to do if you have damage

Here’s how you can report property damage, seek shelter, and check for power outages. AUSTIN, Texas – Multiple tornadoes were confirmed in the central Texas area on Monday afternoon. KVUE has already confirmed damage to many buildings after heavy hail and high winds, especially at Round Rock. Here are the …

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From cash to cabbage, churches in Arkansas are doing all they can to support Ukraine

As Vladimir Putin’s army continues to pound civilian targets across Ukraine and millions flee for their lives, churches in Arkansas seek ways to help victims of the Russian invasion . In Little Rock, they lit candles. In Fort Smith, they bought cabbage. The objective was the same: to help those …

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State officials seek comment on hurricane relief spending

State officials are asking for the public’s input on how the $600 million in hurricane recovery funds will be spent. The Louisiana Community Development Office is accepting public input on an action plan to spend $600 million in federal funding for Hurricane Laura and Delta recovery under the Supplementary Appropriations …

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Governor Beshear provides an update on COVID-19

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Andy Beshear today announced that the COVID-19 positivity rate continues to decline, with a marked drop every day over the past week. “Lots of good news for our COVID-19 update today,” Governor Beshear said. “The most important thing today is that even though we are still …

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Vacaville Soroptimist Group Helps European Defense Relief Fund SI – The Vacaville Reporter

On March 8, International Women’s Day, Soroptimist International Vacaville voted to send $1,000 to the Soroptimist International Europe Defense Relief Fund and quickly challenged other Clubs around the world to do likewise. “We may not be able to stop what is happening, but we can help with the relief efforts …

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Latest news on the Russia-Ukraine war: live updates

War in Ukraine: what you need to know The last: Russia is expanding its attacks into western Ukraine, as ground forces maneuver near Kiev as the Russian military sees limited gains at high cost. Meanwhile, in the United States, President Biden will seek to end normal commercial relations between the …

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How to help the Red Cross with the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

As the war in Ukraine continues, the UN estimates that more than 2 million people have fled the country, the largest refugee exodus from Europe since the end of World War II. Ukrainians have fled to neighboring countries and even more are internally displaced as fighting intensifies. The American Red …

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Flooded? Here’s where to get much-needed financial help

However, if a lack of home maintenance is found to be a contributing factor, or if the flood damage to your home is only cosmetic, you will likely be deemed ineligible to apply. Similar to Queensland’s NSW Disaster Relief Grant Structural Assistance Grant is also means-tested and aims to strengthen …

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FEMA Help Still Available for Storm-Hit Areas of Kentucky | News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Joe Biden has approved a disaster declaration that calls the severe Kentucky storms from Dec. 31 to Jan. 2 a major disaster. He has ordered federal aid for some recovery efforts in affected areas, Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday. Federal funding is available to eligible …

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Bethenny Frankel sends $10 million in aid to Ukraine attack victims

Bethenny Frankel is sending $10 million in aid to Ukrainian citizens affected by the Russian invasion through her disaster relief initiative, B Strong. BStrong is a global initiative in partnership with Global Empowerment Mission. Over the past two days, the former ‘Real Housewives of New York City’ has been sharing …

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Middlesex Hospital Wins $1.3M FEMA Grant for Pandemic Efforts

MIDDLETOWN — The Federal Emergency Management Agency will send nearly $1.3 million to the State of Connecticut to repay Middlesex Hospital for additional costs related to operating safely and managing the increased number of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The hospital will receive a total of $1,255,797 in federal funding …

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DVIDS – News – The C2IMERA of Kessel Run used during a multinational exercise

The Air Force recently used a Kessel Run application during Cope North 22, a multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR), large employment of force and training exercise at the aerial combat from February 2 to 18. The exercise consisted of fighter jets from the US Air Force, Japanese Air …

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Catholic Charities Bring Hope to Oklahoma Families

Most of us have heard of Catholic charities and some of the work they do. But this organization does so much more for Oklahomans that many of us don’t hear about. “So we meet people where they are and we try to help them through those situations in life,” said …

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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Kansas Disaster Declaration

Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared a major disaster exists in the state of Kansas and ordered federal assistance to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by the severe storms and straight-line winds on December 15. , 2021. Federal funding is available to eligible state, …

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Hopkins Co. disaster recovery center to close on Friday

HOPKINS CO., Ky. (WFIE) – The Hopkins County Disaster Recovery Center will permanently close at 6 p.m. Friday. This is Mike’s Old Pharmacy recovery center in Earlington. However, officials say residents affected by the December tornadoes can still get help with questions about their FEMA disaster assistance. Officials say three …

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FEMA winter storm assistance insufficient for thousands of Texans – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth

HILLSBORO, TX (CBSDFW.COM) – In the aftermath of the devastating February 2021 winter storm that affected the entire state, the federal government told Texans that in cases where insurance doesn’t pay to repair storm damage, FEMA will help. The federal agency provided financial assistance to nearly 60,000 Texans affected by …

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The Coke Foundation helps the victims of Typhoon “Odette”

Funded by The Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines Inc., the World Wildlife Fund Philippines and the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation are distributing bags of rice and relief goods to support residents of Anajawan Island in Surigao del Norte. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO RESPONDING to the call for help, following the devastation caused by Typhoon …

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Don’t just blame climate change for weather disasters

Published on: 02/11/2022 – 15:42 Paris (AFP)- As a pioneer of so-called attribution science – linking extreme weather to climate change – Friederike Otto is adamant that the increasing number of heatwaves and hurricanes cannot be explained solely by global warming. AFP spoke to Otto, a physicist at Imperial College …

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FEMA deadline for Kentucky disaster relief fast approaching | News

MAYFIELD, KY — As the deadline for Kentucky tornado victims to seek help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency approaches, some people say they applied but were turned down. Although the deadline to apply is February 11, this does not affect the appeal phase of the process. The Graves County …

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EU assists flood victims in Iran

In response to widespread flooding that ravaged most parts of Iran last month, the EU is providing €100,000 (over 4.75 billion Iranian Rials) in humanitarian funding to help the most affected communities. The aid will benefit more than 22,000 people in some of the hardest hit areas of Hormozgan, Kerman, …

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Everything you need to know about Georgia state taxes

JThe state of Georgia requires you to pay taxes whether you are a resident or a nonresident who receives income from a Georgian source. State income tax rates range from 1% to 5.75%, and the general sales tax rate is 4%. Jurisdictions within the state may charge additional sales taxes. …

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Deadline for Kentuckians to apply for FEMA assistance in just one week | News

FEMA, Twitter The deadline for Kentuckians affected by the Dec. 10-11 tornado outbreak is just a week away. People can apply for help online or over the phone, but disaster recovery centers are available in some counties to provide in-person assistance through the application process. The DRCs had to closed …

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SA turns to Fed aid for flood recovery

Prime Minister Steven Marshall visited flooded areas in northern South Australia. -AAP Picture Repairs and reopening of the Stuart Highway, still flooded after a backcountry deluge, remains ‘the number one priority’ as South Australia turns to the Federal Government for disaster relief funding disaster. Premier Steven Marshall visited some of …

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Fire in East Lyme Square reaches third alarm response

February 1, 2022 EAST LYME — A three-alarm structure fire in the city’s Niantic neighborhood on Monday closed Flanders Road for several hours, officials say. Firefighters responded to Flanders Road between Society and Industrial Park roads around 4:45 p.m. for a structure fire at Midway Plaza. Officials said the call …

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Muhlenberg County activates long-term disaster recovery group for tornado assistance

During the initial shock, loss and confusion of a disaster, like the devastating tornadoes that ripped through Kentucky in December, federal, state and local agencies provide immediate assistance. Muhlenberg County has a group of volunteers who step in when emergency organizations move on to the next disaster. WKU Public Radio …

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Caldwell County disaster cleanup draws to a close | News

Seven weeks into cleanup and recovery efforts, Caldwell County Executive Judge Larry Curling said he was pleased with progress in the county. The county tax court discussed the state of the county’s disaster recovery operations on Tuesday, and Curling met with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday. McConnell’s visit …

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Need help with grazing losses | beef magazine

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds growers and breeders that they may be eligible for financial assistance through the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP)for 2021 pasture loss due to qualifying drought or fire. The deadline to apply for LFP 2021 aid is January 31, 2022. “Persistent and widespread …

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FEMA trailer deadline extended to October 31 for Lake Charles | Lake Charles News

LAKE CHARLES – Hundreds of Hurricane Laura and Delta survivors still living in FEMA trailers are being given extra time to find permanent homes as the Lake Charles area faces a shortage of affordable housing, the agency said. Tuesday. Families who had obtained FEMA trailers related to Laura faced the …

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Report highlights affordability and shifting inventory as rental costs rise – RISMedia

A report from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) sheds new light on the nation’s rental market, which faces a crisis in supply and affordability as properties shift from owners individual to institutional investors, and the gap between low- and high-income households — as well as families of …

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City leaves behind 25-year-old tax disaster

TROY — The city wrote a final check for $2.5 million this week to clear the last remnants of spending beyond its means in the 1980s and 1990s that required a state bailout to save the municipality from financial ruin. Mayor Patrick Madden’s administration capped monster debt for Troy Municipal …

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Agriculture Secretary insists on pandemic relief funds for farmers

WASHINGTON — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack was asked about how his agency distributes emergency pandemic aid and encourages collaboration with historically black colleges during a Thursday hearing before the committee. of Agriculture of the Chamber. Committee chairman David Scott, a Georgia Democrat, asked Vilsack for “critical updates on the …

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Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund to Provide Additional Assistance to Uninsured Renters Affected by Storms, as well as Homeowners | News

The Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund will provide 10% of the final individual housing assistance amount the Federal Emergency Management Agency allocates to survivors of the Dec. 10 storm who were uninsured renters, the governor said Tuesday. Andy Beshear. Beshear previously announced that the fund would provide 10% on …

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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Alaska Disaster Declaration

Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared a major disaster exists in the state of Alaska and ordered federal assistance to supplement recovery efforts by states, tribes and local communities. in areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, floods, landslides and mudslides from October 29 to November 1, 2021. Federal …

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The first two phases of the county’s debris removal program will begin on Friday – Boulder Daily Camera

The first two phases of Boulder County’s debris removal program for the area affected by the Marshall Fire will begin Friday. Boulder County said in an email Thursday that dumpsters would be administered throughout the Superior, Louisville and unincorporated Boulder County burn area so residents can only dispose of spoiled …

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Floods in Malaysia: Singapore Ready to Provide Further Aid, Says Foreign Minister | Malaysia

Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan on December 22 said the Singapore government has also contributed US $ 60,000 as seed money to support the Singapore Red Cross Society’s public fundraising to help people disaster relief and recovery efforts in Malaysia and the Philippines. – Reuters photo SINGAPORE, Jan. 12 – …

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As pandemic strikes, US cities use data to tackle race and income gaps

WASHINGTON – Donald Gadson and his wife intended to settle their financial affairs when she died of sudden illness, putting the family and their century-old Philadelphia home in limbo. Five years later, Gadson recently set things right with the help of a legal aid organization, ensuring that the family home, …

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FEMA defines resources to help climate resilience

As climate change increases disaster risk across the country, emergency managers and government officials are beginning to implement strategies to build community resilience. In December, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released its Resources for Climate Resilience to provide a roadmap of programs and initiatives that advance communities’ climate resilience. …

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Governor Laura Kelly announces declaration of COVID-19 disaster

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas Governor Laura Kelly on Thursday released a 15-day disaster declaration to help healthcare workers and hospitals amid a wave of COVID-19 in the state. RELATED: COVID-19 cases nearly tripled in Missouri; overtake in Kansas, Kansas City area in December The declaration includes two executive orders …

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In the wake of the Marshall fire, here’s what you need to know today

BOULDER COUNTY, Colorado – As residents of Boulder County continue to pick up the pieces after the Marshall Fire, various community resources and updates are constantly changing around them. READ MORE: Resources for victims, ways to help, where to donate | Stories of the Marshall Fire | Boulder County Fire …

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Red Cross estimates millions in aid needed for Colorado wildfire recovery

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (KXAN) – With a 6,000-acre burn scar area and more than a thousand structures damaged by rampant wildfires in Colorado this weekend, American Red Cross volunteers based in central Texas are helping with disaster relief efforts for the displaced. Based in Williamson County, Rik Chapman is the …

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Pastor organizing disaster relief amazed by response

GREEN BOWLING, Ky. Eighteen days before the tornado outbreak that caused massive destruction in Bowling Green and County Warren, global impact Pastor Clay Mullins from Living Hope Baptist Church was greeted on Wednesday by what has become a familiar sight: dozens of volunteers showing up at the disaster relief volunteer …

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Kentucky Colonels Distribute $ 245,000 for Tornado Relief

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) – This week, the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels sent overnight delivery checks totaling $ 245,000 to 23 nonprofits providing disaster relief services in the west Kentucky after the tornadoes of December 10. “This is just a down payment from the Kentucky colonels for our neighbors in …

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David Pomerantz retires from Northampton Central Services Department

NORTHAMPTON – When David Pomerantz retires at the end of the year, he’s not going to get up and relax. He will continue to work with governments to improve energy efficiency and tackle climate change, and he will spend some time in Ireland. Northampton central services manager Pomerantz, 70, announced …

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Colville Tribes to Receive Federal Aid for Destruction of Summer Wildfires After Major Emergency Declaration

Confederate tribal areas of the Colville Reservation affected by last summer’s wildfires will receive federal disaster assistance after President Joe Biden issued a declaration of major disaster, the US Department said this week. Housing and Urban Development. Biden released Colville’s reservation statement on Wednesday. As of today, HUD is providing …

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S’pore contributes S $ 82,000 to flood and typhoon relief in M’sia and the Philippines

Singapore government donates $ 82,000 to Red Cross for flood and typhoon relief While many Singaporeans wanted more rain during the recent drought, others in our neighboring countries wanted quite the opposite. Across the road, Malaysia has been hit by torrential rains in several states, causing devastating flooding. In the …

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Beshear provides a comprehensive overview of the state’s response to a tornado; confirms 76 deaths

Governor Andy Beshear said the most accurate number of lives lost was 76. The governor has repeatedly said he waited to confirm three people from Dawson Springs who at one point were included in the Hopkins County report. He said those three would already be counted in Caldwell County’s numbers. …

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Who gets help after a hurricane or flood? FEMA will start following him by race

In the aftermath of hurricanes, floods, and other disasters, most Americans know you can seek help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, known as FEMA. What they don’t know is that since 2002 almost half of these applicants have been turned down. As of this year, some 15 million households …

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Grayson organizes to help disaster victims | News

The devastation from last weekend’s tornadoes was felt across the country, but as these communities work to pick up the pieces and rebuild, individuals and organizations, many in Grayson County, have made every effort to provide help and support. A native of Grayson County and executive director of the Western …

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Hello, Brooklyn: Wednesday, December 15, 2021

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: New York City Police Department is asking for public assistance in locating unidentified man who is seen in the attached photos and video and is wanted in connection with a transit assault within the boundaries of 84th District / Transit District 30. Last Friday December 10, 2021 …

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Middle TN continues to recover after 7 tornadoes hit the ground

Governor Bill Lee on the storms, tornadoes that hit western Tennessee. Governor Bill Lee on the storms, tornadoes that hit western Tennessee. Nashville Tennessee Tennessee residents woke up Monday morning after a grueling weekend of tornadoes, high winds, massive power outages and widespread blackouts. Storms that spread overnight from Friday …

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The Salvation Army activates emergency relief in areas affected by tornadoes

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) – The Salvation Army has activated its disaster emergency services personnel to respond to the immediate needs of survivors and first responders affected by a flood of tornadoes. On Friday night, a powerful and deadly storm system swept through six states – Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois …

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Devastated FNQ Banana Farms Approach Full Production After Increase in QRIDA Disaster Aid | Queensland Country Life

After the cyclonic winds, associated with tropical cyclone Niran, devastated the Capricorn Coast banana industry in early March, several banana farms are now resuming full production. Hundreds of hectares of banana trees across the Cassowary Coast and the northern plateaus have been affected, with some properties around Innisfail reporting losses …

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Anatomy of a FEMA Appeal | Baker Donelson

A claimant’s right to appeal an unfavorable Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) decision can be found in Section 423 (a) of the Stafford Act, as implemented by FEMA in 44 CFR § 206.206. Paragraph 206.206 (a) requires an applicant to make their appeal in writing, through the recipient – usually …

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Haines residents gather to remember landslide victims | Alaska News

HAINES, Alaska (AP) – Residents gathered in Haines to remember the two people killed in a landslide last year. The ceremony, held on Saturday, honored kindergarten teacher Jenae Larson and David Simmons, who worked for an economic development organization, Anchorage TV station KTUU reported. Larson’s family is raising funds to …

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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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I donate Tuesday: here’s how to help victims of weather disasters | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

This Thursday, July 8, 2021, photo provided by the US Navy, Missy Lattanzie, a resident of the RV park, searches her property which was destroyed a day earlier when a tornado hit the naval submarine base Kings Bay in Kings Bay, Georgia. (Mass Communication 3rd Class Aaron Xavier Saldana / …

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Without Fourth Stimulus Check From Federal Government, These States Pay COVID Cash

Without Fourth Stimulus Check From Federal Government, These States Pay COVID Cash Don’t bother hoping for a fourth pandemic congressional stimulus check. Although many Americans, including more than 2.95 million petition signatories, arguing for more help, lawmakers have moved on to debate infrastructure and other issues. But a number of …

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Global disaster philanthropy reaches $ 30 billion

aDisaster-related donations among foundations, donors, governments and businesses totaled nearly $ 30 billion in 2019, annual report data shows Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy 2021: Data for Decision Making by Candid and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP), published today. The Eighth Annual Report examined available data from 2019 …

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Banks announce disaster relief for Victorian storm victims

Several lenders, including major banks, have offered loan repayment cuts and fee waivers to Victorians hit by severe thunderstorms last week. From Thursday (October 28) and throughout the weekend, large swathes of Victoria and parts of South Australia and Tasmania suffered power outages and property damage after thunderstorms, hailstorms, heavy …

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New weekend hours for some disaster recovery centers

BATON ROUGE – Several disaster recovery centers in Louisiana are adjusting their weekend schedules from this weekend. At the center, Hurricane Ida survivors can get help with FEMA disaster assistance requests, download documents, and get answers to their questions about federal disaster assistance. All disaster recovery centers will remain open …

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Senate Passes Bill with Kennedy Measure Allowing Louisiana to Channel COVID Relief Funds to Disaster Recovery and Infrastructure – Press Releases

Watch Kennedy’s comments here. WASHINGTON – The Senate passed the State, Local Government, Tribal and Territory Flexibility, Infrastructure and Disaster Relief Act, co-sponsored by Senator John Kennedy (R-La.). The bill, S. 3011, would allow state governments to use unspent pandemic relief funds under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) State …

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