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Harvey Aftermath

Harvey Aftermath

Harvey was a category 4 hurricane then became a flooding event on the Texas Gulf Coast

Sunday, Dec 24, 2017 at 12:36 AM EST

Harvey Evacuees Celebrate Christmas With Help of Volunteers

Harvey Evacuees Celebrate Christmas With Help of Volunteers

Volunteer groups joined forces Saturday to provide Christmas to a group of Texans in the midst of one of their toughest years. Catholic Charities Dallas and Holy Cross Catholic Church served a holiday feast and...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 07:19 AM EST

Many Harvey Victims Saying They Still Need Help, Poll Finds

Many Harvey Victims Saying They Still Need Help, Poll Finds

More than three months after Hurricane Harvey walloped Texas, many affected residents say they're still not getting help they need and President Donald Trump is getting low marks for his handling of the...

Monday, Dec 4, 2017 at 09:33 PM EST

Thousands Hit by Harvey in Texas Still Without Clean Water

Thousands Hit by Harvey in Texas Still Without Clean Water

Thousands of people are still waiting on access to safe drinking water in parts of Texas more than three months after Hurricane Harvey. The storm and the heavy rains that followed overflowed drainage districts...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 11:54 PM EST

Texas Exploiting Day Laborers After Harvey, Advocates Say

Texas Exploiting Day Laborers After Harvey, Advocates Say

Guillermo Miranda Vazquez starts his day in a parking lot near the Home Depot where he easily finds work alongside other day laborers who are cleaning up Houston after Hurricane Harvey. Some days, he clears...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 04:38 PM EST

White House Sends 3rd Disaster Aid Request, for $44B

White House Sends 3rd Disaster Aid Request, for $44B

The White House Friday sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that's already under attack from lawmakers from hurricane-hit regions as way too small. The request, President Donald Trump's third since...

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 10:58 AM EST

FEMA Rethinking Ban on Disaster Aid to Church Buildings

FEMA Rethinking Ban on Disaster Aid to Church Buildings

When disaster strikes, houses of worship are often on the front lines, feeding and sheltering victims. Yet churches, synagogues and mosques are routinely denied aid by the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 01:11 PM EDT

Disaster Relief Now Costing FEMA $200 Million Each Day

Disaster Relief Now Costing FEMA $200 Million Each Day

The U.S. is spending more than $200 million a day responding to recent hurricanes and wildfires, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency told Congress Tuesday in testimony that also slammed the $300...

Monday, Oct 23, 2017 at 03:24 PM EDT

Hurricane Harvey Recovery Could Deepen Economic Divides

Hurricane Harvey Recovery Could Deepen Economic Divides

Homes were left uninhabitable by Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 storm that plowed through southeast Texas in late August, NBC News reported. Its floodwaters capsized lives of the comfortable and the struggling,...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 02:29 PM EDT

Science Says: Era of Monster Hurricanes Roiling the Atlantic

Science Says: Era of Monster Hurricanes Roiling the Atlantic

It's not just this year. The monster hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, Jose and Lee that have raged across the Atlantic are contributing to what appears to be the most active period for major storms on record. A...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 08:28 AM EDT

Now-Famous Florida Nun Used Google to Figure Out Chain Saw

Now-Famous Florida Nun Used Google to Figure Out Chain Saw

The Florida nun who became an internet sensation when video emerged of her — dressed in full habit — wielding a chain saw to clear downed trees after Hurricane Irma says she had to look up instructions on how to...

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