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Local Volunteers Build Homes for Hurricane Katrina Victims

Excerpt of an article from Fox59: Hundreds of local volunteers helped the New Orleans area continue its recovery from Hurricane Katrina on Saturday. Continue reading

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Louisiana State Agencies Prepare for Worst Case Scenarios as Hurricane Season Nears

Excerpt of an article from WDSU News: With hurricane season less than two months away, several state agencies teamed up to prepare for worst case scenarios Saturday in Belle Chasse. Continue reading

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Home Is Where the Heartache Is: Hurricane Sandy Victims Still Not Recovered

Excerpt of an article from the Daily Signal: For Frances Healy, a 90-year-old widow known as “Muzzy,” home is just a tease. Muzzy lives so close to her gutted, molded home—an unhealed victim of a hurricane that hit nearly two-and-half years ago—that she can see it. Continue reading

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Victoria Conference to Offer Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Excerpt of an article from the Victoria Advocate: The Golden Crescent Healthcare Coalition is hosting the 2015 Mid-Coast Hurricane and Disaster Conference on Thursday. Continue reading

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A Controversial Name, Deemed Inappropriate is Removed from the List of Future Hurricanes

Excerpt of an article from the KATC.com: The start of hurricane season is still a little more than a month away but The U.N. World Meteorological Organization has already decided one name will indefinably be blocked off the list of hurricane names. Continue reading

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2015 Hurricane Season Could Be Quietest for 30 Years

Excerpt of an article from the Weather Network: The 2015 Atlantic hurricane season doesn’t start until June, but early forecasts suggest this year could be one the quietest on record. Continue reading

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U.S. Hurricane Forecasters Embark on Caribbean Trip

Excerpt of an article from the Jamaican Observer: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says hurricane forecasters have embarked on a preparedness mission to the Caribbean as the region prepares for the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane season that begins on June 1. Continue reading

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2015 Hurricane Season: One of the Least Active in Decades?

Excerpt of an article from the Weather Channel: The 2015 Atlantic hurricane season may be one of the least active in decades, according to an initial forecast issued Thursday by Colorado State University. Continue reading

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FEMA to Give $3 Billion to NYCHA for Hurricane Sandy Repairs in 33 Developments

Excerpt of an article from the New York Daily News: A $3 billion bonanza from the Federal Emergency Management Agency — the disaster bureau’s largest grant ever — will go to repair and upgrade city public housing projects damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Continue reading

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Here’s Hoping for “Boring” Hurricane Season

Excerpt of an article from the Palm Beach Post: When it comes to books, teachers and first dates, boring is bad. But if you’re talking about hurricane seasons, boring is very, very good. Continue reading

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