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Hurricane victims frustrated with slow housing recovery

The heating and air conditioning in Carrie Johnson’s home — damaged by Hurricane Matthew in 2016 — still wasn’t fixed when Hurricane Florence flooded her house last September. Now, her home of over 50 years is gutted, the flooring and ...

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Strong job market hampers FEMA hiring in flood-hit states

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing an unexpected challenge in meeting the needs of the many people affected by this spring’s widespread flooding and violent storms: a strong economy. Tasked with responding to natural disasters that seem ever more ...

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Strong job market hampers FEMA hiring in flood-hit states

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing an unexpected challenge in meeting the needs of the many people affected by this spring’s widespread flooding and violent storms: a strong economy. Tasked with responding to natural disasters that seem ever more ...

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Missourians want action over too-high Illinois levee

Missouri landowners and environmentalists are urging a federal agency to sanction a levee district on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River, arguing that the earthen barrier has been built above its authorized height, worsening flooding for its neighbors. Great ...

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Missourians want action over too-high Illinois levee

Missouri landowners and environmentalists are urging a federal agency to sanction a levee district on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River, arguing that the earthen barrier has been built above its authorized height, worsening flooding for its neighbors. Great ...

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Missed deadlines cost millions in potential disaster aid

As the floodwaters recede and the recovery begins, communities swamped by Hurricane Florence soon will be facing deadlines to document the billions of dollars in damage it caused if they want to be reimbursed by the federal government. A missed ...

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Missed deadlines cost millions in potential disaster aid

As the floodwaters recede and the recovery begins, communities swamped by Hurricane Florence soon will be facing deadlines to document the billions of dollars in damage it caused if they want to be reimbursed by the federal government. A missed ...

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Emergency-alert test going out to mobile phones nationwide

About 225 million electronic devices across the United States will wail and buzz Wednesday afternoon as the Federal Emergency Management Agency conducts an emergency-alert test. A tone will sound at 2:18 p.m. EDT, similar to that of an Amber Alert ...

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Emergency-alert test going out to mobile phones nationwide

About 225 million electronic devices across the United States will wail and buzz Wednesday afternoon as the Federal Emergency Management Agency conducts an emergency-alert test. A tone will sound at 2:18 p.m. EDT, similar to that of an Amber Alert ...

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