House GOP Unveils $81B Disaster Relief For Hurricanes, FiresHouse Republicans on Monday unveiled an $81 billion disaster aid package to help hurricane-ravaged communities and states hit by wildfires, almost double the amount requested by President Donald Trump.
Deadly, Destructive 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Wraps UpThursday was the last day of an intense and destructive hurricane season with 17 named storms, 10 of which became hurricanes.
FEMA Rethinking Ban On Disaster Aid To Church BuildingsWhen 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 when it comes time to repair or rebuild their damaged sanctuaries.
FEMA: Disaster Relief Now Costing $200 Million A DayThe head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says the U.S. is spending more than $200 million each day on the response to three major hurricanes and huge wildfires.
Key West Marker Restored After Hurricane IrmaArtists have restored one of the most photographed tourism icons in the Florida Keys after it was damaged by Hurricane Irma.
Hurricanes, Earthquakes Estimated To Cost Industry $95BOne of the world's biggest reinsurers estimates Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, plus two recent earthquakes in Mexico will cost the industry about $95 billion.
911 Calls On Nursing Home Dying: 'Oh My God, This Is Crazy'Newly released emergency calls from a sweltering Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning to Hurricane Irma showed staffers becoming increasingly agitated by a disaster that would eventually claim 14 elderly lives.
Hurricane Ophelia Moving Northeast In The AtlanticHurricane Ophelia is moving northeastwards far out over the Atlantic Ocean.