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Hurricane Victims Who Need The Most Help Have Hardest Time Getting It
“We need to do a better of job of making sure that the safety net reaches everybody that’s been impacted."
A Year After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Has Improved But Not Fully Recovered
Residents in impoverished Puerto Rican communities in have been largely forgotten by federal and local government agencies.
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White House Brags About Trump's 'Historic Recovery Effort In Puerto Rico'
In the year since Hurricane Maria, conditions for storm survivors remain dire.
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New FEMA Alert System Would Have Trump Message You Directly
It's the first nationwide test of a "presidential alert" for emergencies.
Hurricane Florence’s Deadly Predecessor
Meteorologists are warning Hurricane Florence could be as bad as 1954’s Hurricane Hazel, one of the worst storms to ever make landfall in the United States.
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Trump Revives Criticism Of Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria Death Toll Jumps
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz slammed the president for being "incapable of feeling solidarity and empathy."
Trump Defends Puerto Rico Disaster
President Donald Trump praises his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico after the island’s government raised the official death toll from the storm to 2,975.
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Puerto Ricans Displaced By Hurricane Maria Can Stay In Hotels Through July 23
About 1,700 families living in hotels will be able to stay there a bit longer.
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Trump Reportedly Talked About Everything But Puerto Rico Deaths In FEMA Meeting
Leaked audio shows Trump barely mentioned hurricanes.
Donald Trump And Mike Pence Shared A Really Weird Moment With A Water Bottle
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
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Trump's Hurricane Maria Response Is His 'Most Significant Failure,' Congressman Says
Puerto Rico’s massive estimated death toll was due to the federal government’s lack of action, said Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.).
Puerto Rico's Carmen Yulín Cruz Shreds Trump Over New Hurricane Death Toll Study
San Juan's mayor blamed the government for the deaths of more than 4,500 people Harvard researchers tied to the storm.
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Harvard Study On Puerto Rico Is Devastating For More Reasons Than The Alarmingly High Death Toll
The study found that about 4,645 people died in the aftermath of Maria, and it provided some damning details about life on the island after the storm.
This Puerto Rican Evacuee With Disabilities Feels Forgotten Months After Maria
Months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans are trying to rebuild their lives while they're still housed in hotel rooms.
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Federal Workers Forced To Go Without Pay As Government Shutdown Extends To Day 3
The shutdown is now extending into the work week, and the effects will be far more visible.
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With A Shutdown Looming, Government Agencies Are Unprepared And In The Dark
Federal workers say they've received little to no guidance on what to do.
Hawaii Emergency Employee Who 'Pushed The Wrong Button' Has Been Reassigned
The worker blamed for triggering a false missile alert on Saturday "feels terrible" about his error, according to Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency.
False Ballistic Missile Alert Sends Hawaii Into 'Complete Panic'
"THIS IS NOT A DRILL," the alert read.
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More Victims Expected In California As Mudslide Rescue Efforts Go Into Third Day
“Realistically we suspect we are going to have the discovery of more people killed in this incident,” an official said.
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Houses Of Worship Damaged By Natural Disasters Can Now Receive FEMA Aid
The decision is retroactive to mid-August 2017, when Hurricane Harvey hit Texas.
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California Gets Federal Emergency Declaration From Trump As SoCal Fires Rage
California raised its fire threat level to "purple" on Friday, a never-before-used color.
Puerto Rico Slammed By Massive New Power Outage
Controversial contractor Whitefish Energy had worked on the transmission line that failed.
Puerto Rico's Poorest Residents Say Aid Hasn't Been Reaching Their Communities
Residents in low-income areas say it’s been weeks since the government distributed large portions of aid.
Houston After Harvey
“Neighborhood after neighborhood was just devastated”. The next stop of HuffPost’s ‘Listen To America’ bus tour was Houston, Texas. Residents shared their experiences of Hurricane Harvey.
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There's A Glaring Hole In Trump's Plan To Fight Opioid Addiction
He's not directing any new funding to it. In fact, he wants to cut spending.
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