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The Troubling Failure Of America’s Disaster Response
By Emily Atkin, The New Republic
Trump's FEMA wasn't ready for last year's record-breaking hurricane season, and it wants the public to know that it's not ready for another one.
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4 Notorious Hurricane Names You'll Never Hear Again
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We’re Not Ready For Hurricane Season, And It’s 8 Weeks Away
By Eric Holthaus, Grist
Puerto Rico, Texas and Florida are still recovering from last year’s hurricanes.
Budweiser Touts Disaster Relief Efforts In 2018 Super Bowl Ad
The minute-long commercial highlights the company's emergency response plans.
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2017 Shatters Records With $306 Billion In Damages From Climate-Linked Disasters
Alexander C. Kaufman
Sixteen $1 billion-plus weather- and climate-related events killed at least 362 people.
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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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The 14 Most Shocking And Controversial Fashion Moments Of 2017
Remember when Melania Trump wore heels to Texas after Hurricane Harvey?
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Second Director Says Weinsteins Blacklisted Actress Mira Sorvino From Film
Terry Zwigoff's claim comes on the heels of a similar allegation made this week by "Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson.
2017’s Worst Moments Outside The White House
Aside from politics, these were the worst events that happened in 2017.
Climate Change Made Hurricane Harvey Worse, Scientists Say
Rain associated with the lethal storm was at least 15 percent stronger, thanks to our warming world.
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Half Of Hurricane Harvey Victims Say FEMA Application Was Denied Or Is Still Pending
Many Texans say they're still "not getting the help" they need in the aftermath of the disaster, according to a new survey.
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Good Riddance: Devastating 2017 Hurricane Season Comes To An End
It's a reminder of just how "destructive, life-altering and society-altering" hurricanes can be, one meteorologist said.
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How To Help People You Read About In The News Every Day On 'Giving Tuesday'
Here are some groups assisting with five worthy causes from Puerto Rico to Syria and beyond.
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What Thanksgiving Is Like For This Summer's Hurricane Victims
Many of those still displaced by Harvey, Irma and Maria will celebrate the holiday together.
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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The Disaster Of Disaster Reconstruction
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Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands continue to struggle in the aftermath of a devastating hurricane season, and here
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Hurricane Harvey Drove Houston's Undocumented Population Further Underground
Many immigrants have been hesitant to reach out for help, fearing potential consequences.
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Young DACA Recipients In Houston Take On Hurricane Harvey -- And Trump
“It’s been extremely challenging for undocumented youth across the country, but especially here in Houston," one organizer says.
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