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Puerto Ricans Fleeing Devastated Island May Permanently Alter Florida's Electoral Landscape
Center for Community Change Action
Social justice organization
Hurricane Maria has left Puerto Rico devastated.
Sandy And The Scientists
Executive Director, Sierra Club
The good news is that people in this country are beginning to realize what’s happening.
The Disaster Of Disaster Reconstruction
Executive Director, Columbia University's Earth Institute
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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Amid Puerto Rico's Water Crisis, Unions Step In Where Trump Is Failing
The American Federation of Teachers is raising money to deliver 100,000 water filtration systems to hurricane victims.
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Trump Gives Himself 'A 10' Out Of 10 On His Response To Puerto Rico
A month after Hurricane Maria hit, 80 percent of the U.S. island has no power and 30 percent has no drinking water.
Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Donald Trump Revels In Recounting The 'Very Good Towels' He Threw To Hurricane Victims
"I was having fun. They were having fun," Trump said.
Jonathan Ernst / Reuters
Hurricane Nate Strengthens As It Nears New Orleans And The Gulf Coast
The storm has already killed at least 30 people and is expected to grow to a Category 2 hurricane.
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Five Years After Sandy, Lessons For Today’s Hurricane Victims
New York Legal Assistance Group
Fighting poverty, protecting the rights of the vulnerable and ...
Plan for a long haul.
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All 5 Living Former U.S. Presidents To Attend Hurricane Relief Concert
"The staggering, urgent need is simply beyond the capacity of government alone."
Jason Reed / Reuters
Why No Hurricane Maria National Telethon?
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
Donald Trump isn't the only one whose response is worthy of criticism.
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People Of Color Face Tremendous Stereotypes During Times Of Catastrophe
Analyst, social justice advocate, and blogger at What We Know
A slew of natural disasters striking the nation has revealed deep-rooted bias in our news coverage.
Carlos Barria / Reuters
Retired Lieutenant General: While Trump Golfs, San Juan’s Mayor Is ‘Living On A Cot’
"And the president has shown again, you don’t give a damn about poor people."
Katrina Commander Swears On Live TV Over Puerto Rico Response
"They’re trying to put lipstick on this pig, but this thing is moving too slow,” Russel Honoré says on CNN.
Coping With Disaster: A Medical Overview
Dr. Sudip Bose, MD
●Emergency Physician ●Professor ●Entrepreneur ●Public Speaker ...
First there was Harvey, then Irma and, most recently, Maria. Hurricanes have hit Texas and the Gulf Coast, have torn through
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After 'Natural' Disasters, The Devastation Is Worst For Black And Brown Communities
Network President and Co-Executive Director, Center for Popula...
Socioeconomic inequality often places communities of color at a tremendous disadvantage as they shield themselves from damage.
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How Houston Can Become Stronger After Hurricane Harvey
A new era of extreme weather calls for a new approach to city planning.
Christopher Aluka Berry / Reuters
FEMA’s Hurricane Response Is Making Trump Look Good. Thanks, Obama.
Trump can thank his predecessor, his predecessor’s pick to run the disaster agency, and the "deep state."
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No Place For Climate Change Deniers To Hide
Governor of Washington
Now is precisely the time for a national commitment, when the winds are blowing and fires are burning.
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Across Florida, Schools Transform Into Shelters To Save Those In Hurricane Irma’s Crosshairs
Miami schools alone could shelter 100,000 people from the storm.
Sebastian Murdock / HuffPost
What It Means To Survive A Hurricane
Melba V. Pearson
The Resident Legal Diva: Attorney. Speaker. Writer. Wife. Blog...
When white folks are depicted taking food or items from stores, they are portrayed as survivors.
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Man And Dog Denied Flight Out Of Irma Over Not Having A Pet Carrier
The man told CNN he went to 10 different stores trying to get a carrier, but all were sold out.
We Need Disaster Recovery For The People
Richard (RJ) Eskow
Host of 'The Zero Hour'; Writer; Senior Advisor, Social Securi...
Houston has barely begun to recover from Harvey, and Irma is already devastating the Caribbean.
Adrees Latif / Reuters
Harvey Damaged At Least 200 Houston Schools
Houston's children will feel the effects for years. But Texas officials hope to prevent another "lost generation" like the one that survived Hurricane Katrina.
Jonathan Bachman / Reuters
Congress Eyes Brief Extension For Flood Insurance Program
With the National Flood Insurance Program — now almost $25 billion in debt — set to expire on Sept. 30, lawmakers look to buy more time.
Adrees Latif / Reuters
Why So Many People Don't 'Just Leave' When A Major Hurricane Hits
It has nothing to do with being lazy or negligent.
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This Is What It's Like To Lose Your Job Because Of A Hurricane
“I’ve been living on the bottom forever, it’s not like I had far to fall.”
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