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Search For California Mudslide Survivors Continues As Death Toll Rises To 20
“We’re still in rescue mode and we still hope to find someone alive, although the chances of that are becoming slim."
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Africa Calls Trump Racist After 'Shithole' Remark
“We would not deign to make comments as derogatory as that about any country that has any kind of socio-economic or other difficulties."
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San Juan Mayor Says Trump Made Hurricane Maria Recovery About Himself
"The federal government didn’t do things right from the beginning," she told Time magazine.
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Ellen Tears Up And FaceTimes Oprah About 'Catastrophic' California Mudslides
"You hear the word mudslide and you have no idea the impact that it has."
Photos Capture Brutal Devastation Of California Mudslides
"It looked like a World War I battlefield," Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said.
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Southern California Mudslides Victims Range In Age From 3 To 89
Rescue crews continued to search the wreckage for trapped people.
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Oprah Winfrey's Video Shows Mudslide Impact On Her Home
"Praying for our community again in Santa Barbara."
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Videos Of Mudslide-Ravaged Montecito Reveal Staggering Devastation
More than a dozen people have died in the disaster.
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2017 Shatters Records With $306 Billion In Damages From Climate-Linked Disasters
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Sixteen $1 billion-plus weather- and climate-related events killed at least 362 people.
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Eastern U.S. Slicked In Ice As 'Bomb Cyclone' Rages Up The Coast
“It just takes a small amount of ice to make roads and sidewalks a skating rink,” a meteorologist warned.
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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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Brutal Winter Storm Leaves East Coast Blanketed In Snow As Airports Slowly Reopen
As the storm passed, officials warned of frigid temperatures continuing throughout the night.
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Heavy Snow And High Winds Pound The East Coast
The storm knocked out power, iced over roadways and closed hundreds of schools.
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10 Humanitarian Crises To Look Out For In 2018
News agency specialised in reporting humanitarian crises.
The raging conflict has had disastrous impacts on Afghan civilians. Last year saw civilian casualties soar to near record
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Yeah, All Of This Really Happened In 2017
A lot can change in a year.
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8 Photos Show Americans Coming Together Despite The Awfulness Of 2017
In the wake of historic natural disasters, violence and injustice, people rallied to support their communities in a tumultuous year.
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2017 Natural Disaster Costs Soar
Natural disasters cost the global economy more than 300 billion dollars in 2017, nearly double the cost of the year before.
Dozens Feared Dead In Massive Shopping Mall Blaze In Philippine City Of Davao
Officials said there was "zero" chance of survival for those trapped inside.
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3 Months After The Hurricane, One-Third Of Puerto Rico's Power Is Still Out
Full power restoration on the island isn’t expected until May, officials said.
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Puerto Rico To Review Hurricane Death Toll After Undercounting Concerns
The island has reported just 64 storm-related deaths, while independent reviews place the number around 1,000.
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Puerto Rico's Death Toll May Be 1,052, New York Times Analysis Finds
The official count of hurricane-related deaths is 62.
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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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Forced From Home: The Life And Death Struggle Of A Refugee
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7 Numbers That Explain How Much Puerto Rico Is Still Suffering
It's been two months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and more than half its residents are still without power.
Inadequate Federal Response To Maria Threatens Puerto Rico’s Long-Term Recovery
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Hector E. Sanchez Barba is the Executive Director of the Labor...
The list of needs is only growing.
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