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Senate Passes $19 Billion Disaster Relief Bill, But Doesn't Cave To Trump's Wall Demands
By Susan Cornwell, Reuters
The measure would assist victims of disasters over the last two years, from hurricanes in the Southeast to Midwestern flooding and California wildfires.
Congress Recesses Without Approving Aid To States Hit By Damaging Storms
Lawmakers were unable to reach a deal amid a standoff over disaster relief for Puerto Rico.
President Donald Trump Mocks Puerto Rico Crisis
Since the devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico, President Trump has repeatedly ridiculed the island’s crisis.
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Destroying Entire Villages, Cyclone Idai Leaves Africa With An Inland Ocean
By Farai Mutsaka, AP
Flooding continues, making Idai one of the most destructive natural disasters in southern Africa’s recent history.
Trump Grants Alabama Governor's Request For Expedited Disaster Declaration After Storms
The declaration comes after southeastern Alabama experienced deadly tornadoes on Sunday.
U.S. Geological Survey Unable To Provide Indonesia Tsunami Data Due To Government Shutdown
The agency's website is dormant and it's operating with a skeleton crew, according to documents.
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2018's Most Horrific Sign Of Things To Come Was People With Disabilities Dying In Disasters
, Guest Writer
There has never been a threat to humanity quite like catastrophic climate change. But it won't affect all humans equally.
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Torrential Downpour Destroys Tents Housing Homeless Camp Fire Evacuees
The rain made the living situation even more difficult, a former Paradise resident told HuffPost.
After The Fire, She Couldn't Find Her Mom. Then She Read A News Story.
Tami Morris feared the worst after the Camp fire wiped out her mother’s town, but a HuffPost article helped her track her down.
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Inside A Shelter With The Victims Of California's Deadliest Wildfire
More than 250 evacuees are staying at Chico's East Ave Church.
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Camp Fire Survivors Are Now Refugees In Their Own Country
In makeshift refugee camps, survivors of Northern California's Camp fire face homelessness, norovirus and loss.
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Death Toll Rises To 63 In Northern California Camp Fire, 631 Now Unaccounted For
Officials say they're "more committed than we’ve ever been" as they sift through the devastation.
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Death Toll Rises To 56 In Northern California Camp Fire, Deadliest In State History
The Butte County Sheriff says 130 people are still missing.
Death Toll Mounts To 48 In Northern California Fire, Deadliest In State History
The Camp fire is also the most destructive wildfire ever in California.
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Lady Gaga Blasts Trump, Uplifts Fellow Evacuees At California Wildfire Shelter
The pop star asked Trump to “show some compassion” after she fled her home due to the Woolsey fire.
How To Prepare For A Wildfire
Create "defensible space" around your home. Get your valuables packed. And if you're told to evacuate, do it.
The Camp Fire Is Now The Deadliest Wildfire In California's History
The blaze, raging in the northern part of the state, is also California's most destructive fire ever.
Hundreds Missing In Northern California Wildfire As Blazes Continue Across State
At least 42 people are dead and over 200 missing in the Camp fire, the deadliest in the state’s history.
Here Is The Destruction Hurricane Michael Left In Its Wake
Florida cities continue to rebuild after Hurricane Michael’s destruction.
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Indonesia Earthquake And Tsunami Death Toll Soars Past 1,200
By Kanupriya Kapoor and Fathin Ungku, Reuters
That number is expected to rise as rescuers haven't reached many of the affected areas.
Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
White House Brags About Trump's 'Historic Recovery Effort In Puerto Rico'
In the year since Hurricane Maria, conditions for storm survivors remain dire.
Hurricane Maria Took Almost Everything From Them. Now These Families Fear A Future Storm.
After a year of trying to rebuild with little government aid, these communities in Puerto Rico aren’t ready for another blow.
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Trump Tells Hurricane Florence Survivor 'At Least You Got A Nice Boat Out Of The Deal'
Trump also told two survivors to "have a good time."
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Rivers Rise, Rescues Continue As Florence Rain Pounds North Carolina
The city of Lumberton is underwater for the second time in as many years.
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South Carolina Building Emergency Dams To Keep Myrtle Beach From Being Cut Off
Officials say extreme flooding from Florence will leave only two routes into Horry County and Myrtle Beach.
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Pastor Rescues Cats And Dogs Left Behind During Florence
Pastor Matthew Drake and two church members were out in a boat seeking to help those trapped by floodwaters.
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