Hurricane Joaquin Newswire

Hurricane Joaquin Newswire

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  1. Northeastern University-Charlotte bringing top resilience expert to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | The Mecklenburg Times

    ... resilience assessments, including: Superstorm Sandy (2013), Boston's "Snowmaggedon" (2015), South Carolina Hurricane Joaquin Flooding (2015) and Fort McMurray and Great Smoky Wildfires (2016). The breakfast discussion is particularly timely, coming ...

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  2. A Book Written in Serialized Format -- 'The Captains of Thor --...Read the original story

    Oct 4, 2018 | PRWeb

    ... that format to my free online version." The book tells the story of the SS El Faro's fatal voyage into Hurricane Joaquin in October 2015 -- and how an old ship nearly twice the age when most are scrapped continued to sail far past her normal ...

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  3. LocalWhat's Happening At General Electric?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | WGBH

    ... was criticized earlier this year after revealing its workers' median pay was $28,446. The El Faro ran into Hurricane Joaquin and went down with all 33 of the ship's crew, many from New England, lost. After months of fiery rhetoric and tense verbal ...

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  4. Disaster money can take years to reach SC homeowners affected by floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | Post and Courier

    ... a press conference in April of this year to celebrate the first trailer replaced since the remnants of Hurricane Joaquin hit South Carolina fall of 2015. Greg Pearce, a Richland County Councilman said about 18 mobile homes have now been replaced and ...

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  5. Waccamaw River crests in Conway, S.C. Hwy 501 Bypass survivesRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2018 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... fixes following emergency events. About 75 percent of damaged roadways were fixed within a month following Hurricane Joaquin in 2015, Leaphart said. Transportation officials are hoping to reopen closed portions of S.C. Highway 22, he said, because ...

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  6. Hurricane Florence dealt another blow to SC farmers. Now they say they need help.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... keep them operational. Flooding destroyed more than 70 percent of Rabon's cotton in 2015, when remnants of Hurricane Joaquin dumped a tremendous amount of rain on South Carolina. The following year, Hurricane Matthew did the same. The losses led ...

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  7. Hurricane Florence: Pumps go to work ahead of drainage planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    ... about a foot. The last time that happened was in October 2015 with the "1,000-year flood" that accompanied Hurricane Joaquin. "That's when I got flooded out," Philgence said. Georgetown County had set up a pump in the street by Monday afternoon to ...

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  8. Hurricane Florence's Slow-Motion Assault Devastates Small CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Mother Jones

    ... 2015 South Carolina flood is still the biggest in state history though - technically it was unrelated to Hurricane Joaquin. https://t.co/o2bae7zoul In Lumberton, as the Lumber River continued to swell above flood stage Sunday, crews with bulldozers ...

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  9. Rivers Rise, Rescues Continue As Florence Rain Pounds North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Yahoo!

    ... 2015 South Carolina flood is still the biggest in state history though -- technically it was unrelated to Hurricane Joaquin. https://t.co/o2bae7zoul In Lumberton, as the Lumber River continued to swell above flood stage Sunday, crews with bulldozers ...

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  10. LCMS congregations prepare response to Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

    ... Holy Trinity Lutheran, Columbia, S.C., opened its doors in 2015 following catastrophic flooding related to Hurricane Joaquin. Aided by grants from the Synod and the district, Holy Trinity converted its Sunday school house into a staging area for ...

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  11. Here's what it's like for the thousands seeking shelter from Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | WRAL.com

    Three years ago, Lavette Pixley and her son thought they could ride out a massive storm fed by Hurricane Joaquin as it moved through the Atlantic. Then they woke up to a flooded apartment and had to be rescued by firefighters.

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  12. Here's What It's Like for the Thousands Seeking Shelter from Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | The New York Times

    Three years ago, Lavette Pixley and her son thought they could ride out a massive storm fed by Hurricane Joaquin as it moved through the Atlantic. Then they woke up to a flooded apartment and had to be rescued by firefighters.

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  13. ''Captains of Thor' -- What Really Caused the Loss of the...Read the original story

    Sep 10, 2018 | PRWeb

    "'Captains of Thor' -- What Really Caused the Loss of the SS El Faro" Begins in Free Serial Format From Author Robert Frump Maritime Writer Bob Frump, author of Until the Sea Shall Free Them, tackles the mystery of what really caused the SS El Faro to sail directly into Hurricane Joaquin. He's doing that in a "serialized" format with free chapters available online now.

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  14. El Faro was on Coast Guard list of at-risk vesselsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Mercury-Register

    ... But the 40-year-old El Faro sank in 15,000 feet of water after losing propulsion and getting caught in Hurricane Joaquin just days before the Coast Guard planned to send the ship's owner a message about the new designation. All 33 people aboard ...

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  15. Book Review: Into The Raging SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Jay's Giants Blog

    ... also with the initials EF, and a crew of 33, was pummeled by the winds and waters of Category Four Hurricane Joaquin. El Faro, making a familiar run from Jacksonville to Puerto Rico, fell to a watery grave off the coast of Bahama Island. Penning the ...

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  16. Cyber, Climate Risks and Human Error Threaten Shipping's Safety...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... Fatal accidents such as the "Sanchi" oil tanker collision in January 2018 and the loss of the "El Faro" in Hurricane Joaquin in late 2015 persist, and human behavior is often a factor. It is estimated that 75% to 96% of shipping accidents involve ...

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  17. Cyber, Climate Risks and Human Error Threaten Shippinga s Safety...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Business Wire

    ... Fatal accidents such as the "Sanchi" oil tanker collision in January 2018 and the loss of the "El Faro" in Hurricane Joaquin in late 2015 persist, and human behavior is often a factor. It is estimated that 75% to 96% of shipping accidents involve ...

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  18. Our top 5 picks for Amazon Prime Day book dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Writer

    ... and the Sinking of El Faro will keep you on the edge of your seat. The premise reads: "On October 1, 2015, Hurricane Joaquin barreled into the Bermuda Triangle and swallowed the container ship El Faro whole, resulting in the worst American shipping ...

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  19. BOOKS | REVIEWS: Into the Raging SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... rare. In fact, when the container ship El Faro sank near the Bahamas in 2015, a casualty of Hurricane Joaquin, it had been 35 years since American shipping suffered such a disaster, with all souls lost. With advances in communications, forecasting ...

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  20. Pawleys Island: Federal funds alter plans for beach projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    ... that local share could also be funded by the PRT grant, made available by the state legislature following Hurricane Joaquin in 2015. The immediate question raised by town officials was why not just let the Corps pay for the project that the town has ...

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