Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Aerial images show New Orleans' recovery from Hurricane KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mashable

    In the final days of August 2005, Hurricane Katrina ravaged America's southern shores. In one of the greatest natural disasters in this country, more than 1,100 lives were lost and parts of New Orleans were destroyed.

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  2. With rhythm and reverence, New Orleans marks 10 years since KatrinaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    New Orleans, a town renowned for staging big celebrations, faces a tricky challenge on Saturday, 10 years to the day from when Hurricane Katrina slammed into southeast Louisiana and triggered flooding that would leave 80 percent of the city under water. The city wants to recognize the progress it has made in recovering from the most costly storm in U.S. history.

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  3. WHO: Infection prevention and control in the era of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    The road to the 200-bed Redemption Hospital in Monrovia is unpaved. During the rainy season it is full of potholes and mud.

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  4. Meet The New Orleans Residents Still Trying To Go Home A Decade After KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    The only thing Theo Watson has left to remember his family's home in New Orleans's Lower Ninth Ward is one picket from the white picket fence that surrounded the property. Everything else was completely destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

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  5. With brass bands, New Orleans remembers Hurricane Katrina's wrath, celebrates city's recoveryRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | 680News

    With prayers, church bells and brass bands, residents across Mississippi and Louisiana will pay homage Saturday to those who died in Hurricane Katrina, thank those who came to rebuild and celebrate how far the region has come from that devastating day. Ten years ago - on Aug. 29, 2005 - Katrina made landfall in what turned into one of the deadliest storms in American history.

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  6. Firefighters holding their own against giant wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    An airplane tanker flies through smoky air as it drops fire retardant on a wildfire that flared up in the late afternoon near Omak, Wash., Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames.

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  7. Customer satisfaction, transform! Nine-year-old boy who was...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Boarded buildings and bullet-ridden walls: Inside one of America's most dangerous cities where nearly everyone is a victim of crime 'Cold blooded and cowardly': Sheriff's deputy shot dead from behind in 'execution style' ambush while filling up his patrol car at a Houston gas station University of Tennessee tells staff and students to stop using 'he' and 'she' - and switch to 'xe', 'zir' and 'xyr' instead George W. returns to to the city he 'let down': Bush and Obama tour New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina's 10th anniversary Kylie Jenner, boyfriend Tyga and Dr Dre among the stars fined at their mansions amid record shortage - but will the measly $100 punishment really change their ways? TV host Tila Tequila kicked off Big Brother UK after praising Hitler on Facebook and posting a picture wearing Nazi gear in front of Auschwitz Married to Medicine star loses children, $250,000, marriage ... (more)

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  8. A Decade After Flood's Devastation, Love Keeps New Orleans AfloatRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    Paul and Lakeya Mazant met in 2007, during Mardi Gras, as New Orleans was reeling from the flooding after Hurricane Katrina. The couple - pictured with their son Paul, 1, and daughter Logan, 5 - say they couldn't imagine falling in love with someone who hadn't experienced the storm.

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  9. Fairgoers cautioned about avian flu risksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    The fair's poultry superintendent said this year, some exhibitors are keeping their birds at home, to cut the risk of exposure to the avian influenza virus. JACK THURSTON REPORTS.

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  10. Tropical Storm Erika Weakens on Way to FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Tropical Storm Erika's collision with Hispaniola has weakened the poorly organized storm as it makes its way toward Cuba. That, however, doesn't mean potential impacts for Florida's Gulf Coast are entirely off the table.

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  11. August 29, 2005: Hurricane Katrina Strikes the Gulf CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Nation

    A flooded interchange connecting northwest New Orleans and Metairie. Much of the damage done during Hurricane Katrina happened as the storm breached the levees and was not from the actual hurricane, which had downgraded to a Category Three when it hit Louisiana.

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  12. Ten years after Katrina, my old neighborhood is new: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Years after the storm, as a weary traveler on the Road Home, I sold my house on Crescent Street to the state of Louisiana. I could have rebuilt it, but I didn't.

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  13. Adopt-A-Family Uniform Drive helps New Orleans school kids fit inRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The Adopt-A-Family Uniform Drive, run by Kevin Buckel, helps struggling families buy new school clothes for their children. 'Last year, we raised more than $41,000 and helped 833 students,' Buckel says.

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  14. Tropical Storm Erika DissipatesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee

    The National Hurricane Center in Miami decided to dissipate the system this morning after the center of Erika reformed North of Cuba, and hurricane recon data from a Hurricane Hunter aircraft showed the system was no longer carrying tropical characteristics. Regardless, heavy rains and mudslides are possible over Cuba throughout today and tomorrow.

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  15. Erika Dissipates Over CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    Strong winds and waves batter the coast as Tropical Storm Erika approaches Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic, Friday, August 28, 2015. Tropical Storm Erika began to lose steam Friday over the Dominican Republic, but it left behind a trail of destruction that included several people killed on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said.

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  16. Mid-City service remembers Katrina victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A somber clarinet solo begins a wreath laying ceremony to commemorate Hurricane Katrina victims and the city on the tenth anniversary of the storm's landfall. ANCHOR ONE ROBINSON -- ANCHOR NORMAN ROBINSON IS EM CEEING THAT EVENT.

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  17. Residents across Gulf remember Katrina's might, recoveryRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WAAY

    People across the Gulf Coast are planning to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with somber remembrances of those lost and uplifting celebrations of the region's recovery. The hurricane's force and flooding ultimately caused more than 1,800 deaths across the region and roughly $151 billion in damage.

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  18. Chris Evans as Top Gear host terrifies the BBC, Kim Shillinglaw saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Boarded buildings and bullet-ridden walls: Inside one of America's most dangerous cities where nearly everyone is a victim of crime 'Cold blooded and cowardly': Sheriff's deputy shot dead from behind in 'execution style' ambush while filling up his patrol car at a Houston gas station University of Tennessee tells staff and students to stop using 'he' and 'she' - and switch to 'xe', 'zir' and 'xyr' instead George W. returns to to the city he 'let down': Bush and Obama tour New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina's 10th anniversary Kylie Jenner, boyfriend Tyga and Dr Dre.

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  19. Mississippi's Katrina StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated much of Louisiana and Mississippi, presenting government officials with the enormous tasks of saving lives, helping survivors, and rebuilding. The government response, in particular the actions of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, came in for harsh criticism almost immediately.

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  20. eBay halts auction of caravan described as suitable for 'dogging, affairs and murdering'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Boarded buildings and bullet-ridden walls: Inside one of America's most dangerous cities where nearly everyone is a victim of crime 'Cold blooded and cowardly': Sheriff's deputy shot dead from behind in 'execution style' ambush while filling up his patrol car at a Houston gas station University of Tennessee tells staff and students to stop using 'he' and 'she' - and switch to 'xe', 'zir' and 'xyr' instead George W. returns to to the city he 'let down': Bush and Obama tour New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina's 10th anniversary Kylie Jenner, boyfriend Tyga and Dr Dre.

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