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  1. column-Bottom line on climate change: It's costing you moneyRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Reuters

    A recent Martin Wolf column in the "Financial Times," "An unethical bet in the climate casino," is a story I'm glad I saw. It prompted me to think about how to make reporting on a subject I usually find boring a lot more compelling.

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  2. New Smyrna may buy flood-prone propertiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    City leaders took the first step Tuesday toward buying out flood-prone properties, some of which could be in a subdivision off U.S. 1 that was hit hardest by record rains that blanketed the area in September. Eight homes in the Isleboro subdivision north of the New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport flooded Sept.

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  3. AICPA Asks Senate for Automatic Tax Relief for Disaster VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WebCPA

    An official from the American Institute of CPAs testified at a Senate hearing Tuesday on the need for Congress to pass legislation giving victims of natural disasters automatic access to permanent and timely tax relief. AICPA Tax Executive Committee chair Troy K. Lewis told the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight that the current system provides inconsistent tax relief.

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  4. Many areas of metro Detroit, including Redford, saw flooding after heavy storms in August.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Redford Observer

    FEMA extends deadline for flood aid FEMA has extended the deadline for flood damage assistance. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: The Federal Emergency Management Agency has added 20 more days to the application period.

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  5. With funding at risk, Paterson asks for extra time on flood buyout programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    ... properties among the 42 locations covered in Paterson's 2012 agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which provided funding for acquisitions on the Northside in the aftermath of the historic post-Hurricane Irene floods. FEMA ...

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  6. Habitat Service Leads to National ServiceRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | PressReleasePoint

    ... I knew I wanted to be a part of it." His interest in being a part of something bigger than himself led him to apply to FEMA Corps , a unit of service members within the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC). FEMA Corps members serve on ...

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  7. Why Ending FEMA Will Improve Disaster ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Cato Institute

    ... and response for natural disasters, such as hurricanes. The interventions of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other federal agencies are increasingly displacing the activities of the states and private organizations. In decades ...

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  8. Cordova celebrates rebuilding of Piggly Wiggly after April 27 tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... former Cordova Mayor Jack Scott said. Residents, city and state leaders, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) put together a long term community recovery team for the ...

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  9. NFPA and USFA launch 'Put a Freeze on Winter Fires' campaign to...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | PressReleasePoint

    ... other information on how to prevent cooking, heating and other types of fires, visit www.nfpa.org/winter and www.usfa.fema.gov/winter for an extensive list of resources. About The United States Fire Administration (USFA) As an entity of the ...

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  10. AICPA Tax Chair Urges Senate to Approve Automatic Tax Relief for Victims of Natural DisastersRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Business Wire

    Troy K. Lewis, CPA, CGMA, chair of the Tax Executive Committee of the American Institute of CPAs , told a Senate panel today that Congress should pass legislation that would give victims of natural disasters access to permanent and timely tax relief. "individuals and small business owners do not know what tax relief they will receive until Congress enacts legislation sometimes months or even years after the event.

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  11. WJ mayor to respond to allegations FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Madison Press

    ... grant, provided by Madison County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is for $13,100. The entire installation is expected to cost $26,200. The siren's location is still being considered. Approved ...

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  12. How the U.S. Can Adapt to Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Scientific American

    It's too late to prevent all the effects of global warming so cities and other areas will have to be resilient This house in New Jersey, which was ruined by Hurricane Sandy's storm surge, was purchased by the state using federal funds and demolished under a flood-control program that's replacing houses with public open space. Credit: Rosanna Arias/ FEMA floods , heatwaves and other meteorological maladies , but there's little sense in leaving the mammoth task of climate adaptation to local communities to figure out for themselves.

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  13. Siren Test Set for Farley Nuclear PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WTVY Dothan

    Plant Farley, in cooperation with state and local emergency management agencies, will conduct a test of the plant's emergency siren system to ensure residents can be promptly notified in the unlikely event of a plant emergency and to comply with Federal Emergency Management Agency regulations.

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  14. Phillipsburg vote set on $1.2 million in sewer plant upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | NJ.com

    Phillipsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant operator Dan Baransky looks over a digester tank in August. Officials are voting on purchasing a UV disinfection system so Baransky no longer has to use two toxic chemicals to treat the water.

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  15. Ouachita won't get federal disaster declarationRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Ouachita Parish fell several million short to receive a federal disaster declaration that would have allowed federal reimbursement for October's tornadoes. Ouachita Parish Homeland Security Director Archie Neal Brown tells The News-Star the parish had $4 million in damages countable by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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  16. Brunell: Give charter schools a chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Columbian

    Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast in 2005, flooding cities and towns in four states and killing more than 1,800 people. The government response to Katrina, especially by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, became the poster child for an inept and incompetent bureaucracy.

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  17. Man Sentenced for FEMA SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WTNH

    A 42-year-old man has been sentenced to jail after authorities say he stole funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The Department of Homeland Security says that Robbie Rossi, formerly of Massachusetts and Nevada schemed FEMA out of more than $12,000.

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  18. San Francisco Pilots Disaster Preparation DashboardRead the original story

    Friday Nov 7 | Government Technology

    ... NGOs and government agencies to onboard their own assets." Since DAAD was unveiled last July by Appallicious and FEMA as beta software to the White House, Yoshida and his team have worked to put the service to market, first as free software, and ...

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  19. Where's Weyermuller? In Washington Illinois, One Year laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2013 | Illinoisreview

    ... from this devastation compared to Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy? Washington Illinois was denied federal aid from FEMA unlike the other disasters. Washington was requested only $6.1 million to cover police and fire overtime, along with debris removal. ...

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  20. The Federal Emergency Management Agency: Floods, Failures, and FederalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Cato Institute

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency is the lead federal agency for disaster preparedness, response, and relief. FEMA's budget fluctuates from year to year, but spending has trended sharply upwards in recent decades.

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