It’s been one year since Superstorm Sandy battered the Northeast, and communities are still picking up the pieces. The damage up the East Coast was catastrophic, mostly in New Jersey and New York. At least 147 people died, more than a half million homes were destroyed and damage reached $50 billion.
Stranded in Kenya. A massive fire at the Nairobi Airport traps nearly a dozen Marylanders on aid trips to Africa.
Trapped in Kenya. A massive fire at the Nairobi Airport strands nearly a dozen Marylanders on aid trips to Africa. Now investigators are looking into whether the fire was accidental, or something more sinister.
Child-care centers, soup kitchens and a volunteer fire association are among the recipients of $5 million in Superstorm Sandy relief announced by the United Way of New York City.
The Senate is set to vote Monday on a $50.5 billion emergency relief bill to help victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Some Maryland residents affected by Superstorm Sandy will be eligible to receive food stamps under a federal aid program.
Maryland’s two U.S. senators say they are among a group of 40 senators calling on the Obama Administration to increase federal heating aid.
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $60.4 billion in federal aid for New York, New Jersey and other states hit by Superstorm Sandy in late October, congressional aides said Friday.
Federal housing officials say financial aid is on the way for Marylanders forced from their homes by Hurricane Sandy.
Isaac strengthened as it swirled toward vulnerable Haiti on Friday evening, threatening to bring punishing rains to people still without homes after the 2010 earthquake, but unlikely to gain enough steam to strike as a hurricane.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is asking federal officials for drought aid for 13 of the state’s 23 counties.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded $1.8 million for cleanup costs in St. Mary’s County following Hurricane Irene.