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FEMA Denies Disaster Aid For Baltimore Riot Costs

Federal officials have denied Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s request for a disaster declaration to let the city of Baltimore and the state recover millions of dollars in costs stemming from rioting that followed the police-involved death of Freddie Gray, officials said Friday.

06/19/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 28: Shown is an aerial view at West North Ave. and Pennsylvania Ave. as people gather faced by police at one of the sites of Monday's riots on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Md. Crowds of people in the downtown streets of Baltimore began rioting after funeral services for Freddie Gray. Folks resorted to looting, starting fires, and confrontations with law enforcement leading to several arrests on Monday. (Photo by Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

SBA Approves Disaster Declaration For Baltimore

The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved a Maryland request for a disaster declaration to enable people to apply for low-interest loans to repair damage in Baltimore caused by rioting.

05/11/2015

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Mock Drill At Morgan State Addressing Mental Health After Disaster Strikes

Moments after a disaster strikes, emergency teams rush in, providing shelter, food and medicine for victims. But what about the mental health of survivors?

09/26/2014

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Disaster Drill Gives Towson University Nursing Students A Touch Of Reality

Dozens of young students were bleeding and wounded at Towson University. But they were not real injuries, just a drill to help nursing students experience a medical disaster situation.

04/11/2014

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Obama Signs Disaster Declaration For Md. Counties

The White House says President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for three counties in Maryland affected by a mid-February snowstorm.

04/10/2014

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Marylanders Doing Their Part To Help Residents In The Philippines

Residents in the Philippines are still sorting through the wreckage of their homes left after Typhoon Haiyan. Now, local organizations here in Baltimore are doing their part to help.

11/17/2013

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Marylanders Roll Up Sleeves To Help Those Suffering In Philippines

Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, hundreds of thousands of victims continue to struggle to survive. Almost 600,000 people are homeless.

11/14/2013

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1933 Hurricane Carved A Lifeline For Ocean City

Sometimes a great opportunity comes out of a terrible disaster. Eighty years ago, the Great Hurricane of 1933 ravaged Worcester County.

08/25/2013

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WJZ Community Commitment: How You Can Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims

The monstrous tornado that swept through Oklahoma Monday afternoon left dozens dead and countless without homes. The cleanup and recovery from this disaster will take some time.

05/21/2013

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Deadly Tornado Rips Through Oklahoma

A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph Monday.

05/21/2013

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Mixed-Weight Couples: A Recipe For Disaster?

New research shows mixed-weight couples have more conflict, including arguments.

03/20/2013

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2 More Md. Counties Get Disaster Aid For Sandy

Maryland is out of chances for bringing more federal disaster aid to five counties damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

12/17/2012

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