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Hurricane Center: Beware Of The Storm Surge

During a hurricane, storm surge is one of the greatest threats to life and land, yet many people don’t understand the dire warnings from forecasters to get out of its way. So this season, they hope to offer easy-to-understand, color-coded maps and change the way they talk to the public.

05/24/2013

A New Jersey Natural Gas technician inspects a leaking gas main under a Hurricane Sandy-damaged home on Oct. 31, 2012, in Long Beach Island, N.J. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sandy Likely Biggest U.S. Relief Effort Since 2005

Widespread destruction from Superstorm Sandy will likely make for the largest U.S. relief effort by the American Red Cross and others since Hurricane Katrina.

11/09/2012

A New Jersey Natural Gas technician inspects a leaking gas main under a Hurricane Sandy-damaged home on Oct. 31, 2012, in Long Beach Island, N.J. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Survival Tips: Changing Hurricane Victims Into Hurricane Survivors

Two decades after experiencing a nearly total loss in Hurricane Andrew, journalist Al Sunshine shares his personal experience and veteran advice to those recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

11/03/2012

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in 2007 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly Racist

While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.

10/05/2012

A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To Party

As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.

08/28/2012

harper house recipient

Local Company Provides Affordable Housing For Hurricane Katrina Survivor

For 30 years one local company has made it its mission to offer affordable housing to the community.

02/29/2012

hurricane irene oc waves

Senate Democrats Boost Disaster Aid

Senate Democrats are unveiling legislation that provides $6 billion in new disaster aid to help victims of Hurricane Irene and those from disasters dating to Hurricane Katrina.

09/07/2011

tornado damage

Marylanders Reach Out To Southern Tornado Victims

The greatest natural disaster in this country since Hurricane Katrina continues to overwhelm many southern communities.

05/06/2011

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