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Myanmar: 4 killed as Cyclone Maarutha hits Irrawaddy Delta

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:25:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Four people have been killed and about 60 houses destroyed as storms caused by Cyclone Maarutha wreaked havoc in the Irrawaddy Delta. Speaking to DVB yesterday, Irrawaddy Division Transportation Minister Win Htay said, “A 50-year-old man was killed when a tree fell on him in Hinthada Township, while....

4 killed as Cyclone Maarutha hits Irrawaddy Delta

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 06:36:00 +0200dvb (en)

Four people have been killed and about 60 houses destroyed as storms caused by Cyclone Maarutha wreaked havoc in the Irrawaddy Delta. Speaking to DVB yesterday, Irrawaddy Division Transportation Minister Win Htay said, “A 50-year-old man was killed when a tree fell on him in Hinthada Township, while....

'I'M A GONER': El Faro's last hours as ship sails into storm

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 02:22:00 +0200sun-sentinel (en)

Earlier in his career Davidson had navigated freighters in the Alaska trade, known in the industry as one of the most bruising theaters of sailing. But his leadership had been questioned by TOTE's upper management, and after initially leaning toward offering Davidson the job heading one of its new....

Six months after Hurricane Matthew, food, shelter still scarce in Haiti

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 00:41:00 +0200bradenton (en)

Six months after Hurricane Matthew tore through Haiti’s southern peninsula, shelter and food remain scarce especially in remote, difficult-to-reach areas. El-Mostafa Benlamlih, the United Nations’ humanitarian coordinator and head of the U.N. Development Program for Haiti, said he would not describe....

National News El Faro widow turns anguish into mission for safer ships

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 19:34:00 +0200boston (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Rochelle Hamm’s eyes fill with tears when she reads her terrified husband’s last words — uttered as the cargo freighter El Faro went down in hurricane, taking the lives of Frank Hamm and 32 others. “My feet are slipping! I’m goin’ down!” he cries after the crew is ordered to abandon ship.

El Faro widow turns anguish into mission for safer ships

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 18:57:00 +0200tribtown (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Rochelle Hamm’s eyes fill with tears when she reads her terrified husband’s last words — uttered as the cargo freighter El Faro went down in hurricane, taking the lives of Frank Hamm and 32 others. “My feet are slipping! I’m goin’ down!” he cries after the crew is ordered to abandon ship.

What a Feedback Loop Looks Like

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 17:40:00 +0200internews (en)

We also included this issue in the following edition of the Humanitarian Feedback Bulletin, to convey to the humanitarian community the potential severity the spread of this rumor could have on affected communities. We included the AquaTab rumor, and underlined that the feedback reflected confusion....

El Faro widow turns anguish into mission for safer ships

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:42:00 +0200newsok (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Rochelle Hamm's eyes fill with tears when she reads her terrified husband's last words — uttered as the cargo freighter El Faro went down in hurricane, taking the lives of Frank Hamm and 32 others. "My feet are slipping! I'm goin' down!" he cries after the crew is ordered to abandon ship.

'I'M A GONER': El Faro's last hours as ship sails into storm

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:42:00 +0200newsok (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Danielle Randolph squinted through rain-splattered windows as the sea freighter lunged upward sharply, then fell into the trough of a 30-foot-tall wave. The skies were black. The second mate stood on the navigation bridge high above El Faro's main deck, which spread out....

'I'M A GONER': El Faro's last hours as ship sails into storm

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:32:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Danielle Randolph squinted through rain-splattered windows as the sea freighter lunged upward sharply, then fell into the trough of a 30-foot-tall wave. The skies were black. The second mate stood on the navigation bridge high above El Faro's main deck, which spread out....

The El Faro's final hours: How it was done

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:26:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 file photo, Charles Baird, former second mate of the El Faro, left, and Mike Kucharski with the National Transportation Safety Board discuss route options available to the El Faro when dealing with the approaching hurricane during a hearing investigating the ship's sinking in October 2015 in Jacksonville, Fla.

El Faro widow turns anguish into mission for safer ships

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:21:00 +0200eagletribune (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Rochelle Hamm's eyes fill with tears when she reads her terrified husband's last words — uttered as the cargo freighter El Faro went down in hurricane, taking the lives of Frank Hamm and 32 others. A few lines later, the transcript ends, along with the lives of Hamm and the captain who desperately sought to save him.

El Faro widow turns anguish into mission for safer ships

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:19:00 +0200thenewstribune (en)

Rochelle Hamm's eyes fill with tears when she reads her terrified husband's last words — uttered as the cargo freighter El Faro went down in hurricane, taking the lives of Frank Hamm and 32 others. "My feet are slipping! I'm goin' down!" he cries after the crew is ordered to abandon ship. "I'M A GONER!" he shouts.

El Faro widow turns anguish into mission for safer ships

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:15:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

Rochelle Hamm's eyes fill with tears when she reads her terrified husband's last words — uttered as the cargo freighter El Faro went down in hurricane, taking the lives of Frank Hamm and 32 others. "My feet are slipping! I'm goin' down!" he cries after the crew is ordered to abandon ship. "I'M A GONER!" he shouts.

'I'M A GONER': El Faro's last hours as ship sails into storm

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:14:00 +0200missoulian (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Danielle Randolph squinted through rain-splattered windows as the sea freighter lunged upward sharply, then fell into the trough of a 30-foot-tall wave. The skies were black. The second mate stood on the navigation bridge high above El Faro's main deck, which spread out....

El Faro widow turns anguish into mission for safer ships

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:14:00 +0200missoulian (en)

A few lines later, the transcript ends, along with the lives of Hamm and the captain who desperately sought to save him. "It's difficult to read," Rochelle Hamm acknowledges. "But it helps me continue to build my list." That list includes visits to Florida Sens.

'I'M A GONER': El Faro's last hours as ship sails into storm

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:10:00 +0200heraldonline (en)

Danielle Randolph squinted through rain-splattered windows as the sea freighter lunged upward sharply, then fell into the trough of a 30-foot-tall wave. The skies were black. The second mate stood on the navigation bridge high above El Faro's main deck, which spread out before her like an aircraft....

El Faro widow turns anguish into mission for safer ships

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:08:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- (AP) Rochelle Hamm's eyes fill with tears when she reads her terrified husband's last words uttered as the cargo freighter El Faro went down in hurricane, taking the lives of Frank Hamm and 32 others. "My feet are slipping! I'm goin' down!" he cries after the crew is ordered to abandon ship.

'I'M A GONER': El Faro's last hours as ship sails into storm

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:08:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- (AP) Danielle Randolph squinted through rain-splattered windows as the sea freighter lunged upward sharply, then fell into the trough of a 30-foot-tall wave. The skies were black. The second mate stood on the navigation bridge high above El Faro's main deck, which spread out....

'I'M A GONER': El Faro's last hours as ship sails into storm

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:06:00 +0200tri-cityherald (en)

Danielle Randolph squinted through rain-splattered windows as the sea freighter lunged upward sharply, then fell into the trough of a 30-foot-tall wave. The skies were black. The second mate stood on the navigation bridge high above El Faro's main deck, which spread out before her like an aircraft....

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