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NASA Finds Strongest Storms in Weakening Tropical Cyclone Sanba

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:55:00 +0100sciencenewsline (en)

Infrared data from NASA's Terra satellite found the area of strongest storms in weakening Tropical Cyclone Sanba when it was over the island of Palawan. Infrared light provides valuable temperature data to forecasters and cloud top temperatures give clues about highest, coldest, strongest storms within a hurricane.

Philippines storm death roll rises to 9

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:40:00 +0100manilametro (en)

Manila - The death toll from a tropical storm that struck the Philippines has risen to nine, officials said on Wednesday, as some of the thousands of displaced residents returned home with floods receding. Landslides and flash floods brought by Tropical Storm Sanba struck the main southern island of....

Philippines storm death roll rises to nine

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:31:00 +0100channelnewsasia (en)

MANILA: The death toll from a tropical storm that struck the Philippines has risen to nine, officials said on Wednesday (Feb 14), as some of the thousands of displaced residents returned home with floods receding. Landslides and flash floods brought by Tropical Storm Sanba struck the main southern....

Philippines storm death roll rises to nine

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:50:00 +0100themalaymailonline (en)

Residents walk through flooded rice fields in Cantilan, Surigao Del Sur province, Philippines February 13, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media video. — Reuters pic MANILA, Feb 14 — The death toll from a tropical storm that struck the Philippines has risen to nine, officials said....

Philippines storm death roll rises to 9

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:14:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

MANILA (AFP) - The death toll from a tropical storm that struck the Philippines has risen to nine, officials said on Wednesday (Feb 14), as some of the thousands of displaced residents returned home with floods receding. Landslides and flash floods brought by Tropical Storm Sanba struck the main....

Philippines storm death roll rises to nine

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:04:00 +0100thepeninsulaqatar (en)

Manila: The death toll from a tropical storm that struck the Philippines has risen to nine, officials said Wednesday, as some of the thousands of displaced residents returned home with floods receding. Landslides and flash floods brought by Tropical Storm Sanba struck the main southern island of....

Philippines storm death roll rises to nine Manila (AFP) - The death toll from a tropical storm that struck the Philippines has risen to nine, officials said Wednesday, as some of the thousands of displaced residents returned home with floods receding.

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:11:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

Manila (AFP) - The death toll from a tropical storm that struck the Philippines has risen to nine, officials said Wednesday, as some of the thousands of displaced residents returned home with floods receding. Landslides and flash floods brought by Tropical Storm Sanba struck the main southern....

Storm weakens but leaves trail of 4 dead, thousands stranded

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:46:00 +0100bworldcom (en)

TROPICAL STORM Basyang (international name: Sanba ) has “slightly weakened” into a depression as it swept through south-central Philippines , leaving at least four people dead and almost 4,000 stranded in various seaports. Weather bureau PAGASA said the rain brought by Basyang has been coupled by a surge of the northeast monsoon.

Four dead as storm hits southern Philippines

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:24:00 +0100nationmultimedia (en)

Four people were killed in the southern Philippines early Tuesday as a tropical storm unleashed heavy rain and triggered deadly landslides, police said. Tropical Storm Sanba slammed the east coast of the main southern island of Mindanao Tuesday with gusts of 75 kilometres (47 miles) an hour.

Four dead as storm hits southern Philippines

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:27:00 +0100gulfnews (en)

MANILA: Four people were killed in the southern Philippines early Tuesday as a tropical storm unleashed heavy rain and triggered deadly landslides, police said. Tropical Storm Sanba slammed the east coast of the main southern island of Mindanao Tuesday with gusts of 75km/h an hour.

Four dead as storm hits southern Philippines

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:41:00 +0100thenational (en)

A resident gathers belongings from their flooded house after a tropical depression hit Loboc town on January 2, 2018. Four people were killed early on Tuesday as a tropical storm unleashed heavy rain and triggered deadly landslides. Michael Ligalig / AFP.

Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (6 - 12 February 2018)

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:44:00 +0100humanitarianresponse (en)

PACIFIC. Tropical Cyclone Gita passed Samoa on 10 February and Niue on 11 February, with damage and localized flooding reported in Samoa. TC Gita is forecast to strike Tonga on the evening of 12 February. As of 12 February, 12:00 UTC, TC Gita continues to move west as a Category 4 cyclone with winds....

Philippines: Four dead as storm hits Mindanao island

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:38:00 +0100vietnamplus-en (en)

Hanoi (VNA) – At least four people were killed after the tropical storm Sanba landed in the east coast of the southern of Mindanao, the second largest island of the Philippines , on February 13, with gusts of 75 kilometres an hour. Heavy rain brought by Storm Sanba triggered landslides that hit....

Four dead as storm hits southern Philippines

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:40:00 +0100gulf-times (en)

Four people were killed in the southern Philippines early Tuesday as a tropical storm unleashed heavy rain and triggered deadly landslides, police said. Tropical Storm Sanba slammed the east coast of the main southern island of Mindanao Tuesday with gusts of 75 kilometres an hour.

Four dead as storm hits southern Philippines

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:10:00 +0100AsiaOne (en)

Manila - Four people were killed in the southern Philippines early Tuesday as a tropical storm unleashed heavy rain and triggered deadly landslides, police said. Tropical Storm Sanba slammed the east coast of the main southern island of Mindanao Tuesday with gusts of 75 kilometres (47 miles) an hour.

Four dead as storm hits southern Philippines

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:00:00 +0100business-standard (en)

. Four people were killed in the today as a tropical storm unleashed heavy rain and triggered deadly landslides, police said. Tropical Sanba slammed the of the main southern island of Mindanao Tuesday with gusts of 75 kilometres an hour. The heavy rain triggered landslides that hit mountain....

Over 500 families in Caraga flee from 'Basyang'

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:37:00 +0100sunstar (en)

OVER 500 families from the Caraga region were evacuated due to the effects of Tropical Storm Basyang (international name Sanba ), the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Tuesday, February 13. In its update, the NDRRMC said a total of 528 families or 1,829 persons....

Four dead as storm hits southern Philippines

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:07:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

MANILA (AFP) - Four people were killed in the southern Philippines early Tuesday (Feb 13) as a tropical storm unleashed heavy rain and triggered deadly landslides, police said. Tropical Storm Sanba slammed the east coast of the main southern island of Mindanao Tuesday with gusts of 75 kph.

Four dead as storm hits southern Philippines

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:09:00 +0100themalaymailonline (en)

Residents wade in floodwaters brought by monsoon rain, intensified by tropical storm Trami, in Kawit town of Cavite city, south of Manila August 19, 2013 MANILA, Feb 13 — Four people were killed in the southern Philippines early this morning as a tropical storm unleashed heavy rain and triggered deadly landslides, police said.

Philippines: NDRRMC Update SitRep No. 02 re Prepareness Measures Tropical Storm "BASYANG" (I.N. SANBA) as of 8:00 PM (12 February 2018)

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 04:57:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW. 11 February 2018. At 5:00 PM, the Tropical Depression (TD) outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) has intensified into a Tropical Storm (TS) and is expected to enter PAR in the evening. Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) #1 is raised over Dinagat Islands,....

Davao City, other LGUs suspend classes Tuesday due to TS 'Basyang'

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 02:37:00 +0100pna (en)

DAVAO CITY -- Davao City government and other local government units (LGUs) in Compostela Valley suspended classes in all levels in both public and private schools as Tropical Storm "Basyang" (international name Sanba ) approaches eastern Mindanao. The Davao City Information Office (CIO) announced....

Philippines: DSWD DROMIC Preparedness for Response Report #3 on Tropical Storm “BASYANG” (I.N. SANBA) as of 13 February 2018,6AM

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:26:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Situation Overview. Issued at 5:00 am today: "basyang" continues its threat over caraga region. Scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains will prevail in the next 24 hours over Visayas, Caraga, Northern Mindanao, Zamboanga Peninsula and the provinces of Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley, and Lanao del Sur.

Philippines: DSWD DROMIC Preparedness for Response Report #2 on Tropical Storm “BASYANG” (I.N. SANBA) as of 12 February 2018, 8PM

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:26:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Situation Overview. Issued at 5:00 PM today, "BASYANG" has slightly accelerated while moving closer towards eastern Mindanao. Scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains will prevail in the next 24 hours over Visayas, Caraga, Northern Mindanao, Zamboanga Peninsula and the provinces of Davao del....

'Basyang' accelerates, to make landfall in Caraga Tuesday

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:33:00 +0100sunstar (en)

TROPICAL Storm Basyang ( Sanba ) has slightly accelerated while moving closer toward Eastern Mindanao, said the state weather bureau Monday afternoon, February 12. As of 4 p.m. Monday, the tropical storm was located at 435 kilometers east southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, packing maximum winds....

Philippines: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (6 - 12 February 2018)

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:24:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

PACIFIC. Tropical Cyclone Gita passed Samoa on 10 February and Niue on 11 February, with damage and localized flooding reported in Samoa. TC Gita is forecast to strike Tonga on the evening of 12 February. As of 12 February, 12:00 UTC, TC Gita continues to move west as a Category 4 cyclone with winds....

Philippines: NDRRMC Update SitRep No. 01 re Prepareness Measures Tropical Storm "BASYANG" (I.N. SANBA) as of 8:00 AM (12 February 2018)

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 05:11:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW. 11 February 2018. At 5:00 PM, the Tropical Depression (TD) outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) has intensified into a Tropical Storm (TS) and is expected to enter PAR in the evening. Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) #1 is raised over Dinagat Islands,....

Davao braces for flooding due to TS 'Basyang'

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 01:31:00 +0100pna (en)

DAVAO CITY -- The Davao City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) and Disaster Monitoring Office are on alert as heavy rainfall in Northern Mindanao brought by Tropical Storm "Basyang" (international name Sanba ). As of Sunday night, all emergency response units have been alerted and on standby.

La Réunion concernée par des orages jusqu’à mercredi

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 09:07:00 +0100linfo (fr)

, chef prévisionniste à Météo France , évoque les récentes averses. Il explique que les conditions météorologiques vont se dégrader durant les trois prochains jours. Des orages jusqu’à mercredi. Depuis deux jours, La Réunion est dans une situation favorable à la formation des orages et des fortes pluies qui sont localisées.

Philippines: Tropical Storm Two - Estimated Impacts Warning 10, 11 February 2018 0300 UTC

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:50:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

JTWC Summary: TROPICAL STORM 02W (TWO), LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 189 NM EAST-SOUTHEAST OF KOROR, PALAU, HAS TRACKED WESTWARD AT 12 KNOTS OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS. MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 110000Z IS 15 FEET. NEXT WARNINGS AT 110900Z, 111500Z, 112100Z AND 120300Z. 2.

Les leçons de Lac-Mégantic à l’aide des villes sinistrées

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 07:23:00 +0100journaldemontreal (fr)

LAC-MÉGANTIC | Les enseignements tirés de la tragédie de Lac-Mégantic bénéficient maintenant aux populations d’autres villes dans le monde qui sont à leur tour touchées par des catastrophes ou des attaques terroristes. Depuis deux ans, la directrice de la Santé publique de l’Estrie, Dre Mélissa....

110 dogs, 1 cat fly from Oklahoma to Oregon

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 07:07:00 +0100oregonlive (en)

An Oklahoma non-profit organization chartered a 5 ½-hour flight Saturday to transport 110 dogs and one cat to Oregon, where two local humane societies are confident they will be able to find the pets homes. The non-profit -- “Fetch Fido a Flight” -- says it spends about $250 per an animal to send....

Houston Fire Marshal inspector sounds the alarm on courthouse...

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 22:10:00 +0100houstonchronicle (en)

"It could be a catastrophe," said Clifford Boyd, a senior inspector with the city's Fire Marshal's Office. "When people are trying to jump out of windows or they're trapped, it's too late to talk then. We need a plan of action. We're trying to make this better if there is a fire.

Research questions whether Mississippi River could change course

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 21:52:00 +0100nola (en)

By The Associated Press LETTSWORTH -- If you drive out to the middle of nowhere and keep going, you can see where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is battling with the forces of nature. At the confluence of the Mississippi, Atchafalaya and Red rivers, the corps has erected towering gates that bend the flow of the water.

One-two punch of disease and Irma has left Florida citrus reeling

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 20:06:00 +0100wrcbtv (en)

The storm also signaled the end of a way of life for many farmers who lost their harvest. Those who had no one to pick what remained have since given up and sold their land. Many were already reeling before the winds and rain hit, thanks to a crippling disease known as citrus greening, which has ravaged crops here for years.

How To Spot A Flood Car When You're Car Shopping

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 05:15:00 +0100newschannel5 (en)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Several hundred thousand vehicles that were submerged in floodwaters after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas are expected to wind up being resold to unsuspecting consumers. NewsChannel 5 Investigates put shoppers to the test to see if they could spot the flood car next to two other cars. Flooded cars can have all sorts of problems.

Another Harris County building flagged for fire code violations

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 02:56:00 +0100chron (en)

Harris County's former jail now used for county offices that are open to the public has been flagged for a fire code violation by the Houston Fire Marshal, the second county building this week to come under scrutiny for safety violations. Red warning stickers were posted on the glass entry doors to....

Another Harris County building flagged for fire code violations

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 02:54:00 +0100houstonchronicle (en)

Red warning stickers were posted on the glass entry doors to the former jail this week after the Houston Chronicle began questioning safety at the nearby the Harris County Family Law Center, a building that was pressed into service after Hurricane Harvey despite not having sprinkler systems or sufficient exits.

Jacksonville family blames city ditch for their home sinking

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:56:00 +0100firstcoastnews (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Kevin and Angela Bowden have lived in their Northwest Jacksonville home more than 15 years. They say the last four months have been the most troubling. "If this was maintained properly over the years this erosion would never have happened," Kevin Bowden said.

New Mexico county to donate firefighting trucks to Houston

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:03:00 +0100kob (en)

David Lynch February 09, 2018 03:16 PM. DOÑA ANA COUNTY Officials in a southern New Mexico county are helping ease the burden on a Texas city still recovering from a natural disaster. Fire equipment in the form of five "heavy-duty trucks equipped with firefighting apparatus" are being donated to Houston in the next two weeks.

10-year-old P.E.I. girl raises $10 K for charity with T-shirt design

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:26:00 +0100CBC (en)

Her mother, Kate Flanagan, loved the whole idea. I thought it was sweet and simple and to the point and it's just the whole idea of giving back," Flanagan said. "Just having her little hashtag on there to really show her desire to help. She was eight years old, so I was pretty proud." Flanagan said. The next step was to pick a charity.

Mitigating Thermal Risks for Workers Exposed to Freezing Temperatures

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:38:00 +0100environmental-expert (en)

Lansing, MI, February 8th, 2018 -- At almost six weeks into the new year, extremely cold temperatures have been the norm in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere. This time of year, workers in a wide range of industries succumb to cold stress and, in severe circumstances, could develop hypothermia or frostbite.

House averts another government shutdown and passes spending bill

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 08:30:00 +0100blastingnews (en)

Just days before the government could be forced into another shutdown , the #House passed a temporary spending bill that gives the Pentagon a full year budget of $659 billion. According to Yahoo News, the spending bill passed 245-182, and it now goes to the Senate for voting. The House deal would fund the government for six more weeks.

City wants motel damaged by fire to be fixed immediately

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 07:01:00 +0100wesh (en)

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Speak Up

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 05:14:00 +0100miamiherald (en)

If Fidel or Raul Castro had ever called Haiti, African countries or another nation a “shithole” country, would Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart have remained silent? Re Jan. 2 article “Keys legislator asks for millions toward hurricane housing.” It seems that State Rep.

How To Spot A Flood Car When You're Car Shopping 38 mins ago

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 04:59:00 +0100newschannel5 (en)

Several hundred thousand vehicles that were submerged in floodwaters after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas are expected to wind up being resold to unsuspecting consumers. NewsChannel 5 Investigates put shoppers to the test to see if they could spot the flood car next to two other cars. NASHVILLE, Tenn.

If The Big One Hits Soon, We Won't Have Any Warning

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 04:56:00 +0100newsweek (en)

Someday, the West Coast will, , have a very bad day . Perhaps the ground will split open across 180 miles, from Los Angeles to the Salton Sea, in the worst local upheaval in more than 150 years. Or perhaps the 600-mile-long scar off the coast of Washington, where a hunk of crust called the Juan de....

Houston priest delivers Astros rosary to Pope Francis

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 22:21:00 +0100khou (en)

Pope Francis now has his very own Astros rosary and we're hoping he'll throw in a few Hail Marys for the upcoming season. A Houston priest delivered the orange and blue prayer beads during a recent meeting with the Pope at the Vatican. SPRING, Texas - Pope Francis now has his very own Astros rosary....

The Ones They Left Behind: A Puerto Rican Family Still Torn Apart Months After Maria

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 21:34:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

One morning last September, Jeancarlo and Jan Miguel Ruiz Núñez stepped out of their home and found their neighborhood, on the outskirts of the small mountain town of Lares, Puerto Rico, wrecked. Hurricane Maria had battered the island for hours. The storm had downed light poles and scattered tree branches into the roads.

Just Relations: Rohingya provide a snapshot of immigrant strength, resilience

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 19:33:00 +0100suntimes (en)

Devon Avenue in Rogers Park is a just few miles long, but it stretches across the world. Decades ago, it was home to businesses owned mostly by Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe and Ukraine. Today, the scents of Indian, Pakistani and Bengali spices fill the air as residents stroll in saris, hijabs and shalwar kameez.

Senate budget deal includes $125M in Matthew relief

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 19:25:00 +0100wral (en)

The Senate’s two-year budget agreement provides more than $125 million in federal assistance to North Carolina for Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts, Republican U.S. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis said Thursday. "This funding represents another step in our ongoing effort to rebuild parts of....

January windstorms expected to cost European insurers more than $2bn, according to Aon catastrophe report

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 18:59:00 +0100kswo (en)

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What the hell is a climate model—and why does it matter?

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 18:44:00 +0100technologyreview (en)

Just a few years ago, the conventional wisdom held that you couldn’t attribute any single extreme weather event to climate change. But now scientists increasingly can and do state the odds that human actions caused or exacerbated specific droughts and hurricanes.

January windstorms expected to cost European insurers more than $2bn, according to Aon catastrophe report

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 18:22:00 +0100prnewswire (en)

Aon Benfield's catastrophe model development team, today launches the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during January 2018 Aon Benfield is the global reinsurance intermediary and capital....

January windstorms expected to cost European insurers more than $2bn, according to Aon catastrophe report

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 18:16:00 +01004-traders (en)

CHICAGO Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon Benfield's catastrophe model development team, today launches the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during January 2018 Aon Benfield is the global....

Kylie Jenner named her baby Stormi and Twitter is freaking out

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:50:00 +0100wusa9 (en)

At least the Kardashians keep it... interesting? Two weeks ago Kim Kardashian and Kanye West revealed that they named their third child, a baby girl, Chicago. Now, sister Kylie Jenner has announced the name of her baby girl with beau Travis Scott, Stormi. A post shared by (@kyliejenner) on Feb 6, 2018 at 1:14pm PST.

Senate strikes budget deal; Ryan aboard

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 11:39:00 +0100arkansasonline (en)

WASHINGTON -- Senate leaders, disregarding President Donald Trump's threats to shut down the government, struck a far-reaching agreement Wednesday that would add hundreds of billions of dollars to military and domestic programs over the next two years, breaking the cycle of fiscal crises that have bedeviled the Capitol since last summer.

Scouts plan Puerto Rico trip to rebuild camp

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 10:49:00 +0100therepublic (en)

Two local Boy Scouts and their troop leader are headed to Puerto Rico during spring break to help rebuild a scout camp that was damaged by Hurricane Maria. Cathy Lucas, a scoutmaster for Boy Scouts of America Troop 585, will visit Guajataka, Puerto Rico, from March 11 to 18 with Boy Scouts Jacoby Ward and Kayeden Messina.

Disaster relief again part of budget talks in Congress

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 06:24:00 +0100houstonchronicle (en)

The new funding, if adopted by the House, also would represent a major legislative breakthrough for all of the areas in need of assistance, including fire-ravaged California. Until now, even the smaller emergency spending measure had been caught up in a larger budget battle over immigration and government spending levels.

Puerto Rico: Trump administration gave job of delivering 30 million meals to small contractor who delivered just 50,000

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 04:50:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

The Trump administration tasked a small, inexperienced contractor with delivering 30m meals to affected by Hurricane Maria , according to a new report. She delivered 50,000. When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in late last September, it demolished homes, destroyed the electricity system and left....

Disaster relief back on the table as part of budget deal in Congress

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 02:32:00 +0100chron (en)

WASHINGTON A major budget deal brokered by Senate leaders Wednesday was a long time coming, but it could sweeten the pot for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and other natural disasters. The Senate agreement could provide nearly $90 billion in aid for Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and other states and territories hit by storms and wildfires.

Senate leaders reach a deal to raise federal spending over next two years

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 02:03:00 +0100bostonglobe (en)

WASHINGTON Senate leaders, disregarding President Trump’s threats to shut down the government, struck a far-reaching agreement on Wednesday that would add hundreds of billions of dollars to military and domestic programs over the next two years, breaking the cycle of fiscal crises that have bedeviled the Capitol since last summer.

Hurricane Matthew workers killed in wreck in North Carolina

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 01:05:00 +0100wncn (en)

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — Officials say two members of a ministry helping with Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts in North Carolina have been killed in a traffic crash. The N.C. Highway Patrol told media outlets that 47-year-old Joshiah Miller and 19-year-old Kevin Koder of Hustonville, Kentucky, died when the truck they were riding in drifted off N.

Hurricane Matthew workers killed in wreck in North Carolina

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:45:00 +0100wbtv (en)

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) - Officials say two members of a ministry helping with Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts in North Carolina have been killed in a traffic crash. The N.C. Highway Patrol told media outlets that 47-year-old Joshiah Miller and 19-year-old Kevin Koder of Hustonville, Kentucky, died when the truck they were riding in drifted off N.

Hurricane Matthew workers killed in wreck in North Carolina

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:31:00 +0100wsoctv (en)

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) - Officials say two members of a ministry helping with Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts in North Carolina have been killed in a traffic crash. The N.C. Highway Patrol told media outlets that 47-year-old Joshiah Miller and 19-year-old Kevin Koder of Hustonville, Kentucky, died when the truck they were riding in drifted off N.

Hurricane Matthew workers killed in wreck in North Carolina

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:23:00 +0100wsiltv (en)

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) - Officials say two members of a ministry helping with Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts in North Carolina have been killed in a traffic crash. The N.C. Highway Patrol told media outlets that 47-year-old Joshiah Miller and 19-year-old Kevin Koder of Hustonville, Kentucky, died when the truck they were riding in drifted off N.

Hurricane Matthew workers killed in wreck in North Carolina

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:15:00 +0100fox19 (en)

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) - Officials say two members of a ministry helping with Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts in North Carolina have been killed in a traffic crash. The N.C. Highway Patrol told media outlets that 47-year-old Joshiah Miller and 19-year-old Kevin Koder of Hustonville, Kentucky, died when the truck they were riding in drifted off N.

Hurricane Matthew workers killed in wreck in North Carolina

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:15:00 +0100seattletimes (en)

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — Officials say two members of a ministry helping with Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts in North Carolina have been killed in a traffic crash. The N.C. Highway Patrol told media outlets that 47-year-old Joshiah Miller and 19-year-old Kevin Koder of Hustonville, Kentucky, died when the truck they were riding in drifted off N.

2 volunteers helping with Hurricane Matthew recovery in NC killed in wreck

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 23:32:00 +0100newsobserver (en)

Two members of a Christian ministry working to help with Hurricane Matthew recovery in North Carolina were killed in a single-vehicle wreck in Robeson County on Tuesday, the N.C. Highway Patrol said. Joshiah Miller, 47, and Kevin Koder, 19, both from Hustonville, Ky.

HUD tells states to consider sea level rise when rebuilding from storms

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 23:30:00 +0100washingtonexaminer (en)

The Department of Housing and Urban Development told states receiving funding for hurricane recovery to "take into account" sea level rise when they build new structures in flood-prone areas, six months after President Trump rescinded similar standards.

Houston Fire Marshal inspector sounds the alarm on courthouse safety

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 23:04:00 +0100chron (en)

Thousands of people each day are using an aging downtown courthouse without a sprinkler system or posted warnings to the public of the potential fire risk, a situation that Houston fire marshals who inspected the structure Wednesday said gave them grave concerns over evacuations if a fire were to break out in the seven story building.

Got a coastal bridge to retrofit? There's an optimal approach for that

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 21:53:00 +0100sciencedaily (en)

And, in a natural disaster such as a flood, hurricane or tsunami, connecting people via functioning bridges can mean the difference between life and death during the event itself. In the aftermath, bridges are vital for recovery efforts. When Hurricane Harvey hit Houston in the summer of 2017,....

Puerto Rico: Trump administration gave job of delivering 30 million meals to small contractor who delivered just 50,000

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 21:28:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

The Trump administration tasked a small, inexperienced contractor with delivering 30m meals to affected by Hurricane Maria , according to a new report. She delivered 50,000. When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in late last September, it demolished homes, destroyed the electricity system and left....

Got a Coastal Bridge to Retrofit? There's an Optimal Approach for That

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 21:24:00 +0100sciencenewsline (en)

. Published: February 7, 2018. Released by Lehigh University Bridges make great metaphors for connection, as in "bridging our differences" and "building bridges." That may be because bridges play such a vital role in connecting people in real life. And, in a natural disaster such as a flood,....

PLUGCO Attending the 2018 WWETT Trade Show

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 20:54:00 +0100environmental-expert (en)

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Senate Leader Announces Two-Year Spending Plan to Avoid Shutdown

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 19:17:00 +0100bloomberg (en)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced a bipartisan two-year budget agreement Wednesday that would provide nearly $300 billion more for defense and non-defense spending, a step likely to avert a Friday government shutdown and end a months-long impasse on spending priorities.

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