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FEMA Miscalculation Costs Taxpayers $12 Million

FEMA Miscalculation Costs Taxpayers $12 Million (PDF)
Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials did not follow their own disaster relief guidelines in response to 2008 flooding in Cedar Rapids, IA, resulting in a loss to taxpayers of more than $12 million, according to a new report by the Office of Inspector General (OIG), Department of Homeland Security.

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“No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Rom. 72 more words

Bible Study

Areng dam a boon: ministry

By May Titthara, The Phnom Penh Post, 01 October 2o14

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has denied that the proposed Stung Cheay Areng hydropower dam in Koh Kong province will have as wide-ranging environmental and social impacts as predicted by activists, saying that the forests will be replaced by ecotourism resorts. 337 more words

Human Rights

Prayer Diary Sept 30 (10 favorite Tweets)

These are some Tweets I “favorited” this morning – situations needing prayer.  Organizations needing support.  Articles that challenge us to love others with Jesus’ love, Scripture verses that helped me to pray… 255 more words

From The News

No one in: Officials out, Sesan letter not accepted

By Phak Seangly, The Phnom Penh Post, 30 September 2014

Hundreds of villagers threatened by the Lower Sesan II hydropower dam project are vowing to protest at Stung Treng Provincial Hall if authorities continue to refuse to accept their statement opposing the project, a representative said yesterday. 100 more words

Human Rights

Studies Fault Global Warming For Much Of 2013's Wild Weather

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them. 667 more words


New Tremors Raise Concern At Japan's Mount Ontake

KISO, Japan (AP) – Increased seismic activity raised concern Tuesday about the possibility of another eruption at a Japanese volcano where 36 people were killed, forcing rescuers to suspend plans to try to recover at least two dozen bodies still near the summit. 514 more words

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