OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday denied for a second time Washington’s request for aid to individuals affected by this summer’s wildfires in the north-central part of the state. 392 more words
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Do you know what to do if disaster strikes?
As WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported, emergency management officials in the city are asking New Yorkers to be ready– but many are not. 179 more words
FEMA Administrator: 'We Have Not Been What I Would Say Successful Yet' In Processing Immigrant Children
WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Top Obama administration officials told senators Wednesday they’re struggling to keep up with the surge of immigrants at the southern border, acknowledging they’ve been overwhelmed as children show up by the tens of thousands from violence-torn Central America. 911 more words
WASHINGTON — The flood of migrant children trying to cross the Mexican border alone has become an “urgent humanitarian situation” that is likely to cost the government more than $1 billion more than the Obama administration thought. 600 more words
President Barack Obama on Monday described a surge in unaccompanied immigrant children caught trying to cross the Mexican border as an “urgent humanitarian situation,” as the White House asked Congress for an extra $1.4 billion in federal money to cope. 631 more words
ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — Weather officials from around the country are meeting for the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando this week.
National Hurricane Center Director Rick Knabb and Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Craig Fugate will address the conference Wednesday. 129 more words
ORLANDO — They’re the two people you hope won’t be talking about Palm Beach County or the Treasure Coast this summer. But if they are, you’ll be listening. 496 more words