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Democrats Call For Federal Audit of Keys Debris Contracts

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The political storm surrounding the two emergency contracts issued by Governor Rick Scott in the Florida Keys following Hurricane Irma is gaining strength. 849 more words

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FEMA’s 2017 Hurricane Season AAR

A few days ago, FEMA published its after action report (AAR) for the 2017 hurricane season.  Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know that last year was nothing short of devastating.  738 more words

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Missouri Senator Questions Keys Debris Contracts

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Expressing concern Florida will seek “reimbursement for potentially wasteful debris removal contracts,” Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill is demanding answers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency about the two contracts issued by Governor Rick Scott immediately after Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys. 499 more words

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the get up

roll over. red colon blinks on my radio clock. 8:43. mom has left for work; house is all mine, and still stuffy-blue. in the bathroom, i brush my teeth. 490 more words

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FEMA admits it was understaffed and underprepared for 2017 hurricanes

The Federal Emergency Management Agency “could have better anticipated the severity of hurricanes” that last year devastated Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, the agency… 190 more words

FEMA Admits Being Understaffed, Underprepared For 2017 Hurricanes

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency “could have better anticipated the severity of hurricanes” that devastated Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands in 2017, the agency has acknowledged. 434 more words

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What it's like to recover from a natural disaster, Part III: Getting your shit together (Part 1)

This will probably be the longest post I write about this whole ordeal so I’m splitting it into two parts. Yes, I’m parting the parts. There’s so much shit that goes into getting your ducks in a row before you even begin to start tearing out your walls. 2,011 more words

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