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Sometimes I Get Angry: Contemplating the Role of Anger in Public Interest Work

Sometimes, when working in a public interest organization, it can be difficult for me to remain calm. Sometimes I become angry and frustrated. I become angry and frustrated when I see people hurt needlessly. 406 more words

University At Buffalo School Of Law

The needs of low-income Hurricane Harvey survivors cannot be determined by FEMA data alone

To determine unmet need of survivors of disaster, the state relies heavily on FEMA data, an appropriate source, but one that systematically undercounts hurricane survivors with low or moderate incomes. 698 more words

State Issues

Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Wednesday, February 14, 2018

General Updates

Letters Requesting Extension of TSA. Representatives Nydia Velazquez (D-NY) and Jose Serrano (D-NY) sent a letter to FEMA administrator Brock Long urging him to expand the Direct Lease Program for Puerto Rican evacuees in addition to extending the Transitional Shelter Assistance Program (TSA) through June 1. 1,573 more words

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Texas announces $1B for mitigation efforts after Harvey

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas communities that were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey will be able to apply for more than $1 billion in federal funds that can be used on projects to help prevent or lessen damage from future storms, Gov. 425 more words

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Benefits Of Hiring Accounting Service For Your Business

The accounting is one of the most important parts of the business. The accountant maintains everything in your business such as records, profit or loss, employee details, investment details and others. 318 more words

Fox 2 gets on the ground look at Ameren linemen restoring power in Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO – With about 75 Ameren workers from the St. Louis region are in Puerto Rico restoring power to hurricane victims, Fox 2/News 11 sent a crew for an exclusive report on their progress. 746 more words

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Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Monday, February 12, 2018

General Updates

Disaster Aid Passed. Congress passed a disaster relief bill on February 9. While the bill provides $28 billion in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds and other important financial resources, it does not include important housing resources and tools–such as the Disaster Housing Assistance Program (DHAP)–or safeguards to ensure federal resources are allocated equitably. 748 more words

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