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How Many Puerto Ricans are Still Living in Government-Run Shelters after Hurricane Maria?

In trying to understand Hurricane Maria’s political and socio-economic effects on Puerto Rico, I have been doing research on Hurricane Georges’s impact on the island in 1998. 523 more words

Puerto Rico

We're Back!

We returned from evacuating last week. We were surprised at the amount of trees we had down. To be honest I didn’t think we would get much damage, but to my surprise we definitely took a beating from this storm. 272 more words


Hurricane Relief for Celiacs

By: Rachel Sircy

Instead of writing a long blog post this week musing on how we can live gluten free in Columbia, I am going to be thankful that I am not living in Houston or Florida. 164 more words

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Irma Comes Calling In Charleston, SC *Open Thread*

As many of you know, I live in the Charleston, SC area. Originally, when we thought Irma was going to make a direct hit on us, we made hotel reservations upstate at a place that was going to let us bring all 5 of our pets. 977 more words

Hurricanes, Peanuts and Marriage

By: Jeanne Reynolds

I spent nearly all of last Friday doing one of two things: riding in a car in highway traffic clogged with hurricane evacuees, and dragging furniture and plywood around trying to prepare our home on Cat Island near Beaufort for an unruly and unwelcome guest named Irma. 414 more words

Every Woman Blog

Remembering Hugo, Awaiting Irma

By: Chaunte McClure

Today reminds me of that warm, late summer afternoon in September 1989 when the threat of Hurricane Hugo had South Carolina residents on alert. 549 more words

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