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Note To Texas, Florida: Insurance Fights Over Sandy Rage On

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NEW YORK (CBSMiami/AP) — While the destructive floodwaters of Superstorm Sandy may have receded five years ago, some storm victims are still neck-deep in a battle over insurance payouts. 812 more words

News

New York city weathers storms and attacks with a spirit of community and cooperation

New York is the United States’ principal city and the most populous urban area in the nation. It serves as one of the world’s financial and cultural capitals, to say nothing of the political clout — the United Nations is headquartered here and several presidents have called New York and its surrounding areas home, including the current one. 1,016 more words

The Places

Child Life & Art Therapy in Disaster Shelters: The Humanity Factor

During these recent days of hurricanes, tornados, fires and violence, it is hard to know in which direction to turn – what to focus on – where to put our energies. 768 more words

Congratulations Marc Fialkoff!

Congratulations to Marc Fialkoff who successfully defended his PhD in Planning, Governance, and Globalization on Monday. Marc’s research focused on quantifying the effect of the… 600 more words

General Interest

Southwest Donates Plane To Carry Homeless Animals From Houston [PICS]

Many people in Houston were left without homes after hurricane Harvey and that includes animals. Texas shelters were packed after the storm hit with animals that were there before Harvey and homeless pets that came in after. 78 more words

Features

Tech companies are redefining how we respond to natural disasters—in a good way

A few days before Irma made landfall in Florida, Airbnb activated its disaster response program in the region, encouraging hosts to list their homes for free and inviting evacuees to seek shelter through its peer-to-peer platform. 1,033 more words