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North Bay Fire Relief

Natural disasters are having a banner year in the US. Three hurricanes have ravaged Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, among others. And the wildfires in California have wrecked both the north and the south, but particularly Sonoma and Napa counties. 54 more words


An emotional photo makes a timely point about leadership in the face of disaster

Portuguese president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa appeared in some stirring scenes yesterday (Oct. 19), as he comforted survivors of the country’s devastating wildfires. He hugged and kissed elderly victims in the town of Santa Comba, toured a scorched industrial park and even ventured into a gutted building to view the destruction firsthand. 373 more words

The California Wildfires Have Caused at Least $1 Billion in Damage to Insured Properties

(SAN FRANCISCO) — The wildfires that have devastated Northern California this month caused at least $1 billion in damage to insured property, officials said Thursday, as authorities increased the count of homes and other buildings destroyed to nearly 7,000. 530 more words

Rising seas threaten nearly $1 trillion worth of US homes, and most of them are moderately priced: Zillow

Coastal real estate in America is so often depicted in images of sprawling mansions with long lawns leading down to boat slips and sandy beaches. They grace the cover of vacation magazines and retirement brochures. 85 more words


Crisis in Puerto Rico: Desperate Residents Consume Toxic Water from Superfund Site

By Rozany Guzman

Friday afternoon, CNN watched workers from Autoridad de Acueductos y Alcantarillados, or AAA, distribute water from a well at the Dorado Groundwater Contamination Site, which was listed in 2016 as part of the federal Superfund program for hazardous waste cleanup. 303 more words


Women Rescued From Hike

Are you ready for another great adventure in the outdoors? For some, nothing will ever hold a candle to spending an afternoon hiking or camping. However, if you are getting set for this kind of activity, you really need the right materials on your side. 222 more words

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'The housing market can't take the shock of a natural event,' real estate economist warns

The exact tally is still impossible to calculate, but at least 10,000 homes and other structures have been destroyed by floods, winds and fires in the past three months. 84 more words