hurricane michael

Hurricane Michael: Children face stress of upended lives

When Tiffany Harris and her two children emerged from their hotel after Hurricane Michael roared past, her 3-year-old son pointed to a sea of fallen trees and shattered buildings. “It’s broken. It’s broken, Mommy, fix it,” she recalls her little boy Amari begging. Harris, who lives with her boyfriend, two children, plus her sister and … Continue reading Hurricane Michael: Children face stress of upended lives

Georgia News: Macon, U.S. Attorney For The Middle District Salutes Military Veterans, Recognizes Service Of USAO-GAM Vets

Macon, Ga. – In honor of Veterans Day, staff members with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Georgia (USAO-GAM) heard a presentation from fellow employee, and veteran, Captain Will R. Keyes. Captain Keyes is a new Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) for the Middle District of Georgia, and served in the … Continue reading Georgia News: Macon, U.S. Attorney For The Middle District Salutes Military Veterans, Recognizes Service Of USAO-GAM Vets

Hurricane Michael Damage to Homes is Estimated at More than $165,000,000 According to Porch

  SEATTLE/ Oct. 30, 2018 (STL.News)– A new analysis from Porch, a leading home repair marketplace, found homeowners in the path of Hurricane Michael can expect to pay $2,8961 in costs to repair their home after the storm. Michael is estimated to have caused $165,072,000 worth of damage to residential real estate in total. “This … Continue reading Hurricane Michael Damage to Homes is Estimated at More than $165,000,000 According to Porch

PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after Michael

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Already sick with strep throat and asthma, Aleeah Racette got sicker when she cleaned out a soggy, moldy home after Hurricane Michael, so she sought help at the hospital where she began life. She was stunned by what she saw there. The exterior wall of Bay Medical Sacred Heart in Panama … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after Michael

United States News: In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Michael Department Of Justice Reminds The Public To Be Aware Of Fraud And Report It To The National Center For Disaster Fraud

United States – The Department of Justice established the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, when billions of dollars in federal disaster relief poured into the Gulf Coast region, which opened opportunities for criminals to exploit people during vulnerable times. The NCDF, a national coordinating agency within the Department’s … Continue reading United States News: In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Michael Department Of Justice Reminds The Public To Be Aware Of Fraud And Report It To The National Center For Disaster Fraud

Hurricane Michael News: Understanding Your FEMA Letter

TALLHASSEE, FL — Hurricane Michael survivors who applied for disaster assistance will receive a “letter of eligibility” following an initial application review by FEMA.  Survivors should carefully read this letter as it explains the status of their application, how to respond, the amount of any assistance that FEMA may provide, and how to appropriately use … Continue reading Hurricane Michael News: Understanding Your FEMA Letter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida to bend voting rules in counties hit by hurricane

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida is going to bend some of the voting rules for voters living in counties hammered by Hurricane Michael. The administration of Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday that eight counties in Florida’s Panhandle can start and end early voting beyond existing deadlines. Normally, early voting is supposed end the weekend before the … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida to bend voting rules in counties hit by hurricane

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: PROBE INTO KHASHOGGI CASE FAR FROM OVER Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Turkey, where a newspaper detailed the alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in gruesome detail. ‘NO, I … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today