hurricane michael

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

PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Powerless victims of Hurricane Michael now suffer looting

PANAMA CITY, Fla.  — Armed looters are targeting homes and businesses that remain without electricity after being ravaged by Hurricane Michael a week ago. Sheriff’s Maj. Jimmy Stanford said deputies have arrested about 10 looters each night since Florida‘s Bay County took a direct hit from the strong Category 4 storm last Wednesday. In some … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Powerless victims of Hurricane Michael now suffer looting

Florida News: Governor Rick Scott Thanks Businesses for Hurricane Relief Donations

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida today thanked the following businesses for their generous donations to the Florida Disaster Fund, which was activated by Governor Scott to aid those impacted by Hurricane Michael.  The Florida Disaster Fund, administered by the Volunteer Florida Foundation, is the State of Florida’s official private fund … Continue reading Florida News: Governor Rick Scott Thanks Businesses for Hurricane Relief Donations

TALLAHASSEE, Fla | In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

TALLAHASSEE, Fla — In Florida, a grim task is unwinding slowly: Finding out many people were killed in Hurricane Michael. The storm that ravaged Florida’s Panhandle left incredible destruction stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the state border, but so far getting a firm grasp on how many died is proving somewhat elusive. The … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla | In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive