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Qatar giving $30 mln to help Harvey victims in Texas

Floridians hustle to flee Irma MIAMI, Sept 9, (AP): With the window closing fast for anyone wanting to escape, Irma hurtled toward Florida with 130 mph winds Saturday on a shifting course that threatened the first direct hit on the Tampa area from a major hurricane in nearly a century. …

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‘Hurricane damage will linger’

OMAHA, Nebraska, Aug 30, (AP): Billionaire Warren Buffett says the storm damage in Texas is staggering, but he isn’t sure yet how much insurance companies will have to pay in claims. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns Geico and several other insurers, so his company will be helping people rebuild. Buffett …

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Monster Matthew hammers Florida – Hurricane toll over 800 in Haiti

CHANTAL, Haiti/COCOA BEACH, Florida, Oct 7, (RTRS): Hurricane Matthew killed more than 800 people and left tens of thousands homeless in its rampage through Haiti earlier this week before it lashed Florida on Friday with rain and howling winds and rolled northward up the US Atlantic coast. The number of …

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Hurricane Matthew death toll rises to 65 in Haiti, total toll 69

MEXICO CITY, Oct 6 (Reuters) – Hurricane Matthew has killed at least 69 people, the death toll in struggling Haiti alone rising to 65, local officials said, as the storm headed northward on Thursday battering the Bahamas en route to Florida. Haitis civil protection service put the toll in the …

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