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Florence leaves 5 dead – More than 22K housed in 150 shelters

WILMINGTON, NC, Sept 15, (RTRS): Tropical storm Florence lumbered inland on Saturday, knocking down trees, flooding rivers, and dumping sheets of rain in the Carolinas where five people have died. It diminished from hurricane force as it came ashore, but forecasters said the 350-mile-wide storm’s slow progress across North and …

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Florence ‘monster’ storm – Hurricane bears down on East Coast

WASHINGTON, Sept 12, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump promised Wednesday that the federal government was “ready” and “able” to handle Hurricane Florence, warning residents to get out of the way as the monster storm bears down on the East Coast. “They say it’s about as big as they have seen …

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Kuwait donates USD one million to victims of Hurricanes Irma, Maria

Finding causes of human trafficking vital: Al-Otaibi NEW YORK, Nov 22, (KUNA): Kuwait announced that His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah ordered the donation of $ one million to be delivered to victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which hit the Caribbean Sea region back in September. …

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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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Downgraded but still dangerous – Matthew makes slow exit off East Coast

WILMINGTON, NC, Oct 9, (AP): Hurricane Matthew was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone Sunday morning but still had some dangerous fight left in it, dumping more than a foot of rain on North Carolina in a deluge that flooded homes and businesses as far as 100 miles inland. What will …

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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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