Southeast Coast Storm Preparedness: Flooding, Wind, and Rainfall Expectations

2023-12-17 11:45:05 An intense storm is expected to strengthen as it moves up the Southeast coast Sunday. Some flooding and strong winds are likely across the Wilmington area. Residents are urged to use caution while driving and to be prepared for some power outages. Here’s what you can expect and how you should prepare: Rainfall … Read more

U.S. Coast Guard Successfully Frees Grounded Freighters in Detroit River – Latest Updates

2023-11-28 20:03:45 U.S. Coast Guard tugboats on Tuesday successfully freed a freighter that was stuck aground in the Detroit River for more than 24 hours. “It is free,” Lt. j.g. Adeeb Ahmad, a USCG public information officer, told The Detroit News. The Barbro G “has been successfully refloated & will now securely anchor nearby,” the … Read more

What to Do After a Minor Car Crash: Allstate’s Suggestions and Tips

2023-11-27 21:39:05 What to do if you’re involved in a minor car crash Allstate has some suggestions about what to do if you’re involved in a minor car crash. 10/31/22 Damian Giletto, Wochit EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect the correct location of the crash. The Wilmington Police Department initially provided the … Read more

Toolbank USA: Providing Free Disaster Tools in Louisiana and Establishing Permanent Presence

2023-11-24 10:03:11 A nonprofit brought free tools to help Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Ida, and now it’s setting up a permanent presence in the state. Toolbank USA is a nonprofit that lends and/or rents out tools to other organizations. It has two arms to its organization: the disaster arm and the affiliate arm. … Read more

Wildfires in New Mexico: A Ranking of the Largest Fires Since 1990

2023-07-05 10:56:23 According to the U.S. Forest Service, the 2012 Whitewater-Baldy Fire in the Gila was previously the largest wildfire to burn in the state. The 2011 Las Conchas Fire in the Santa Fe National Forest was the second largest, followed by the Silver Fire that burned in the Gila in 2013. As of June … Read more

Red Cross President is pleased to receive two million euros from the Austrian government for humanitarian aid in Syria and neighboring regions

2023-11-15 14:47:06 Creator: “In addition to the current crises, we must not forget the millions of people who have been suffering from disasters for years. They still need humanitarian assistance.” Vienna (OTS) – Vienna (Red Cross): “The media attention after a crisis or catastrophe disappears just a few days after the event, but the people’s … Read more

Earthquake in Nepal: Youth One World supports helping victims

2023-11-04 12:59:14 Long-time Don Bosco project partners are asking for donations for quick help Vienna (OTS) – „Our facilities in the province affected by the quake are so far intact, we are helping the victims of the quake in our catchment area.”. This is what Father Augusty Pulickal Antony, SDB, long-time project partner of the … Read more

Caritas on the earthquake in Nepal: What counts now is quick help shortly before the onset of winter

2023-11-04 15:25:34 Caritas Austria has been supporting people in the region with projects on food security and disaster resilience since 2011. Every donation helps! Vienna (OTS) – A severe earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 hit the rural provinces of Karnali and Rukum on the night of November 3rd – and has already left around … Read more