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22 april 2021

07:00
To mark Earth Day, World Vision is calling on global leaders to fully respond to the climate change crisis as a tsunami of climate related disasters threaten to wipe out decades of development advances. The agency warns that the triple threat of...


21 april 2021

08:21
During a government programme on Sunday, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit spoke to local journalists on the Commonwealth of Dominica's economic growth. According to Prime Minister Skerrit, while the nation's economy is improving after the downturn of...


20 april 2021

07:00
In celebration of World Amateur Radio Day on April 18, Maglite and ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio®, have announced they have formed a partnership based on the common mission of helping people be prepared for emergencies and to serve...

03:30
Iconic Funds BTC ETN GmbH, a subsidiary of Iconic Funds GmbH (collectively branded as "Iconic Funds") has received regulatory approval in Germany for the prospectus and public offering of a physically backed Bitcoin Exchange Traded Product ("ETP")...

02:03
With the island of St. Vincent & the Grenadines facing a humanitarian crisis with the ongoing La Soufriere volcanic activity causing the mass displacement of over 30,000 people, food insecurity and a potential public health emergency, Digicel...


19 april 2021

08:38
A neighboring town to New Braunfels Texas was just devastated with "gorilla sized hail". Cool Roofs Inc. has roofing crews working around the clock with homeowners from Pflugerville with hail damaged roofs to get their roof repaired or replaced,...


15 april 2021

13:09
Global Security Systems, LLC ("GSS"), of Lafayette, LA, is pleased to announce that their proven radio broadcast-based emergency notification system, ALERT FM, successfully completed the rigorous process to obtain the ShakeAlert® License to Operate....


14 april 2021

14:00
Two major weather outlets have issued their annual outlooks for the 2021 hurricane season, both of which suggest another troubling forecast for Atlantic and Gulf coast residents. Generac? Power Systems is encouraging homeowners in hurricane-affected...


12 april 2021

11:17
Following Friday's eruption of the La Soufriere volcano in St Vincent and the Grenadines, the government and people of the Commonwealth of Dominica have offered their assistance and support in accommodating evacuees. The volcano, which last erupted...


1 april 2021

09:22
As the State of Louisiana prepares for a potential early hurricane season in 2021, the Louisiana Small Business Development Center is offering business continuity, disaster planning and cybersecurity services at no-cost to Louisiana small business...

09:00
Discover Puerto Rico, the Island's Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), held a virtual panel on "Lessons in Crisis and Recovery" yesterday, March 31, with local Puerto Rican journalist and broadcast personality, Armando Valdés Prieto, moderating...

09:00
WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone , operating as NuLink in Newnan, Georgia, today announced more than 90 percent of its network is back online after sustaining significant damage from last week's tornado. ...

08:32
Legacy Collective, a giving community dedicated to funding nonprofits addressing systemic issues with sustainable, innovative solutions, today announces that it has given five grants totaling $450,000 to nonprofit organizations helping Texans in need...

08:01
April kicks off what is typically the three most active months of the year for tornadoes in the United States, and tornado territory extends well beyond the Great Plains, as recent outbreaks have made clear. But where did Tornadoes cause the biggest...


31 march 2021

14:50
As Central Alabama deals with the aftermath of 11 confirmed tornados on March 25, BBVA USA has announced it will donate $25,000 toward community relief efforts through the BBVA Foundation. The tornado recovery grant will support the United Way of...

07:00
As the warmer weather arrives, snowmelt coupled with rain presents an increased risk of flooding in New Brunswick. Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is informing consumers about how they can prepare for the coming flood season by protecting themselves...


30 march 2021

18:21
As another severe storm is expected Wednesday, Georgia Power encourages customers to monitor local weather conditions and keep safety first as inclement weather moves across the state. The threat of severe weather, including heavy thunderstorms,...

09:00
WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone , operating as NuLink in Newnan, Georgia, is taking swift action to repair damage caused to its network by last week's tornado and at this time has restored all services to approximately one-third of the company's...


29 march 2021

16:58
In response to severe weather, the governors of Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee have declared states of emergency for all or part of their states. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross), Inc. is expediting access to care for members who...


28 march 2021

19:01
News reports confirm that US$49 million is committed to improve the water sector and to guarantee access to water for 64% of the population in Mozambique who are struggling with supply....


26 march 2021

19:29
Following a severe storm system with strong winds, hail and tornadoes that caused damage across multiple Southern states, Farmers Insurance® is ready to assist affected customers....

16:21
The National Mobile Shower and Catering Association (NMSCA) has resources available to immediately assist with immigrant food services at the border. Each mobile kitchen unit can produce up to 10,000 hot meals per day and as many as 20,000 cold...

14:47
Samaritan's Purse is expanding its work in tornado-devastated Alabama?sending two additional Disaster Relief Units and staff to respond to the severe weather that battered the region. This series of deadly tornadoes killed at least five people,...

13:00
This white paper takes a deep dive into the redesigning process of the way NFIP policies are rated. It describes how the new rating system, called Risk Rating 2.0, will provide more accurate rates for properties' flood risk. For example, a property...


24 march 2021

06:39
NEC Laboratories Europe has prototyped new, AI-enabled drone technology that quickly locates natural disaster victims using their mobile phones or smart devices in areas with damaged or no cellular infrastructure. Finding disaster victims is slow...


23 march 2021

12:00
NES Financial | JTC (LON: JTC), announced today that it has been contracted to provide its purpose-built Opportunity Zone Fund Administration solution to Puerto Rico Opportunity Zone Fund, LP (PROZ) ? an Opportunity Zone fund managed by Monllor...


22 march 2021

05:00
Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) was a Platinum Sponsor at the first virtual Windstorm Insurance (WIND) Conference. VCGFL exhibited virtually, held Q&A sessions, live demos, and connected with industry leaders to share tips and insights...


19 march 2021

08:05
This month, IEEE-USA celebrates five years of the MOVE emergency relief and community outreach program. Since March 2016, MOVE (an IEEE-USA initiative) volunteers have deployed more than 20 times on disaster relief missions, and have helped over a...


18 march 2021

16:46
CPS Energy continues to pursue all avenues to protect its customers from the excessive costs of 2021 Texas Winter Storm Uri. Today, the San Antonio City Council passed a resolution supporting CPS Energy's multifaceted strategic plan to keep customer...

06:37
SupplyHouse.com, a leading e-commerce company that sells plumbing and HVAC supplies, donated products to New Jersey-based Mitchell's Plumbing & Heating, LLC to help make repairs in the wake of the harrowing winter storm that swept across the Lone...


16 march 2021

21:15
GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. ("GLAI"), , Brazil's premier domestic airline, announces its 4Q20 earnings schedule. 4Q20 Earnings  March 18, 2021 (before trading hours)The release will be available on our website www.voegol.com.br/ir....


15 march 2021

18:00
This week marks the 10-year anniversary of the conflict in Syria. International disaster relief organization ShelterBox first responded to the crisis in December 2012 and has worked with its partners and supporters to provide more than 400,000 people...


12 march 2021

18:36
Attorney Michael Richardson of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP has sued CenterPoint Energy Inc. on behalf of 28 apartment complexes for damages that occurred following the deadly winter storm and freezing temperatures that occurred on February 12,...

14:54
Given the impact of the extraordinary number of natural disasters in 2017, Demotech published a special issue of The Demotech Difference to discuss the impact of disasters on the industry.  Strength Through the Storm focused on promises made and...

09:00
MV Transportation, Inc., a recognized leader in passenger transportation services, today announced it has made a large donation of bottled water, valued at more than $100,000, to employees and select community partners in Texas cities served by the...

07:30
Texans in financial trouble are at risk for added hardship after historic winter storms. To help victims, Consolidated Credit is offering free financial advice as well as resources for avoiding fraud and high utility bills. Consolidated Credit's...


11 march 2021

11:00
In February 2021, the U.S. experienced winter storm Uri, bringing extreme cold temperatures to the central U.S., including Texas. As a result of increased power demand across the state and power generation disruptions, power and ancillary costs in...


10 march 2021

14:02
Free "Evening Edition: Environmental Journalism in NC" discussion program will explore journalists' role in reporting the truth about natural disasters and what the recovery process is like in North Carolina communities. WHO: North Carolina...


8 march 2021

08:30
Genie Energy today provided additional information on the financial impact to the company of Winter Storm Uri, which disrupted the Texas electricity market in mid-February 2021. ...


5 march 2021

13:09
Given the impact of the extraordinary number of natural disasters that occurred in 2017, Demotech commissioned a special issue of The Demotech Difference to recognize the impact of disasters on the insurance industry and on the nation.  Published in...


4 march 2021

10:52
A bitter snowstorm wreaked havoc on Texas, crippling the state's power grid and leaving millions of residents without heat, water and electricity. The most dramatic climate event of the year highlights the acceleration of extreme weather and why...

07:51
A bitter snowstorm wreaked havoc on Texas, crippling the state's power grid and leaving millions of residents without heat, water and electricity. The most dramatic climate event of the year highlights the acceleration of extreme weather and why...


3 march 2021

23:38
Watts Guerra LLP, Fears Nachawati PLLC, and Parker Waichman LLP, three national law firms that have long fought to protect the rights of victims injured by the wrongdoing of large corporations, filed a wrongful death lawsuit on February 22, 2021...

13:17
When unusual Arctic weather hit Texas in early February, millions were without power, and the system came close to collapse, states Physicians for Civil Defense. Some resorted to burning furniture to keep from freezing. While other sources of...

12:56
The most populous cities in the Great Lakes, and several former manufacturing hubs, face serious challenges from climate, unemployment, and lower quality of life ?? but can enhance their livability for people and nature if they route more funding and...

09:32
In the wake of the recent winter storm in Texas, Stanley Black & Decker announced a donation of $500,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Giving Program. Funds will be used to support immediate needs in Texas, along with future disasters...

08:36
Sewa International raised over $60,000 for Uttarakhand relief efforts while its volunteers continue to serve the victims of the massive flash floods caused by the Glacier Burst on February 7. The floods have claimed 60 lives and affected more than...


2 march 2021

10:35
When the recent winter storms that ravaged across the state of Texas left thousands of North Texas without power, limited access to food and water, and severely damaged homes, Friendship-West Baptist Church, led by social justice activist and senior...


1 march 2021

16:27
The average outage time for Georgia Power customers was 42% less than the national average in 2019, according to the most recent available data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. With severe storm weather possible throughout the...

11:07
During the record winter storm that left Texas in a statewide power emergency, TRG Datacenters used their generators to keep customers online while reducing their load on the state's struggling power grid. ...