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28 october 2021

08:00
The estimated insured damage of the six EF-2 strength tornadoes that hit Barrie, Innisfil, Kawartha Lakes, Little Britain, Manilla, Lindsay, and Lake of Bays on July 15 has increased from $75 million to $100 million, based on surveys from Catastrophe...


26 october 2021

09:09
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions released its sixth annual LexisNexis Home Trends Report, revealing that increasing extreme weather events are leading to more weather-related loss costs for U.S. homeowners and insurers. The 2021 LexisNexis Home Trends...


25 october 2021

10:26
Storms that hit southern Ontario on September 7 and September 22 caused $105 million in insured damage, according to initial estimates from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). These storms caused extensive damage across southern...


22 october 2021

06:00
Mayor Eric Garcetti appeared with Optimum Seismic, Inc. Co-Founder Ali Sahabi this week to speak about the importance of earthquake preparedness and highlight progress towards increased seismic resilience in Los Angeles.  The event was held in...


17 october 2021

23:28
Zheng Bo's team at the Institute of Environment and Ecology, Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School (SIGS), has developed a novel atmospheric inversion system to infer global wildfire carbon emissions from satellite retrievals of carbon...


15 october 2021

14:35
Casio America, Inc., a leader in the education space, launched a hurricane relief offer, "Every Student Counts," to help school districts replenish calculator supplies following recent events of extreme flooding and wind damage....


13 october 2021

21:01
On International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction October 13, The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction emphasizes that proactive measures and protection can reduce the effects of disaster....


12 october 2021

09:57
Vanguard today launched the actively managed Vanguard Core-Plus Bond Fund, which seeks to offer clients a broadly diversified, single-fund, core fixed income portfolio invested primarily in U.S. Treasury, mortgage-backed, and other U.S....


11 october 2021

04:02
Hyundai Commission: Anicka Yi: In Love With The World open from Oct. 12, 2021 through Jan. 16, 2022 in Tate Modern's Turbine Hall Yi, known for the way she fuses artistic imagination and scientific research, populates the Turbine Hall with...


7 october 2021

09:00
From wildfires to hurricanes, tornadoes, and torrential rain, weather extreme events are becoming the norm. Restoration 1®, one of the fastest-growing and most-trusted restoration franchises in North America, has not only helped customers recover...


6 october 2021

08:50
Aramco Americas' pledge of $5 million will include support to the following nonprofit organizations: the Greater New Orleans Foundation, Feeding America®, World Central Kitchen, and All Hands and Hearts, as they continue to provide assistance to...

08:05
Aquasana, a leading maker of high-performance water filtration solutions for the home, today launched a new "Buy One, Gift One" campaign to provide families impacted by recent natural disasters with access to clean, healthy drinking water. Throughout...

05:00
? In the three years following major fires, home prices rise 21% in directly-hit areas on average, according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. This compares to the 33% growth just outside of fire...


5 october 2021

11:00
Perimeter Solutions, makers of PHOS-CHEK® long-term fire retardant and other high-quality firefighting products, announced today that its ground-based long-term fire retardant PHOS-CHEK FORTIFY® has been added to the USDA Forest Service (USFS)...


4 october 2021

11:00
Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with Food For The Poor to provide humanitarian assistance to communities in Haiti that were impacted by the recent 7.2 magnitude earthquake. With the support of Episcopal Relief & Development and other...

11:00
Mighty Fire Breaker LLC (MFB) recently launched its patent-protected Mighty Fire Breaker® Wildfire Home and Community Defense Licensing Program to expand the availability of its Locked-n-Loaded Systemtm and to meet and support the new seller...

10:00
SHL, the global leader in people science, announced its latest innovation that allows recruiters to have structured interviews in Microsoft (MS) Teams. In an effort to continue developing more efficient systems of interviewing, SHL developed the MS...


29 september 2021

14:41
Efforts to clean-up and restore the New Street Reservoir following flooding from Hurricane Ida reached a significant point late last week. Water in the 52-million-gallon reservoir has been brought back to the high-quality water standards that existed...

13:04
SmartNews Inc., the global leader in redefining information and news discovery, announced today the launch of its Wildfire "Disaster Info Hub," an extension of its recently launched "Disaster Info Hubs," which began with Hurricanes in early...

12:19
Today AARP launched the AARP Skills Builder for WorkSM, a new platform to help older workers gain in-demand skills to give them an edge in today's competitive job market. According to AARP research, two-thirds of older workers are interested in...


28 september 2021

13:45
This campaign aims to provide insight and highlight resources to encourage individuals, mainly homeowners and families, to ensure they are duly prepared for any natural disaster that may arise in the near future. In 2020, there were roughly 8,100...

08:02
NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH), the country's leading consumer advocate for strengthening homes and safeguarding families from disasters, has launched the Buyer's Guide to Resilient Homes, a...


27 september 2021

06:00
September marks National Preparedness Month, a time when Americans are reminded and encouraged to take steps to prepare for emergencies. For many people, a home is their largest asset and as natural disasters become more common, keeping it and...


23 september 2021

15:00
Two storms this summer across Alberta and Saskatchewan caused a total of $120 million in insured damage. Strong winds, hail and rain on July 22 caused $56 million in insured damage, while severe storms on August 31 brought flash flooding and large...

15:00
The wildfire in White Rock Lake, British Columbia, that started on August 2 is now estimated to have caused $77 million in insured damage, according to initial estimates from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). Over 800 claims are...

12:47
In recognition of National Preparedness Month and Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), FEMA and the Ad Council today released new Ready Campaign PSAs developed specifically for the Latino community as part of FEMA's approach to advance...

09:00
When remnants of Hurricane Ida swept through the area, it caused torrential rainfall to overflow the banks and contaminate the New Street Reservoir. Water from the reservoir, which supplies Clifton, Passaic, Paterson and Woodland Park could no longer...

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Safr lends support as We Lift provides disaster evacuation services in south Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Ida. Partnered earlier this year to provide affordable, comprehensive on-demand wheelchair transportation service in rural areas, Safr...


22 september 2021

12:00
Boeing is committing $1 million from the Boeing Charitable Trust to assist with disaster recovery and relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, the company announced today. This includes a $500,000 donation to the American Red Cross that...


21 september 2021

17:00
Following Hurricane Ida making landfall near Port Fourchon, Louisiana on Aug. 29, Entergy Corporation announced today its utilities have restored power to approximately 932,000 customers, which is 98% of customers affected by the storm. Entergy is...

10:18
The Weather Channel television network continues to dominate as America's go-to source for weather news and information on TV after ranking as the #1 cable network amid Hurricane Ida's landfall (August 29) for Total Day among adults 25-54, according...

08:38
Sanitary Districts don't always have an opportunity to plan ahead for natural disasters and climate change. That is why Oro Loma Sanitary District is taking action to create a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) ? a plan that guides efforts to reduce...

08:00
BayWa r.e., a leading renewable energy developer, services and systems provider in the Americas, announced today that it has donated $20,000 to the Footprint Project to support relief efforts in southeastern Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Ida and...


20 september 2021

14:25
Leaders from LCMC Health are creating an employee assistance fund for those that were impacted by Hurricane Ida. Making landfall along the Louisiana coast as a Category 4 hurricane, Ida caused devastation to homes across Southeast Louisiana ? the...

10:12
Resilience, thy name is farmer. The twin calamities of COVID-19 and climate events have made a mess of moving products to market for nearly any supplier of nearly any kind of goods. But for farmers who grow real Christmas trees, a heat wave in the...

08:30
Shell Offshore Inc., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has conducted a comprehensive damage assessment of our West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facilities from Hurricane Ida that revealed significant structural damage. We estimate that our WD-143...

06:43
The Salvation Army has received a $10 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support ongoing emergency response and long-term recovery for those affected by Hurricane Ida from Louisiana to New England and by wildfires across 10 western states....


17 september 2021

15:33
Georgia Power's storm teams, dispatched to help restore power through the Mutual Assistance Network after Hurricane Ida's devastating landfall in Louisiana and Mississippi, have returned safely to Georgia this week after a 17-day deployment....


16 september 2021

17:38
The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to delay the implementation of the National Flood Insurance Program's (NFIP) new Risk Rating 2.0 (RR 2.0) methodology, which is...

06:05
In an effort to help offset some of the devastation caused by Hurricane Ida, Mike Brandner Injury Attorneys will be giving away a semi-load of free bottled water (20 pallets) and 1,000 boxed lunches on Friday, September 17th from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00...

06:00
Compass 82, the national nonprofit disaster recovery organization headquartered in New Jersey, is responding to Hurricane Ida's devastation in the Garden State with the implementation of a new early response program called JUMPSTART. Designed to...


15 september 2021

09:30
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida's destruction, Community Coffee Company will donate 10% of retail sales proceeds, up to $250,000, from the sale of Community® coffee products from Sept. 13, 2021, through Oct. 28, 2021, to support The Salvation...


14 september 2021

17:15
EnLink Midstream, LLC (EnLink) today announced that it donated 50,000 gallons of propane to support residents of Southeast Louisiana experiencing extended power outages as a result of Hurricane Ida. EnLink is partnering with O'Nealgas, a...

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https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/News-Releases/2021/CPSC-Issues-Life-Saving-Tips-to-Millions-in-the-Path-of-Tropical-Storm-Nicholas As...


13 september 2021

18:25
The Salvation Army is preparing resources to meet the immediate needs of survivors and first responders ahead of Tropical Storm Nicholas in Texas and Louisiana. Nicholas comes soon after Hurricane Ida ravaged the Gulf Coast and left a path of...

14:00
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, CITGO stepped up to provide ongoing support to affected communities to help mitigate the storm's immediate impact and assist them as they work to recover and rebuild....

13:59
Hurricane Ida created storm surge, flooding and tornadoes that impacted thousands of people across the country. If you or a loved one are in an affected area from major storms this year, follow these tips to return home, stay safe and get assistance...


10 september 2021

10:58
South Louisiana communities hit hard by Hurricane Ida are now using the power of the sun in their recovery efforts. New Orleans Solar Company, PosiGen Solar, has teamed up with the Footprint Project to deploy 12 solar power stations at disaster...


9 september 2021

15:45
In the wake of continued widespread flooding and power outages in the US Gulf Coast and Northeast from Hurricane Ida, the Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition (DDRC) has collated a complete list of national and state resources to support all people...

14:43
Papa John's founder John Schnatter will travel to New Orleans tomorrow to bring awareness to the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Ida. Mr. Schnatter will meet with families and local leaders, including Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser and...

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