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9 september 2021

14:39
With hurricane season ramping up in Atlantic Canada, and in anticipation of Hurricane Larry, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is sharing the following tips and advice to help keep your family and property safe....

14:30
Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California as it provides emergency assistance in response to the Caldor, Dixie, McFarland and Monument wildfires that have burned over 1.4 million acres in seven counties...

14:20
Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort donated $20,000 to the United Cajun Navy to support ongoing relief efforts for Hurricane Ida. The non-profit all-volunteer United Cajun Navy organizes search and rescue missions and delivers aid with a focus on natural...

10:44
Louisiana First Horizon Foundation announced today its pledge of $1 million to help communities impacted by Hurricane Ida. These funds will be distributed through non-profit partners to address the needs of affected areas. Applications for funding to...

10:00
Hurricane Ida is just the most recent major storm to make landfall in the United States this hurricane season. Thousands of businesses, and more than one million people, were left without power and forced to deal with standing flood waters and...

09:55
Media representatives are advised that the Canadian Hurricane Centre will provide an update on Hurricane Larry on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Warning Preparedness Meteorologist, Bob Robichaud, will discuss the latest information about the storm....

07:30
Hurricane Ida left a path of destruction from New Orleans to New York, leaving homeowners with the unenviable task of putting their lives back together. The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) warns policyholders to avoid being victimized a second...

04:35
Last week, Hurricane Ida devastated portions of the country with extensive power outages and property damage. Crossroads4Hope, a nonprofit organization supporting the social and emotional needs of people with cancer and their loved ones at no charge,...


8 september 2021

09:30
A national survey released today by BELFOR Holdings, Inc. (BELFOR), the world's largest disaster recovery and property restoration company, found that although nearly 7 in 10 Americans surveyed have lived through a disaster that affected their home,...

08:59
SmartNews Inc., the global leader in redefining information and news discovery, announced today the launch of its Hurricane "Disaster Info Hub," as part of an ongoing commitment to providing quality and timely health and safety information. The...

08:38
The national nonprofit Delivering Good has identified the Haiti earthquake, Hurricane Ida recovery, ongoing domestic natural disasters and the Afghan refugee resettlement as the priority emergencies for its long-term response. The charity is...

08:12
Todd De Voe, director of Emergency Management for leading provider of next-gen emergency response systems Titan HST, has been elected president of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Region 9. He will be sworn into office at...


7 september 2021

19:30
Huntsman Corporation today disclosed that Hurricane Ida caused no significant damage to its Geismar, Louisiana manufacturing facility.  The Geismar facility manufactures products for Huntsman's Polyurethanes and Performance Products divisions and...

16:58
The 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti August 14 toppled homes in Jérémie, capital city of Grand Anse in southwestern Haiti near the epicenter of the quake, and filled the hospitals beyond capacity. But its effect on the state of mind of...

13:39
Smithfield Foods, Inc. has dispatched a truck carrying 40,000 pounds of protein to New Orleans to support hunger relief in the wake of catastrophic damage inflicted by Hurricane Ida, one of the most intense hurricanes to ever strike Louisiana, which...

12:26
To help communities impacted by Hurricane Ida recover from the disaster, Ameren Corporation not only sent equipment and hundreds of co-workers to Louisiana, the company is also donating $10,000 to the American Red Cross for additional relief...

09:53
Water shortages can adversely affect the existence of all living forms. However, as never-ending human activities continue to threaten our climate, we are likely to face several calamities in the near future. Such drastic climatic disturbances can...


3 september 2021

22:55
Aramco Americas announced on Friday it will donate $5 million to support relief efforts, in communities impacted by Hurricane Ida, that provide food, water, shelter, and other critical needs....

16:15
Sempra (BMV: SRE) and Sempra LNG today announced a contribution of $100,000 to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana, to support immediate relief efforts related to Hurricane Ida.    "Our thoughts are with the communities...

16:01
At the request of the Louisiana State Animal Rescue Team (LSART), the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) disaster response team is on the ground conducting water and land rescues throughout south Louisiana for...

14:27
PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, will commit up to $1 million in grants to support designated responding agencies working on the front lines to help pets and families in areas impacted by Hurricane Ida....

14:21
The USAA Foundation, Inc. has announced a $500,000 donation to Team Rubicon and American Red Cross to help families and communities recover from the recent impacts felt by Hurricane Ida. Hurricane Ida hit on a particularly poignant day as it was the...

14:07
The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced that it has activated its disaster relief and response program to provide critical...

12:53
On the heels of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration increasing their projected hurricane outlook, Hurricane Ida blew through Louisiana leaving an estimated $40 billion in damages in its wake. Now is the time to ensure your home, which...

11:00
PetFriendly, an Omaha-based subscription pet wellness company, is donating 20,000 doses of their flea and tick medication to rescue organizations helping pets and families impacted by Hurricane Ida....

09:22
Entergy Corporation subsidiaries Entergy Louisiana and Entergy New Orleans announced today preliminary estimated times to complete power restoration for those customers affected by Hurricane Ida, a historic Category 4 storm that impacted nearly...

08:05
Orbital Energy Group, Inc. ("OEG") today announced that in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, its subsidiaries, Gibson Technical Services, Orbital Power Inc., and Eclipse Foundations are providing resources to assist electric power and...

08:00
Today, PepsiCo and its philanthropic arm, The PepsiCo Foundation, announced a commitment of over $500,000 to support emergency food deliveries and rescue operations in Louisiana in partnership with The Salvation Army, Team Rubicon and the Greater New...


2 september 2021

21:20
Rain Carbon Inc., a leading global producer of carbon-based products and advanced materials, today announces that it is still assessing the impact of Hurricane Ida on several of its U.S. calcination facilities after the category 4 storm made landfall...

18:39
Noble Corporation today provided an update on the Noble Globetrotter II ultra-deepwater drillship and the personnel onboard.  As previously reported, the vessel encountered severe weather during Hurricane Ida.  Noble management is in frequent...

17:18
In response to the widespread devastation caused by Hurricane Ida in Louisiana, Dow? and the Dow Company Foundation announced the contribution of $2 million to support immediate relief and long-term recovery efforts associated with the storm and its...

17:00
Today Canfor Corporation ("the Company" or "Canfor") announced it has provided $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross' British Columbia Fires Appeal to support their response efforts. ...

16:30
Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, conducted an initial flyover of our assets in the path of Hurricane Ida. During this initial flight, we observed damage to our West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facilities. When it is...

14:14
The Poison Control Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) reminds the Greater Philadelphia Region about the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) ? a compound that is especially dangerous after weather emergencies ? during power outages....

12:57
Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, distributes an initial donation of 40,000 pounds of food to victims of Hurricane Ida. With the assistance of Global Empowerment Mission (GEM), 20,000 pounds of non-perishable...

07:00
The topic of fire smoke and health has become increasingly prominent in today's climate. As wildfire activity peaks, it is vital that we understand the dynamic nature of wildfire smoke dispersion and our sensitivity to that wildfire smoke. Monarch...


1 september 2021

20:35
Entergy Corporation continues to make substantial restoration progress following Hurricane Ida's destructive path through Southeast Louisiana and Mississippi. After three days of restoration work following Hurricane Ida's landfall, Entergy has...

19:49
Following widespread damage caused by Hurricane Ida, which moved through Louisiana, Mississippi and other communities along the Gulf Coast, Farmers Insurance® has deployed members of its specially-trained catastrophe claims team, along with one of...

17:50
Following the devastating August 14th earthquake in Haiti the situation on the ground remains urgent. In addition to the death toll of 2,200, many hundreds of thousands of people have been made homeless and need necessities including food, water and...

17:25
In the wake of Hurricane Ida's fierce Category 4 winds, storm surge, and torrential rainfall, Dallas-based Fuel Logic says help is on the way. With power knocked out to hundreds of thousands of Louisiana residents and businesses, and fuel refineries...

15:03
As Georgia Power's storm team of more than 500 workers move from Mississippi to Louisiana to continue assisting with power restoration following Hurricane Ida, the company is encouraging its 2.6 million customers to prepare for potential emergencies...

11:29
Southwest Airlines Co.  today announced a donation of $150,000 to its national disaster relief partners, American Red Cross, Feeding America®, and Team Rubicon. This financial commitment is fulfilled through the Southwest Airlines® Foundation, a...

09:00
Mattress Firm, the nation's largest mattress specialty retailer, today announced its support of American Red Cross Disaster Relief with a $50,000 donation. For disasters like Hurricane Ida and countless other crises, the funding will enable the Red...

09:00
Policies needed before major earthquakes strike California will be discussed by State Treasurer Fiona Ma, a FEMA official, a structural engineer, and a resilience expert during the Resilience Advantage webinar on Sept. 15. The event will be sponsored...

08:00
The Home Depot Foundation announced a commitment of up to $1 million to support immediate disaster relief and long-term recovery efforts in the communities impacted by Hurricane Ida. This new disaster response grant takes the Foundation's 2021...

06:00
Kia America today made a donation of $200,000 to the American Red Cross to assist with disaster relief efforts and provide shelter, food and comfort to those affected by Hurricane Ida.  In addition, Kia Motors Finance customers affected by Hurricane...

00:00
September is National Preparedness Month, and the American Academy of Disaster Medicine (AADM) reminds the public that we are at the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season and offers hurricane planning tips that may save your life or that of a loved...


31 august 2021

20:00
SunCoke Energy, Inc. today reported the temporary suspension of operations at its Convent Marine Terminal on the Louisiana Gulf Coast, due to a power outage from the company's utility supplier which has experienced catastrophic damage to its...

17:36
In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Ida, StandUp Wireless announced it will upgrade all Louisiana customers to unlimited talk, text, and data for free for the next 30 days. Customers will be able to connect to essential services and...

15:00
In response to Hurricane Ida, the governors of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama have declared states of emergency. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) is expediting access to care for members who may be impacted....

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