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Apps for surviving disasters

Apps for surviving disasters

By Seung Lee | The Mercury News

October 17, 2017


Filed under National

Some forward thinking and a few smartphone apps can be a valuable companion to navigate a disaster and its aftermath — even when there is little to no data connection, experts say.

After evacuations are lifted in California fires, some residents return home to wreckage: ‘It’s gone’

After evacuations are lifted in California fires, some residents return home to wreckage: ‘It’s gone’

By Laura J. Nelson | Los Angeles Times

October 17, 2017


Filed under National

Hours after police lifted the evacuation orders for a small area of the Larkfield-Wikiup area, dozens of residents sped through the darkened streets to check their houses for damage or to see what was left to salvage.

Hurricane-ravaged Caribbean medical school relocates to cruise ship

Hurricane-ravaged Caribbean medical school relocates to cruise ship

By Nereida Moreno | Chicago Tribune

October 13, 2017


Filed under National, State

In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Adtalem Global Education has turned to an unconventional facility to house its storm-ravaged Caribbean medical school campus: a cruise ship.

Ophelia likely to bring record 10th straight hurricane

Ophelia likely to bring record 10th straight hurricane

By Alysha Bayens | The News-Journal, Daytona Beach, Florida

October 11, 2017


Filed under National

Every tropical cyclone this season since Franklin back in early August has reached hurricane strength, ranking 2017 second in most consecutive hurricanes overall and first in the satellite era.

Justice Department redacts vast majority of documents related to Ferguson

Justice Department redacts vast majority of documents related to Ferguson

By Chuck Raasch | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

October 3, 2017


Filed under National

Almost two-thirds of the documents were totally redacted without any other reference to the person or persons who created them, the person or persons to whom they were intended, or the topic of the material withheld.

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