FEMA’s two biggest foul-ups of modern times have happened with Republicans in the White House. The human toll of storms like Katrina and Maria has been enormous, but the screwball failures of FEMA under Bush and Trump have made each respective disaster worse. Samantha Bee’s Full Frontal has been in Puerto Rico this week, learning first-hand […]
When the going gets tough, the tough go golfing. Doubtless in years to come, every home in Puerto Rico will proudly display replicas of the golfing trophy President Trump dedicated to the brave citizens of the beleaguered island to memorialize Hurricane Maria. Unless I miss my guess, donaldjtrump.com will soon be peddling them along with […]
“If you’re reluctant to evacuate, just think about all the people … already killed,” said Florida Gov. Rick Scott. “Time is running out. This is clearly either going to have a direct hit or come right along the coast.”
The Red Cross has already called the flooding the worst natural disaster on American soil since Hurricane Sandy, four years ago. The scope of the flooding is difficult to grasp.
Capital punishment is God’s gift to America! Hillary Clinton is such a sure thing, people already want to impeach her! Welcome to “This Week In Crazy.”
As floodwaters ravaged Central Texas, President Obama reached out to the state Tuesday afternoon to pledge the full cooperation and support of the Federal Government, exactly the kind of aid Texas has desperately needed and vocally rejected for so long.
In order to receive disaster preparedness funds from FEMA, governors who deny man-made climate change will have to challenge their beliefs.
By Herb Jackson, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) WASHINGTON — Under pressure from Northeast senators, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Wednesday that an independent government watchdog will examine whether anti-fraud efforts are shortchanging victims of Superstorm Sandy. FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate also indicated at a Senate subcommittee hearing that the government […]
By John Reitmeyer, The Record (Hackensack, NJ) BELMAR, NJ — From dunes to dredging to getting more people back in their homes, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie spent more than an hour Tuesday talking about New Jersey’s ongoing recovery from Superstorm Sandy. Belmar was hit hard by the 2012 storm, and many people in the region […]
By Karen Sudol, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) HACKENSACK, NJ — Marina Pesheva had already moved her family from her Superstorm Sandy-flooded home in Keansburg, NJ, to the decommissioned Fort Monmouth military base, where she temporarily resides with her husband, two children and two dogs. Now, she’s being told she needs to vacate the Fort Monmouth one-bedroom […]
Washington (AFP) – A major storm blowing in heavy snow and ice gripped large swaths of the winter-weary United States early on Thursday, leaving a dozen people dead and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of homes. Thousands of travelers were stranded as flights, including at major air hubs in Atlanta and New York, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama visited the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s command center on Saturday as Hurricane Irene began making its way up the East Coast, and 6,500 American troops were told to be ready in case they are needed for relief work. The center helps coordinate the government’s response to natural disasters such […]