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More areas becoming uninsurable due to volatile weather

Jun 25, 2013
A new report predicts rising sea levels and more volatile weather will make more beachfront areas uninsurable.
Posted In: flood insurance, home insurance, Florida, climate change
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Tornado victims worry first response donations won't cover long-term needs

May 29, 2013
Last week's tornado in Moore, Oklahoma could cost insurance companies $3.5 billion, according to Risk Management Solutions.
Posted In: oklahoma, tornado, natural disasters
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After being removed, does storm debris have value?

May 27, 2013
Amid the destruction from hurricanes and tornados, some debris -- from trees to building materials and metal -- finds new life.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, construction, reuse, New York
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Oklahoma tornado victims take steps toward rebuilding

May 24, 2013
Residents in Moore, Okla., are banding together to rebuild their community following a devastating tornado that claimed lives and caused massive property damage. How difficult will the insurance claims process be for these victims?
Posted In: oklahoma, tornado
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A new business owner in Moore, Okla., starts piecing life back together

May 22, 2013
Gaydawn Magee's hearing aid business was leveled by the Moore tornado. But after a quick trip west, she'll be back.
Posted In: oklahoma, tornado, natural disasters
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Matching donations with need after natural disasters

May 22, 2013
After a disaster many people want to help, but there tends to be confusion about what is needed.
Posted In: tornado, oklahoma, natural disasters
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Community disaster relief with help from a tech company

May 22, 2013
Caitria O'Neill, CEO of tech company Recovers, explains the digital challenges of natural disasters and recovery.
Posted In: tornado, oklahoma, natural disasters
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Working in the dark, in the aftermath of Moore's tornado

May 21, 2013
Recovery begins for those in the tornado's wake in Moore, Okla.
Posted In: oklahoma, tornado
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What will it take to make tornado prediction better?

May 21, 2013
Prediction for tornadoes like the one in Moore, Okla., has gotten pretty good. Building thousands of new radar stations would make it better.
Posted In: tornado, weather, Science
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Six months after Sandy, a Jersey Shore ice cream shop gets ready to open for summer

Apr 29, 2013
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced an additional $1.8 billion in recovery aid for homeowners, renters and small businesses, today. Some of those businesses have been plugging along in the meantime.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey

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More areas becoming uninsurable due to volatile weather

Jun 25, 2013
A new report predicts rising sea levels and more volatile weather will make more beachfront areas uninsurable.
Posted In: flood insurance, home insurance, Florida, climate change
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Tornado victims worry first response donations won't cover long-term needs

May 29, 2013
Last week's tornado in Moore, Oklahoma could cost insurance companies $3.5 billion, according to Risk Management Solutions.
Posted In: oklahoma, tornado, natural disasters

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