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SANDY Act Aims to Improve Communication During Disasters…and more

NYC receiving $176 Million to protect against super storm flooding

New York will be prepared to weather more severe storms after being granted $176 million in federal funding to increase flood protection. Aimed at guarding Lower Manhattan, the proposed project could prepare the city for more storms like Hurricane Sandy…

 

SANDY Act Aims to Improve Communication During Disasters

When Superstorm Sandy ripped through the state most were left without power or cell service. They had no way to call 911, or even tune into the news. Three years later, Congressman Frank Pallone says we’re still ill prepared to handle communication during a natural disaster, so he’s introduced the SANDY Act…

 

Free legal advice for WA bushfire victims

Supplied image of firefighters fighting a bushfire in the Perth Hills and Parkerville region in Perth, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. The numbers of properties lost in the bushfire in the Perth hills is expected to rise dramatically, as residents wait for confirmation their home has gone up in flames. (AAP Image/Department of Fire and Emergency Services) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Supplied image of firefighters fighting a bushfire in the Perth Hills and Parkerville region in Perth, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. The numbers of properties lost in the bushfire in the Perth hills is expected to rise dramatically, as residents wait for confirmation their home has gone up in flames. (AAP Image/Department of Fire and Emergency Services) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Residents affected by the deadly bushfire in Western Australia’s South West can access free legal advice to negotiate insurance claims and deal with destroyed documents.Attorney General Michael Mischin says since the February 2011 bushfires in Kelmscott and Roleystone, Legal Aid WA has worked alongside community legal centres and private lawyers to provide free help after natural disasters…

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