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California Earthquake: A Bullet Dodged, but Threat Remains

The 6.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Eureka, California on Sunday may be over, but scientists say that Northern California will remain under threat for many years to come. The Cascadia subduction zone in the Pacific Northwest continues to be a hot spot of geological activity, and may some day cause great damage to the region. Sunday wasn’t the first time …

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Lyons, Colorado: Returns Attempted as Deaths Hit 8

Coloradans are attempting to return to homes, some of which are no longer there, as the death toll reaches eight due to severe flooding in the Centennial State. Waters still rage and overrun their boundaries in rivers and canals and the ground is unable to sop up any excess waters as it is already saturated. The town of Lyons, located …

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FEMA Continues to Help Sandy Victims

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) this weekend detailed its continuing efforts to help those impacted by Hurricane Sandy. At the direction of the president, the agency is providing individual assistance for disaster survivors. “More than $455 million has already been approved for individuals to assist with housing and other disaster-related needs,” said Craig Fugate, FEMA administrator. “Impacted residents …

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Hurricane Sandy Request from FEMA: Text and Facebook, Don’t Talk

As “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy is set to begin its assault on the east coast, millions of people are preparing for what is likely to be a huge weather event with far-reaching consequences. Of course, this involves the basic emergency prep like obtaining food, water, shelter, supplies, and in many cases – evacuating. But there’s another thing people in the path …

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