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Hurricanes

Read: Florida Hospitals Are Evacuating Patients after Hurricane Michael

Florida Hospitals Are Evacuating Patients after Hurricane Michael

Two hospitals have deemed their buildings unsafe for patients after being severely damaged from Hurricane Michael.

Read: Florence and Flooding Have Closed Some SC Schools for 3 Weeks

Florence and Flooding Have Closed Some SC Schools for 3 Weeks

South Carolina school districts are still deciding what to do about all the days that students have missed from the storm.

Read: Learning From A School District’s Emergency Responses to Severe Weather

Learning From A School District’s Emergency Responses to Severe Weather

Georgetown County in South Carolina is no stranger to storms, but emergency management officials have learned to respond quickly, collaboratively and effectively.

Read: Forecasters Predict Near- or Above-Normal 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Forecasters Predict Near- or Above-Normal 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a 75 percent chance that the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season will be near- or above-normal.

Read: DeVos Announces Funds for Students, Colleges Impacted by Hurricanes

DeVos Announces Funds for Students, Colleges Impacted by Hurricanes

The Department of Education will reallocate $22.9 million in unexpended funds to assist students and universities affected by hurricanes Harvey, Maria and Irma.

Read: Deaths of 12 Hollywood Nursing Home Patients Ruled Homicides

Deaths of 12 Hollywood Nursing Home Patients Ruled Homicides

The patients died from environmental heat exposure after Hurricane Irma knocked out the power to its central air conditioning.

Read: Nursing Homes Sued, Criticized for Sheltering in Place During Hurricanes

Nursing Homes Sued, Criticized for Sheltering in Place During Hurricanes

A study conducted by the University of South Florida suggests nursing home patients have a higher chance of dying if evacuated.

Read: How UCF Used Its Security Cameras During Hurricane Irma

How UCF Used Its Security Cameras During Hurricane Irma

Before, during and after Hurricane Irma, the University of Central Florida used its fixed and drone security cameras to assess and document storm damage.

Read: 10th Patient Dies in Hollywood Hills Nursing Home Irma Disaster

10th Patient Dies in Hollywood Hills Nursing Home Irma Disaster

A criminal investigation is underway after power to the air conditioning was lost but patients stayed in the facility.

Read: Miami-Dade, Broward Public Schools Closed Indefinitely Following Irma

Miami-Dade, Broward Public Schools Closed Indefinitely Following Irma

While all schools avoided major structural damage, 42 Miami-Dade public schools are still being used as shelters for Hurricane Irma victims.

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