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Dan Weinbaum
October 02, 2017 - 5:59 am
A former KMBZ reporter says he has family members who continue to suffer following the devastation from two hurricanes on Puerto Rico. Aguadilla is a town of about 60,000 residents on the northwest coast of the U.S. territory. It's where Kyle Geary's mother grew up. His great-grandfather is 100 and...
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September 19, 2017 - 6:44 am
A husband and wife from Lenexa, Kansas moved to the Caribbean island of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands in May, and are now preparing for a second hurricane strike in a two week period. Amy Lou Koch calls herself and island girl, but she and her husband Jason would rather be almost anywhere...
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September 11, 2017 - 6:21 am
Hurricane Irma is putting extra stress on weary disaster relief organizations all over the United States, including Kansas City. Hurricane Harvey stretched thin the resources of Heart to Heart International. "We know how to respond to hurricanes and we have been doing so in the Texas area," said...
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September 06, 2017 - 7:21 am
Water rescue teams from Kansas emergency agencies returned from the Houston area with stories to tell about Hurricane Harvey's destruction. It was a great effort by a lot of people from across the state, said Randy Hill, search and rescue coordinator. "They ended up sending us to Katy, Texas to...
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August 31, 2017 - 11:16 am
A water rescue team from Shawnee, KS is just one of the agencies deploying to Texas to assist residents who are still dealing with deep floodwater following the historic deluge brought by Hurricane-turned-Tropical Storm Harvey. The Shawnee team left in the middle of the night (photo below) and is...
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August 29, 2017 - 11:47 am
Here in Kansas City, we're wondering what we can do to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey and the flood disaster occuring in Houston. These organizations - most based in the affected region - could use direct financial support to help those impacted by Harvey. This list is by no means...
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