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Crisis in the Caribbean

(NBC News) – As Puerto Rico deals with a lack of power, food and drinking water in the wake of Hurricane Maria, residents are also in dire need of another commodity: Cold hard cash. And that means what little other resources are …

Generator blamed for deaths in Florida

Orange County, Fla. (WESH) – Investigators say a running generator is likely to blame for the death of three people in Orange County, Florida. Seven people were inside the home when a child called authorities at 5:01 p.m. Tuesday, officials said. The …

Irma leaves millions without power

(NBC News) – More than 6 million people are without power in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Now a tropical storm, Irma continues to churn over north Florida and Georgia. Irma first made landfall in the Florida Keys, then slowly cut a …

Floridians stocking up for Irma

(NBC News) – Hurricane Irma, a record-breaking and potentially catastrophic storm, is moving closer to the U.S. mainland. Irma’s first strike came overnight on the island of Barbuda, delivering sheets of rain and wind gusts of at least 155 miles an hour, …

Water in high demand ahead of Irma

Miami, Fla. (WTLV) – Empty shelves are becoming the norm for stores across Florida as people prepare for Hurricane Irma. Most stores are out of bottled water, but people are being reminded to check back as they await more shipments. Many people …

Rogue Valley health care workers heading to Haiti

Medford, Ore. —  A group of southern Oregon doctors and nurses are heading to Haiti next week. It’s a trip that’s been planned for months through the Haiti Health Initiative. The non-profit provides free services to Haitians in rural communities. But the devastation left …

Hurricane Matthew’s water remains

(NBC News) — Hurricane Matthew is gone, but a state of emergency is still in effect across the Carolinas. Thousands are still out of their homes, and the water in many areas is still rising. More than 1,500 hundred people were rescued …

N.C flood victim: “I’ve never seen it this bad”

Robeson County, N.C. (WRAL) — North Carolina’s Lumber River could reach record levels this week before Hurricane Matthew’s flood water recedes. In Robeson County community just off Interstate 74, families were rescuing other family members using nothing more than a four wheeler …