hurricane http://wamc.org en The Fight for Home: How (Parts of) New Orleans Came Back http://wamc.org/post/fight-home-how-parts-new-orleans-came-back <p>This week marks the seventh anniversary of one of the country's deadliest hurricanes. New Orleans and the Gulf Coast are still recovering from the devastating damage and loss of life caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita — the storm that would follow.<br> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 46512 at http://wamc.org The Fight for Home: How (Parts of) New Orleans Came Back Students Helping VT Recover from Irene http://wamc.org/post/students-helping-vt-recover-irene <p>Thirteen students from six Vermont colleges and universities are spending their summer working on long-term recovery projects from storm Irene.</p><p>The group in charge is the Vermont Campus Compact&#39;s Statewide Internships for Vermont Recovery. The program is starting today.</p><p>The undergraduate and graduate students will take on a variety of projects that range from working with flood survivors to improving emergency response plans. They will take part in the continuing cleanup effort and assess environmental damage following the storm last August.</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 13:34:46 +0000 40774 at http://wamc.org Students Helping VT Recover from Irene Hundreds Attend Hurricane Preparedness Conference in MA http://wamc.org/post/hundreds-attend-hurricane-preparedness-conference-ma <p>With the start of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season less than a month away, hundreds of people attended a hurricane preparedness conference Wednesday in central Massachusetts.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Paul Tuthill reports&hellip;</p><p>The director of the National Hurricane Center, Bill Read urged hundreds of public safety officials not to be in denial when they see a forecast that has a hurricane tracking to New England.</p><p>Read said since 1990 hurricane tracking errors, 48 hours from landfall, have been cut in half. But forecasting a storm&rsquo;s intensity remains tricky&hellip;</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 11:46:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 38677 at http://wamc.org Hundreds Attend Hurricane Preparedness Conference in MA Hundreds Attend Hurricane Conference In Massachusetts http://wamc.org/post/hundreds-attend-hurricane-conference-massachusetts <p><font size="2">&nbsp; With the start of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season&nbsp; 23 days away,&nbsp; hundreds of people attended a hurricane preparedness conference Wednesday in Massachusetts.. The first of its kind event was hosted by the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.<br /> Wed, 09 May 2012 20:10:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 38637 at http://wamc.org Hundreds Attend Hurricane Conference In Massachusetts