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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Mon August 27, 2012

The Fight for Home: How (Parts of) New Orleans Came Back

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.

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North Country News
9:34 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Students Helping VT Recover from Irene

Keene, NY August 2011 Irene Damage
WAMC

Thirteen students from six Vermont colleges and universities are spending their summer working on long-term recovery projects from storm Irene.

The group in charge is the Vermont Campus Compact's Statewide Internships for Vermont Recovery. The program is starting today.

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.

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New England News
7:46 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Hundreds Attend Hurricane Preparedness Conference in MA

Public safety officials from across Massachusetts attend a hurricane preparedness conference
WAMC

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.  WAMC’s Paul Tuthill reports…

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.

Read said since 1990 hurricane tracking errors, 48 hours from landfall, have been cut in half. But forecasting a storm’s intensity remains tricky…

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New England News
4:10 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

Hundreds Attend Hurricane Conference In Massachusetts

MEMA's new mobile command center on display at hurricane prepardness conference
WAMC

  With the start of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season  23 days away,  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.   WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.

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