Saturday, September 23, 2017

recovery

The Everglades City area was one of the hardest hit by Hurricane Irma, but it’s not just residents that are trying to put their lives back together. Reach Out Everglades is a community charity that has been operating since 1996, ...

Governor Rick Scott held a roundtable briefing with local officials at Lee County’s Emergency Operations Center to discuss ongoing recovery efforts and FEMA relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. FEMA Regional Administrator Gracia Szczech was on hand to discuss ...

As is often the case after any disaster, resources have been flying into Southwest Florida to help with the recovery effort. Power company trucks from all over the country are still zipping around the state to restore power. The National ...

BY | Jim Turner The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, September 15, 2017………Florida has preliminarily outlined more than $273 million in Hurricane Irma costs for federal reimbursement, with the money primarily used for storm preparation and debris removal. ...

For those still without power who need a place to cool off, or for those who need food or water, the following locations are open. Ice is not available at these locations, but the Army National Guard is providing meals ...

Updated: 2:52 p.m. Friday Collier Schools will now be closed until at least Sept. 25 as the district continues to clean up. District spokesperson Greg Turchetta said Friday in an email that 26 of the district’s 54 schools have power, ...
A car sits in a flooded parking lot outside the Germain Arena, which was used as an evacuation shelter for Hurricane Irma, which passed through yesterday, in Estero, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017.

The Southwest Florida Hurricane Relief Fund has already raised $500,000 to help the victims of Hurricane Irma. The fund, which is a joint effort between the Southwest Florida Community Foundation and the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee, ...

Stores are slowly opening, but customers are facing long lines and shortages as Southwest Florida recovers from Hurricane Irma. Gas is the number one priority for many, fueling both their vehicles and the generators that are keeping the lights on ...

Recovery efforts are underway in Southwest Florida after taking a direct hit from Hurricane Irma, but it could be a while before life returns to normal. Collier County remains under a mandatory curfew from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. This ...
A car drives past a downed tree as Hurricane Matthew moves through Daytona Beach, Fla. Friday, Oct. 7, 2016.

BY | JIM TURNER After being pelted by a brutal storm that killed at least five Floridians, the state has shifted into recovery mode while still keeping tabs on deadly Hurricane Matthew. The massive hurricane wiped out power to more ...
X