Celebrities rally for hurricane relief

September 19, 2017 Daniel Lagnado 0

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma devastated Texas, Florida and several Caribbean islands destroying property, flooding streets and leaving millions homeless. There are many different reports regarding how much damage was done from these natural disasters. However, most recent estimates show a combined total between $150-200 billion in damage done to Texas, Florida and the surrounding states.

Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy survivors share stories of recovery

September 15, 2017 Angela Swartz 0

Communities are just beginning to rebuild after two large storms hit the Southern U.S. in recent weeks. Recent hurricanes Harvey and Irma will likely cost between $150-$200 billion in damage, experts say. Harvey is the first major hurricane to hit landfall in the U.S. since Hurricane Wilma in 2005, according to the National Weather Service, a federal agency that tracks weather. It has displaced over 30,000 people in Texas, according to the Los Angeles Times.

More homeless people choosing to live on DC streets

September 12, 2017 Bobbi Thomas 0

The homeless of D.C. spend their days in the aged infrastructure of historic Union Station, hidden among throngs of tourists at the National Mall, and generally, anywhere they can rest without being forced away by police and other government authorities.

DC recognized for combating homelessness

September 12, 2017 Takera Boston 0

When Mayor Muriel Bowser took office in 2015, 7,298 people were reported homeless. Of that, over 500 people lived on the streets or places not meant for habitation.  For the past two years, Bowser made an annual $100 million budget commitments to the Housing Production Trust Fund and those efforts were recognized on Tuesday.

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