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Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey, the largest storm to make landfall in Texas since 1961, has left widespread damage across 50 of the state’s counties. Houston and the surrounding areas received a record 51 inches of rain causing catastrophic flooding. Water rescues are ongoing as an estimated 300,000 people are in need of temporary shelter. Millions of people along the Gulf Coast have been impacted. 

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Typhoon Soudelor Response

On 5th August 2015, Typhoon Soudelor made landfall on Saipan, CNMI, (Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands), displacing thousands. FEMA and the American Red Cross indicate 1070 homes were completely destroyed and many thousands more were damaged. The electrical grid was destroyed and required a complete rebuild. The fresh water distribution was ompromised by inoperable pumps reliant on electri…

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