Hurricane Andrew

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Name: Hurricane Andrew
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

New study reiterates viability of inverted pyramid

ST. PETERSBURG — A new engineering study delivers good news to those who have fought to save the inverted pyramid and to the design teams planning to reuse the iconic structure in the city's latest version of its Tampa Bay landmark.According to the $7,500 ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

3 Reasons to Rethink That Big Move

You're looking for a change of scenery, and you want to move. Your search for a new city or state to call home might include assessing employment opportunities, area schools, and maybe even the quality of neighborhood restaurants.However, don't forget ... [Published Motley Fool - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Grubbs: Serving on state commission is interesting

Julius “Will” Grubbs Jr., a longtime New Iberia lawyer, said his appointment to the 23-member Louisiana Property and Casualty Insurance Commission has proved inter esting thus far.T he commission, created by the state legislature, analyzes data as it ... [Published Daily Iberian - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

High risk, high return

By Roy FuchsDr. John Seo, Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Fermat Capital Management, recently offered Westport Y’s Men an entertaining, fascinating and truly informative talk about catastrophe bonds.Fermat Capital is a Westport based specialty investment ... [Published Westport Minuteman - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Hurricane Deductible

An amount a homeowner must pay before insurance will cover the damage caused by a hurricane. Hurricane deductibles are separate from regular homeowners insurance deductibles and are based on a percentage of the home’s value. Hurricane deductibles came ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 2 reports

Zoo Miami’s secret millionaire donor finally revealed

After Hurricane Andrew, Zoo Miami owner Ron Magill was surprised by a good samaritan’s $90,000 donation, which he asked to keep quiet. Since 1992, donor Albert Sami donated more than $5 million to the zoo, and his name will finally be revealed on the ... [Published American Banking News - Forex - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Love Of Horticulture Germinates Success for Patsy Lee

Talking about horticulture and her love of plants, Patricia “Patsy” Lee’s passion is obvious. She blooms like her beloved anthurium with its kaleidoscope of intense colors and signature spadix reaching for the heavens.“I was always a lover of plants and, ... [Published Caribbean Today - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

How to build to withstand a natural disaster

The Three Little Pigs just had to worry about building a home that would survive a high wind. But in the modern version of the classic fairytale, there’d also be an earth-stomping bear, a fire-breathing dragon, and maybe a tsunami-causing Godzilla along ... [Published Construction Global - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Some interesting coincidences found in History

– The Oslo AccordPresident George H. Bush promoted and proudly signed the infamous Oslo Accord at the Madrid Peace Conference on October 30, 1991. The Oslo Accord was labeled a “Land for Peace” accord that demanded Israel award their land to the Palestinian ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Global warming: Where will we go when seas rise?

Perhaps there is a master plan for us being on this planet. I am told that we originated in the ocean, crawled up onto the land and eventually became people, at least some of us.Now, from what I have learned over the past several weeks, it appears that ... [Published Miami's Community Newspapers - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Disaster Recovery and Personnel Issues

Back in 1992 Burger King, headquartered in the South Miami area, was hit hard by Hurricane Andrew. Then CEO Barry Gibson brought this issue of Personnel home."Our business processes went on, but our people problems were massive. What do you do when 300 ... [Published IT Toolbox - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Hurricane Arthur climbs up East Coast

NORFOLK, Va. - Hurricane Arthur is climbing up the East Coast with sustained winds of up to 100 mph early Friday after making landfall on the southern end of North Carolina's barrier islands.The National Hurricane Center said that little additional change ... [Published Mansfield News Journal - Jul 04 2014]

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"Their look at it just confirms everything that we had discovered earlier, that the building was designed properly" said Frank Carter "Bud" Karins, a licensed structural engineer who pushed for an earlier study released in July...
...just occurred overnight," said Fugate, who dealt with nearly a dozen hurricanes as Florida's emergency management director before joining FEMA. "A lot of decisions by a lot of people over a long period of time. It's a shared responsibility. The question is: Is there the political will to start addressing that?"
"It's the combination of the two, the wind and waves, superimposed on the water, that makes this so remarkable" he said

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Miami principal, coach, civic activist Arthur W... [Published Miami Herald - 1 hour ago]
New study reiterates viability of inverted pyramid [Published Tampa Bay Times - 2 hours ago]
3 Reasons to Rethink That Big Move [Published Motley Fool - Oct 19 2014]
Miami is a huge sitting duck for the next hurri... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Oct 18 2014]
Reinsurance lines in offshore energy call for d... [Published All About Shipping - Oct 18 2014]
Dunked Outboard Rescue [Published Southern Boating - Oct 17 2014]
Giant machines help South Florida dissect hurri... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Oct 17 2014]
Read What Happens Next [Published ALIVE Magazine - Oct 15 2014]
Grubbs: Serving on state commission is interesting [Published Daily Iberian - Oct 14 2014]
High risk, high return [Published Westport Minuteman - Oct 14 2014]
Hurricane Deductible [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 14 2014]
Understanding Wind Uplift Ratings [Published Roofing Contractor - Oct 14 2014]
Zoo Miami’s secret millionaire donor finally re... [Published American Banking News - Forex - Oct 11 2014]
Video: Zoo Miami’s secret millionaire donor fin... [Published NBCNews.com - Oct 11 2014]
Cutler Bay voters to choose mayor, council member [Published Miami Herald - Oct 10 2014]
A dearth of leadership and nine other smacks to... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Oct 10 2014]
Cool-Dry Sky Lingers into Saturday [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 08 2014]
Weather Gang: Why Florida’s record-setting hurr... [Published Washington Post - Oct 07 2014]
Love Of Horticulture Germinates Success for Pat... [Published Caribbean Today - Oct 07 2014]
Acadiana’s brightest women honored at ceremony [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Oct 04 2014]
Storm Hardening the Grid [Published Transmission & Distribution World - Oct 02 2014]
The Florida Hurricane Story [Published Transmission & Distribution World - Oct 02 2014]
Tobacco Road Closing on October 25, Kickstarter... [Published Miami New Times - Oct 02 2014]
Former CSAF Fogleman to be honored in ceremony ... [Published Pope Air Force Base - Oct 01 2014]
How to build to withstand a natural disaster [Published Construction Global - Oct 01 2014]
Some interesting coincidences found in History [Published Examiner.com - Sep 30 2014]
Should P&C Insurers Be Afraid Of Climate Change? [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 30 2014]
Hurricane intensity era coming to an end? [Published Orlando Sentinel - Sep 28 2014]
[tt] (SSRC 2006-06) Disasters and Forced Migrat... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 28 2014]
HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY HOSTS MAHOGANY YOUTH C... [Published Miami's Community Newspapers - Sep 26 2014]
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[tt] (SSRC 2006-06) Disasters and Forced Migrat... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 28 2014]
[ http://understandingkatrina.ssrc.org/Oliver-Smith/ ] Disasters and Forced Migration in the 21st CenturyBy Anthony Oliver-SmithPublished on: Jun 11, 2006 Anthony Oliver-Smith is professor of anthropology at the University ofFlorida. He has done ...
Why the Legacy of Katrina on New Orleans Is Dif... [Published TAPPED - Aug 29 2014]
  Rescue personnel search from victims as they traverse the New Orleans 8th Ward in the flooded city of New Orleans on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005. Water continued to rise after the onslaught of Hurricane Katrina, which pounded the coast on August 29. ...
Hurricane Arthur [Published Firedoglake - Jul 04 2014]
Arthur The first hurricane of the season has arrived and with gusto. Hurricane Arthur is expected to brush the North Carolina coast later tonight or very early tomorrow morning. The latest advisory and tracking information can be obtained on the  ...
Gallery: 10 invasive species [Published Boing Boing - Jun 18 2014]
Six lionfish, which are native to the Indian Ocean, were accidentally released into the Caribbean in 1992 when an aquarium in southern Florida was destroyed by Hurricane Andrew. Lionfish have since been detected in at least 30 locations in the U.S. ...
El Nino Could Mean a Disaster-Free Hurricane Se... [Published TIME.com - Jun 01 2014]
The Atlantic hurricane season officially kicks off Sunday , which means for the next six months the East and Gulf Coasts of the U.S. will be on the lookout for the next big Andrew, Hugo or Katrina. As it happens, the U.S. is in the middle of a record-breaking ...
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