Disaster Relief

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Local Disaster Relief Company Heads To Tornado Damaged Moore, Oklahoma

Providing help for those in Oklahoma. That’s the goal of one non-profit from here in metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2013

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How To Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims

Learn more about some of the agencies that are providing aid to victims of the tornado that hit Oklahoma.

CBS Detroit–05/22/2013

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Matt’s Favorites: Ancient Animal, Radios To Gadget Graveyard, Remember The Titan (Landing)

What’s the latest and greatest from the weird wild world of technology? Hang on just a second…

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2013

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Birmingham Restoration Firm, Belfor Sends Aid To Sandy Victims

A week after Superstorm Sandy ravaged the east coast, the world’s largest property restoration company Belfor, based in Birmingham Mich., is hauling truckloads of supplies from Metro Detroit into the disaster zone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2012

Damage from Superstorm Sandy in New York (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Local Property Restoration Company Sends Help To East Coast

The largest property restoration company in the country, based right here in Metro Detroit, is playing a key role in Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2012

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To Party

As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.

08/28/2012

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Help Pours In After Dexter Disaster

The Salvation Army is one of many organizations helping out in the wake of Thursday’s tornado.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2012

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Volunteers Head South To Help Tornado Victims

A group of local Red Cross volunteers is headed to Louisville, Kentucky, to help residents there recover from the recent tornado.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

A sign is seen as motorists head north in Nags Head, N.C., Aug. 25, 2011 on North Carolina's Outer Banks. Credit: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak

Red Cross Volunteers Prep For Hurricane Relief

Four Red Cross volunteers and two emergency response vehicles have been sent to Virginia from the Metro Detroit area ahead of Hurricane Irene.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011

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