Tag: disaster declaration
Maureen Saunders Scott offering Fabián Basabe family dirt. Image via X.

Staff ReportsOctober 10, 2016

More than 169,000 Florida utility customers remained without power Monday as power companies struggled to repair damage caused by Hurricane Matthew. Twenty percent — nearly 92,000 — of those customers live in Duval County. Ranking next was Volusia County, with 44,268; Flagler County, with 16,256; and Brevard County, with 5,460. Other counties affected include Indian […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 9, 2016

On Sunday morning, President Barack Obama announced he signed a disaster declaration for Florida in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. However, Gov. Rick Scott asserts it doesn’t go far enough. “The president yesterday declared a major disaster exists in the State of Florida and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area […]


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