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Airlifts Begin for Stranded Victims of Irene

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 12:35 am (UTC-5)
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Emergency workers in the northeastern United States have begun airlifting food and water to thousands of residents stranded by floodwaters from Hurricane Irene. Authorities said Tuesday that at least a dozen communities in the state of Vermont were unreachable by vehicle because of damage to roads and bridges caused by the state’s worst floods in […]

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US Authorities to Airlift Supplies to Flood-Hit Northeastern Communities

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in the northeastern United States say they are preparing to airlift food and water to communities cut off by flooding from Hurricane Irene. Emergency workers in the state of Vermont said Tuesday they will use helicopters to provide supplies to residents of about a dozen towns in which homes were swept away or submerged […]

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US Authorities to Airlift Supplies to Flood-Hit Northeastern Communities

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in the northeastern United States say they are preparing to airlift food and water to communities cut off by flooding from Hurricane Irene. Emergency workers in the state of Vermont said Tuesday they will use helicopters to provide supplies to residents whose homes were swept away or submerged by the floods. Irene first made […]

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US Northeast Communities Cut Off by Floods, Millions Still Without Power

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Entire communities in the U.S. Northeast are still cut off by floodwaters Tuesday, while millions of people remain without power across the East Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. Inland areas in the states of Vermont and New York suffered the worst impacts of the storm, with streams and rivers bursting their banks and […]

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Top Obama Officials to Survey Hurricane Irene Damage

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 1:45 am (UTC-5)
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Residents on the east coast of the United States continue to deal with historic flooding and widespread power outages as a result of the deadly Hurricane Irene. The storm, which made landfall in the southern state of North Carolina on Friday, has killed at least 40 people in the U.S. and Canada. Utility companies say […]

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US: Hurricane Leaves Deaths and Destruction Along East Coast

Posted August 29th, 2011 at 9:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Millions of residents of the east coast of the United States are dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, which has produced massive flooding and widespread power outages. The storm made landfall in the southern state of North Carolina on Friday. Since then, it has killed 38 people. Hurricane Irene caused havoc well after it […]

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Millions of US East Coast Residents Face Power Outages, Floods After Irene

Posted August 29th, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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Millions of people on the East Coast of the United States faced power outages and flooding Monday after Hurricane Irene weakened and moved into Canada. Authorities reported at least 21 storm-related deaths in several eastern states, with damage amounts in the billions of dollars. U.S. President Barack Obama said Sunday that recovery efforts will take […]

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Former Hurricane Irene Continues to Weaken Over Eastern Canada

Posted August 29th, 2011 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has declared an emergency for several states hit by Hurricane Irene, including North Carolina, Virginia and New York, in order to make federal resources available to support response efforts. The storm, which is no longer a hurricane, still has winds of 55 kilometers per hour. It moved into Canada early Monday, […]

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Widespread Flooding Expected in Wake of Hurricane Irene

Posted August 29th, 2011 at 4:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has declared an emergency for most of the states hit by Hurricane Irene, including North Carolina, Virginia and New York, in order to make federal resources available to support response efforts. The storm, which is no longer a hurricane, still has winds of 85 kilometers per hour. It moved into Canada […]

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Irene Moves Into Canada

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 11:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has cautioned Americans that the impact of Hurricane Irene “will be felt for some time.” Mr. Obama said Sunday, “This is not over yet” and that the public is still at risk of flooding and power outages. He said it could take days or weeks for a recovery effort to end […]

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