Tag: Tropical storms

FEMA sells disaster trailers cheaply despite victim demand

FORT WORTH, Texas — The federal government typically spends up to $150,000 apiece — not counting utilities, maintenance or labor — on the trailers...
Vietnam escapes worst of typhoon that battered Philippines

HANOI, Vietnam — A powerful storm that left a trail of death and destruction in the Philippines was downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday...
Thousands spend Christmas in shelters after Philippine storm

MANILA, Philippines — Tens of thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region dealt...
Thousands spend Christmas in shelters after Philippine storm

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines — Thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region dealt with the...
Storm leaves 120 dead, 160 missing in southern Philippines

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines — A tropical storm in the southern Philippines unleashed flash floods that swept away people and houses and set off landslides, reportedly...
Lack of transparency clouds Texas spending after Harvey

FORT WORTH, Texas — Texas has been awarded billions in federal aid to help recover from Hurricane Harvey and the devastating flooding that followed,...
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MANILA, Philippines — A slow-moving storm has left more than 30 people dead and several others missing mostly due to landslides and floods and...

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