Norfolk Disaster Recovery Center opens for Hurricane Matthew assistance
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Norfolk Disaster Recovery Center opens for Hurricane Matthew assistance

Survivors who have damages from Hurricane Matthew are urged to visit the newly opened Norfolk Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) to register, apply for recovery assistance, and have their questions answered. The center opened at noon Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 and is located in the City of Norfolk Work Force Development Center building on Little Creek … Continue reading

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Virginia reports storm-related death after Hurricane Matthew

Virginia officials reported one storm-related death Monday after Hurricane Matthew. State police said in a statement Monday that 38-year-old Anthony Longoria of Carsville was killed when his pickup truck rear-ended a tractor-trailer stopped for a downed tree on Interstate 64 in Chesapeake early Sunday. Police say he wasn’t wearing his seatbelt. Virginia Department of Emergency Management … Continue reading

Closed US restaurants, damaged homes: Matthew may cost $10B
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Closed US restaurants, damaged homes: Matthew may cost $10B

For a storm that inflicted less damage than many had feared, Hurricane Matthew nevertheless impaired or destroyed more than 1 million structures, forced businesses from Florida to North Carolina to close and put thousands temporarily out of work. In many affected areas, small-business owners were still assessing the damage. “I’ve never had anything like this … Continue reading

Hurricane Matthew moves into Bahamas after battering Haiti
Latin America & the Caribbean

Hurricane Matthew moves into Bahamas after battering Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Powerful Hurricane Matthew was passing through the sparsely populated islands of the southern Bahamas early Wednesday,Oct. 4, after inflicting heavy damage on southwest Haiti. Forecasters said the storm was on track to roll directly over the Bahamian capital of Nassau before nearing the Florida coast. At least 11 deaths had been … Continue reading

Powerful Hurricane Matthew a threat to Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba
Latin America & the Caribbean

Powerful Hurricane Matthew a threat to Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Vulnerable Haiti braced for flash floods and violent winds from the extremely dangerous Hurricane Matthew as the powerful storm approached the hemisphere’s poorest country Monday, Oct.3. The eye of the Category 4 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph (215 kph), was expected to pass east of Jamaica and then … Continue reading

Powerful Hurricane Matthew soaks Colombia, heads for Jamaica
Latin America & the Caribbean

Powerful Hurricane Matthew soaks Colombia, heads for Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history weakened a little on Saturday as it drenched coastal Colombia and roared across the Caribbean on a course that still puts Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba in the path of potentially devastating winds and rain. Matthew briefly reached the top hurricane classification, … Continue reading