Hurricane harvey

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  Even before Tropical Storm Harvey and Hurricane Irma hit, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was in trouble — to the tune of $25 billion. And the program is set to expire at the end of the month if Congress doesn't act.

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Recent hurricanes in Texas and the Caribbean have some Rhode Island coastal management officials concerned about how well the Ocean State is prepared for a similar event.

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Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has plans to personally collect supplies and cash for Hurricane Harvey victims, but critics on social media are wary, saying donations should only go to legitimate charities.

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With many Houston neighborhoods still under water, Rhode Island Air National Guard troops remain on standby, ready to head to the Gulf Coast in a matter of hours.

MA Red Cross Readies Volunteers For Texas

Aug 30, 2017
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Several dozen Red Cross volunteers from Massachusetts are already working in Texas to help victims of Hurricane Harvey, with more on the way.

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As flooding from tropical storm Harvey worsens in Houston and begins to affect nearby states, New England continues to pitch in for relief efforts.

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Gas prices are up 1.5 cents in New England, and AAA says that’s partly due to damage from Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

NE Residents Help In Houston Relief Efforts

Aug 28, 2017
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Emergency response crews from New England are heading down to Texas, as rains and flooding continue to devastate coastal parts of the state.