disaster relief

West Alton flooding along Mississippi River in Illinois
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July 16, 2019 - 10:28 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is urging residents to report flood damage to their county’s emergency management agencies. He says such action will increase the likelihood the state will qualify for federal disaster aid. According to the governor’s office, the state can qualify...
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flooded Mississippi Riverfront in St. Louis, Missouri in June 2019
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June 25, 2019 - 1:36 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Repairs and cleanup following the prolonged flooding along the Mississippi River will cost more than $2 billion, an advocacy group for river communities said Tuesday. Heavier than normal snow melt in the late winter and frequent and heavy rains through the spring led to flooding...
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Anheuser-Busch drinking water
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May 30, 2019 - 6:27 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) — Anheuser-Busch is delivering more than 150,000 cans of emergency drinking water to communities across Missouri and Oklahoma ravaged by flooding . The cans will come from distribution centers in Sedalia, Mo. and Muskogee, Okla. and be handed out locally by the American Red Cross...
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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May 13, 2019 - 10:43 am
By ANDREW TAYLOR/Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from a Senate logjam...
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