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Orange flood alert in Zimbabwe

On 14/03/2019, a flood started in Zimbabwe, lasting until 24/03/2019 (last update). The flood caused 102 killed and 3692 displaced .
Categories: Current Incidents

Orange flood alert in Indonesia

On 16/03/2019, a flood started in Indonesia, lasting until 23/03/2019 (last update). The flood caused 104 killed and 9641 displaced .
Categories: Current Incidents

FEMA Awards Florida Department of Transportation Over $17.4 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses

FEMA - News - 38 min 8 sec ago

Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $17,427,857.33 to the State of Florida to assist the Florida Department of Transportation defray the costs of emergency protective measures taken for Hurricane Irma.

Funding for this Public Assistance project is authorized under Section 403 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, reimbursing eligible applicants for the cost of debris removal; life-saving emergency protective measures; and the repair, replacement or restoration of disaster-damaged facilities like buildings, roads and utilities.

Categories: Emergency Management

FEMA Awards Florida Department of Transportation Over $7.3 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses

FEMA - News - 41 min 5 sec ago

Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $7,382,235.09 to the State of Florida to assist the Florida Department of Transportation defray the costs of emergency protective measures taken for Hurricane Irma.

Funding for this Public Assistance project is authorized under Section 403 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, reimbursing eligible applicants for the cost of debris removal; life-saving emergency protective measures; and the repair, replacement or restoration of disaster-damaged facilities like buildings, roads and utilities.

Categories: Emergency Management

Utica man arrested for possessing over 3 pounds of marijuana following a traffic stop on the Thruway.

State - NY Police - 46 min 16 sec ago
State Police report the arrest of Xzavier T. Ross, 24, of Utica, NY, for Criminal Possession of Marijuana 2nd degree and Samantha M. Segara, 19, of Utica, NY for Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and a vehicle and traffic violation.
Categories: Law Enforcement

IndyCar Classic Set for Debut Race at US Home of F1

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - 53 min 19 sec ago


After years of hosting the top European racing series, the Circuit of the Americas is finally racing IndyCar

Photo Credit: Charlie Smith - NBC 5 News

IN Teachers Complain About Injuries from Airsoft Guns During Active Shooter Training

Police Magazine - 54 min 25 sec ago
"During active shooter drill, four teachers at a time were taken into a room, told to crouch down and were shot execution style with some sort of projectiles — resulting in injuries to the extent that welts appeared, and blood was drawn," a statement from the Indiana State Teachers Association on Wednesday said.
Categories: Law Enforcement

IN Teachers Complain About Injuries from Airsoft Guns During Active Shooter Training

Sensitive - Gangs - 54 min 25 sec ago
"During active shooter drill, four teachers at a time were taken into a room, told to crouch down and were shot execution style with some sort of projectiles — resulting in injuries to the extent that welts appeared, and blood was drawn," a statement from the Indiana State Teachers Association on Wednesday said.
Categories: Sensitive

Liverpool Woman arrested for Aggravated DWI

State - NY Police - 1 hour 2 min ago
Shaina J. Neilon, age 27, from Liverpool, NY was arrested for Aggravated DWI, Operating a vehicle without an Interlock Device, and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 1st degree.

 

 

Categories: Law Enforcement

Child's Play: What I Learned at ILEETA 2019

Sensitive - Gangs - 1 hour 10 min ago
During ILEETA 2019, we talked about family and friends—some of whom we've said goodbye to this year. We shared tears of sorrow, hugs of support, kisses on the cheek, and moments of uproarious laughter.
Categories: Sensitive

Child's Play: What I Learned at ILEETA 2019

Police Magazine - 1 hour 10 min ago
During ILEETA 2019, we talked about family and friends—some of whom we've said goodbye to this year. We shared tears of sorrow, hugs of support, kisses on the cheek, and moments of uproarious laughter.
Categories: Law Enforcement

Flight Attendant With DACA Detained by Immigration

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - 1 hour 15 min ago


A Mesa Airlines flight attendant who was erroneously reassured by her airline that she could fly to Mexico was taken into custody on her return to the United States and has been held for more than a month at an...

Photo Credit: Courtesy of David Watkins

Connect the dots and build brain power with Sparky!

NFPA - Safety Source - 1 hour 16 min ago
  As the birthday celebration of Sparky® winds down, NFPA would like to call your attention to another helpful resource that educators, parents, and the fire service can use to engage younger generations.   The “Connect the
Categories: Safety

I-66W at MM 64.0

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - 1 hour 31 min ago
Description:
On I-66 at mile marker 64 in the County of Fairfax, motorists can expect delays due to a vehicle accident. The West left shoulder is closed.
Last updated:
Fri 03/22/2019 3:14 PM EDT

On US-60W at 15th View

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - 1 hour 31 min ago
Description:
On US-60W at 15th View in the City of Norfolk, motorists can expect potential delays due to an incident. The west entrance ramp is closed.
The 15th View gate is closed.
Last updated:
Fri 03/22/2019 3:18 PM EDT

I-64W at Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel West

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - 1 hour 31 min ago
Description:
On I-64 West in the City of Norfolk, at Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel West, motorists can expect major delays due to congestion. Traffic backups are approximately 4.5 miles.
Last updated:
Fri 03/22/2019 3:30 PM EDT

I-95N at MM 144.8

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - 1 hour 31 min ago
Description:
On I-95 South at mile marker 144.8 in the County of Stafford, motorists can expect delays due to congestion. Traffic backups are approximately 1.0 mile.
Last updated:
Fri 03/22/2019 1:24 PM EDT

I-66E at MM 23.0

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - 1 hour 31 min ago
Description:
On I-66 at mile marker 23 in the County of Fauquier, motorists can expect delays due to a vehicle accident. The East left shoulder is closed.
Last updated:
Fri 03/22/2019 3:31 PM EDT

I-64W at MM 285.7

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - 1 hour 31 min ago
Description:
On I-64 at mile marker 285.7 in the City of Virginia Beach, near the Twin Bridges, motorists can expect major delays due to a multi-vehicle accident. The west right center lane, right lane, and right shoulder are closed. Traffic backups are approximately 1.5 miles.
Last updated:
Fri 03/22/2019 3:24 PM EDT

I-495N at MM 43.0

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - 1 hour 31 min ago
Description:
On I-495 at mile marker 43 in the County of Fairfax, motorists can expect delays due to a vehicle accident. The North right shoulder is closed.
Last updated:
Fri 03/22/2019 3:24 PM EDT

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