Hurricane Florence

Extreme Weather Like Hurricane Florence Shows We Need Clean, Stable Energy Infrastructure

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Tyson Foods Deploys Disaster Relief Teams to North Carolina

Meals that Matter mobile relief operations sent with cooking teams
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SPRINGDALE, Ark., September 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ — In response to flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, Tyson Foods will send teams to prepare meals for those affected by and responding to the disaster.  A cook site will be set up in Fayetteville, North Carolina, at the Walmart store at 7701 S. Raeford Rd. Free, hot meals will be provided onsite beginning Thursday morning at 11 a.m. for anyone who is in need.

Xylem Volunteers Join iHeart Radio in a Water Donation Drive to Help Victims of Hurricane Florence

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Hurricane Florence is causing vast devastation in the U.S. South East and Mid-Atlantic regions of North and South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia and Maryland. Xylem joined forces with iHeart Radio to donate water to support disaster relief efforts. Nine employees in Atlanta, GA spent two days collecting, loading, and delivering cases of water to those affected by Florence. Xylem encouraged customers and channel partners to support the drive, by either donating items or volunteering, which spanned from Monday, September 17 to Tuesday, September 18.

Relief Efforts for Hurricane Florence: How You Can Help

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Hurricane Florence made landfall over North Carolina and South Carolina in the early morning hours of September 14th and the storm has continued to make a devastating impact in the area. The National Weather Service described Florence as the “Storm of a Lifetime,” and millions of people in the Carolinas and Virginia evacuated and the extent of the damage is still being measured. 
 
We are all thinking about those who have been impacted by this powerful natural disaster and thank the brave men and women working tirelessly to provide aid to those in need.  

Ecocentricity Blog: Slowing to a Crawl

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Yes, Hurricane Florence began to weaken as it approached the Eastern seaboard. It also began to slow down, but that isn’t a good thing. A slow-moving storm might hit less area, but the area it does hit suffers tremendously.

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Yes, Hurricane Florence began to weaken as it approached the Eastern seaboard. It also began to slow down, but that isn’t a good thing. A slow-moving storm might hit less area, but the area it does hit suffers tremendously.

Wells Fargo Mobilizes to Support Customers and Communities Impacted by Hurricane Florence

$1 Million donation to be amplified by ATM contributions and Go Far Rewards®
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) today announced $1 million in donations to support communities impacted by Hurricane Florence and the activation of special disaster assistance for customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia.

The UPS Foundation Mobilizes its Disaster Relief Network and Pledges an Initial $1 Million to Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts

Contributes immediate and long-term recovery assistance through a network of public-private partnerships
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ATLANTA, September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a more than $1 million commitment through The UPS Foundation in support of recovery efforts following the devastating flooding, infrastructure damage and utility outages caused by Hurricane Florence.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Supports Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts in the Southeast U.S.

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The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is supporting emergency relief effort in the southeastern United States following Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in North Carolina on September 14. The storm is slowly moving across the Carolinas, causing widespread flooding, destroying homes and forcing thousands of residents to flee. 

Consumers Energy on Standby for Hurricane Florence

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By Rebecca Trylch

SAGINAW COUNTY (WJRT) - Even though the storm is hundreds of miles away, Mid-Michigan utility crews are preparing for Hurricane Florence.

Read the full article on ABC12.com.

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5 Ways to Help Communities Affected by Hurricane Florence (and Other Natural Disasters)

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This year’s hurricane season has been extraordinarily active and destructive across parts of the U.S. If you’ve been following coverage of Hurricane Florence, you’re well aware of the dangers it poses, including life-threatening storm surges, catastrophic flooding and historic rainfall.

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