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After Irma

After Irma

Complete coverage of Hurricane Irma, a monster storm that struck Florida

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 at 11:39 AM EST

FEMA to Stop Sheltering Florida Irma Victims in Hotels

FEMA to Stop Sheltering Florida Irma Victims in Hotels

Federal disaster officials are ending a program that paid for hotel rooms for more than 27,000 Florida households in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018 at 09:19 PM EST

Rules for Backup Power for Nursing Homes Go to Florida House

Rules for Backup Power for Nursing Homes Go to Florida House

A proposed rule requiring Florida nursing homes to have backup power in the event of an outage advanced Tuesday in the Florida Legislature.

Saturday, Sep 9, 2017 at 07:17 PM EDT

Important Phone Numbers and Websites for Hurricane Season

Important Phone Numbers and Websites for Hurricane Season

It's important to stay connected before, during and after a hurricane. Here is some important contact information and websites that can help you and your family when an emergency happens.

Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 at 02:31 PM EDT

Hurricane Planning and Pets: What You Should Do to Get Ready

Hurricane Planning and Pets: What You Should Do to Get Ready

It’s that time again, South Florida! As the tropics begin to make local headlines, it’s time to think about getting prepared - and preparing our pets as well. Here are some things to think about as we all get...

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 at 06:12 AM EST

Over 2 Million Cubic Yards of Irma Debris Collected in Keys

Over 2 Million Cubic Yards of Irma Debris Collected in Keys

Monroe County officials said Thursday they've done a final collection on a majority of the islands and will make a final pass through on a few more.

Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 at 03:19 PM EST

Firefighter Haunted by 12 Deaths at Hollywood Nursing Home

Firefighter Haunted by 12 Deaths at Hollywood Nursing Home

A paramedic testified that he is haunted by the deaths of 12 patients who died of heat exposure at a Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning due to a power outage during Hurricane Irma.

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 07:53 AM EST

FPL Drops Plan to Increase Rates to Pay For Irma Costs

FPL Drops Plan to Increase Rates to Pay For Irma Costs

The original plan from the company had an additional surcharge added to monthly bills beginning in March – after a yearlong surcharge to pay for the costs associated with Hurricane Matthew in 2016 ends in...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 01:59 PM EST

State Hurricane Committee Focuses on Seniors, Power Grid

State Hurricane Committee Focuses on Seniors, Power Grid

The committee was formed by Speaker Richard Corcoran after Hurricane Irma knocked out power to much of the state, including a South Florida nursing home where 12 people died of overheating.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 12:41 PM EST

Nursing Homes Swamped Florida Governor's Phone After Irma

Nursing Homes Swamped Florida Governor's Phone After Irma

As Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida, Gov. Rick Scott gave out his cellphone number during a conference call with administrators of the state's nursing homes and assisted living facilities. He told them to...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 10:46 AM EST

Florida Keys Attraction and Resort Reopen Following Irma

Florida Keys Attraction and Resort Reopen Following Irma

A resort and a major attraction are reopening about three months after Hurricane Irma slammed into the Florida Keys.