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Powerful Typhoon Lashes Philippines, Killing at Least 10

MANILA, Philippines — A super typhoon blew into the eastern Philippines with disastrous force Sunday, killing at least 10 people and triggering volcanic mudflows that engulfed about 150 houses before weakening as it blew away from the country, officials said. …

College Disaster Prep Officials Prepare for the Unexpected

When Jefferson Community College was making plans to build its first residence hall, there was one must-have for President Carole McCoy: generators for backup if the power went out. With her campus in Watertown, New York in the bulls-eye of …

Mississippi City Approves Storm Shelter Bid

The city of Southaven, Miss., is spending $2.66 million for a storm shelter will double as a community multipurpose facility. The city board of aldermen on Tuesday awarded the contract to the lower bidder, Murphy and Sons Inc. of Southaven. …