As hurricane-struck Dominica and Barbuda recover from Hurricane Irma and Maria, helping survivors cope with the devastation is the top priority. But mental health counseling is sometimes met with resistance in the islands.
After the Department of Children and Families shut down several food assistance centers in Miami-Dade and Broward, applicants and experts weigh in on the overwhelming response to D-SNAP after Hurricane Irma.
The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia hit Ireland’s west coast as a post-tropical storm on Monday, bringing with it strong winds, heavy rain, and three deaths. But most Irish people didn’t seem worried at all.
Sen. Bill Nelson doesn't know how many Puerto Ricans have made their way to Florida since Hurricane Maria ravaged the Caribbean island on Sept. 20. But if they plan to stick around, the Florida Democrat wants them to go to the polls in 2018, when hes up for reelection.
South Floridians stood for hours Sunday at Tropical Park to apply for D-SNAP benefits, special food stamps for those who suffered losses during Hurricane Irma. The Food for Florida Disaster Food Assistance Program is operated by DCF.
Dozens of artists gathered Saturday night at Marlins Park Miami and in Los Angeles for “One Voice: Somos Live! A Concert For Disaster Relief.” The concert will benefit those impacted by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.