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  • Maria
  • President Donald Trump spent Sunday afternoon attending a high-profile golf tournament, signaling that he will not be cowed by critics of his response to Hurricane Maria. (nbcbayarea.com)
  • President Donald Trump rebuffed criticism over the time his administration took to respond to Puerto Rico's pleas for aid following Hurricane Maria. (nbcbayarea.com)
  • During the past few weeks, CMS has worked to ensure hospitals and other facilities can continue operations by waiving numerous Medicare, Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) requirements, and has helped individuals and doctors by creating special enrollment opportunities to access healthcare immediately and a hotline for physicians assisting with Hurricane Maria response efforts. (cms.gov)
  • Given the difficult conditions in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the status of facilities, including power and generator viability, and access to care are being continuously monitored. (cms.gov)
  • Honoré said earlier this week that Trump's White House should have done more to prepare for Hurricane Maria. (desdemonadespair.net)
  • individuals impacted
  • Here are some of the key administrative actions CMS is taking: waivers for hospitals and facilities, special enrollment opportunities for individuals impacted by the hurricane, disaster preparedness toolkit for state Medicaid Agencies, dialysis care, medical supplies and replacements, suspension of enforcement activities and ensuring access to care. (corridorgroup.com)
  • Florida
  • Besides the CACARC, participants included 2-1-1 Big Bend Inc. (telephone counseling and referral services), America's Second Harvest Food Bank, Big Bend Disaster Animal Response Team, Capital Area Citizen Corps, Capital Area District of the American Radio Emergency Services, Council of Neighborhood Associations, Florida Baptist Association, and the Leon County Volunteer Center. (nationalservice.gov)
  • During the week leading up to the fictional arrival of Hurricane Zack, North Florida advisories from the National Hurricane Center were posted to the hurricane exercise website. (nationalservice.gov)
  • In support of actions taken by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Coast Guard, PHMSA issued Emergency Waiver Orders to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a threat to public health, welfare, or the environment caused by actual or potential oil and hazardous materials incidents resulting from Hurricane Michael in specific counties throughout Florida and Georgia . (dot.gov)
  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is taking steps to help support Florida and Georgia in response to Hurricane Michael. (corridorgroup.com)
  • An MLN Matters Special Edition Article on Hurricane Michael and Medicare Disaster Related Florida and Georgia Claims is available. (corridorgroup.com)
  • aftermath
  • It's time to fix this and make sure HOT US Inc acts so that Fred and local Haitian dronists who grew up in the aftermath of the 2010 Quake and incorporate as a Haitiano-swiss association can do well for CycloneMatthew response what they had been doing well since 2012 Hurricane Sandy. (openstreetmap.org)
  • crisis
  • Historically OSM in crisis response came as an innovation which succeeded and to succeed it had to be agile and sometimes disruptive, this how the HOT Project reached a milestone in the Haiti 2010 Quake response and 'changed the course of humanitarian action for ever' (to quote JohnCrowley). (openstreetmap.org)
  • The Commission's 24/7 Crisis Response Coordination Center has contacted the countries participating in the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and is able to provide assistance required by the affected countries. (welcomeurope.com)
  • Trump
  • San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz on Friday urged Trump to ramp up the federal assistance, ripping acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke for referring to the government's response as a "good news story. (desdemonadespair.net)
  • Preparing
  • Preparing for hurricane response across agencies and counties takes planning, collaboration, and time, but is well worth the effort when viewed in the larger context of suffering relieved and lives saved. (nationalservice.gov)
  • agencies
  • ARRL Pacific Section Emergency Coordinator Clement Jung, KH7HO, has announced the activation of all four Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) districts on the Big Island of Hawaii, to support each other and served agencies as two hurricanes - Madeline and Lester - threaten. (arrl.org)
  • The Endangered Species Act (ESA) and its implementing regulations recognize the need to respond immediately to emergencies and provide special procedures that allow federal agencies the latitude to complete their emergency responses in order to secure human life and property without delay, while still providing them with protections that normal compliance under the ESA would have afforded them. (fws.gov)
  • Orleans
  • In total, EPA and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality collected approximately 1,800 sediment and sediment/soil samples since the hurricane flooded New Orleans and the surrounding parishes. (epa.gov)
  • dialysis
  • This includes coordinating closely with the Incident Response Coordination Team (IRCT) and communicating the needs identified in regular conference calls with dialysis providers on the island. (cms.gov)
  • Search
  • Operations conducted during the initial response, such as floodwater removal and search and rescue, are not represented in the data summarized here. (osha.gov)
  • vulnerable
  • USGS forecasts of coastal change from hurricanes provide critical information to identify areas vulnerable to extreme, and potentially catastrophic, erosion during landfall. (usgs.gov)
  • operations
  • Sitting with Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, left, and Under Secretary Mike Brown of FEMA, President George W. Bush receives a briefing on the damage inflicted by Hurricane Isabel during a tour of the temporary operations center at the Virginia State Police Academy in Richmond, Va., Monday, Sept. 22, 2003. (archives.gov)
  • emergency
  • Hawaii Gov David Ige has declared a state of emergency in the state, with the Big Island under a hurricane warning for Madeline. (arrl.org)
  • Potential shelters have been identified, volunteers are on stand-by, and resources, like Emergency Response Vehicles and supplies are pre-positioned. (redcross.org)
  • The Emergency Response Award is presented each year to U.S. and foreign-based member companies to distinguish an outstanding response in restoring electrical service that has been disrupted by severe weather conditions or natural events. (thestreet.com)
  • Last year the company received an Emergency Recovery Award for its work during Hurricane Irene. (thestreet.com)
  • Like emergency responders during a hurricane, Riveros-Iregui and Emanuel had to be resourceful. (unc.edu)
  • past
  • Buckhorn, during a call with reporters this past week, expressed confidence about how his city prepared for the hurricane. (routefifty.com)
  • counties
  • On May 21, 2005, 153 disaster services volunteers from the CACARC and several partner organizations conducted a four-hour full-scale "Hurricane Zack" response exercise that had volunteers throughout the CACARC's eight counties dealing with issues such as long-term sheltering, needs assessment, damage assessment, and deploying the mobile kitchen. (nationalservice.gov)
  • RAPID
  • They applied for a National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant for Rapid Response Research (RAPID), given to researchers with proposals that have "severe urgency. (unc.edu)
  • conditions
  • The National Weather Service has indicated that hurricane conditions could occur on the Big Island within the next 24 hours. (arrl.org)