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September 11, 2017 - 6:21 am
Hurricane Irma is putting extra stress on weary disaster relief organizations all over the United States, including Kansas City. Hurricane Harvey stretched thin the resources of Heart to Heart International. "We know how to respond to hurricanes and we have been doing so in the Texas area," said...
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September 06, 2017 - 7:21 am
Water rescue teams from Kansas emergency agencies returned from the Houston area with stories to tell about Hurricane Harvey's destruction. It was a great effort by a lot of people from across the state, said Randy Hill, search and rescue coordinator. "They ended up sending us to Katy, Texas to...
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August 31, 2017 - 11:16 am
A water rescue team from Shawnee, KS is just one of the agencies deploying to Texas to assist residents who are still dealing with deep floodwater following the historic deluge brought by Hurricane-turned-Tropical Storm Harvey. The Shawnee team left in the middle of the night (photo below) and is...
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Michael Ciaglo / Houston Chronicle
August 31, 2017 - 6:43 am
A local organization based in Peculiar, Missouri is in Houston providing hungry storm victims with barbeque, a Kansas City specialty. Operation BBQ Relief began after the devastating EF-5 tornado tore through Joplin , and since its inception six years ago, has deployed to 34 disasters in 21 states...
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August 29, 2017 - 11:47 am
Here in Kansas City, we're wondering what we can do to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey and the flood disaster occuring in Houston. These organizations - most based in the affected region - could use direct financial support to help those impacted by Harvey. This list is by no means...
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Bill Grady
August 29, 2017 - 6:01 am
Kansas City, MO - Two local men who brought out their very large military-surplus wrecker during recent flooding in Kansas City are now heading to Houston. Cyrus Dawson owns Stonehenge Landscape and Design. Along with business partner Spencer Sherf, are taking their HEMTT A4 M984A4 Recovery Truck (...
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