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Flooding Kills 150 in Northeastern Afghanistan

Flash flooding killed 150 people in a remote area in Afghanistan’s mountainous northeastern Nuristan province controlled by the Taliban.

Tornado Hits Chicago Suburbs

At least eight people were hospitalized in Naperville, where 22 homes were left “uninhabitable" and more than 130 homes were damaged in the suburb

Eight Children Dead in Fiery Alabama Crash

Claudette regained tropical storm status Monday morning as it neared the coast of the Carolinas less than two days after 13 people died – including eight children in a multi-vehicle crash – due to the effects of the storm in Alabama.

Water Rescues in Alabama as Storms Drench South

Storms spawn tornadoes and flooding from Texas to Virginia.

USFA: FEMA Releases New Search & Rescue Resource Typing Documents

Resource typing is a key component of NIMS and enables organizations from across the country to work together during incidents of all types and sizes.

Eight Tornadoes Hit Alabama

A string of deadly storms tore through Alabama killing at least five people.

Storms Leave Trail of Damage Across Southern States

Storms that left splintered homes and broken trees across Alabama and Mississippi moved into Georgia and Florida on Thursday.

Storms, Power Outages Bring Additional Risks During Pandemic

The storms that have disrupted social distancing precautions and thrown people from different households together have also undermined the nation's vaccination drive.

Millions Endure Record Cold Without Power

The weather also threatened to affect the nation's COVID-19 vaccination effort.

At Least Three Dead, Several Injured, after Tornado Hits North Carolina

Searches for missing people were underway and will increase during the day.


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