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Here’s How You Can Help Ecuadorian Earthquake Victims

You may have already heard about the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake that ripped through Ecuador on April 16, leaving at least 480 people dead, 231 missing, and more...

Red Cross Staying Silent On How It Spent Sandy Money

The American Red Cross is coming under fire for refusing to disclose how it spent more than $300 million in funds raised for Superstorm...

Red Cross Playing Bait And Switch With Sandy Aid?

The Red Cross, like many prominent charity organizations, promised aid and relief to scores of victims following the events of Superstorm Sandy. Aljazeera America...

Red Cross Playing Bait And Switch With Sandy Aid?

The Red Cross, like many prominent charity organizations, promised aid and relief to scores of victims following the events of Superstorm Sandy. Aljazeera America...

Attorney General Looking Into Charities’ Sandy Spending

It seemed to be just a matter of time before someone started wondering exactly how the millions upon millions of dollars that flowed in...

Hurricane Season Is Here – And So Are The Hurricane Preparedness...

June 1 marked the dreaded beginning of "hurricane season," an event that people in the area will take more seriously this year thanks to...

Helping Boston And Being Prepared

There's no doubt it will be strange returning to business as usual after the awful events at the Boston Marathon. With yesterday's tragedy weighing...

Boston Marathon Bombing: How You Can Help

After Monday's senseless violence at the Boston Marathon, you might be wondering how to help. Cell phones have been spotty in the area since the...

After The Boston Marathon: What Can We Do To Help?

As we struggle to cope with yesterday's tragedy, we come up again and again to the same question: what can we do to help? The...

Sandy Victims Hit With Huge Electric Bills From Electric Heaters

Brighton Beach was hit as hard as any other coastal community ravaged by Superstorm Sandy and local residents are still feeling the effects of...

In Emmons Avenue’s Hard Hit Waterfront Bungalow Colonies, No One Pays...

Despite more than a week of cleaning, Emmons Avenue's eastern end, a strip of waterfront condos, bungalows and boating clubs, remains in shambles. We visited...

Flooded Coney Island Buildings Paralyze Many Residents — Emergency Services Helping...

A news report is shining a light on Coney Island residents still left in the dark with no power, and in some cases with...

Emergency Resources List

In case you're now trying to figure out how to file for FEMA assistance or anything else, here is a list of post-Sandy emergency...

Want To Contribute To Heartland Tornado Victims? Here’s How You Can...

As many of us are aware, a series of deadly tornadoes on March 2 and 3 cut devastating swaths of destruction throughout the southern...

Fire Ravaged Building Reopened, But Not All Residents Allowed To Return

Residents of the Bel-Air building at 2775 East 12th Street are being allowed to return to their homes after a fire forced them to...