Posts Tagged ‘hurricane ike’
FEMA released a statement this weekend saying some flood insurance policy holders that were affected by Hurricane Ike may be eligible to receive up to an extra $30,000 in benefits. This money would be awarded in addition to any claims made as a result of the storm.
The 2008 hurricane season is coming to a close on November 30th after sixteen storms (eight of these being hurricanes) hit the United States. Colorado State University researchers stated to the AFP that this year’s season has ended with record damages. A typical hurricane season has eleven tropical storms and five hurricanes, two of which are considered of high-intensity. (more…)
This is an amazing yet sad story of a family that took the lessons they learned during Hurricane Rita to build a house that could withstand some of the toughest storms the Gulf of Mexico had to offer. Their house survived Hurricane Ike last week. But little else did. Read the whole amazing story by Jason Hanna with CNN.