Disaster can strike anyone at any time. It could be me tonight.
If Y2K is a disaster it will be a global one, not a local one,
The modern woman is the curse of the universe. A disaster, that’s what. She thinks that before her arrival on the scene no woman ever did anything worthwhile before, no woman was ever liberated until her time, no woman really ever amounted to anything.
This designates who would be the lead agency for each disaster,
I am very sorry and angry about the second half. That was a disaster,
We knew today was going to be a disaster. What surprises us was how bad it was was.
After a disaster such as Hurricane Katrina, the federal government has a profound obligation to help those in need, … Right now, the victims of Hurricane Katrina need our help. Entire communities have been destroyed. Families have been torn apart. Many are still missing. Tens of thousands remain homeless. As the recovery proceeds, we in...
In most cases, the disaster recovery measures worked very well.
We are determined to do all that we can to help the victims of this disaster,
Hero-worship in the sense of expressing our unbound admiration is one thing. To obey the hero is a totally different kind of worship. There is nothing wrong in the former while the latter is no doubt a most pernicious thing. The former is man’s respect for which is noble and of which the great men...
When nobody directs the effort [at the federal level], you end up with a ton of well-intentioned folks who want to help but have no idea how. That’s a recipe for disaster. We’ve been telling people since day one that the real way to help with this disaster is to write a check, because they’re...
These counties are eligible because they are contiguous to one or more primary counties in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. SBA recognizes that disasters do not usually stop at the county or state lines. For that reason, counties adjacent to primary counties named in the declaration are included.
When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” To this day, especially in times of “disaster,” I remember my mother’s words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are...
Trusting our intuition often saves us from disaster.
It’s a disaster for Merck, coming at the worst time.
There she stood, hiding; the mother without child, the voiceless woman full of anger. Her smoked nails hammered her evaporated heart snivelling in the grotty kitchen of disaster. Her face, depleted, cauterised. Her eyes wheezed shame at what she knew would happen to her daughter, again and all over again.
Our response to this natural disaster has been swift and generous, … We have cared for more than 2,400 evacuees in Maryland and sent sorely needed staff and supplies to Gulf Coast states. I am grateful that the Bush Administration will help shoulder the costs associated with our efforts.
Any time there is a natural disaster, FEMA is trotted out as an example of how well government programs work. In reality, by using taxpayer dollars to provide disaster relief and subsidized insurance, FEMA itself encourages Americans to build in disaster-prone areas and makes the rest of us pick up the tab for those risky...