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    Book Discussion on The Mercy of the Sky

    Holly Bailey talked about her book The Mercy of the Sky: The Story of a Tornado, in which she recalls a tornado that struck her hometown, Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20, 2013. The storm, the…

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    Federal Disaster Relief

    Michael Greenberger talked about the federal government’s method of distribution to states affected by natural disasters. This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your…

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    Newsmakers with Craig Fugate

    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate talked about the agency’s preparation for the summer’s hurricane and tornado season, as well as flooding…

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    Nepal Earthquake Response

    Witnesses from the Departments of State and Defense and U.S. Agency for International Development testified at a hearing on the response to the two major earthquakes in Nepal since April…

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    Senate Chaplain Prayer for Baltimore and Nepal

    Chaplain Barry Black opened the Senate session with a prayer for Baltimore, where protests and rioting erupted the previous day after a funeral for an African-American who died of a severe…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jeffrey Rathke briefed reporters and answered questions on a variety of international affairs topics, including confirming the known deaths of four Americans in the earthquake in Nepal and…

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    Open Phones with Dan Fagin

    Dan Fagin, author of Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, talked about his book and responded to viewer questions and comments. He was interviewed at the 2015 Tucson Festival of…

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    Panel Discussion on Disasters

    Dan Fagin, author of Tom’s River, and Alexandra Witze, co-author of Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World, talked about how disasters,…

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    National Wireless Public Safety Network

    Representatives of federal agencies and first responder groups testified at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing hearing on progress made toward establishing the First Responder Network…

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    President Obama on Ebola Response

    President Obama announced at a White House ceremony that all but 100 troops sent to support aid workers battling the Ebola epidemic in Africa would return home in April 2015. He thanked…

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    Disaster Recovery

    Witnesses testified at a House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee hearing on being better prepared for disasters and improving disaster recovery efforts. Federal…

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    Book Discussion on Deep Down Dark

    Hector Tobar talked about his book, Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracles That Set Them Free. He was interviewed at the 2014 Miami Book…

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    Homeland Defense and Civil Authority Panel

    Panelists talked about the coordination of state, local, and federal resources during domestic crises. They examined the legal and policy issues associated with the military and civil…

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    President Obama on Tornado Damage

    President Obama traveled to Arkansas to view the devastation from tornadoes and severe storms that took place April 2014. He made remarks after meeting with the families affected by this…

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    Senator Mark Pryor on Tornado Damage

    Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) gave a first-hand account of the tornado damage he saw while visiting areas in Arkansas affected by storms at the beginning of the week. Senator Pryor quoted…

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    Oso, Washington Mudslide Recovery

    President Obama made remarks in the Oso, Washington, firehouse after viewing some of the destruction and meeting with first responders, volunteers, and the families affected by the…

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    Federal Emergency Management Agency Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Craig Fugate testified on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) agency’s $10.38 billion fiscal year 2015 budget request. The proposal includes $7 billion for the…

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    Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 25th Anniversary

    Conservation advocates discussed the long-term impact of the Exxon Valdez oil spill to mark the 25th anniversary of the tanker’s March 24, 1989, accident in Prince William Sound,…

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    Senator Landrieu on Flood Insurance Program

    Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) spoke about her legislation on the National Flood Insurance Program that would delay scheduled federal flood insurance rate increases for four years. The…

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    Senator Bill Nelson on Flood Insurance Bill

    Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) came to the floor to urge passage of a bill that would make changes to a 2012 federal flood insurance law. The measure would delay federal flood insurance…

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