Tag: irma

Christians outpace FEMA in aid to hurricane victims

Faith-based groups – Christian nonprofits, specifically – have been busy bees of late, providing more aid to hurricane victims than even FEMA, the federal agency that’s supposed to swoop to the scenes of natural disasters, assess the situation and speed Read More

More N.J. National Guardsmen deploy for Irma, this time to South Carolina

New Jersey continues to do what it can for the southern states ravaged by monster hurricanes heading into Irma’s “landfall” weekend. Late Friday afternoon,¬†Governor Chris Christie authorized the deployment of two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, a UH-72 helicopter and Army Read More

Christie deploys N.J. National Guard resources to Irma-targeted Florida

One week after deploying New Jersey National Guard equipment and personnel to assist Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Governor Chris Christie announced on Wednesday afternoon that he is affording similar support to Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma’s anticipated Read More