False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Last month’s bogus ballistic missile alert in Hawaii and a tsunami foul-up this week have highlighted trouble spots in the system that warns Americans about dangerous weather and other emergencies. | read more:
False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system

False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system
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Bali volcano decreases in activity, alert status lowered

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Indonesian authorities have lowered the alert status of Bali’s Mount Agung volcano from the highest level and say thousands of people who have fled its slopes for government shelters may return home. | read more:
Bali volcano decreases in activity, alert status lowered

Bali volcano decreases in activity, alert status lowered
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UK reviews charity ties over Haiti aid worker allegations

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
The British government is reviewing its relationship with Oxfam after a newspaper reported that staff members of the anti-poverty charity used prostitutes while in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake. | read more:
UK reviews charity ties over Haiti aid worker allegations

UK reviews charity ties over Haiti aid worker allegations
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UK reviewing Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
The British government is reviewing its relationship with Oxfam after a newspaper reported that staff members of the anti-poverty charity used prostitutes while in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake. | read more:
UK reviewing Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti

UK reviewing Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti
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UK reviews Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
The British government is reviewing its relationship with Oxfam after a newspaper reported that staff members of the anti-poverty charity used prostitutes while in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake. | read more:
UK reviews Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti

UK reviews Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti
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No more 'voluntary' evacuations after California mudslide

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Emergency authorities in Southern California are eliminating the word “voluntary” from language used in evacuation orders following the devastating mudslides that struck last month. | read more:
No more ‘voluntary’ evacuations after California mudslide

No more ‘voluntary’ evacuations after California mudslide
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No more 'voluntary' evacuations in area of California slide

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Emergency authorities in Southern California are eliminating the word “voluntary” from language used in evacuation orders following the devastating mudslides that struck last month. | read more:
No more ‘voluntary’ evacuations in area of California slide

No more ‘voluntary’ evacuations in area of California slide
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Water forecast is bleak for major reservoir in Southwest US

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Forecasters say one of the most important reservoirs in the southwestern U.S. will likely collect less than half the normal amount of spring runoff this year because of a dry winter in much of the region. | read more:
Water forecast is bleak for major reservoir in Southwest US

Water forecast is bleak for major reservoir in Southwest US
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