The theft of personal information can turn peoples’ lives inside out, damage their finances, eat away at their time and cause tremendous anxiety and emotional distress.
The scramble to flee from the path of Irma has been a much different experience for those in different income brackets.
The memorial will honor people who died of illnesses years after participating in the rescue and recovery effort.
MISSED THEIR OWN WEDDING: She and her fiance — both of them senior airmen with the Air National Guard — were deployed indefinitely to assist with the rescue.
Announcing itself with roaring 130 mph winds, Hurricane Irma plowed into the mostly emptied-out Florida Keys early Sunday for the start of what could be a slow, ruinous march up the state’s west coast toward the Tampa-St. Petersburg area.
Authorities have beseeched more than 6 million people in Florida and Georgia to evacuate before Hurricane Irma’s storm surge and fierce winds make it impossible to flee or be rescued. Many are staying nevertheless, even boasting about surviving Camille, Andrew, Katrina and other storms.
REMEMBER HER JOURNEY? A Michigan woman who sacrificed the chance to prolong her life in order to give birth to her sixth child died early Saturday
People complained of headaches, nausea, itchy skin and throats — classic symptoms of industrial chemical exposure — as plants and refineries raced to burn off compounds that could combust in extreme weather or power loss.