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Huntington Residents Spared Flooding, Calls For Floodwall No Less Urgent

The low-lying Huntington neighborhood was spared the effects of flooding that have afflicted Maryland since Wednesday night, which has residents calling all the more urgently for the floodwall that was approved.

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Analysis: Sandy Relief Funds May Find Their Way To Eastern Shore

Some have been surprised at the resistance to passing relief funds for areas affected by Superstorm Sandy. As The Hill's Alex Bolton reports, funds may yet find their way to areas hit by the storm.

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Eastern Shore Residents Still Recovering After Sandy

It's been more than two months, and some residents in the Eastern Shore are still trying to recover from Hurricane Sandy.

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Haiti, Lessons Learned?

Three years after a massive earthquake struck Haiti, many critics feel the international community has squandered a historic opportunity of "building back better." Kojo examines the lessons learned -- and unlearned -- in the wake of disaster.

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The Human Face Of Syria's Civil War

As snowstorms hit the Middle East, life for 600,000 Syrian refugees grows more precarious. The human face of Syria's civil war.

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Preppers Prep For Disaster, Confront Stereotypes

You might have heard of the extremists on National Geographic's reality show "Doomsday Preppers," but not everyone concerned with planning for potential disaster lives in the mountains or is obsessed with living "off the grid."

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Congress Approves $9B In Federal Flood Insurance For Sandy Victims

Congress officially passed $9 billion in federal flood insurance money, which will go towards victims of Superstorm Sandy, including the 800 afflicted families in Maryland.

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Readers' Review: "Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague" By Geraldine Brooks (Rebroadcast)

Join Diane and her guests for our October Readers’ Review of Geraldine Brooks' novel, "Year of Wonders." It's based on the true story of measures taken by the residents of a small 17th-century English town to protect themselves and others from the plague.

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