Greg Allen

Greg Allen appears in the following:

Stories Of Syria's Uprising, And Its Backyard Funerals, In 'Gardens Speak'

Sunday, December 10, 2017

In Miami Beach, visitors were lying down in freshly-dug graves 10 at a time. It was part of Tania El Khoury's interactive artwork, which tells the tales of people killed in Syria's civil war.

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South Florida Real Estate Boom Not Dampened By Sea Level Rise

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Coastal cities are flooding more as sea levels rise faster and faster. But none of that is slowing real estate development in low-lying areas such as Miami.

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With Power Finally Restored, 'Christmas Has Arrived!' For Puerto Rican Couple

Monday, December 04, 2017

Irma Rivera Aviles and Ivan Martínez went to a shelter during Hurricane Maria. Their Cataño home was damaged, and without power they struggled to keep Martínez's insulin chilled.

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'We Don't Feel Safe Here': Building A Post-Hurricane Life In Puerto Rico

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Hurricane season is ending but rebuilding in Puerto Rico is just starting and will take years. Residents of Cataño describe the impact Hurricane Maria had on their once peaceful and safe neighborhood.

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Puerto Rico's Medical Manufacturers Worry Federal Tax Plan Could Kill Storm Recovery

Monday, November 27, 2017

Drug companies and medical device makers in Puerto Rico are still struggling with power and staffing shortages. One device manufacturer says the future of his industry on the island is uncertain.

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Restoring Power To Puerto Rico Remains A Herculean Task

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Efforts to restore the power grid have suffered setbacks in recent days. It's one reason more than 150,000 Puerto Ricans have left the island for Florida and other states since Hurricane Maria.

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When Will Power Come Back To Puerto Rico? Depends Who You Ask

Thursday, November 16, 2017

These days, Puerto Rico's monumental power restoration effort involves helicopters dropping 100-foot towers into the mountains and a "big dance" of crews, equipment and expertise.

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Thousands Of Puerto Ricans Are Still In Shelters. Now What?

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

A severe housing shortage is forcing emergency managers to look off the island to find temporary housing. But many Puerto Ricans don't want to leave.

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Frustration Mounts Over Puerto Rico's 'New Normal' As Federal Troops Leave The Island

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Army officials say they're beginning a drawdown of federal troops on Puerto Rico, even as many homes still lack power and clean drinking water.

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Opioid Commission Delivers Recommendations

Thursday, November 02, 2017

A commission chaired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has delivered a long list of recommendations to President Trump in its final report on the country's opioid crisis.

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Doctors React To Trump's Opioid Emergency Declaration

Friday, October 27, 2017

Doctors and others working on the country's opioid epidemic are welcoming President Trump's declaration of a public health emergency, but they say it's not enough.

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Opioid Crisis: Does A 'Public Health Emergency' Go Far Enough?

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The White House says it will declare a public health emergency in response to the opioid crisis, as opposed to a national emergency. Many are disappointed with a plan that does not allocate new funds.

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Trump Administration Declares Opioid Crisis A Public Health Emergency

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The move stops short of declaring a national emergency, which the president had pledged to do.

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University Of Florida Officials Brace For White Nationalist's Speech

Thursday, October 19, 2017

The campus in Gainesville is on high alert. It's intended to prevent an outbreak of violence around a speech, scheduled for later Thursday by White Nationalist Richard Spencer.

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Congressional Aid Could Help Puerto Rico Create Sustainable Economy

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The U.S. House is expected to pass a $36 billion relief package including billions for Puerto Rico. Although Congress is not expected to revisit the island's $74 billion debt, analysts say the infusion of federal aid may help revive Puerto Rico's stagnant economy.

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Puerto Rico Struggling With Many Issues After Hurricane Maria

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Puerto Ricans say their island remains paralyzed because of a lack of diesel distribution owing to a lack of truck drivers. Additionally, there are concerns that there are many more Hurricane Maria-related deaths than the 16 confirmed so far.

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In Puerto Rico, Relying On Luck And Enough Gas To Get Medical Care

Thursday, September 28, 2017

One San Juan hospital ran out of diesel earlier this week and had to discharge 40 patients. It now has enough to fuel its generators until Saturday.

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Relief Effort In Puerto Rico Drags, Fuel Shortages Are Monumental

Thursday, September 28, 2017

More than a week after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico's fuel shortage is affecting recovery efforts. Businesses and hospitals are low on diesel — leading to calls for FEMA to take over distribution.

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Puerto Rico Hospitals Are Struggling To Provide Care After Hurricane Maria

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Hospital officials in San Juan, Puerto Rico say they are operating in crisis mode after Hurricane Maria. With only emergency power, doctors are struggling to provide medical care as needs grow daily.

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No Electricity Means No Clean Water For Many In Puerto Rico

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Power is still out for virtually all of Puerto Rico with little hope in most places it will be back anytime soon. And in many communities, the greatest need is clean running water.

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