By: Portlight, 3:56 PM GMT on October 07, 2016
Portlight is serving the needs of people with disabilities impacted by Hurricane Matthew
As you probably know, dangerous hurricane Matthew has left behind catastrophic impacts across Georgia, Florida,South Carolina.,N Carolina and Virginia.
Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by Matthew. Portlight is working with our partners and stakeholder organization...
Updated: 6:28 PM GMT on October 10, 2016
By: Portlight, 10:30 PM GMT on September 02, 2016
With the extended threat and ongoing conditions due to Major Hurricane Matthew,Portight extends this double entry to be shared on your social media.
Please share and send along.
Emergency Readiness for People with Disabilities
For the 57 million Americans with disabilities, medical emergencies and natur...
Updated: 6:09 PM GMT on October 04, 2016
By: Portlight, 5:13 PM GMT on August 15, 2016
Over the weekend, Louisiana received over 20 inches of rain resulting in unprecedented statewide flooding. Louisiana's Governor, John Bel Edwards reported that over 20,000 people were rescued from the flood waters and over 8,000 are currently in shelters. The death toll has risen to seven as more individuals are discovered by authorities. Major interstates are closed across t...
Updated: 8:33 PM GMT on August 16, 2016
By: Portlight, 9:36 PM GMT on June 15, 2016
Our friend and fellow weather geek, Jessica Katz, feels very strongly about the importance of Portlight's work, and has come up with a very cool way of supporting it. We've invited her to be our guest blogger this week, so that she can tell you about it herself!
Welcome, Jessica, and thank you, from the bottom of our hearts, for your selflessness and dedication to disaster relief and recovery for people with disabilities!
Updated: 7:10 PM GMT on June 18, 2016
By: Portlight, 4:40 PM GMT on May 19, 2016
As we approach the beginning of the Atlantic 2016 Hurricane Season which begins June 1st, we will take a look at the Hurricane Hunters.
NOAA and the US Air Force Reserve both fly planes into the Storms to get the data required to predict the Storms path, strength direction and much, much more.
NOAA P3 Orion Hurricane Hunter Aircraft
As part of its efforts to build a Weathe...
Updated: 4:50 PM GMT on May 19, 2016