In Hurricane Matthew's wake

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...

Disaster relief Hurricane

Updated: 6:28 PM GMT on October 10, 2016

Hurricane preparation for the disability community

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.

Hurricane Preparation

Emergency Readiness for People with Disabilities

For the 57 million Americans with disabilities, medical emergencies and natur...

Hurricane Disaster relief Flood

Updated: 6:09 PM GMT on October 04, 2016

Help us help Louisiana

By: Portlight, 5:13 PM GMT on August 15, 2016

Greetings: Friends,

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...

Disaster relief

Updated: 8:33 PM GMT on August 16, 2016

Fellow WUer Celebrating Upcoming Birthday by Fundraising for Portlight!

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!

Shari Myers

Disaster relief

Updated: 7:10 PM GMT on June 18, 2016

NOAA Hurricane Awareness Tour

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

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