Hundreds of care bags donated to Hurricane Laura evacuees in San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO San Antonians are lending a helping hand to Hurricane Laura evacuees. Hundreds of care bags containing food, masks, hand sanitizer, toiletries and a $25 gift card were donated to evacuees in the area, just two days after the storm hit. The drive-thru donation event was held Friday morning at the Blessed Angels Community Center on the North Side. CEO and Executive Director Marion Thomas said when she heard the evacuees were seeking shelter in San Antonio, she knew she wanted to help. Read also:Man killed by tree is first Texas death blamed on LauraFollow KSAT Meteorologist Justin Horne as he reports from the Texas Coast ahead of Hurricane LauraThere are more than 4,000 hurricane evacuees in San Antonio, SAFD says
Region in Ukraine to shut schools after coronavirus case: Interfax Ukraine
FILE PHOTO: Evacuees, who arrived from China hit by an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, look out of bus windows at an airport in Kharkiv, Ukraine February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File PhotoKIEV (Reuters) - Schools, colleges and universities in the Chernivtsi region of western Ukraine will close from March 6 for 14 days to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Interfax Ukraine reported on Thursday, citing a senior local official. Ukraine reported its first coronavirus case on Monday. The man was hospitalized in the city of Chernivtsi, having traveled to Ukraine from Italy via Romania. Earlier on Thursday, Deputy Health Minister Viktor Lyashko, visiting evacuees from Chinas Hubei province who had finished spending two weeks in mandatory quarantine, announced plans to ban mass events.feeds.reuters.com
14 coronavirus-positive evacuees in the U.S. as more than 300 cruise ship passengers remain in Japan
14 coronavirus-positive evacuees in the U.S. as more than 300 cruise ship passengers remain in JapanPublished: February 18, 2020, 9:45 amThe State Department said Monday that 338 Americans were evacuated from the ship, which remains docked at Japan’s Yokohama port due to the virus.
Some evacuees allowed home, as firefighters gain ground
Some evacuees allowed home, as firefighters gain ground Some evacuees from the wildfires in southern California are just beginning to return home. But many are only being allowed to go on foot until the entire area is declared safe. Carter Evans reports.cbsnews.com