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‘Things are going to get more difficult’: Death toll in Miami building collapse rises to 4 as officials report 159 missing

As of Friday morning, 159 people remain missing, up from the previous tally which showed 99 individuals unaccounted for. Three additional bodies have been pulled from the rubble, bringing the official death count to four. Eleven injuries have been reported, with four people receiving hospital treatment.  The 12-story structure experienced …

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Biden declares Florida building collapse a national emergency, authorizes FEMA & other federal agencies to join response efforts

The order, which went into effect on Thursday, will allow the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other federal agencies to provide assistance to state and local authorities currently sifting through the rubble.  The declaration specifically authorizes FEMA to mobilize recruitment and resources in order to …

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