Tagged: flooding

Malaysia: Maybank Is Offering Assistance to SMEs Impacted by Recent Floods

Maybank announced that it is offering Flood Relief Assistance to individual, SME and other non-retail customers “affected by floods arising from heavy rainfall recently.” The relief assistance is “aimed at easing the financial burden of Maybank customers impacted by the floods.” The Flood Relief Assistance… Read More

Insurtech Startup Hippo Insurance Partners With Neptune Flood to Create Online Home & Flood Insurance Solution

Insurtech startup Hippo Insurance announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Neptune Flood, a data-driven flood insurance company, to launch a new online home and flood insurance solution. Launched in 2017, Neptune Flood allows users to quote and buy flood insurance in under two minutes, removes the… Read More

Disaster Capitalism: Floods in Sichuan Knock Out Small Bitcoin Miners, Big Miners Move in

Torrential rains in the mountainous Chinese province of Sichuan during late June caused loss of life, landslides, crop damage, the forced relocation of 9000 people, and at least 193 million yuan ($30 million) in economic losses. Global technicians also noticed a 30% concurrent drop in… Read More

Flooding Knocks out Bitcoin Mines in China, Network Processing Drops

Recent floods in China’s central Sichuan province have destroyed thousands of cryptocurrency “mining” machines (dedicated computers) and may have slowed processing power on the Bitcoin network, Golden Finance reports. Anhui, Jiangsu, Shandong and Jilin provinces were also badly affected by prodigious rains, says ECNS News,… Read More

GoFundMe Team Donates $1,000 Towards Louisiana School Board Association Campaign Dedicated to Flood Victims

Following the devastating flood that’s left the state of Louisiana in ruins, the Louisiana Scool Board of Association launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise $500,000 for the victims. The association reported that it represented the 69 local public school districts in the state and are dedicated… Read More

Brief: GoFundMe Reveals More Than 2,000 Campaigns Have Raised Over $1.2M For Louisiana Flood Victims

On Tuesday, GoFundMe announced more than 2,000 campaigns on its crowdfunding platform raised over $1.2 million to support Louisiana cities following a historical flood. The GoFundMe community has previously sprung into action to help those during various disasters. Campaign organizers raised $2.5 million for victims of… Read More

Country Star Brad Paisley Donates $250,000 Towards Rebuilding Homes Following West Virginia Flood

Just a little over a month after launching a GoFundMe campaign for the West Virginia Flood Relief, country star, Brad Paisley, has donated $250,000 towards the cause. Paisley took to the crowdfunding portal to help his home state after a devastating flood killed 28 residents and… Read More

Actress Jennifer Garner Encourages Fans to Support Brad Paisley’s West Virginia Flooding Relief GoFundMe Initiative (Video)

Following the launch of Brad Paisley’s West Virginia Flooding Relief GoFundMe initiative, 44-year-old actress Jennifer Garner has officially offered her support for the campaign and encouraged her fans to do the same. As previously reported, Paisley took to the crowdfunding portal last week to help… Read More

Update: Brad Paisley Fans Raise Over $500,000 on GoFundMe For West Virginia Flood Relief in Four Days

Just four days after country star, Brad Paisley, launched a GoFundMe campaign for the West Virginia Flood Relief, over 5,100 supporters have flocked to the funding initiative to secure nearly $540,000 for the cause. As previously reported, Paisley took to the crowdfunding portal last week to… Read More

Brief: GoFundMe Reports Over 175 Campaigns Donate $150,000 to Support West Virginia Flood Victims

Over the weekend, crowdfunding portal GoFundMe announced that 175 initiatives have successfully raised over $150,000 for the victims of the West Virginia floods. The funding platform shared: ” On June 23, 2016, a historic flood hit West Virginia, leaving 24 individuals dead, destroying homes and… Read More

New Indiegogo Initiative “Help Tbilisi Recover from Flooding” Seeks to Save the City from High Waters & Zoo Animals

Over the weekend, numerous storms hit the city of Tbilisi, Georgia and caused not only destruction and flooding, but also caused the deaths of 12 people and destroyed the zoo/dog shelter, thus freeing most of the animals, including hippos and bears. Now, a new crowdfunding campaign… Read More

Northeastern Indiana Couple Launches $100,000 Crowdfunding Campaign To Rebuild Their Lives After Devastating Storm & Fire

Turning to the crowd after a devastating flood and fire, an Indiana couple has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo called Rebuild Hearts to raise $100,000 to replace the items in their home and business following the damage. In less than week, the project has… Read More

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