Millions more are still at risk of dying from exposure, starvation, or drowning as the Carolinas recover.
A race to help those too poor to evacuate on their own.
The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale only measures wind speed and nothing else.
Hurricane Florence will make landfall in the Carolinas on the same day the US Department of Energy announces that the US has likely surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia in crude oil production.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, for one, defended the independent study that said thousands were lost
The researchers found that nearly 3,000 people had died during and following the hurricane who wouldn’t have otherwise died
"Today is the last good day to evacuate," FEMA says.
It's a significant increase over the previous official death toll of 64.
Documents reviewed by VICE News show FEMA has about half as many "reservists" available to respond in 2018.
It's a record-breaking bill.