The 2017 hurricane season has been especially lethal with Harvey and Irma wreaking havoc of historic proportions across wide swaths of the U.S. most notably in Texas and Florida.
The damages caused by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma have affected a number of broadcasters, in response, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting has granted $420,000 in emergency relief to 10 stations impacted by the storms.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is providing $500,000 in emergency funds to stations in Texas and Louisiana that were affected by Hurricane Harvey.
The Federal Aviation Administration is doing what it can to support the recovery efforts in Houston following the effects of Hurricane Harvey, by issuing a number of unmanned aircraft system authorizations for drone operators.
The latest data report from the FCC on the status of communications in the wake of Harvey is decidedly mixed.
As national and local broadcasters prepared and made their way down to Texas prior to Hurricane Harvey making landfall, some drone crews from Measure made the trek to provide their services in covering of the historic storm.
As people and broadcasters in Texas are still recovering from Hurricane Harvey, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced that he will visit Texas Tuesday, Sept. 5, to inspect the damage and meet with those working on the recovery efforts.
Tegna is lending a hand to those affected by Hurricane Harvey with the launch of its Texas Cares initiative.
The Broadcasters Foundation of America is offering a helping hand to broadcasters that have been hit by Hurricane Harvey.
The FCC is offering its support to the communities affected by Hurricane Harvey by having its Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau activate the Disaster Information Reporting System.
Hurricane Harvey swept through Texas this past weekend, causing flooding and more damages.