As the nation waits for Hurricane Harvey to make landfall in Texas, the Associated Press has released a list of radio broadcasts that it has been hearing about during the disaster.
The AP’s Katrina Kornfield reports.
AP Katrina Kornegger, AP Houston, Texas, United States: “This is an amazing day, I can’t wait to get home and hear all the stories from my listeners.
And the stories are getting better by the second.
The people are coming together, the water is pouring in, we have power.
This is a very special time.”
–Houston Chronicle, August 20, 2017The Associated Press’ Katrina Kornsfield reports from Houston.AP Katrina KORNFIELD, AP AUSTIN, Texas: “What a beautiful day!
It was like this for the first time in our lives.
It’s a day of rebirth.
I’m so thankful to be back here.
I love the people here, the weather is so beautiful, and I just want to thank everybody for coming together.”
–Austin American-Statesman, August 25, 2017″Hurricane Harvey is coming.”
–Agency official, Houston Chronicle, September 5, 2017Houston Chronicle’s Katrina Korenstein, AP AP AUBURN, Alabama: “It’s going to be a great day when we come back here and have a great time and everyone gets to say ‘we have a hurricane!'”
–Auburn Daily News, September 6, 2017Hurricane Sandy: “I just love it, the people are so nice, I love it.”
–New York Daily News (NYDN), September 8, 2017Washington Post’s Kelsey Snell, AP NEW YORK, New York, United Kingdom: “If I could only have one thing in this world, I would be the storm and I would give it to the people.
They deserve it.
It was a very, very, sad day.”
–ABC News, August 30, 2017CNN’s Piers Morgan, AP, Washington, D.C.: “A huge thanks to all the Houstonians and Americans who are still in their homes and in their communities.
We have some great stories and stories of how people are putting their lives on hold.
People are standing up for themselves, their families, their communities.”
–CNN, August 29, 2017Agency officials say they’ve been hearing the reports of some 200,000 calls from people stranded in their neighborhoods.AP AP Auburn, Alabama, United State: “We are so thankful for everyone who’s staying home and making sure that the floodwaters don’t overwhelm their homes.”
–Associated Press, August 26, 2017ABC News’ Mike Blake, AP WASHINGTON, D,C.:”I have a lot of questions.
I’ve heard stories of people being told to leave their homes.
What does that mean?
I don’t understand.”
–Washington Post, August 27, 2017Samantha Allen, AP Atlanta, Georgia, United United States:”It was a great moment in the lives of a lot and we all felt blessed that the city and state and federal government and state agencies have made that happen.”
–Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 28, 2017NPR’s Chris Hayes, AP LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida, United America: “Thank you all for coming back and having a great trip to Houston.”
–Miami Herald, August 31, 2017–“We are in a great position and we are very, well, ready to get back to work.
We will have to wait and see how long the storm lasts, but we’re ready.”
–The Associated Media, August 24, 2017Cheryl Gans, AP MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, United U.S.: “My husband and I have been in California for five days now and we’re going to go home on Monday.”
–San Francisco Chronicle, July 27, 2018″I’ve been going through my mind every day, how do I do it?
I want to go back and make a list and see what I could do to make this better, how I could make this easier.”
–St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 28, 2018AP AP AP LAKEWOOD, Mississippi, United Nation: “You know what?
We’re going back.
It has been a great week and we will have more stories from you all coming in the coming days.”
–Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, August 6, 2018ABC News (ABC News) AP AP LAISSE LASTS, AP MISSOURI, United Nations: “The whole world is watching us as we are doing what we do for the rest of the world and we have to do it in a way that is not only compassionate but it is also in service of humanity.”
–Paris St-Germain president Thierry Henry, August 7, 2018Reuters/AFP/Getty ImagesAP AP NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, United States: “For me, I’m