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Storm Stories is a collection of stories from Hurricane Florence. This podcast and radio series explores resilience and recovery in the coastal region through local stories. Broadcasting from the Working Narratives' studio in coastal North Carolina the series tells real people stories.

Storm Stories is a collection of stories from Hurricane Florence. This podcast and radio series explores resilience and recovery in the coastal region through local stories. Broadcasting from the Working Narratives' studio in coastal North Carolina the series tells real people stories.

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United States

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Storm Stories is a collection of stories from Hurricane Florence. This podcast and radio series explores resilience and recovery in the coastal region through local stories. Broadcasting from the Working Narratives' studio in coastal North Carolina the series tells real people stories.

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@wnstory

Language:

English


Episodes

PSA: Early Voting Information For Coastal North Carolina

10/26/2020
Want to vote early in coastal North Carolina? Here's how. ¿Quieres votar temprano en la costa de Carolina del Norte? Escucha este anuncio. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:02:52

PSA: Free COVID-19 Testing

5/12/2020
This is an important message from the New Hanover Disaster Coalition: There is free testing for COVID-19 in New Hanover County. All you have to do is call 910-798-6800 to talk with a nurse to setup an appointment. That is 910-798-6800 to set up a free COVID-19 test in New Hanover County. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:00:39

Drug Use, Hurricane Florence, & COVID-19

5/6/2020
Illicit drug users face unique challenges during disasters like Hurricane Florence and COVID-19. What happens when dealers leave town or shelter-in-place? How do overdose rates change? Find out on this week's episode of Storm Stories. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:08:27

HIV, Hurricanes & COVID-19 in coastal North Carolina

4/16/2020
When people living with HIV in coastal North Carolina talk about how they prepared for Hurricane Florence, their considerations are about the same as the average person - with exceptions. HIV-positive community members have to think about their medications - how they'll get them and where they'll store them. They have to think about access to healthcare, and whether they feel comfortable disclosing their status to whoever they stay with during the storm. And the anxiety that accompanies...

Duration:00:09:35

Denny Best, the film industry, and COVID-19

3/29/2020
Denny Best discusses how his work with the film industry in Wilmington, North Carolina is impacted by coronavirus. Best does trade work in the film industry in and is a member of The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States. He says his livelihood and the industry itself are impacted by coronavirus. Broadcast from the Working Narratives studio, this series compiles community stories about COVID-19 from...

Duration:00:01:51

Two Kinds of Storms: Coronavirus & Hurricanes

3/27/2020
In this episode, we explore how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting people who are still in recovery from Hurricane Florence. We also talk about how our experience with hurricanes in coastal North Carolina has prepared us to deal with the impacts of COVID-19 - and how it hasn't. Storm Stories is a collection of stories about the effects of hurricanes. This podcast and radio series explores resilience and recovery in the coastal region through local stories. Support the show...

Duration:00:10:33

Sex Work and Hurricanes

3/11/2020
For the second episode of Storm Stories, we're diving deep into the transactional sex industry during and after hurricanes. How does the market for transactional sex change when natural disasters hit, and how do sex workers deal with these changes? We talk to Katie, who tells us about the days leading up to and following Hurricane Florence, and Rebecca, executive director of the nonprofit Five14 Revolution. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:09:17

Storm Stories: A Home Takes Heart

2/22/2020
We kick off Season 2 of Storm Stories with stories about the struggle for affordable housing in the year and a half since Hurricane Florence. In this episode, two women tell us about losing their homes and communities and what they're doing about it. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:17:47

Yndiana Montes Special

1/31/2020
In this short special, grassroots journalist and activist Yndiana Montes discusses how our water sources are impacted by discharge from the hog and poultry industries after storms. Montes uses audio clips from meetings with the Cape Fear River watch to support what she sees happening in her community. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:04:09

Hurricane Dorian Special

9/5/2019
Storm Stories podcast asked folks to call in messages of support to their neighbors and the response so far has been overwhelming - over 45 calls across 7 counties. Take a listen, and consider sharing your own message of encouragement by calling 910-604-6519. We will keep adding to and sharing these messages! #ilmstrong #dorian #hurricanedorian Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:18:41

Storm Stories: Should you stay or should you go

7/17/2019
During a disaster, whether to evacuate or stay is probably the most critical decision you can make. What goes into it? For Chris Depompeis the answer is complicated. Storm Stories is a collection of stories from Hurricane Florence. This podcast and radio series explores resilience and recovery in the coastal region through local stories. Learn more at www.workingnarratives.org Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:05:37

Storm Stories: Neighborhood Love

7/17/2019
When Hurricane Florence struck, the city of Wilmington got plenty of attention from media outlets and government agencies. But few had the ability to do what community activist Cedric Harrison did, which was to witness all the ways poverty and disaster intersect. Storm Stories is a collection of stories from Hurricane Florence. This podcast and radio series explores resilience and recovery in the coastal region through local stories. Learn more at www.workingnarratives.org Support the...

Duration:00:09:26

Storm Stories: Working Together

7/11/2019
As climate change pushes ocean temperatures higher, the damage from hurricanes will increase. There’s the government response to these history-making disasters, and then there’s the response of people like trauma specialist Franchon Francees. Storm Stories is a collection of stories from Hurricane Florence. This podcast and radio series explores resilience and recovery in the coastal region through local stories. Learn more at www.workingnarratives.org Support the show...

Duration:00:11:15

Storm Stories: That isn't a lake

7/11/2019
Every disaster has its evacuees, people who do just as they’re told and leave once the government sounds the alarm. But what happens when they have nothing to return to? Gerry Lenahan tells us what it’s like to lose everything and what it’s like to rebuild. Storm Stories is a collection of stories from Hurricane Florence. This podcast and radio series explores resilience and recovery in the coastal region through local stories. Learn more at www.workingnarratives.org Support the show...

Duration:00:09:24

Storm Stories: Fair Bluff

7/11/2019
Gloria Walters is one of a growing number of people adapting to the new realities of climate change displacement. Hit by Hurricanes Matthew and Florence, her hometown of Fair Bluff North Carolina lost half its population and is considered a ghost town now. What’s it like to be hurricane refugee? Storm Stories is a collection of stories from Hurricane Florence. This podcast and radio series explores resilience and recovery in the coastal region through local stories. Learn more at...

Duration:00:08:50

Storm Stories: EMT

7/11/2019
As Hurricane Florence battered the Southeast, some had no choice but to stay. Before, during, and after the hurricane, the 911 calls kept coming, and first responders like Aaron Kasulis met them head on. Storm Stories is a collection of stories from Hurricane Florence. This podcast and radio series explores resilience and recovery in the coastal region through local stories. Learn more at www.workingnarratives.org Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:07:49

Storm Stories: Love in the Time of Disaster

7/11/2019
Sometimes resiliency isn’t just about personal fortitude. Hurricanes show us exactly who we are by showing us exactly how much we need each other. As Lacy Shannon learned, the challenges community members encounter and the solutions they build bring them together. Storm Stories: Storm Stories is a collection of stories from Hurricane Florence. This podcast and radio series explores resilience and recovery in the coastal region through local stories. Learn more at...

Duration:00:07:54