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3 more people were found dead at the Surfside condo site as rescuers race against Tropical Storm Elsa heading for Florida

Three more people were found dead at the Surfside condo site near Miami on Monday. The rescue operation had been on hold over the weekend to safely demolish the remaining structure. Fire officials said the death toll is now 27 as Tropical Storm Elsa bears down on the state. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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More than $1 million has been raised for families impacted by the Florida condo collapse

At least 11 people are confirmed dead and 150 missing after a Florida condo collapsed. Over $1 million has been raised to help victims and their families, The Washington Post reported. The funds will be used to cover what insurance won't and to help with expenses. See more stories on Insider's business page. Over $1 million has been raised for families of victims of the Florida building collapse, The Washington Post reported. As of Monday night, $1,195,164.04 was raised on the Chesed Fund, which will be administered through the Shul of Bal Harbour synagogue. The Miami Heat and other local organizations including the Global Empow...
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Miami-Dade County mayor says officials authorized’voluntary evacuation’ for sister building of collapsed Miami condo

Residents of the sister building of the partially collapsed Florida condo, Champlain Towers South, can voluntarily evacuate. "Anyone who chooses to leave can be supported," Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said. A local building inspector determined that there's no "immediate causes of concern," Cava added. See more stories on Insider's business page. Residents who want to evacuate the sister building of the condominium in Surfside, Florida, that partially collapsed last week can do so with support, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said."So just the building that is the sister building to the one that cam...