U.S. President Barack Obama listens as he receives a briefing on the upcoming hurricane season at the Federal Emergency Management Association headquarters in Washington on Wednesday.
U.S. President Barack Obama listens as he receives a briefing on the upcoming hurricane season at the Federal Emergency Management Association headquarters in Washington on Wednesday. Kevin Dietsch Bloomberg
U.S. President Barack Obama listens as he receives a briefing on the upcoming hurricane season at the Federal Emergency Management Association headquarters in Washington on Wednesday. Kevin Dietsch Bloomberg
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    Clelia Turbeville, a babysitter who works from home, on Wednesday returned to her flooded Socastee house for the third time since the Hurricane Matthew flood to grab a few things for her mother. Turbeville doesn't have flood insurance, and she's not sure how she feels about the loss. "You know what, I really don’t even know," she said. "It really hasn’t hit me yet."

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