August 29th, 2017

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Anheuser-Busch canning water — instead of beer — for Harvey victims
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- The victims of Hurricane Harvey are getting some help from the makers of Budweiser beer.

According to KTVI, the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Cartersville, Ga., is canning drinking water so they can send it to the affected areas.

More than 50,000 cans are being shipped.

The cans will be used at Red Cross shelters and distributed by volunteers.

“Throughout the year, we periodically pause beer production at our Cartersville, Georgia brewery to produce emergency canned drinking water so we are ready to help out communities across the country in times of crisis. Putting our production and logistics strengths to work by providing safe, clean drinking water is the best way we can help in these situations,” said, Brewmaster Sarah Schilling, in a statement.

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'Cajun Navy' heads to Texas to aid Harvey rescues

An informal network of good Samaritans with small watercraft is once again mobilizing — this time in the wake of unprecedented flooding in Houston.

Formed 12 years ago after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, the so-called Cajun Navy, which has saved thousands of stranded people, by some estimates, is already helping rescue stranded Texans, one member said Sunday.

“There’s no telling how many are already over there,” said 39-year-old Joey Hains of Lafayette, La. “Basically everybody that’s wanting to go help out” is going or has already arrived, he said.

Hains said he planned to head to Houston, his boat in tow, at first light Monday.

“The reality of the Cajun Navy is everybody out here with a boat that isn’t devastated gets out and helps others,” Clyde Cain, who runs the Facebook page Louisiana Cajun Navy, told USA TODAY last August.

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Terrible things are happening in Myanmar and the west doesn't care...

OP: I have put the actual title of the article under the cut as things are so horrible and the title is potentially trigerring.
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OP: Please heed the trigger warnings.

OP: Also, it's really terrible how little this seems to matter to the rest of the world.