Preparedness drills allow organizations to test disaster plans, train staff, residents and family members, and identify where the plan requires improvement.
Earthquake readiness drills and reforms at the nation’s top weather agency will keep Americans safer.
This summer’s flooding of the Missouri River is the worst in its storied history of devastation.
Ten U.S. areas face grave storm surge risk.
No one is buying disaster insurance.
We will never again call a hurricane Igor or Tomas, but other named storms may batter the coast this year.
Preparedness is rooted in planning for disasters. Here’s how.
The quake disrupted supply chains globally, calling into question whether the savings of just-in-time manufacturing are worth the risk.
Countless lives were saved by Japan’s stringent building codes, which are based on lessons of its past disasters. Can others learn from this?
The Fukushima Daiichi crisis was triggered by an unprecedented chain of events but may still cause the world to spurn nuclear energy.
Californians have long been awaiting the “Big One.” Perched precariously atop the volatile San Andreas Fault, the state has endured devastating earthquakes and inspired Hollywood […]
A blizzard halted Christmas traffic in the Northeast. But that was nothing compared to these past storms.
A look at deadly earthquakes throughout history.
The tragedy in Haiti, the latest in a decade that saw no shortage of natural catastrophes throughout the world, has prompted a re-evaluation of disaster preparedness and response.
Experts suggest that climate change could have an increasingly serious effect on coastal flooding.