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.
Traditional ways of managing disaster risks are not applicable in today’s globalized economy.
Examining the basics of business continuity planning.
Over the past 10 years, a series of high-profile events have transformed the risk management discipline from a mere afterthought to an indispensible part of the business strategy of every organization. What does the future hold?