Over the past week, Republicans have blocked the passage of the $19.1 billion disaster relief bill on three separate occasions.
A tree rests on the roof of a home that was heavily damaged by Hurricane Michael on May 9th, 2019, in Mexico Beach, Florida.
Both Butte County and Los Angeles County are still dealing with the social, environmental, and financial costs of the fires.
The bill's failure exemplifies the current political polarization in Congress as it continues to grapple with disaster relief legislation.
"Mass assault" may sound like a felony, but it's actually an exercise in mass healing.
A federal judge issued an order on Wednesday that will prevent hundreds of Puerto Rican families who fled from Hurricane Maria from being evicted from hotels and motels across the United States—at least until August 31st.
A federal judge ruled Tuesday to extend a Federal Emergency Management Agency program providing temporary housing to Puerto Ricans lacking shelter in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
Much of the blame for the poor response to the disaster fell on the Red Cross, but Houston-area officials are not exempt from responsibility.
Recent extreme weather events show how the outdated and imperfect information systems used by cities exacerbates the devastation.
Once again, there were appeals for donations to the Red Cross. And once again, local officials are saying the charity hasn't delivered.
It's not necessarily a life-or-death service, but those anti-quake towers bolster morale—and the economy.