It's a wishlist of projects with an overarching goal of mitigating flooding across the most disaster-prone state in the nation.
As more tornadoes rip through "Dixie Alley" in the American Southeast, people who live in manufactured housing find it difficult to withstand the storms and their aftermath.
New research suggests that, due to global warming, storm-related deaths in developing nations could increase by as much as 52 percent.
It's time for the climate science research enterprise to focus on integrating fundamental science inquiry with risk management.
The storm provides a grim prospect of the future of tropical cyclones in a region under continued threat from climate change.
Thus far the program has had its fair share of issues, but it could set the precedent for other areas vulnerable to an earthquake.
As a trial begins to try to protect Haitian immigrants under Temporary Protected Status from being deported back to Haiti, people demonstrate in front of the Eastern District of New York Federal Courthouse in downtown Brooklyn.
More than 37 languages are spoken in one small Oklahoma town, creating a major information issue when extreme weather is imminent.
Every level of government understood the dangers of a potential fire in the region but took few, if any, of the steps needed to prevent catastrophe.
New research finds that fluctuations in atmospheric circulation systems and climate change are behind the increase in extreme flooding.
It's not just climate change that's making the disasters worse, it's the increased building within areas deemed particularly vulnerable to fire.
Both governments and people tend to adopt only short-term responses to wildfire dangers that don't necessarily reduce risk effectively—it's time for that to change.
Hurricane Katrina forced policymakers in the city and state to fix not only some of the worst circumstances of incarceration, but also to prevent people from being held in dangerous conditions altogether.
Details of Friday's incident are limited, but already there are questions being asked about the effectiveness of Indonesia's tsunami warning system.
The decisions made when managing a range of hazards are a key factor in a community's vulnerability during storms like Hurricane Florence.
Many in the community live on land that is classified as "heir's property," a legal condition that leaves it particularly vulnerable, especially in a disaster.
The United States is still without a proper early warning system for alerting citizens about an earthquake, but that is about to change.
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.
To avoid repeating California's recent devastation, susceptible regions must prepare for future disasters.
We have a pretty good idea of why some structures are more vulnerable to fire than others, but will those in power act on that information?
The Thomas Fire had burned an estimated at 65,500 acres and destroyed hundreds of structures as of mid-morning Wednesday.
There's no one-size-fits-all approach to discerning when a volcano may explode; they all have their own individual characteristics.