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.
Fuel shortages linked to the two recent hurricanes hindered evacuation and now recovery, highlighting our dependency on a fragile resource.
Wildlife rehabilitators rescued numerous species after the storm, from common animals like beavers and deer to rarer wildlife like alligator snapping turtles.
Last year, 2016, was the first year since Hurricane Katrina that more people left New Orleans than moved in domestically—that has a lot to do with the dismal job market that continues to repel young professionals.
People walk to a Harris County Sheriff air boat while escaping a flooded neighborhood during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on August 29th, 2017, in Houston, Texas.
Why do Americans choose to live in areas that are risky and sometimes downright inhospitable?
In his new book, Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era, Jacob Remes argues that solutions start with the locals.
The cost of fighting wildfires this year is predicted to go over budget by hundreds of millions of dollars.