The records indicate 1,427 more people died on the island in the months following the hurricane than would be expected in a normal year.
Guatemala struggles to recover from its most severe volcanic eruption in 45 years.
FEMA and the Red Cross talk a good game, but the disability community is skeptical.
Hurricane Maria is officially the deadliest storm in modern U.S. history—yet it received just a fraction of the aid given to Houston.
Impoverished communities are often the most affected by natural disasters.
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A new report shows that FEMA's flood hazard maps may be dangerously outdated.
After natural disasters, access to reproductive services can be slow to return. Across the country, many abortion providers are working to fix that problem.
Despite Whitefish's small size, the energy company was hired to help restore electrical service to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
One local ecologist set out to catalog the destruction.
At least 15 people were killed in the wreckage in Montecito, California. Dozens more are still missing.
At least eight people have been killed by mudflows after a deluge of rain fell on the region left vulnerable by the Thomas Fire.
Mudslides, waterspouts, and flash flooding are expected in already hard-hit areas.
A firefighter cuts brush at the Thomas Fire on December 7th, 2017, near Fillmore, California.
More than 21,000 insured homes and 2,800 businesses were damaged or destroyed in California in October.
As of mid-morning on Tuesday, the fire was estimated at 45,000 acres, three times the size of Manhattan Island.
Recent extreme weather events show how the outdated and imperfect information systems used by cities exacerbates the devastation.