Mar 18, 2014 After Hurricane Sandy, the state of New Jersey planned to buy 1,300 flood-prone homes and demolish them. What's taking so long?
Jan 17, 2014 On the 20th anniversary of the Northridge earthquake, which population centers should be worried?
Dec 10, 2013 Between 2011 and 2012, giving to international aid went up by more than 2 percent.
Carmen Wong Ulrich
Nov 13, 2013 People around the world want to help the Philippines. But what’s the best way to donate after disaster strikes?
Nov 11, 2013 The Philippines is reeling and thousands are presumed dead after a massive typhoon hit over the weekend. While relief efforts are underway, they may be undercut by the 7.2 earthquake that hit the Philippines last month.
Oct 31, 2013 A 32-feet-long, 16-feet-wide tube that can inflate to up to 35,000 gallons of volume may be our best hope next time there is a super storm.
Oct 28, 2013 The community of Ortley Beach off the Jersey Shore was hit hard when Sandy made landfall. It’s trying to rebuild, but it's finding it difficult when homeowners can't help.
Oct 28, 2013 A year ago this week, Hurricane Sandy plowed into the eastern seaboard, leaving dozens dead and causing more than $50 billion in damage. The repairs are ongoing in so many spots with applications on file from 25,000 New Yorkers in need of assistance, mostly to fix homes. But some communities are not rebuilding.
Sep 2, 2013 A year after Hurricane Sandy's destruction, Labor Day marks the end of a summer of recovery for beach towns.
Jul 8, 2013 FEMA is updating its flood maps to expand areas deemed at risk of damage -- and that’s striking fear in communities that could be deluged with higher insurance bills.