Mar 4, 2015 FEMA has coined a "Waffle House Index" to indicate the severity of a disaster.
Jan 30, 2015 How do you move forward? How does it affect the way you look at things?
Jan 2, 2015 Temporary tax increases expire, reducing Illinois revenue amid budget shortfalls.
Oct 20, 2014 Changing climates put pressure on local government to boost financial resilience.
Sep 10, 2014 One year later, lower-income residents have been slow to return to Lyons, Colorado.
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.
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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.