May 29, 2013 Last week's tornado in Moore, Oklahoma could cost insurance companies $3.5 billion, according to Risk Management Solutions.
May 24, 2013 Two years after a tornado ripped through Joplin, Mo., the town is rebuilding its infrastructure and community.
May 23, 2013 Scientists may be fretting over global climate change or when the next asteroid will strike Earth's surface. But a catastrophic event doesn't necessarily spell the end for civilization.
May 22, 2013 Gaydawn Magee's hearing aid business was leveled by the Moore tornado. But after a quick trip west, she'll be back.
May 22, 2013 After a disaster many people want to help, but there tends to be confusion about what is needed.
May 22, 2013 Caitria O'Neill, CEO of tech company Recovers, explains the digital challenges of natural disasters and recovery.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 8, 2013 A new market is emerging for apps that can connect people to emergency services and family members during a crisis.
Apr 16, 2013 A day after three people were killed and over 130 injured by two bombings at the Boston Marathon, the search for answers is well underway.
Mar 12, 2013 Twitter and Facebook were used by millions in the New York area to stay connected during Superstorm Sandy. But online disaster communication and preparedness isn't limited to social networking sites. Many entrepreneurs are trying to build platforms to stay informed during crises -- platforms that could be used outside of a disaster to market products.