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.
Jun 13, 2013 A group called Rockaway Help brings together engineers and residents to hack storm recovery and protection in the New York region.
Jun 12, 2013 It's been tried before, but a new generation of companies is hoping that manure will become the next solar.
Jun 3, 2013 Disasters, it is said, are great equalizers, striking rich and poor alike. But do bonds forged in crisis survive recovery?
May 29, 2013 Last week's tornado in Moore, Oklahoma could cost insurance companies $3.5 billion, according to Risk Management Solutions.
May 27, 2013 Amid the destruction from hurricanes and tornados, some debris -- from trees to building materials and metal -- finds new life.
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.