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 11, 2013 Residents of Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic and beyond are still wading through high waters today. Severe flooding has led to the deaths of at least 24 people.
May 27, 2013 Amid the destruction from hurricanes and tornados, some debris -- from trees to building materials and metal -- finds new life.
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 29, 2013 HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced an additional $1.8 billion in recovery aid for homeowners, renters and small businesses, today. Some of those businesses have been plugging along in the meantime.
Apr 26, 2013 For one barge line operator, the high waters of the Mississippi mean business as usual (though with a more watchful eye).
Apr 24, 2013 Rain in Missouri means grass is growing -- and that's a good thing for cattle ranchers.
Feb 12, 2013 With the world looking a lot more fragile, more people are taking their survival into their own hands -- and garages.
Feb 6, 2013 Many New York and New Jersey residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy face hurdles in returning to their homes of finding housing close by.