Mar 4, 2015 FEMA has coined a "Waffle House Index" to indicate the severity of a disaster.
Oct 20, 2014 Changing climates put pressure on local government to boost financial resilience.
Aug 26, 2014 Without the occasional natural disaster, insurance companies must compete on price.
Aug 12, 2014 Crises like the water-main break at UCLA expose faults in city infrastructure.
May 14, 2014 One insurer sues Chicago, saying the city could have prevented flood damage from a predicted downpour.
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?
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.