Three ways to optimize tech for an emergency

by Molly Wood Sep 8, 2017
During a disaster, digital records, messaging, even social media are all pretty handy.
A woman looks at a smart phone as it charges while staying with other flood victims at a shelter in the George R. Brown Convention Center during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas
BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Survivalist expos are drawing thousands

by Marketplace Contributor Mar 28, 2017
Prepper businesses have picked up after Trump's election. Self-reliance and fear are a few reasons why.
Customers check out survival gear, such as army backpacks, knives and freeze-dried food, at the National Preppers and Survivalists expo in Gonzales, Louisiana.
Tegan Wendland
BBC World Service

The situation in Nepal

by David Brancaccio Apr 27, 2015
A report from on the ground in Kathmandu.

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