Preparing for emergencies at the workplace

Apr 13, 2012
A new survey reveals that more than half of all businesses aren't concerned about or prepared for possible disasters. Here are some ways to prepare.

Illinois to appeal FEMA disaster decision

Mar 13, 2012
After February's devastating tornadoes, the feds say "no" to extra aid.

Tornado influx hurts communities in South, Midwest

Mar 6, 2012
They're mourning loved ones and assessing damage across the Midwest and South this week, in the aftermath of as many as 80 tornadoes, that left 40 people dead.

The economic impact of catastrophe

Jan 17, 2012
Economy 4.0's David Brancaccio discusses the economic impact of things like natural disasters and terrorist attacks -- and how companies should prepare.

Infographic: 9/11 ranks No. 2. on list of most costly catastrophes worldwide

Sep 7, 2011
This week, Marketplace explores the economic legacy of 9/11. One ripple we're investigating in a story Wednesday on Marketplace by Gregory Warner...