A growing industry is offering a front row seat to extreme weather.
A powerful winter storm — or bomb cyclone — is expected to engulf the East Coast today, dumping feet of snow in New England and carrying winds up to 50 miles an hour. But it’s not just the usual suspects in the Northeast who are feeling the effects of this winter weather — Southern states […]
Low unemployment and a shortage of construction workers make for long waits to get storm repairs done.
More than 170,000 people have evacuated Puerto Rico for Florida and their immediate need, affordable housing, is hard to come by.
Texas, Florida, and especially Puerto Rico say they need tens of billions of more in funding to help recovery efforts. But how do economic cost estimates from a disaster get turned into legislation?
Credit agencies Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s recently put out reports laying out this scenario: federal disaster spending drying up while damages from increasing disasters continue to rise. If cities, counties or states are left more on their own to fund rebuilding after natural disasters like hurricanes, they could have a lot of trouble managing […]