A Texas county, 4 years after state's worst wildfire

Oct 2, 2015
Bastrop County, in the dry piney woods, not only is rebuilding, it's growing.
Posted In: wildfire, texas, fire, disaster
Bangladeshi relatives of missing garment workers take part in a protest marking the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 24, 2014. The Rana Plaza building collapsed on April 24, 2013, killing 1,138 workers in

42 charged two years after Bangladesh factory collapse

Jun 1, 2015
17 face murder charges; the owner allegedly ignored safety warnings.
Posted In: Bangladesh, factory workers, disaster, bbc world service

'It brought us together' -- Life in Joplin two years after tornado

May 23, 2013
Two years after a tornado ripped through Joplin, Mo., the town is rebuilding its infrastructure and community.
Posted In: Joplin, tornado, disaster, natural disasters

Joplin residents carry on after tornado

Nov 13, 2012
In May 2011, a tornado ripped through Joplin, Mo., killing 161 people. As Joplin's residents make their way through the stages of grief, three families discuss how they survived and how they're preparing for the next one.
Posted In: Joplin, disaster

Defending yourself against fraud after a disaster

Nov 2, 2012
Disasters leave people vulnerable to more than just damage on their homes. After hurricanes and other crises, fraudsters hit the streets -- and the Internet -- to try to cheat people out of their money. How can you protect yourself?
Posted In: fraud, disaster, Hurricane Sandy

Missouri cattle farmer struggles through Midwest drought

Jul 19, 2012
Cattle ranchers in the Midwest face some tough decisions as their pastures bake with little to no rain.
Posted In: Agriculture, cattle, drought, disaster