New risk models show nearly twice as many properties are at risk from a 100-year flood today than the government's flood maps indicate.
Sept. 24, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: cities poverty flooding hurricanes natural-disasters fema urban floodplains hurricane-harvey
The US faces a high risk of hurricanes and other disasters this year that could leave thousands of people in need of shelter. COVID-19 will make those disasters more dangerous to manage.
May 5, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: health environment covid-19 coronavirus hurricane wildfire public-safety natural-disasters emergency-management fema
A tool called "Panacea's Cloud" will help first responders communicate in natural or human-made disasters when cell phones or other devices are unavailable.
Sept. 11, 2019 • ~3 min
Tags: communication natural-disasters fema science-and-technology
FEMA sent nearly $100 million to areas hit by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but Puerto Rico received only $6 million after Hurricane Maria.
Jan. 23, 2019 • ~3 min
Tags: hurricanes natural-disasters government fema puerto-rico society-and-culture
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