Every natural disaster is a reminder of humanity’s extraordinary capacity for compassion and generosity.
In the wake of a natural disaster, it's important to be aware of conditions that could put you in harm's way.
The scientist who predicted Hurricane Sandy's extensive damage explains how to protect coastal cities against storm surges and rising seas.
Power outages in hospitals during natural disasters can be difficult to prevent.
Don't just sit there at the dinner table: help others eat.
The storm's health impacts may be the more significant and longest-lasting.
Hurricane Katrina survivors share wisdom online with New Yorkers stricken by Hurricane Sandy.
Business owners in Ocean City, N.J., are trying to deal with the aftermath of Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy was an unusually large and destructive storm, breaking records in rainfall, flooding, barometric pressure and, potentially, costs.
Because President Barack Obama is more likely to act to curb global warming, New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg offers his endorsement
Some leaders there are realizing that two debilitating hurricanes in as many years there are a sign that infrastructure there needs rethought, not just rebuilt.
As Hurricane Irene trundles toward the densely populated cities of the U.S. Northeast, residents and officials in municipalities large and small have been preparing for a full-force tropical cyclone.
Flooding does more than damage property. It can also lead to injury, illness and even death. Learn how to protect yourself and your property.
A storm moving across the Central United States could bring adverse weather conditions to high school, college and professional football games on Thanksgiving Day.Read Story >
A tiny floating garden is working to clean one of the most polluted bodies of water in the United States: Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal.Read Story >