The only volunteer fire department in Hamilton, a small community in Monroe County, Mississippi, was destroyed in this weekend’s devastating tornadoes.
More than 350,000 Californians live in towns and cities that exist almost entirely within “very high fire hazard severity zones” — places deemed highly vulnerable to devastating wildfires, and recent victims to some of the worst in the state’s history.
A woman walked out of Payless with hundreds of new shoes, but none of them are for her.
The United States military will support humanitarian relief efforts in Mozambique after a powerful cyclone slammed into the country more than a week ago.
Even as floodwaters receded in hard-hit places in in the Midwest, experts warned Saturday that with plenty of snow still left to melt in northern states, the relief may only be temporary.
A second week has begun of efforts to find and help tens of thousands of people after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of southern Africa.
Millions of hurricane and wildfire survivors are learning that they’re at “increased risk of identity theft and fraud” because the Federal Emergency Management Agency shared their banking and other private information.
Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi warned that while the official death toll stood at 84, “everything indicates that we can have a record of more than 1,000 dead.”
Flooding in the central U.S. on Friday swamped small towns, forced some residents along waterways to evacuate. The flooding was the worst in nearly a decade in some places.
The tornado that ripped through Lee County, Alabama, carried 170 mph winds, nearly a mile-wide track and ground along for 65 miles, killing 23 people and leaving the small county bordering Georgia in tatters.
The most recent death took place over the weekend when a man, who has not been identified, was found Monday after being reported missing.
Reports from the National Centers for Environmental Information have found that climate change plays a major role in causing natural disasters to be more intense, destructive and costly to the country.
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As California’s catastrophic wildfires recede and people rebuild after two hurricanes, a massive new federal report warns that these types of extreme weather disasters are worsening in the United States. The White House report quietly issued Friday also frequently contradicts President Donald Trump.
The deadliest blaze in California history is nearly contained after firefighters got a little help from the rain. While more rain Friday could mean an end to the two-week fire, it also brings the risks of flooding and mudslides.
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