When one natural disaster triggers another, resiliency requires a different approach, writes Brian Barth. PLUS: Isle de Jean Charles: A case study in the inequitable outcomes of multi-headed hazards.
Bipartisan action in Congress hints at a shift in federal disaster funding priorities. Kevin Brass reports. PLUS: Planning for hazards? Start here.
Laurie A. Johnson and Anne Wein explain how data-driven tools can help communities better prepare for earthquakes.
Disaster relief policies often exacerbate the disruption and loss experienced by vulnerable communities, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Story by Alexandra Miller and Jeffrey Goodman.
Two years after Irma and Maria, the island territory’s recovery is just beginning. Ivis Garcia, Robert B. Olshansky, and David Carrasquillo share updates from the field.