In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the 3.4 million American citizens living in Puerto Rico are left facing electrical and communication outages, infrastructure failures, crop devastation and water and gasoline shortages.
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The story of Hurricane Harvey, as told by 28 Texans who helped their state through its darkest hour.
Tens of thousands of people in northwestern Puerto Rico were ordered to evacuate Friday afternoon after floodwaters from Hurricane Maria damaged the Guajataca Dam, which the National Weather Service said is in "imminent" danger of failing.
President Trump declared the US territory a disaster zone as additional flash flooding remained a threat on Thursday.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said the Caribbean island nation had sustained "widespread devastation" from the storm, which is now at Category 5 strength.
Phrases like "the worst of Mother Nature" shift blame from human decisions to an amorphous "bad guy." Then, after the storm passes, the focus shifts to "looters."
Officials in Manatee County, Fla., drew criticism for asking a local lifeguard unskilled at sign language to interpret crucial evacuation orders.
These unlikely environmental activists are running out of time.
As storms assault coastal US communities, residents and experts fear they could damage Superfund sites and uncover pollution the EPA has tried to contain.
Even though the driver slammed on the brakes, this vehicle in Spalding County, Georgia jumped a few feet in the air when it hit the tree, which was pushed over by Irma's winds. (According to the person who shot the video, the driver was okay.)
In the age of climate change, the American coastal metropolis has been slow to adapt to the growing threat of storms and floods.
A storm-crippled power grip across Florida slows the return of millions of people who fled Irma and complicate the recovery.
In the wake of Harvey, it's time to treat science denial as gross negligence — and hold those who do the denying accountable.
There are so many disaster relief charities out there that you might not be sure where you can give most effectively. Here are six highly rated groups that are already well situated to help.
Scientists and residents of the Alps are laying white "blankets" on glaciers to prevent them from melting any further.
Climate change means, quite plausibly, the end of everything we now understand to constitute our humanity.
Osteen has faced criticism for not opening Lakewood to flooding victims sooner. Here's what's going on.
Extreme rainfall has led to devastating floods across Nepal, India, and Bangladesh, killing nearly 1,200 people and displacing millions.
Thanks to rising sea levels, the hurricanes of the future will be wetter.
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