Natural Disasters Get up-to-the-minute news about hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, floods and fires. This section also includes news related to relief efforts.

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Sep 20, 2019, 11:00 ET Grand Bahama Utility Company and Business Partners Restoring Fresh Water Supply to Grand Bahama Island Following Hurricane Dorian

Grand Bahama Utility Company Ltd. is partnering with Grand Bahama Shipyard, Bahama Rock, Bahama Industrial Technologies (BIT) and other businesses to ...


Sep 20, 2019, 09:00 ET Three Hurricane Relief Organizations Join Forces to Spotlight Puerto Rico's Persistent Rebuilding Need

Three nongovernmental hurricane relief organizations, on this second anniversary of Hurricane Maria's painful arrival, today announced a unified...


Sep 19, 2019, 20:47 ET Houston Flood Assistance: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage at 47 Locations

Six U-Haul Companies are making 47 facilities available to offer 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to flood victims in southeast ...


Sep 19, 2019, 18:15 ET EMBRACE Resort Launched Hurricane Dorian Disaster Relief Initiative That Includes Buy-a-Bag Program and Letters of Hope to Be Hand-Delivered to Devastated Bahamians

Mere weeks ago, the Northern Bahamas were destroyed by a Category 5 hurricane. EMBRACE Resort says now is not the time to let up on the relief...


Sep 19, 2019, 13:05 ET Bermuda Is Open for Business Following Hurricane Humberto

Last night, Hurricane Humberto, a category 3 storm, passed about 75 miles to the north of Bermuda, giving the island a healthy dose of wind and rain. ...


Sep 19, 2019, 08:42 ET Corporations, Foundations and Organizations Pledge $65M Annually to Support American Red Cross Disaster Relief

September is National Preparedness Month and more than 110 forward-thinking members of the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) and Disaster...


Sep 18, 2019, 10:05 ET Heritage Environmental Services Supports Hurricane Dorian Relief Effort

Hurricane Dorian was one of the strongest hurricanes to ever make landfall, hitting the Bahamas on September 1st as a category 5 storm with top winds ...


Sep 18, 2019, 08:00 ET National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Grand Bahama Provides Updates on Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts

In an effort to expedite and improve the overall aid distribution on Grand Bahama, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Grand Bahama...


Sep 18, 2019, 07:39 ET 5 National Preparedness Month Tips for Roanoke Homeowners

Southern Trust Home Services, a leading Roanoke-based HVAC, plumbing and electrical company serving southern Virginia, is offering advice to defend...


Sep 18, 2019, 05:00 ET Papa Doug Manchester Agrees to Match Every Dollar up to $1 Million to Help the Bahamas

Papa Doug Manchester, nominated by President Donald J. Trump to serve as Ambassador to the Bahamas, has agreed to match every dollar up to $1 million ...


Sep 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Top five open source-powered solutions to mitigate the impact of natural disasters announced as finalists in Call for Code global coding challenge

Call for Code Founding Partner IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Creator David Clark Cause today announced the top five finalists for the 2019 edition of the Call...


Sep 16, 2019, 16:48 ET Senator Patricia Bates to Visit Swift Engineering Tomorrow

On Tuesday, Senator Patricia Bates will be visiting a global innovation leader and US manufacturer, Swift Engineering. During her visit, she will...


Sep 16, 2019, 13:49 ET Reducing The Impact Of Hurricanes Starts With A Better Roof, IBHS Says

Reducing property damage from wind and rain begins with three easy steps. On Tuesday, September 17, 2019 the Insurance Institute for Business & Home...


Sep 16, 2019, 10:34 ET Benihana and RA Sushi Restaurants in Florida to Help Bahamas Victims of Hurricane Dorian

Benihana and RA Sushi Florida Restaurants will donate ten percent of revenues for Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22 to aid relief efforts for...


Sep 16, 2019, 08:00 ET Baha Mar To Host 'The Baha Mar Cup,' A Multi-Day Tennis Event To Raise Funds For Hurricane Dorian Relief And Recovery

Baha Mar, the newest resort destination in The Bahamas, introduces the first-ever Baha Mar Cup, a one-of-a-kind tennis fundraising event taking place ...


Sep 16, 2019, 06:02 ET Sea Shepherd Sends Ship to the Bahamas

Sea Shepherd volunteers have been on the ground in Freeport, Crown Haven, Little Abaco, and Sweetings Cay conducting Operation Good Pirates of the...


Sep 14, 2019, 11:30 ET American Humane Deploying Rescue Team to Search for and Save Animals in Devastated Bahamas

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, which has been saving animals in disasters for more than 100 years, is deploying...


Sep 14, 2019, 07:00 ET Florida Community Care and Its Parent Company Independent Living Systems Are Collecting Donations to Support the Bahamas as Well as the Evacuees in the Aftermath of Hurricane Dorian

Florida Community Care and Independent Living Systems have committed to providing support to those affected by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, as...


Sep 13, 2019, 21:00 ET MoneyGram Offers Zero-Fee Transactions to the Bahamas and Free Money Transfers to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Dorian Relief

MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI), one of the world's largest money transfer companies, today announced waiving send fees to help communities in the Bahamas...


Sep 13, 2019, 19:45 ET Extreme Weather Expert Cheryl Nelson Explains to Tips on TV Blog How to Stay Safe This Extreme Weather Season

Each year, it seems there are more storms and the storms are more intense, which is why we recognize National Preparedness Month each September....


Sep 13, 2019, 03:00 ET Neutrino Energy: Centralized vs. Decentralized Power

Everyone was relieved that Hurricane Dorian, which was a Category 5 hurricane when it hit the Bahamas, didn't harm the Florida coast too badly and...


Sep 12, 2019, 14:10 ET Stars to Gather for Hurricane Dorian Fundraiser

Today a benefit concert for Hurricane Dorian relief, called One Love Bahamas, is announced. Renowned artists and entertainers from around the world...


Sep 12, 2019, 13:33 ET Conservation Philanthropist Louis Bacon Pledges $1 Million to Bahamas for Hurricane Dorian Relief

Louis Bacon, founder of The Moore Bahamas Foundation, an affiliate of The Moore Charitable Foundation (MCF), today pledged $1 million for a...


Sep 12, 2019, 09:16 ET Former Mrs. USA Globe Showing What Truly Goes on Behind the Sash

Naples native & Realtor has truly shown the power of her crown and gives a glimpse of what happens 'Behind the Sash' with her powerhouse rally to get ...


Sep 12, 2019, 09:00 ET Natural Disaster Victims Rely on Advanced Batteries to Connect With the World

So many of us are reliant on batteries. Typically, batteries are used to power portable devices such as cellphones and tablets. However, with the...