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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06:00 ET NICB: Beware Barry Flood-Damaged Vehicles

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is warning the nation's consumers that vehicles flooded by Barry may soon be appearing for sale around the ...


Jul 16, 2019, 07:30 ET Coastal Risk and Resilient Analytics Create New Climate Impact Resource To Serve Coastal Communities

Coastal Risk Consulting, a leading flood, natural hazard and climate impact risk assessment technology company, and Resilient Analytics, a leader in...


Jul 15, 2019, 09:11 ET Trump to Be Honored by Doctors for Disaster Preparedness in Tucson, July 20

Doctors for Disaster Preparedness has selected President Donald J. Trump to receive its highest honor at its 37th annual meeting to be held in...


Jul 15, 2019, 08:10 ET DisasterAWARE Enterprise Enables Real Time Access to Critical Information From Over 40,000 Media Sources

DisasterAWARE Enterprise Corporation announces new high-value information access features. As the leading global Natural Hazards Risk Intelligence...


Jul 12, 2019, 17:31 ET NRL tropical cyclone forecast updates go live

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory's updated tropical cyclone prediction software becomes operational just before the first tropical system of the season ...


Jul 12, 2019, 16:20 ET CPSC Warns Consumers in Tropical Storm Barry's Path to Take Precautions When Using Portable Generators

Tropical Storm Barry could become the first hurricane of the season before its expected landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning. The U.S. Consumer...


Jul 12, 2019, 11:20 ET Electric Cooperatives In Georgia Ready To Help Following Tropical Storm Barry

If needed, electric cooperatives in Georgia will head to Louisiana and Mississippi to help restore power to areas impacted by Tropical Storm Barry....


Jul 12, 2019, 11:00 ET C Spire braces for Tropical Storm Barry's expected landfall along Gulf Coast

C Spire has bolstered its network resources and mobilized employees in case it needs to respond to Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to make...


Jul 10, 2019, 16:33 ET U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm

Two U-Haul Companies in Louisiana are offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® container usage at 12 facilities to residents in the path of...


Jul 08, 2019, 13:32 ET Heritage Was Invited By House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health To Submit A Statement

On June 19th, the House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health (Subcommittee) held a hearing entitled "Mission Readiness: VA's Emergency Response...


Jul 08, 2019, 10:00 ET Agfa DR Room Certified for Earthquake Resistance by OSHPD, California, USA

California's Seismic Safety Act requires hospitals to meet specific requirements to ensure safety of the public and that they can continue to operate ...


Jul 06, 2019, 10:23 ET EARTHQUAKE! American Humane Rescue Team Offers Tips to Keep Pets Safe Before, During and After Earthquakes

Following two powerful earthquakes that rocked the west coast and warnings by geologists of possible significant aftershocks to come, disaster relief ...


Jul 03, 2019, 16:07 ET ASEAN, Direct Relief Boost Disaster Response Capacity in the Philippines

Ten ASEAN member countries were represented this week at the opening of a new disaster response center in the Philippines, spearheaded by the ASEAN...


Jul 02, 2019, 18:15 ET System Source - Volunteers to Run Disaster Assistance Calls

Harlan, Texas received over 12" of rain that has flooded the city and its surrounding area. There are many organizations on the ground to assist in...


Jul 01, 2019, 17:03 ET Shovel Creek and Swan Lake Fires: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage in Alaska

U-Haul Company of Alaska offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® container usage to residents affected by the Shovel Creek or Swan Lake...


Jul 01, 2019, 08:42 ET Deadline Approaching for Camp Fire Victim Recovery

The bankruptcy court that is overseeing litigation against PG&E for the 2018 Camp Fire has set a deadline for the filing of all legal claims...


Jun 28, 2019, 11:58 ET Fomentando empatía a través de la tecnología

(NU) - San Juan, Puerto Rico - 23 de mayo de 2019 - El huracán Maria fue la tormenta más letal en la historia moderna de Estados Unidos. Casi dos...


Jun 28, 2019, 10:00 ET Rock The Recovery Concert Event to Raise Money for California Strong

Rock The Recovery will take place Aug. 4, 2019 at The Canyon Club in Agoura Hills to raise money for California Strong. Rock The Recovery will be a...


Jun 21, 2019, 09:17 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Members Affected by Severe Weather in Ohio and South Dakota

In response to recent severe storms, winds, and flooding, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA), Inc. is expediting access to care for...


Jun 20, 2019, 12:00 ET Penske Truck Leasing in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Reopens After Tornado

Penske Truck Leasing in Spartanburg, South Carolina, has rebuilt and officially reopened for business after a tornado struck its maintenance and...


Jun 19, 2019, 09:00 ET Infor Prepares Miami-Dade County for Hurricane Season

Infor, a leading provider of business solutions specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced the support that Infor CloudSuite...


Jun 18, 2019, 13:27 ET 99 Cents Only Stores shares how to prepare for the hurricane season with less than $25 using their affordable emergency kit checklist

99 Cents Only Stores shares a hurricane preparedness emergency kit checklist that can help you and your family be prepared for unexpected weather...


Jun 18, 2019, 11:23 ET Norbord Reports Fire Near High Level, Alberta OSB Mill

TORONTO, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Norbord Inc. (TSX and NYSE: OSB) today reported that its OSB mill in High Level, Alberta has temporarily...


Jun 18, 2019, 10:00 ET Bridgestone Technology Helping Ensure Earthquake-Ready Venues for Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone), the only Worldwide Olympic and Paralympic Partner with global headquarters in Tokyo, today announced that it...


Jun 17, 2019, 09:04 ET Consider Pets When Preparing for a Natural Disaster

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) recommends that pet owners prepare now for the potential for catastrophic flooding and...