FEMA Rethinking Ban On Disaster Aid To Church BuildingsWhen disaster strikes, houses of worship are often on the front lines, feeding and sheltering victims. Yet churches, synagogues and mosques are routinely denied aid by the Federal Emergency Management Agency when it comes time to repair or rebuild their damaged sanctuaries.
President Trump Heads To Puerto Rico To Survey Hurricane DamagePresident Donald Trump is meeting Tuesday with some of the 3.4 million Puerto Ricans struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria, as criticism of the federal government's sluggish response continues.
Feds Rush Aid To Puerto Rico, While Trump Tweets About DebtThe U.S. ramped up its response Monday to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, even as President Donald Trump brought up the island's struggles before Hurricane Maria struck — including "billions of dollars" in debt to "Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with."
North Texans Warn Harvey Victims: Road To Recovery Can Be Very SlowAs the nation braces for what could be our next hurricane disaster, Harvey's impact will likely linger in Texas for years to come.
Ahead Of Irma, Disaster Response Groups Gather In Grand PrairieAt its national operations center in Grand Prairie, members of Team Rubicon are tired, and stretched thin.
Expect The Unexpected, Say College Disaster Prep OfficialsFor college administrators, extreme weather is yet another hazard to prepare and practice for on a list that includes infectious disease outbreaks, active shooters and technological outages.
16 North Texas Counties Participating In 'Big X' Disaster DrillStarting today first responders from more than a dozen North Texas counties are gathering in Fort Worth for a large-scale disaster drill.
More Disaster Recovery Centers Opening In South LouisianaThe Federal Emergency Management Agency is opening additional disaster recovery centers in the Baton Rouge area.
Evacuation Urged In South Louisiana CommunityAuthorities in a community in southern Louisiana are calling for residents to evacuate amid rising waters there.
Louisiana Flooding May Get Worse Before It Gets Better The historic flooding since Friday is responsible for at least seven deaths, and more than 11,000 people are homeless. Thousands of homes are damaged. With flood waters on the move, it may get worse before it gets better.
Galveston County Judge Declares Local Disaster Over OystersThe leader of one Texas county has declared a disaster in an effort to assist oyster farmers struggling following recent heavy rain and flooding.
Denton Conducts Annual Full-Scale Disaster ExerciseThe City of Denton conducted its annual full-scale disaster exercise today in preparation for emergencies.