USDA Designates 60 Texas Counties For Disaster AidThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 60 Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas because of losses and damage from recent drought.
How Secure Is Your Hometown? Study Ranks America’s Safest CitiesThe list ranked 182 U.S. cities based on three main areas of concern; home and community safety, financial security, and the risk of a natural disaster.
Costs From Major Natural Disasters Stressing State BudgetsA summer of natural catastrophes has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding.
Trump Arrives In Texas For Briefings On Harvey RecoveryConfronting Harvey's fury, President Donald Trump is making an all-out push to show the federal government's responsiveness to the massive storm that has lashed the Texas coast and caused catastrophic flooding.
Hospitals Join State Agencies Helping People In Hurricane Harvey's PathA day ahead of Hurricane Harvey, several agencies across North Texas are pitching in to help people along the Texas coast.
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.
After Disasters, Dallas Non-Profit Helps Communities RegrowStorms and natural disasters can be merciless in Texas. For communities hit hard, that can also mean the loss of greenery that makes them beautiful. Now, a Dallas non-profit is helping.
Dallas Expanding & Enhancing Emergency Notification SystemsAfter recent flooding in the area, the City of Dallas is expanding its city worker emergency alert system and enhancing the emergency notification system for residents.
Emergency PreparednessAre you prepared for and ready to respond to a potential emergency like a natural disasters or terrorist attacks?
Watch Out For Storm-Chasing Con ArtistsVictims of natural disaster often times are hit twice. Once by mother nature and again by scam artists taking advantage of their situation.
Study: More People Could Survive A Tsunami If They Walk FasterAbout 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the U.S. if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.
Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To PartyAs Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to "choose life" while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.