Natural Disasters

Authorities feared the death toll would keep climbing as rescuers looked for survivors among tangles of metal and concrete spread across the region.
“It was far worse than anything I had envisioned or seen on television. Roofs are just gone and trees look like toothpicks," said Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey.
The right kinds of food, how much to buy, plus all the other things (coolers!) you probably didn't think about.
A study shows that kids who were in utero during Superstorm Sandy were more likely to meet criteria for a psychiatric disorder later. What can parents do with this information?
The country's president said via Twitter that the secretary of the navy told him one person was killed in the port city of Manzanillo, Colima when a wall at a mall collapsed.
Disaster relief professionals suggest backup food supplies, waterproof pouches for important documents and water filtration systems.
Thousands of Pakistanis have been injured or displaced, with Prime Minster Shabaz Sharif asking the international community for help.
A deluged eastern Kentucky is left to ponder what it means to rebuild entire communities when "1,000-year floods" aren't 1,000-year floods anymore.
After heavy flooding inundated Kentucky, authorities are warning that the death toll is still rising.
It's "nearly impossible" to total how many people remain unaccounted for, Gov. Andy Beshear (D) said Monday.