Ex-FEMA Officials Arrested For Taking Bribes to Award Contract to Repair Puerto Rico's Power Grid
A federal corruption investigation uncovered the bribes that led to Cobra Acquisitions receiving $1.8 billion in contracts.
Homeland Security Takes Millions From FEMA to Fund Border Programs
Just in time for hurricane season, the Department of Homeland Security commandeers $271 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard to cover costs associated with detaining immigrants.
FEMA Releases Bank Info, Home Addresses of 2.3 Million Disaster Survivors
The agency calls the error a “major privacy incident.”
READ: Black Homeowners in the Gullah-Geechee Islands Could Lose Land After Florence
A new Mother Jones article details how property laws could complicate post-storm recovery.
Trump Administration Funneled $10 Million from FEMA to ICE Detention Program
Newly released DHS documents show that, at the start of hurricane season, the money was diverted to buttress the federal government’s detention and deportation efforts.
Race, Class Impact Houston Resisdents' Recovery From Hurricane Harvey
A year after the storm, many Black and Latinx Houstonians are still unable to safely live in their homes.
All of Puerto Rico's Residents Have Electricity Again, But Grid Is Still Fragile
Nearly one year after a full blackout, the electrical utility’s executive director acknowledges the situation remains “a mess.”
FEMA Admits It Bungled Response in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
The agency released a report that supports the criticisms leveled against it.