FEMA No Longer Depending on Trailers to House Flood Victims
Drawing on lessons learned post-Katrina, agency officials say they are exploring other options after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
READ: Houston Neighborhood Hit Hard By Harvey While Still Recovering From 2016 Flood
The residents of Greenspoint live in a vulnerable area and they are predominantly Latinx.
A New Study Explains Why Coastal Cities Are at Increased Risk of Flooding
The factors that contributed to Houston’s devastation are poised to converge in other cities, too.
Trump Signs Executive Order That Rolls Back More Obama-Era Environmental Rules
The White House’s plans to improve the nation’s infrastructure could make communities more vulnerable to flooding.
Severe Flooding in the South Kills 2, Puts North Carolina County in State of Emergency
When a community floods, its people of color are often hit the hardest.
FEMA and NYC Revise Flood Maps With Climate Change and Affordability in Mind
The agency is taking preventative steps in New York, but it refused to do so after storms ravaged Louisiana.
Hurricane Matthew Destroys Farms in North Carolina and Haiti
North Carolinians may have to deal with contaminated groundwater after inundated hog farms release animal waste, as Haitians farmers struggle to rebuild.
Latest Numbers Show Louisiana Flooding Was Worse Than Initially Thought
Nearly 400,000 people in the Baton Rouge area were affected by the nonstop rainfall—and over one thousand are still in shelters.
President Barack Obama in Baton Rouge Today
The president holds a press conference in Louisiana to further bring the flood crisis to national attention.
6 Die in Louisiana Flooding as Rains Continue
The extreme weather in the southern state has resulted in President Obama declaring it a federal disaster.