How North Carolina Is Recuperating Post-Hurricane Matthew
A by-the-numbers look at the state’s recovery.
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.
Record Number of Floods Hit U.S. in 2016, Racking Up Global Natural Disaster Costs
The price marks a new high since records began in 1980.
ICYMI: Extreme Weather Is Forcing the First Town Chartered by Enslaved People to Consider Selling Land
Residents rebuilt after Hurricane Floyd in 1999, but Hurricane Matthew has left them unsure if they can do it again.
STUDY: Climate Change to Increase Extreme Storms By Up to 400%
The Gulf Coast and the Southwest will be two of the areas hit hardest.
NOAA Declares Hurricane Matthew a 1-in-1,000 Year Flood Event
Even worse, the last time North Carolina saw a 500-year flood event was less than 20 years ago.
READ: Hurricane Matthew Brought Massive Destruction to North Carolina's Lumbee Tribe
The storm affected 50,000 of the tribe’s 55,000 members.
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.
Hurricane Matthew Continues to Bring Disaster to North Carolina
The rain is over, but the threat of overflowing rivers and waters remains.
The Horror of Hurricane Matthew by the Numbers
The Category 4 storm may be over, but its carnage will linger.
Where Should You Donate to Help Hurricane Matthew Relief Efforts in Haiti?
Author Edwidge Danticat offers suggestions for those who want to help.
Hurricane Matthew Kills at Least 1 in U.S., Over 400 in Caribbean
President Barack Obama: “This is still a really dangerous hurricane.”
Hurricane Matthew Intensifies To Category 4 as It Nears Florida
There have been nearly 30 deaths from the storm.
Hurricane Matthew Prompts Evacuations in South Carolina, Kills At Least 11 in the Caribbean
It is the strongest storm to touch the Atlantic in nearly a decade.
Hurricane Matthew Threatens Caribbean Islands, Prompting Evacuation of Non-Essential Guantanamo Personnel
The 61 people suspected of terrorism who have been held in the detention center indefinitely won’t be evacuated.