Natural Disasters Get up-to-the-minute news about hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, floods and fires. This section also includes news related to relief efforts.

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10:05 ET SOX Erosion Solutions: California Residents Finally Have An Option To Mitigate Mother Nature's Post-Fire Erosion Damage

The ravaging wildfires throughout California have destroyed root systems and de-stabilized land. Thus increasing the potential of destructive mud...


Jan 06, 2021, 15:55 ET Hair Shunnarah Urges: "Don't Forfeit Your Insurance Funds!"

Five months following catastrophic Hurricanes Laura and Delta, Southeast Louisiana parish residents still suffer; including insured policyholders....


Jan 04, 2021, 16:35 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Members Affected by Winter Storm in Oklahoma

In response to a significant winter storm, the governor of Oklahoma has declared a state of emergency for thirty-nine counties in the state. Blue...


Dec 22, 2020, 12:23 ET Moore Bahamas Foundation llega a $1 millón en ayudas para Dorian

Moore Bahamas Foundation ("Moore Bahamas") anunció hoy su cuarto y último paquete de ayudas de $300,000 para auxilio y recuperación del huracán...


Dec 21, 2020, 15:01 ET Moore Bahamas Foundation Fulfills $1 Million Dorian Relief Pledge

The Moore Bahamas Foundation ("Moore Bahamas") today announced its fourth and final $300,000 grant for Hurricane Dorian relief and recovery. Today's...


Dec 21, 2020, 14:22 ET Moore Bahamas Foundation Fulfills $1 Million Dorian Relief Pledge

The Moore Bahamas Foundation ("Moore Bahamas") today announced its fourth and final $300,000 grant for Hurricane Dorian relief and recovery. Today's...


Dec 18, 2020, 14:35 ET Hyatt Residence Club Dorado, Hacienda Del Mar in Puerto Rico Reopens After Recovery Efforts from Hurricanes Irma and Maria

After a three-year recovery and rebuilding effort, the associates at Hyatt Residence Club Dorado, Hacienda Del Mar located in Dorado, Puerto Rico,...


Dec 15, 2020, 09:07 ET Swiss Re Corporate Solutions: The number story of the 2020 hurricane season

2020 has been a challenging and difficult year, and the record-breaking and record-setting Atlantic hurricane season certainly didn't help matters....


Dec 10, 2020, 16:15 ET Wildfire resilience requires action from all, explains IBHS Chief

As California grapples with the wildfire risk across the state, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) today shared the latest...


Dec 09, 2020, 06:00 ET States at Greatest Risk for Health Impacts of Climate Change are Often Least Prepared to Protect Residents During Climate Related Events, New Report Finds

Many of the states most at risk from climate change are also the least ready to deal with it, according to a new report from researchers at Trust for ...


Dec 03, 2020, 15:30 ET Federal Alliance for Safe Homes Announces Finalists for the 2021 National Weatherperson of the Year Award

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) today announced the four finalists selected for the FLASH 2021 National Weatherperson of the...


Dec 03, 2020, 12:04 ET Juvare Achieves AWS Public Safety & Disaster Response Competency

Juvare, the leader in critical incident preparedness and response technology, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public...


Dec 03, 2020, 08:54 ET Truist Foundation supports American Red Cross humanitarian mission through Annual Disaster Giving Program

Today, the American Red Cross is recognizing Truist Foundation, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, for supporting Red Cross Disaster Relief...


Dec 03, 2020, 08:00 ET AUC Woodruff Library Launches Website to Aid Disaster Response Organizations Statewide

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library received a LYRASIS Catalyst Fund grant in 2019 to create a publicly-editable directory of...


Dec 02, 2020, 12:11 ET CUNY SPH Launches CONVINCE USA Initiative to Understand and Address Public Concerns about COVID-19 Vaccines

The City University of New York Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) today launched CONVINCE USAsm, part of a global project ...


Dec 01, 2020, 13:10 ET Georgia Power storm crews wrap up historic hurricane season

With the official close of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, Georgia Power crews responded to more than 26 severe weather events that impacted...


Dec 01, 2020, 11:31 ET Trimble to Support Team Rubicon for Disaster Relief and Recovery

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today it is partnering with Team Rubicon, a nonprofit organization that mobilizes military veterans alongside first...


Nov 30, 2020, 11:09 ET Documentary takes viewers to the front lines of Geisinger's COVID-19 response

Facing down a mysterious, deadly disease, caregivers across Geisinger's hospitals have grappled with a harrowing inundation of patients battling...


Nov 25, 2020, 13:31 ET Storm Relief: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Storage across Metro Dallas

U-Haul? is offering its 30 days of free self-storage disaster relief program to residents affected by the severe storms and tornado that slammed the...


Nov 24, 2020, 08:54 ET 2020: Need for disaster lodging surges amid COVID-19

Facing a relentless disaster season, families in the U.S. have spent more nights in emergency lodging in 2020 than in any other year over the past...


Nov 23, 2020, 13:39 ET California police adopt WingtraOne drone for wildfire damage assessment

The Lafayette City Police Department and an interagency task force joined a survey firm to deal with extensive damage caused by California wildfires...


Nov 22, 2020, 08:54 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Members in Nevada Affected by Wildfires

In response to a wildfire, the governor of Nevada has declared a state of emergency for Washoe county. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue...


Nov 19, 2020, 19:25 ET Honduras announces reconstruction and recovery plan after major natural disaster amid the pandemic

President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, shared before the G-16 representatives an overview of the current situation of the Central American...


Nov 18, 2020, 11:21 ET Eurofins Viracor Diagnostics Launches Combined Test For COVID-19, Influenza, And RSV As The Flu Season Approaches

Eurofins Viracor, a leading infectious disease testing laboratory for more than 35 years, announces the launch of several combined tests which detect ...


Nov 18, 2020, 09:00 ET National Insurance Crime Bureau & Rocky Mountain Insurance Association Offer Rebuilding Advice To Homeowners Impacted By Destructive Colorado Wildfires

In the aftermath of the devastating East Troublesome and Cameron Peak Colorado wildfires, the National Insurance Crime Bureau and the Rocky Mountain...