Reporter Morgan Smith and photographer Michael Stravato recently toured southeast Texas to document Harvey’s aftermath.
In bayous, floodwater, and even some homes in Houston, levels of E. coli were above normal after Hurricane Harvey.
Hurricanes, wildfires and earthquakes – is the Federal Emergency Management Agency ready for the new era of disasters?
Hurricanes Katrina, Ike, Harvey, and now Irma are cautionary examples of how a city that is convinced it is resilient may not be at all.
The U.S. Virgin Islands – the place where I was born and where I grew up – have been badly damaged by Hurricane Irma, and the people there are suffering.
Natural disasters like earthquakes, hurricanes, and tsunamis have a surprisingly limited impact on overall economic growth, positive or negative.
Why restore what’s been swept away, flooded, or incinerated when the odds of another hurricane or conflagration is so high?
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, officials continue to warn of lingering environmental hazards, including health risks posed by receding floodwater.
After Hurricane Harvey hit, Texans heeded calls from law enforcement to rescue trapped neighbors, rallying kayaks, canoes, and fishing boats.
They all stayed for the same reason – their jobs – but in the storm’s vicious aftermath, they admitted it was a mistake they never intend to repeat.