Study: More People Could Survive A Tsunami If They Walk FasterAbout 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the U.S. if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.
Birmingham Restoration Firm, Belfor Sends Aid To Sandy VictimsA week after Superstorm Sandy ravaged the east coast, the world's largest property restoration company Belfor, based in Birmingham Mich., is hauling truckloads of supplies from Metro Detroit into the disaster zone.
Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To PartyAs Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to "choose life" while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
Coping With Natural & Man-Made DisastersWhen major catastrophes occur, such as the devastation involving exposure to large amounts of radiation in Japan, the challenges of returning to a normal life can seem insurmountable.