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

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Apr 24, 2018, 16:09 ET Meyers Research Finds Houston Utility Districts Resilient During Hurricane Harvey

Meyers Research, a premier consulting practice and the housing industry's leading provider of rich data for residential real estate development and...


Apr 23, 2018, 12:30 ET Victors over Catastrophe Honored with SBA's 2018 Phoenix Award For Outstanding Disaster Recovery Efforts

South Carolina business owners who rebounded after losing their entire inventory after a massive flood, Houston bakery owners who quickly reopened...


Apr 23, 2018, 08:00 ET Historic Hurricane Season Begets Historic Preparations: Are You #ReadyForIt?

Research and experience show that Americans are not adequately prepared for a hurricane, nor the disruption that it can cause to their lives and...


Apr 20, 2018, 12:29 ET MPOWERD Inc. Leadership Visits Puerto Rico Six Months After Hurricane Maria, Deploying More Than 80,000 Solar Lights with the Help of its NGO Partners

As of March 2018 more than half of Puerto Rico was still without power. In an effort to bring light to those still in need, MPOWERD Inc. CEO,...


Apr 20, 2018, 08:00 ET Rebuilding Puerto Rico One Bridge At A Time

In an effort to help Puerto Rico rebuild, U.S. Bridge has built four bridges, and is under contract for a fifth, in key areas affected by Hurricane...


Apr 17, 2018, 13:45 ET Feeding America® And International Paper Join Forces To Help People Facing Hunger And Recovering From Disasters

Today, Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, announced a new agreement with International Paper to help feed...


Apr 17, 2018, 12:45 ET Wholesome Donates $10,000 to Feeding Texas for ongoing Hurricane Harvey Relief

With the devastating hurricane tragedies this past year hitting close to home, Wholesome® wanted to continue to give back in any way they could....


Apr 16, 2018, 10:53 ET Tropical Smoothie Cafe Supports The Rebuilding Efforts Of Texas In The Wake Of Hurricane Harvey

Tropical Smoothie Cafe, one of the fastest growing franchise concepts in the country, announced today the reopening of its Rockport, TX cafe owned...


Apr 15, 2018, 19:08 ET The Allstate Foundation Brings Disaster Preparedness Week to the Northwest and Donates $100,000 to the Red Cross

With the Northwest's 2018 wildfire season on the horizon, local Allstate Agents, in partnership with the Red Cross, will be giving away 4,500...


Apr 13, 2018, 15:32 ET National League of Cities Delegation Meets with Puerto Rican City Leaders, Offers Municipalities Complimentary Membership

The National League of Cities (NLC), a non-partisan organization that promotes the interests of cities across the United States, offered Puerto...


Apr 12, 2018, 13:58 ET El Fuel Relief Fund ayuda al Programa Mundial de Alimentos a distribuir combustible en un Yemen devastado por la guerra

El Fuel Relief Fund se ha asociado con el Programa Mundial de Alimentos de las Naciones Unidas para proporcionar apoyo esencial a la gestión de la...


Apr 12, 2018, 08:39 ET Mercy Corps: Facing Famine Threat, Millions of Somalis in Desperate Need

Facing a crushing and continuing drought, Somalia needs urgent investment if it is to avoid another humanitarian crisis, warns the global...


Apr 11, 2018, 13:00 ET Fuel Relief Fund Aids World Food Programme in Distributing Fuel in War-Torn Yemen

Fuel Relief Fund has partnered with the United Nations World Food Programme to provide essential fuel supply chain management support to...


Apr 10, 2018, 14:28 ET Ellipse Global Lands Nationwide Mobile Response Services Contract with General Services Administration (GSA)

Mobile emergency response and event logistics company Ellipse Global will supply government and military agencies with full-service mobile base...


Apr 10, 2018, 11:40 ET Easter Seals Greater Houston serving the most vulnerable during Harvey Recovery thanks in large part to The Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Easter Seals Greater Houston is proud of its long standing history of serving babies, children and adults with disabilities and veterans as well as...


Apr 09, 2018, 08:00 ET New Research Finds More Than 90 Percent of Americans Want Public Broadcasting to Help Provide Earthquake Early Warnings

New public opinion research finds that the overwhelming majority of Americans want public television to play a role in providing earthquake early...


Apr 09, 2018, 07:53 ET Lightning Protection Inspection Program Expands Services to Meet Industry Needs for Quality Control and Service

Increased education about lightning losses and the availability of safety standard-compliant lightning protection is furthering an understanding of...


Apr 04, 2018, 22:48 ET U-Haul Extending 30 Days Free Self-Storage to Decatur Storm Victims

U-Haul Company of Northern Alabama is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to residents who have been impacted by the...


Apr 04, 2018, 10:00 ET Purina's Giving Tops $28 million in 2017 to Help Pets and People in Need

With 2017 being among the most active hurricane seasons in history, countless people and pets were affected by natural disasters last year. Animals...


Apr 04, 2018, 05:00 ET Compass 82 Partners With Ducky Johnson Home Elevations To Bring Free Educational Workshops To Floridian Homeowners Impacted By Hurricane Irma

National nonprofit organization Compass 82, which specializes in fast-tracking disaster recovery, is teaming up with leading structural moving and...


Apr 03, 2018, 19:29 ET NRCS Provides Emergency Assistance to Los Angeles Communities

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provided nearly $428,000 to the communities of La Tuna, Sunland and Sun Valley to install a...


Apr 03, 2018, 19:16 ET FPL lineworkers, management and support staff return to Florida following extensive three-month restoration effort in Puerto Rico

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced the homecoming of more than 120 company lineworkers, management and support staff following...


Mar 28, 2018, 14:39 ET Federal Alliance for Safe Homes Names First U.S. #HurricaneStrong Community during National Hurricane Conference

Today, the FLASH Partnership named Leon County as the first #HurricaneStrong community in the United States. The nonprofit chose the North Florida...


Mar 27, 2018, 10:07 ET #help1family on American Red Cross Giving Day, March 28

The American Red Cross is asking everyone to join us in supporting families impacted by disaster and #help1family on Red Cross Giving Day tomorrow...


Mar 26, 2018, 09:09 ET Enter Now for a Chance to Win Resilient Roof Upgrade in the 2018 #HurricaneStrong Sweepstakes

BASF Corporation is providing a #HurricaneStrong Resilient Roof Upgrade to one lucky family that includes a closed-cell spray polyurethane foam...


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