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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12:00 ET Penske Truck Leasing in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Reopens After Tornado

Penske Truck Leasing in Spartanburg, South Carolina, has rebuilt and officially reopened for business after a tornado struck its maintenance and...


Jun 19, 2019, 09:00 ET Infor Prepares Miami-Dade County for Hurricane Season

Infor, a leading provider of business solutions specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced the support that Infor CloudSuite...


Jun 18, 2019, 13:27 ET 99 Cents Only Stores shares how to prepare for the hurricane season with less than $25 using their affordable emergency kit checklist

99 Cents Only Stores shares a hurricane preparedness emergency kit checklist that can help you and your family be prepared for unexpected weather...


Jun 18, 2019, 11:23 ET Norbord Reports Fire Near High Level, Alberta OSB Mill

TORONTO, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Norbord Inc. (TSX and NYSE: OSB) today reported that its OSB mill in High Level, Alberta has temporarily...


Jun 18, 2019, 10:00 ET Bridgestone Technology Helping Ensure Earthquake-Ready Venues for Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone), the only Worldwide Olympic and Paralympic Partner with global headquarters in Tokyo, today announced that it...


Jun 17, 2019, 09:04 ET Consider Pets When Preparing for a Natural Disaster

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) recommends that pet owners prepare now for the potential for catastrophic flooding and...


Jun 13, 2019, 15:43 ET Consumers benefit from Demotech Support of Private Flood Insurance Carriers

With private flood insurance emerging as an alternative to the National Flood Insurance Program, Joseph L. Petrelli, President and Co-founder,...


Jun 13, 2019, 14:00 ET Be prepared for hurricane season with safety tips from Piedmont Natural Gas

Hurricane season is officially here and Piedmont Natural Gas is urging customers to follow a few simple tips to stay safe if their natural gas...


Jun 13, 2019, 13:25 ET Come to the City of Malibu's Public Safety and Preparedness Expo on Saturday, June 15 and Learn How to Get Prepared for Wildfires, Earthquakes and Other Disasters

Mark your calendar and come learn how you can prepare yourself, your family, your home and your community for earthquakes, wildfires and other...


Jun 12, 2019, 17:19 ET Arab Coalition Launches Emergency Relief Campaign Following Floods in Yemeni Cities

The Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen on Monday launched an emergency relief campaign, and an air bridge, to alleviate the suffering of those...


Jun 12, 2019, 13:01 ET CAF America Partners with E4E Relief

CAF America (Charities Aid Foundation of America), the leader in cross-border giving, has partnered with E4E Relief, the expert in employee relief...


Jun 12, 2019, 11:28 ET TXU Energy Pledges $200,000 to Aid North Texas Storm-Impacted Customers and Communities

To help North Texans impacted following recent severe storms, TXU Energy announced today a series of steps it has taken to support customers. TXU...


Jun 12, 2019, 11:02 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Members Affected by Severe Weather in Arkansas and Oklahoma

In response to recent severe storms, winds, and flooding, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA), Inc. is expediting access to care for...


Jun 12, 2019, 09:13 ET Prepare for Widespread Power Outages Throughout Wildfire Season With Batteries Plus Bulbs

As fire threats arise, Californians could lose power at any moment without warning during wildfire season. Beginning in June and continuing through...


Jun 12, 2019, 08:00 ET Alternative Lending on the Rise for U.S. Small Businesses

Alternative lending options are on the rise for both small (<$5 million in revenue) and mid-sized ($5 - $100 million) businesses, according to...


Jun 11, 2019, 10:00 ET Berger Singerman Survey Reveals Most Florida Businesses Are Not Prepared For Hurricane Season

After more than 100,000 businesses in Florida filed claims after Hurricane Irma in 2017 and about 39,000 businesses filed claims after Hurricane...


Jun 10, 2019, 01:14 ET China's First Earthquake Early Warning System on Internet Screen Launched in Chengdu Hi-tech Zone

What will the combination of earthquake early warning technology and smart television bring to us? Recently, Chengdu Hi-tech Institute of Care-Life...


Jun 07, 2019, 06:17 ET GlobalPro Recovers Over $3.5 Million for St. Louis Condominium Association, Inc. from Rockhill Insurance Company

GlobalPro, a leading insurance risk and recovery firm has helped to recover a record-breaking win of over $3.5 Million for St. Louis Condominium...


Jun 06, 2019, 13:30 ET Celebrities Lend Voices in Support of UN World Environment Day by Promoting the Call for Code 2019 Global Challenge

The Call for Code 2019 Global Challenge, created by David Clark, CEO of David Clark Cause, and launched with Founding Partner IBM, has become the...


Jun 06, 2019, 12:31 ET Tech Entrepreneur Issa Asad to Offer Free Unlimited Calling, Texting to Hurricane-Battered Customers

With the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season officially underway, Hello Mobile and Q Link Wireless Founder and CEO Issa Asad is taking steps now to ensure ...


Jun 06, 2019, 11:35 ET Dominion Energy Encourages Customers to Prepare as Hurricane Season Begins

Hurricane season is underway and Dominion Energy urges customers to plan ahead and assemble an emergency storm kit. "We care about our customers'...


Jun 06, 2019, 09:51 ET ONEOK to Donate $1,000,000 for Eastern Oklahoma Disaster and Flood Relief

ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) today announced that ONEOK and the ONEOK Foundation will contribute a total of $1,000,000 for eastern Oklahoma disaster and...


Jun 06, 2019, 09:26 ET Building Lightning Safe Communities: An Architect's Perspective

The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) is working to shine a spotlight on the lightning hazard and expand its "building lightning safe communities" ...


Jun 05, 2019, 08:50 ET U.S. Charities Launch Global Emergency Response Coalition to Expedite Action During Humanitarian Crisis

Eight of the leading U.S.-based international relief organizations have renewed their commitment to the Global Emergency Response Coalition....


Jun 04, 2019, 12:00 ET Research Finds Consumer Overconfidence Regarding Building Codes in Disaster-Exposed Communities

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® Partnership today announced consumer research findings and analysis underpinning a new...