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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Oct 05, 2020, 07:01 ET Panama City, Florida Prepares to Recognize Two-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Michael; Details Significant Accomplishments & Outlines Plans for the Future

In the two years since Category 5 Hurricane Michael devastated the Florida Panhandle on October 10, 2018, the recovery and rebuilding programs driven ...


Oct 02, 2020, 18:32 ET Breaux Petroleum Products And CITGO Announce Partnership To Support Lake Charles Recovery

Breaux Petroleum Products and CITGO have announced a partnership that has supplied frontline workers with a truckload of Mystik Bar & Chain Lubricant ...


Oct 01, 2020, 14:56 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Members Affected by Fires in Wyoming

In response to wildfires in Wyoming, the governor of Wyoming has declared a state of emergency for impacted counties. Blue Cross Blue Shield of...


Sep 30, 2020, 14:45 ET Virginia Customers Encouraged to Download New Dominion Energy App in Midst of Busy Hurricane Season

Dominion Energy customers can now report outages, pay their bills, and monitor their energy usage all in one place using a new app the company rolled ...


Sep 30, 2020, 11:16 ET Schneider Electric Launches California Energy Action Program to Improve Resiliency, Fight Climate Change and Give Communities and Buildings Wildfire Energy Solutions

Schneider Electric, leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced today it has launched the California Energy...


Sep 30, 2020, 09:01 ET Kastle and George Washington University Partner to get Business back to the Office Safely

Building on its widely recognized KastleSafeSpaces health safety and security platform, Kastle Systems announced today it is partnering with some of...


Sep 29, 2020, 18:34 ET Farmers Insurance® Assisting Customers Impacted by Wildfires in Napa, Shasta and Sonoma Counties

As the Glass and Zogg Fires continue to grow in Northern California, the Farmers Insurance® Catastrophe Response Team is helping impacted customers...


Sep 29, 2020, 14:33 ET Dry Kings Restoration Aids Businesses Suffering Smoke Damage From Wildfires

Due to the effects of the raging California wildfires, many residential and commercial properties are requiring extensive smoke odor removal and...


Sep 28, 2020, 09:00 ET Venator Announces Update on Louisiana Pigment Company and SK Capital Transaction

Venator Materials PLC (NYSE: VNTR) ("Venator") today announced that Louisiana Pigment Company, L.P. ("LPC"), its joint venture titanium dioxide...


Sep 25, 2020, 08:15 ET Armbrust American Donates 50,000 Masks for West Coast Wildfire Victims

With an unprecedented number of wildfires blazing along the west coast, American manufacturing company Armbrust American has donated more than 50,000 ...


Sep 24, 2020, 07:00 ET Legal-Bay Pre-Settlement Funding Announces Donations to Displaced Clients in Need of Assistance Due to National Disasters

Legal-Bay, the Pre Settlement Funding Company, announces today that they are renewing their commitment to supporting their clients in need of...


Sep 23, 2020, 14:23 ET Will The Insurance Claims Process Be Your Second Natural Disaster?

In light of increased hurricane and wildfire activity this year, policyholders must be wary of suffering a second natural disaster by not knowing how ...


Sep 23, 2020, 13:27 ET CITGO Lake Charles Update

Nearly four weeks after Hurricane Laura made a direct hit on Lake Charles, La., the region continues working toward a full recovery. CITGO, also,...


Sep 23, 2020, 12:00 ET Hurricane Laura Rescue! No Dog Left Behind Flies to the Gulf Coast to Save Homeless Pets

More than a dozen dogs, homeless because of Hurricane Laura in the gulf, boarded a plane and flew to Pittsburgh where they received a second chance...


Sep 22, 2020, 11:00 ET Wallis Bank and ICBA: Natural Disaster Preparedness

Hurricanes, earthquakes, and wildfires can destroy property and wreak financial havoc on families and communities. September is National Preparedness ...


Sep 22, 2020, 10:17 ET Community Coffee Company Launches Hurricane Laura Relief Efforts

In the wake of Hurricane Laura, Community Coffee Company has committed to donating 10% of proceeds from the sales of Community® coffee and tea...


Sep 22, 2020, 08:03 ET Entergy Provides Update on Hurricane Laura

Following Hurricane Laura making landfall near Cameron, Louisiana in the early morning of Aug. 27, Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) announced today...


Sep 21, 2020, 19:18 ET Farmers Insurance® Responds to Tropical Storm Beta

As Tropical Storm Beta impacts the Gulf region from Port Aransas, Texas to Morgan City, Louisiana, the Farmers Insurance® Catastrophe Response Team...


Sep 21, 2020, 12:46 ET Sasol Lake Charles Chemical Complex update

Hurricane Laura made landfall on 27 August 2020 near Sasol's Lake Charles Chemical Complex in Southwest Louisiana, and is one of the strongest...


Sep 21, 2020, 09:00 ET Avon Supports Hurricane Laura Disaster Relief

Avon announced today its support to those recently affected by Hurricane Laura. Nearly 2,000 Avon Representatives in Louisiana were directly impacted ...


Sep 19, 2020, 16:14 ET A Squadron of Private Planes from California Airlifts Medical Aid to Fire-Ravaged Oregon

A flying armada organized by volunteer pilots flying private aircraft today delivered 100,000 KN95 respirators from Direct Relief's California-based...


Sep 18, 2020, 17:20 ET Boeing Provides $700,000 in Grants to Assist West Coast Families Affected by Ongoing Wildfires

Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced $700,000 in grants from the Boeing Charitable Trust to help local communities with the ongoing humanitarian and...


Sep 18, 2020, 14:39 ET Triple-I Offers 3 Key Claims-Filing Tips to U.S.'s Wildfire Victims

If your home, apartment or business has been either damaged or destroyed by the western U.S.'s deadly wildfires, the Insurance Information Institute...


Sep 18, 2020, 11:57 ET NICB: Homeowners May Be Victimized A Second Time As They Recover From Hurricane Sally

As Hurricane Sally leaves a path of destruction in its wake, homeowners are left with the unenviable task of putting their lives back together. The...


Sep 18, 2020, 10:15 ET FirstEnergy Utility Crews Mobilize to Assist Hurricane Sally Power Restoration Efforts in Alabama

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities have sent 190 line workers and support personnel to Mobile, Alabama, to assist Alabama Power with restoration...