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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Sep 17, 2020, 13:30 ET Georgia Power responds to outages after Hurricane Sally crosses the state

Georgia Power's restoration efforts began overnight and continue today after the remnants of Hurricane Sally made its way across the state. Georgia...


Sep 17, 2020, 06:00 ET Realtor.com® Weekly Housing Report: Home Price Growth Hits Two-Year High as Wildfires and Hurricanes Put the Brakes on New Listings

The already difficult task of buying a home became even more challenging this week as home price growth hit a two-year high and natural disasters...


Sep 16, 2020, 20:47 ET Georgia Power crews scheduled to assist with Hurricane Sally recovery

As Hurricane Sally makes its way across Alabama, Georgia Power is ready to respond after receiving requests for assistance from Alabama Power, a...


Sep 16, 2020, 17:28 ET Sinclair Broadcast Group Teams Up With The Salvation Army, Bringing Relief To Communities Impacted By The Western Wildfires

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI) today announced its "Sinclair Cares: Western Wildfires Relief" campaign in partnership with the...


Sep 16, 2020, 16:56 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Members Affected by Hurricane Sally

In response to Hurricane Sally, which has led the governors of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi to declare states of emergency, Blue...


Sep 16, 2020, 16:06 ET Fannie Mae Reminds Homeowners and Mortgage Servicers of Assistance Options for Those Affected by Hurricane Sally and the West Coast Wildfires

Fannie Mae (OTCQB: FNMA) is reminding those impacted by Hurricane Sally and the West Coast Wildfires of available mortgage assistance and disaster...


Sep 16, 2020, 16:05 ET Hurricane Sally: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Storage in Alabama, Georgia

U-Haul® is offering 30 days of free self-storage to Alabama and Georgia residents who stand to be affected by Hurricane Sally. Seven U-Haul Companies ...


Sep 16, 2020, 15:58 ET Farmers Insurance® Responds to Hurricane Sally

As Hurricane Sally impacts the Gulf Coast, the Farmers Insurance® Catastrophe Response Team is prepared to help affected customers with claims. "We...


Sep 16, 2020, 10:37 ET New Innovation May Cool Ocean Surface Temperatures And Stop Oceans Waves From Coming Ashore During Hurricanes, Also Contain Oil Spills And More

Whether the culprit is climate change or some other phenomenon, it's clear that hurricanes are on the rise – not only in the amount of storms we see, ...


Sep 16, 2020, 08:28 ET Hurricane Sally Causing Coastal Hospitals to Initiate Emergency Web-Based Systems

Today Gulf Coast Hospitals are activating emergency internet banners in both Alabama and Louisiana to warn healthcare workers and patients in coastal ...


Sep 16, 2020, 08:00 ET New toolkit for small businesses streamlines business continuity planning

In conjunction with National Preparedness Month, today the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) launched an updated edition of its...


Sep 15, 2020, 23:37 ET C Spire offers consumers and businesses important reminders and tips on how to use their communication devices in tropical cyclones like Hurricane Sally

With Hurricane Sally gradually weakening in the Gulf of Mexico but moving closer to the Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coast, C Spire is offering...


Sep 15, 2020, 19:46 ET Bermuda Is Open for Business Following Hurricane Paulette

Bermuda has opened for business, just one day after Hurricane Paulette, a Category 2 storm, passed directly over the island. The hurricane brought...


Sep 15, 2020, 15:05 ET United Way Worldwide Announces West Coast Wildfire Relief Funds to Help Impacted Communities

United Way Worldwide today announced that a dozen local relief funds have been established in California, Oregon and Washington State to provide...


Sep 15, 2020, 08:07 ET Frontline Impact Project Expands Support for Frontline Heroes, Offers Companies a New Way to Give Amid Historic Natural Disasters

Frontline Impact Project is expanding its mission and will now also support heroes on the frontlines of major natural disasters including the Western ...


Sep 15, 2020, 07:10 ET Paraquedista recordista mundial salta para beneficiar refugiados do clima

Jump for the Planet, um evento destinado a quebrar recordes verá o ousado polonês Tomasz Kozlowski tentar quebrar o atual recorde mundial de salto de ...


Sep 15, 2020, 07:06 ET Récord mundial de salto en paracaídas para beneficio de los refugiados climáticos

Jump for the Planet, un evento récord verá al temerario polaco Tomasz Kozlowski intentar batir el actual récord mundial de salto en paracaídas más...


Sep 15, 2020, 06:53 ET Weltrekord-Fallschirmsprung zugunsten von Klimaflüchtlingen

Im Rahmen der Rekordveranstaltung Jump for the Planet wird der polnische Draufgänger Tomasz Kozlowski versuchen, den aktuellen Weltrekord des...


Sep 15, 2020, 06:50 ET Un record mondial de saut en parachute pour les réfugiés climatiques

BRISBANE, Australie, 15 septembre 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Jump for the Planet (Saut pour la planète), un événement qui battra tous les records, verra le...


Sep 15, 2020, 06:46 ET Récord mundial de salto en paracaídas en beneficio de los refugiados climáticos

Jump for the Planet, un evento para batir récords, será testigo de cómo el temerario Tomasz Kozlowski, de Polonia, intenta romper la marca actual del ...


Sep 15, 2020, 06:26 ET World Record Parachute Jump to Benefit Climate Refugees

Jump for the Planet, a record-breaking event will see Polish daredevil Tomasz Kozlowski attempt to break the current world record for the highest...


Sep 14, 2020, 19:18 ET Protect Your Family Before and After Hurricane Sally

https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/News-Releases/2020/Protect-Your-Family-Before-and-After-Hurricane-Sally Hurricane Sally is about to have a devastating...


Sep 14, 2020, 19:10 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Additional Members Affected by Western Fires and Severe Weather

As wildfires and severe weather continue to impact the western United States, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross), Inc. continues to ...


Sep 14, 2020, 18:59 ET C Spire ready for Hurricane Sally on Mississippi Gulf Coast

With parts of Mississippi and Alabama in the cross hairs of Hurricane Sally, C Spire's bolstered network and highly-trained staff is ready to respond ...


Sep 11, 2020, 13:09 ET CITGO Lake Charles Update

On August 26, Hurricane Laura came onshore in Cameron, Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane, making a direct hit on the Lake Charles area. Prior to...