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 09, 2020, 07:00 ET Surveyol Announces New Survey Templates for the Pandemic

Surveyol, a relative newcomer to the online space specializing in market research, has just announced the immediate availability of Surveyol &...


Sep 09, 2020, 07:00 ET All Hands and Hearts Launches Innovative "DM12" Initiative to Provide 12-Week Service Opportunities Completely Free of Charge

DM12 is a 12-week service commitment to communities impacted by natural disasters. This initiative is built on 15 years of disaster relief...


Sep 09, 2020, 00:00 ET IEP: Over one billion people at threat of being displaced by 2050 due to environmental change, conflict and civil unrest

Today marks the launch of the inaugural Ecological Threat Register (ETR), that measures the ecological threats countries are currently facing and...


Sep 08, 2020, 16:32 ET Approximately 100 Georgia Power personnel and crews return home after assisting with Hurricane Laura restoration

Georgia Power crews returned home after spending more than a week in Louisiana assisting with restoration after Hurricane Laura made landfall along...


Sep 08, 2020, 11:11 ET Beware of Fraud and Scams

When natural disasters occur, it is common to find people who want to take advantage of survivors by posing as official disaster aid workers or as...


Sep 08, 2020, 10:56 ET Honors High School Students Start Online Education Company To Help Students During the Pandemic

Inspired by the work she did with her cousin teaching SAT classes to peers at her local temple, Deeksha Kumaresh, a sophomore at American Heritage...


Sep 08, 2020, 10:45 ET Seven Tips to Stay Prepared for the 2020 Hurricane Season

The 2020 hurricane season lasts until November 30. According to predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this...


Sep 08, 2020, 08:33 ET Farouk Systems, Inc. Donates Over $4 Million Worth of Biosilk® Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer and CHI® Hair Care Products for Hurricane Laura Relief

Farouk Systems, Inc. (FSI), the creators of CHI® and Biosilk®, announced that it will donate over $4 million worth of Biosilk® Moisturizing Hand...


Sep 08, 2020, 06:00 ET NICB, IBHS: Do Your Homework Now To Avoid Contractor Fraud After A Hurricane

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) urge homeowners to continue hurricane...


Sep 03, 2020, 12:51 ET WeatherFlow's Hurricane Network Captures Hurricane Laura's Devastating and Sustained Power After Landfall

WeatherFlow Inc., a leading weather technology company, tracked and reported critical weather observations in real-time as Hurricane Laura came...


Sep 03, 2020, 11:31 ET First Ninety Beneficiaries Inducted into Dominica's Housing Recovery Project

Last week, the Commonwealth of Dominica held an orientation at St Alphonsus Parish Hall for ninety individuals who will be benefitting from the...


Sep 03, 2020, 08:45 ET Rain Carbon Assessing Damage to Lake Charles Calcination and Energy Facility Following Category 4 Hurricane Laura

Rain Carbon Inc., a leading global producer of carbon-based products and advanced materials, announces today that it has initiated a damage...


Sep 02, 2020, 20:02 ET Trucking Delivers Laura Relief to Louisiana

In the wake of Hurricane Laura's strike in Louisiana, American Trucking Associations is dispatching its Mack Heroes Truck to deliver relief supplies...


Sep 02, 2020, 17:22 ET Hurricane Laura: Power Restored to Three Quarters of Impacted Customers As Industry Works to Rebuild the Most Severely Damaged Infrastructure

Less than a week after Hurricane Laura's destructive winds ripped across Louisiana and parts of Texas, Mississippi, and Arkansas, electricity has...


Sep 02, 2020, 17:13 ET Peril in a Pandemic: COVID Changes Insurers' Catastrophe Response

The 2020 hurricane season is off to a record pace with 13 named storms—the most since weather satellites began tracking them in 1966—according to the ...


Sep 02, 2020, 11:38 ET Coast Guard Foundation Activates Disaster Relief Grant Program

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and...


Aug 31, 2020, 08:18 ET Statement On Sasol's Lake Charles Chemicals Complex

On 27 August 2020, Hurricane Laura made landfall near Sasol's Lake Charles Chemicals Complex in Southwest Louisiana. Sasol activated its inclement...


Aug 31, 2020, 06:55 ET Sempra LNG Media Statement In Response To Hurricane Laura

Sempra LNG issued the following statement in response to Hurricane Laura: Sempra LNG is pleased to report that all of our employees in the Gulf Coast ...


Aug 28, 2020, 17:16 ET The Home Depot Foundation aumenta su compromiso de respuesta a desastres a $4 millones para ayudar a las comunidades afectadas por el huracán Laura

The Home Depot Foundation anunció hoy que aumentará su compromiso de respuesta a desastres para 2020 a $4 millones, para apoyar aún más la ayuda...


Aug 28, 2020, 17:12 ET Knights of Columbus Donates $150,000 to Diocese of Lake Charles, LA for Hurricane Relief

The Knights of Columbus today announced it will donate $150,000 to the Catholic Diocese of Lake Charles, Louisiana, in the wake of Hurricane Laura, a ...


Aug 28, 2020, 16:51 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Additional Members Affected by Tropical Storm Marco and Hurricane Laura

In response to Tropical Storm Marco and Hurricane Laura, the governor of Arkansas has declared a state of emergency. Additionally, the governors of...


Aug 28, 2020, 16:45 ET EnLink Midstream Provides Business Update on Hurricane Laura Impact

EnLink Midstream, LLC (NYSE: ENLC) (EnLink) reported today that storm-related impacts from Hurricane Laura on EnLink's assets, finances and...


Aug 28, 2020, 15:51 ET StandUp Wireless Helps Gulf Coast Customers in Hurricane Laura's Path

StandUp Wireless announced that beginning today, it will upgrade all Louisiana and Texas customers to unlimited talk and text and 3GB of data for the ...


Aug 28, 2020, 14:34 ET The Home Depot Foundation Increases Disaster Response Commitment to $4 Million to Further Assist Communities Impacted by Hurricane Laura

The Home Depot Foundation today announced that it is increasing its disaster response commitment for 2020 to $4 million to further support community...


Aug 28, 2020, 14:29 ET The Home Depot Foundation Increases Disaster Response Commitment to $4 Million to Further Assist Communities Impacted by Hurricane Laura

The Home Depot Foundation today announced that it is increasing its disaster response commitment for 2020 to $4 million to further support community...