Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long highlighted some of his agency's limits when it comes to preparing communities for natural disasters.
Climate change will put the Golden State in a destructive cycle of floods and droughts.
Bipartisan legislation would create a four-year pilot project within the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
An effort to make the National Flood Insurance Program more affordable for them would necessite private-sector involvement, according to a new FEMA report.
Hurricane Harvey focused the city's efforts to use technology, citizen engagement and lessons from around the world to steer its disaster response and address long-term needs.
Local officials have pushed for hazard mitigation funds as well as outstanding FEMA reimbursements.
Of the total, about $16 billion is slated for mitigation projects geared toward preventing future damage.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency's latest National Level Exercise will take place April 30 to May 11.
You can’t always out-engineer the uncontrollable forces of water. But Walla Walla, Washington has—thus far—been pretty fortunate in its efforts to tame a local stream.
Today’s storm will be tomorrow’s high tide.
As Minot, North Dakota continues to recover from 2011's record-setting flooding, efforts to repair the city’s relationship with the Souris River continue.
Many West Coast localities still struggle with certain types of dangerous buildings.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Madison eyes a connected vehicle project; keeping a winter-weather homeless shelter open in Sacramento; a city in Alaska considers plastic bag ban; and coal ash dumping sites to close in Missouri.
One Concern is helping the Woodside Fire Protection District shore up disaster resilience with hazard modeling.
Some officials in the U.S. territory think so. And they’ve already secured a smart cities grant with hopes to expedite resilient hurricane recovery.
Projects will address everything from flooding to transportation.
Southern California Edison faces litigation and is accused of negligence following the largest fire on record in the Golden State.
The figure from NOAA sets a new record.
A powerful Nor’easter storm brought some of the highest tides on record to Massachusetts—and they’re a taste of what’s to come.
Local officials are hoping high-resolution, hydrodynamic models using fluid physics will improve preparedness and response in a low-lying region vulnerable to flooding.
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