disaster

4.1.19

Photos of Life in Palu Six Months After the Deadly Tsunami

Survivors in the disaster-torn city in Sulawesi are still waiting for financial assistance from the government to rebuild their lives.

4.16.18

I Tried Answering the Top Googled Question: ‘Why Are We Still Here?’

It's the word "still" that makes it poignant.

3.29.18

No-Go Zone: Life as a Freelance War Photographer

Australia's Luke Cody explains how he manages fear and stays alive.

3.7.18

This Is What Will Happen When London Runs Out of Water

This summer, Cape Town will become the first major urban centre to run out of water. If that happens to London, here's what to expect.

1.29.18
11.9.17

How to Build a Fallout Shelter Using Nothing but IKEA Furniture

"Obviously, real wood would be better. But that's better than nothing," an expert in disaster preparedness told me.

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10.20.17

A Messy FEMA Event in Puerto Rico Sparked Confusion and Rage

"They treat us like we're animals or something."

10.5.17

What a Hurricane-Force Storm Would Look Like on the West Coast

Experts say it could happen to Vancouver, and it wouldn’t be pretty.

9.27.17

Trump's Response to Puerto Rico Is Shameful

FEMA is delivering aid, and Trump has promised to visit. But as you might expect, the president is making a horrible situation worse with bizarre, defensive statements.

8.29.17

'We Lost Everything': First-Hand Accounts of Harvey's Wrath in Texas

This is what it's like to be at the center of one of the worst rainstorms in US history.

7.20.17

Wedding DJs Describe the Worst Speeches They've Ever Heard

"The crowd was deathly silent, broken only by the occasional 'oh my god.'"

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