fema

CHEFS

José Andrés Fed 3 Million People in Puerto Rico, But Wishes It Had Been More

"I think leadership is 51 percent empathy. With empathy, you can gain the hearts of anybody, if you mean business."
Danielle Wayda
10.11.18
emergency alerts

Why FEMA Is Sending a ‘Presidential Alert’ to Your Phone Today

The Integrated Public Alert and Warning System will issue a test of the Presidential Alert, used for major, nationwide emergencies.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.3.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

FEMA Is Testing Presidential Phone Alerts from Trump You Can't Opt Out Of

The "presidential alerts" work just like tornado and flood warnings, and they'll reach nearly every cell phone in America.
Drew Schwartz
9.17.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Deadly Lava from Hawaii's Volcano Is Still Swallowing Everything in Its Path

Cars, homes, and entire roads are disappearing under waves of molten rock.
Drew Schwartz
5.8.18
Livable Planet

Climate Change-Fueled Natural Disasters Made 2017 the Costliest Weather Year Ever

The U.S. suffered 16 weather and climate disasters that each caused losses in excess of $1 billion, but recovery programs are trying to combat this new normal.
Meg Charlton
1.23.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

​​Trump-Putin meeting possible in Vietnam, ​regime recaptures last big ISIS stronghold in Syria, ​​Weinstein lawyers say no indictment coming​, and more.
VICE Staff
11.9.17
Puerto Rico

A Messy FEMA Event in Puerto Rico Sparked Confusion and Rage

"They treat us like we're animals or something."
Bianca Fortis
10.20.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Almost 500 arrested in immigration raids, Trump defends Puerto Rico response (again), ISIS leaks recording of supposedly dead leader, and more.
VICE Staff
9.29.17
Views My Own

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.
Eve Peyser
9.26.17
first responders

Ham Radio Hobbyists Are Connecting the Caribbean After Hurricane Maria

The storm silenced much of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. But a volunteer network of hams are helping people reach their loved ones.
Sarah Emerson
9.26.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The US​ says North Korea is "begging for war," the Caribbean braces for Hurricane Irma, Democrats vow to sue Trump over DACA, and more.
VICE Staff
9.5.17
Tracking Trump's Congress

What Congress Can Do About Harvey

A dysfunctional legislature prepares to help out in the wake of massive devastation.
Mark Hay
9.1.17
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