Natural Disasters

palu earthquake

The Horror of Watching Your Home Get Swallowed by Liquid Earth

“My son is still traumatized. He asked me, 'Can I sleep with my eyes open? I’m afraid there will be another earthquake.'"
Iqbal Lubis
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
Lombok Earthquake

Teams Are Searching the Rubble of Lombok by Hand to Find Earthquake Survivors

We went into the hardest hit part of Indonesia and found search and rescue teams working tirelessly by hand to save people trapped beneath the ruins.
Akhyar M Nur
8.7.18
California

A Veteran Firefighter Explains Why California Wildfires Are Getting Worse

"You’ve got fuel, you’ve got weather, and you have what’s readily available to burn. You add those together. It’s like the perfect storm."
Nicole Clark
7.31.18
Puerto Rico

Nine Months After Hurricane Maria, Congress Isn't Doing Much to Help

Advocates are demanding investigations, accountability, and relief money, but little seems to be forthcoming.
Mark Hay
6.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

US Government: Don't Roast Marshmallows Over Hawaii's Volcano, You Idiots

It looks like we have another Tide Pod situation on our hands.
Drew Schwartz
5.29.18
kilauea volcano

My Hometown Is Being Overtaken by Lava and It's a Beautiful Tragedy

"I've talked to people on the mainland who've said, 'How disgusting.' But we would never use those words. It's phenomenal. Everybody in the world wants to see this."
Kendra Tidwell
5.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hawaii's Destructive Volcano Just Shattered a Man's Leg with Spattering Lava

Residents are being airlifted from their homes as the eruption grows even more catastrophic.
Drew Schwartz
5.21.18
earthquakes

Here's What Will Happen After a Huge Earthquake Inevitably Hits California

Nobody knows when "The Big One" is going to hit California, but here's how experts think it will play out when it does.
Jennifer Swann
4.9.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Mueller and Trump said to be negotiating interview, North Korea will send athletes to Olympics, Trump kicking 200,000 Salvadorans out of the US, and more.
VICE Staff
1.9.18
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
california wildfires

The California Firefighter Searching the Rubble of His Own Home

Robert Nappi wasn't with his family when the flames came. But he went back after they escaped to find his wife's wedding ring.
Roc Morin
10.19.17
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