Costs From Major Natural Disasters Can Stress State BudgetsA summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states.
Drones Could Be Key Life-Saving Tool During Natural DisastersWhen disasters cut people off from help, it also leaves them vulnerable to disease.
New D.C. Homeland Security Head Targets Cyber AttackChristopher Geldart was welcomed by the threatof heavy rains and tornadoes on his first day as D.C.'s new homeland security director. But as the worst weather skirted the city, Geldart picked up the phone to offer aid to his counterparts in harder-hit Montgomery County, Md., and turned the storm into an internal drill for his own staff.