This year’s winter season has been particularly brutal for many Americans. Watch the short video and read the article that follows about best practices for surviving the cold.
Most nursing homes haven’t been admitting visitors during the pandemic. Dogs have become a welcomed distraction to lift elderly peoples’ spirits while they remain isolated.
Skim through these questions and answers about the new COVID vaccine.
Juliane Koepcke recounts surviving a plane crash and eleven days alone in the Peruvian jungle decades earlier.
Ricardo Pimentel opened his home to about 300 dogs who, otherwise, may not have survived Hurricane Delta last month.
Hurricanes, cyclones, and storms—oh, my! Read about all of the records being broken this hurricane season.
The recent explosion in Beirut is just another disaster the Lebanese people are having to deal with this year. Watch the videos to learn more.
Two 6th graders from Florida won their school $100,000 by developing a piece of technology that will help prevent flash floods.
Read through all four tabs for information on being prepared, responding during, and recovering after a landslide.
Robot designers are taking inspiration from the lowly cockroach to develop a tiny tool for saving lives in a disaster.
Wildfires can spread fast and devastate all in their path. Peruse the Ready for Wildfire website to see how to prepare or get involved to help those effected.
The United States and South Korea reported their first confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the 2020 novel coronavirus, on the same day. Cases in the U.S. have skyrocketed. How did South Korea deal so effectively with this disaster?
Any weather extreme can result in disaster. Click the links to learn about the causes and effects of severe lack of rainfall.
Our planet’s oceans and ice face trouble due to climate change.
Nuclear meltdowns are very rare but dangerous. Read about how nuclear reactors work and what causes a meltdown.
Explore this site to find out how to prepare for all kinds of disasters, from drought to winter storms.
Half a century ago, fallout shelters were everywhere. One of these well-stocked little bunkers, meant to protect people from the fallout of an atomic bomb, is now part of history.
With hurricane season well under way, communities proactively plan in hopes of minimizing damage.
Thousands of citizens living in poverty are left homeless after a fire burns hundreds of shanties in Bangladesh.
Southern Californians question what is to come after several earthquakes have them bracing for “The Big One.”