FEMA maps failed to warn 250K people of Sally flooding
Tens of thousands of homeowners flooded by Hurricane Sally face potentially large financial losses because the federal government lists them improperly as living outside a flood zone and does not require them to have flood insurance.
U.S. watches wildfires in horror. But it's an average year
Wildfires have burned 7 million acres in the United States this year, forced massive evacuations and destroyed thousands of buildings.
Trump virus plan drains $44B from FEMA disaster fund
The Trump administration has agreed to pay every state except South Dakota unemployment benefits from the federal disaster fund to help people who lost jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic.
FEMA failed to prevent repeated floods for risky homes — IG
A federal program designed to protect properties that have been flooded repeatedly is being poorly managed and has given preference improperly to owners of vacation homes, a new government investigation shows.
How record-smashing heat invited infernos to the West
Vast areas of the West experienced unknown levels of heat last month, setting the stage for the biggest fires ever seen in some states. Scientists say the heat could have larger consequences next year.