Breaking News:

Floods

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Science

Channels:

Hurricane

Hurricane Irma: Infrastructure and community resilience

el-tawil.jpg

Science

Channels:

Hurricane Irma: NASA's new CYGNSS satellite system is monitoring intensification with unprecedented detail

cygnss.jpeg

Science

Channels:

Hurricane, national wind institute, Texas Tech University, Professor, StickNet, Irma, Harvey

Results from Harvey In as Texas Tech Team Hits the Road Again Ahead of Irma

Audio clips available by request.  Pitch Brian Hirth One week after a team of Texas Tech researchers returned to Lubbock from collecting data during Hurricane Harvey, they’re on the road again. This time, the team is headed toward Florida where Hurricane Irma, which now ranks as the strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic, could make U.

Medicine

Channels:

Hurricane Aftermath, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Natural Disaster, emergency medical care, First Responders

Disaster Relief Expert: Victims and Responders Unknowingly Exposed to Health Risks Following Hurricane

wblazey.jpg

Medicine

Science

Channels:

Climate Science, Hurricane, parametric insurance, climate resilience, Food Security, Hurricane Irma

Environmental Health Expert Available to Discuss Expected Hurricane Irma Threat to the Carribean

Medicine

Channels:

Huricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Emergency Preparedness, Stress, disaster burnout, First Responders

Emotional Band-Width Stretched Thin by Harvey and Now Irma

RS16920_JoshKlapow-1.jpg

Medicine

Channels:

Hurricane Aftermath, Natural Disasters, Post-Disaster Response , Environmental Health and Safety

Top Health Considerations for Entering a Flooded Home

Hurricaneharveyandhealth.jpg

We have all seen and felt the destruction caused by hurricane Harvey, a category 4 storm that made landfall on August 25th. Harvey is the wettest tropical cyclone on record in the United States and it has created devastating flooding in and around southeastern Texas. Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses have been flooded and upwards of 50,000 people have been displaced. To date, 47 people have lost their lives as a result of this hurricane which is estimated to become the worst natural disaster in US history. Now that Harvey has moved away from the area, thousands are looking to return to their homes where serious environmental health problems may arise. Each year more than 150 people die from the result of flooding. Importantly, many of the deaths occur during the re-entry process from electrocution, carbon monoxide poisoning, or other accidents occurring during remediation.

Medicine

Channels:

Hurricane, Community Service, Dallas, Ut Southwestern, Natural Disaster

12 Years After Fleeing Katrina, Family Displaced by Harvey Seeks New Life in Dallas.

aples-recolor-wide.jpg

Flooded homes. People stranded on roofs. Rescue boats patrolling neighborhoods. Ashley Aples saw the chaos and panic engulf Houston in just a few days, and he knew from experience it was time to flee.

Science

Channels:

extreme weather events, Population data, Evacuation plans, electric grid, power outages, Hurricane Irma, Recovery, Restoration, FEMA, Hurricane Jose

National lab tech to help locate people & power outages during Hurricane Irma; helps prep for Jose & Katia

Amy_Rose_ORNL.jpg

Science

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Hurricane Harvey, Harvey, Hurricanes, Disasters, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Response, Crisis Management

Expert on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery Available for Stories on Hurricane #Harvey

DRC-Kendra-Wachtendorf-112315-012copy.jpg







Chat now!