Topic: Craig Fugate
Federal and state emergency managers are acting decisively in an attempt to avoid the mistakes of hurricane Katrina in 2005. The result has impacted millions of lives.
08/26/2011 08:57 pm
After hurricane Katrina in 2005, officials are on their toes in responding to natural disasters. Yet they also deserve praise when they prepare well for the effects of storms or floods.
08/26/2011 02:10 pm
Federal authorities, including President Obama, are urging Americans to take precautions before hurricane Irene hits. Some 70 million people on the US East Coast could be affected.
08/26/2011 02:02 pm
Coastal residents from Surf City, N.C., to the Virginia border should be ready for hurricane conditions within 48 hours, forecasters said Thursday morning. Irene is still a Category 3 hurricane, but it has broadened.
08/25/2011 03:37 pm
Hurricane Irene has already prompted evacuations in sections of North Carolina's Outer Banks. A key reason for the evacuations is concern about Irene's potential storm surge.
08/24/2011 07:21 pm
After delivering a glancing blow Saturday to North Carolina's Outer Banks, hurricane Irene is projected to cross the eastern tip of Long Island and make landfall near the Connecticut-Rhode Island border overnight Sunday.
08/24/2011 02:52 pm
Hurricane Irene now has winds in excess of 111 m.p.h. over the Bahamas. Will it get to Category 4 before reaching the East Coast?
08/24/2011 10:03 am
Hurricane Irene is expected to make landfall along the North Carolina coast Saturday. Top emergency management officials urge residents all along the East Coast to make preparations now.
08/23/2011 04:45 pm
Parkersburg paired FEMA aid with small-town work ethic to rebuild. It could be a template for other tornado-damaged towns.
06/07/2011 03:36 pm
After six days overseas focusing on foreign policy, President Obama returns home Saturday evening and turns to domestic issues starting Sunday with a quick trip to Joplin, Missouri, to meet with those affected by last week’s major tornado.
05/28/2011 01:58 pm