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After a Caribbean Hurricane, the Battle Is Where, or Even Whether, to Rebuild

After a Caribbean Hurricane, the Battle Is Where, or Even Whether, to Rebuild

When Hurricane Irma crushed Saint-Martin two years ago, the French state vowed swift assistance. Aid has flowed in, but a fight has followed about recovery plans, exposing racial and class tension.
After a Caribbean Hurricane, the Battle Is Where, or Even Whether, to Rebuild

After a Caribbean Hurricane, the Battle Is Where, or Even Whether, to Rebuild

When Hurricane Irma crushed St. Martin two years ago, the French state vowed swift assistance. Aid has flowed in, but a fight has followed about recovery plans, exposing racial and class tension.
Have You Lived Through Multiple Hurricanes? Tell Us About Your Experience.

Have You Lived Through Multiple Hurricanes? Tell Us About Your Experience.

As Hurricane Dorian bears down on the southeastern United States, we’re hoping to hear from readers who have lived through a number of major storms.
Hurricane Dorian Tests Florida’s Ability to Move Older Adults Out of Harm’s Way

Hurricane Dorian Tests Florida’s Ability to Move Older Adults Out of Harm’s Way

After Hurricane Irma in 2017, a dozen patients died in a nursing home. The tragedy taught officials that evacuation orders were not enough to protect the state’s older population.
Hurricane Dorian Tests Florida’s Ability to Move Older Adults Out of Harm’s Way

Hurricane Dorian Tests Florida’s Ability to Move Older Adults Out of Harm’s Way

After Hurricane Irma in 2017, a dozen patients died in a nursing home. The tragedy taught officials that evacuation orders were not enough to protect the state’s older population.
Hurricane Dorian Spares Puerto Rico as Florida Prepares for Landfall

Hurricane Dorian Spares Puerto Rico as Florida Prepares for Landfall

Puerto Ricans had anxiously braced for the first big storm to threaten the island since Hurricane Maria devastated it two years ago.
Hurricane Dorian Spares Puerto Rico as Florida Prepares for Landfall

Hurricane Dorian Spares Puerto Rico as Florida Prepares for Landfall

Puerto Ricans had anxiously braced for the first big storm to threaten the island since Hurricane Maria devastated it two years ago.
4 Will Be Charged in Florida Nursing Home Deaths After Hurricane Irma, Lawyers Say

4 Will Be Charged in Florida Nursing Home Deaths After Hurricane Irma, Lawyers Say

A dozen residents’ deaths were ruled homicides by a medical examiner after the nursing home’s air-conditioners failed in 2017.
4 Will Be Charged in Florida Nursing Home Deaths After Hurricane Irma, Lawyers Say

4 Will Be Charged in Florida Nursing Home Deaths After Hurricane Irma, Lawyers Say

A dozen residents’ deaths were ruled homicides by a medical examiner after the nursing home’s air-conditioners failed in 2017.
Local Food in Puerto Rico Finds Energy in Recovery

Local Food in Puerto Rico Finds Energy in Recovery

Gabriel Mejía Lugo, who grows herbs and greens, has rebuilt after losing all the plants on his farm to Hurricane Maria.
Local Food in Puerto Rico Finds Energy in Recovery

Local Food in Puerto Rico Finds Energy in Recovery

Gabriel Mejía Lugo, who grows herbs and greens, has rebuilt after losing all the plants on his farm to Hurricane Maria.
Miami Battles Rising Seas

Miami Battles Rising Seas

Homes in North Miami, Fla., were damaged by floodwater from Hurricane Irma in 2017.
Poor Disaster Oversight Imperiled Nursing Homes, Senate Report Finds

Poor Disaster Oversight Imperiled Nursing Homes, Senate Report Finds

A firefighter held on to two nursing home patients as Lumberton, N.C., was evacuated in the wake of Hurricane Florence in September.
Poor Disaster Oversight Imperiled Nursing Homes, Senate Report Finds

Poor Disaster Oversight Imperiled Nursing Homes, Senate Report Finds

A firefighter held on to two nursing home patients as Lumberton, N.C., was evacuated in the wake of Hurricane Florence in September.
Poor Disaster Oversight Imperiled Nursing Homes, Senate Report Finds

Poor Disaster Oversight Imperiled Nursing Homes, Senate Report Finds

A firefighter held on to two nursing home patients as Lumberton, N.C., was evacuated in the wake of Hurricane Florence in September.
A Hurricane’s Coming, but Fear Not, the Governor Is Here. And Here. And Here.

A Hurricane’s Coming, but Fear Not, the Governor Is Here. And Here. And Here.

Mayor Andrew Gillum, left, helped fill sandbags in Tallahassee, Fla., on Monday as preparations were made for Hurricane Michael.
As Storms Keep Coming, FEMA Spends Billions in ‘Cycle’ of Damage and Repair

As Storms Keep Coming, FEMA Spends Billions in ‘Cycle’ of Damage and Repair

The Plaquemines Parish Detention Center was rebuilt for $105 million in a Louisiana marsh that had been ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.
As Storms Keep Coming, FEMA Spends Billions in ‘Cycle’ of Damage and Repair

As Storms Keep Coming, FEMA Spends Billions in ‘Cycle’ of Damage and Repair

The Plaquemines Parish Detention Center was rebuilt for $105 million in a Louisiana marsh that had been ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.
As Storms Keep Coming, FEMA Spends Billions in ‘Cycle’ of Damage and Repair

As Storms Keep Coming, FEMA Spends Billions in ‘Cycle’ of Damage and Repair

The Plaquemines Parish Detention Center was rebuilt for $105 million in a Louisiana marsh that had been ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.
It’s ‘One Tough Year’ After Hurricanes Tore Through British Virgin Islands

It’s ‘One Tough Year’ After Hurricanes Tore Through British Virgin Islands

Two workers repair the roof of a house in Round Hill, Tortola.