How to Prepare for Hurricanes

How superstorms form, and how to survive them.

Hurricane Elena in the Gulf of Mexico How Do Hurricanes Form? Disaster Science Explained

A hurricane is one of nature's most powerful events. Here's how a big one is born and the climate conditions that feed it.

image 8 Ways to Protect Your Home Against Tornadoes and Hurricanes

If an EF5 tornado barrels over your home, there's not much you can do about it. But there is a compendium of technology available to prepare your house in case disaster strikes.


image The Homeowner's Last-Minute Hurricane Checklist

With Hurricane Harvey bearing down, it's time for refresher course in what you can do before a major storm hits your home.


Calgary : city wide blackout Hurricane Blackout: How to Survive When the Power Goes Out

Follow these smart tips for when you get left in the dark.


Carolinas' Coast Line Recovers From Hurricane Florence, As Storm Continues To Pour Heavy Rain On The States Massive Flooding Continues as Florence Lingers, Leaving 32 Dead

It will take months for the region to recover from the weekend's damage.

Portable Electric Generator Home Generator 101: How to Use a Generator Safely and Effectively

We provide the answers to the 10 most common generator questions.



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Hurricane Florence Slams Into Coast Of Carolinas The Supplies You Must Take on a Disaster Cleanup and Recovery Trip

Thinking of helping out after Michael? Here's what to bring.

Florida Prepares As Hurricane Matthew Barrels Towards Atlantic Coast How to Protect Your Pet During a Hurricane

There’s still time to prep a safety kit.


image How to Stock Your Disaster Pantry

Worried about having enough food to last through the next mega-storm? Here's our guide to a sensible backup food supply that will sustain a family for a month.


Many gas stations in Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties, and elsewhere in New Jersey are closed and sold out of gasoline due to extensive power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy. The Hard Lessons of Hurricane Sandy

People affected by Hurricane Sandy's wrath are trying to get their lives back to normal. But before the U.S. moves on, PM contributor Glenn Harlan Reynolds says we need to take a hard look at what needs to be done to prevent this disaster from happening a