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Why flood insurance needs an overhaul: 6 questions answered

Robert W. Klein, Georgia State University Editor’s note: The Trump administration plans to significantly revamp the pricing of flood insurance. While some homeowners would see...

Want to help after hurricanes? Give cash, not diapers

Julia Brooks, Harvard University Some companies and community groups didn’t wait for Hurricane Florence to make landfall before organizing donation drives. But as a researcher...

What is flood insurance and why the system is broken: 6...

Robert W. Klein, Georgia State University Editor’s note: Homeowners generally rely on insurance provided by the federal government to cover the costs of rebuilding their...

Why Puerto Rico is getting the brunt of ‘donor fatigue’

Why Puerto Rico is getting the brunt of 'donor fatigue' ...

Scientist at work: Measuring public health impacts after disasters

Scientist at work: Measuring public health impacts after disasters ...

Flood insurance is broken. Here are some ways to fix it

Robert W. Klein, Georgia State University Hundreds of thousands of Americans whose homes were damaged or destroyed by flooding from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma don’t...

Why Hurricanes Harvey and Irma won’t lead to action on climate...

Scott Gabriel Knowles, Drexel University It’s not easy to hold the nation’s attention for long, but three solid weeks of record-smashing hurricanes directly affecting multiple...

Should the US put power lines underground?

Theodore J. Kury, University of Florida It is the height of a highly destructive hurricane season in the United States. The devastation of Harvey in...

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