Aug 19, 2014 — USAID's Nancy Lindborg: "What we have now ... are really complex, difficult crises that are fundamentally the result of non-democratic governments."
Oct 26, 2012 — The Pentagon's research agency, known as DARPA, is challenging scientists to develop robots that can work in man-made disasters like Fukushima. The goal is to develop machines that can be easily operated immediately after disasters strike.
Mar 29, 2011 — For some reason — whether an attraction, or cultural tidbit — many people fall in love with cities. In a recent piece for Newsweek, writer Junot Diaz talks about his utter fascination with Tokyo, and says that to love a city relates to who you were when you fell in love with it.
Oct 19, 2010 — Computer models are fine, but sometimes the only way to measure the effects of major disasters on buildings is to destroy a house (or nine). Today, the insurance industry opened a massive new lab to test disasters.
Jun 11, 2010 — Arkansas Flood Update: At Least 20 Dead
Jun 11, 2010 — Arkansas Flash Floods Kill At Least 12