#Natural disasters

  • Article: A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns
    Environment

    A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 25, 2019

    The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights offers a blistering rebuke to governments. Read more

  • Article: 3 Ways You Can Help the Victims of Cyclone Fani
    Citizenship

    3 Ways You Can Help the Victims of Cyclone Fani

    By Joe McCarthy|May 6, 2019

    The recovery effort will likely go on for months. Read more

  • Article: Thousands of Florida Students Affected by Hurricane Michael Don't Know When They're Going Back to School
    Education

    Thousands of Florida Students Affected by Hurricane Michael Don't Know When They're Going Back to School

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 15, 2018

    Bay County officials are trying to figure out how to teach students without classrooms. Read more

  • Article: 10 Photos of Resilience, Celebration, and Learning From This Week
    Citizenship

    10 Photos of Resilience, Celebration, and Learning From This Week

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Sophie Maes|Oct. 12, 2018

    These photos capture communities persevering despite all odds. Read more

  • Article: How Climate Change Made Hurricane Michael More Destructive
    Environment

    How Climate Change Made Hurricane Michael More Destructive

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 12, 2018

    Hurricane Michael is an early case study of an emerging reality about climate change. Read more

  • Article: Dozens Dead as Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Hong Kong, and China
    Environment

    Dozens Dead as Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Hong Kong, and China

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 17, 2018

    The storm is reportedly this year’s strongest. Read more

  • Article: Helicopter Rescues and Meteor Showers: The Best Environmental Photos of August
    Environment

    Helicopter Rescues and Meteor Showers: The Best Environmental Photos of August

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Aug. 27, 2018

    Floods in Kerala and wild fires in California displaced millions of people. Read more

  • Article: Villagers 'Living Between Life and Death' as Pakistan's Glaciers Melt
    Environment

    Villagers 'Living Between Life and Death' as Pakistan's Glaciers Melt

    Aug. 6, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It seems like we are under constant threat of a natural disaster," said villager Shakoor Baig. Read more