Disasters can strike without warning and can force you to evacuate your neighborhood or confine you to your home. What would you do if basic services — water, gas, electricity or telephones — were cut off?
Sienna Miller is already well known for her work on the big screen and in the fashion industry. Now, as a first responder, she’s lending her voice to honor the unsung heroes of global disasters.
The environment after a disaster is too often too hectic for organizations to implement strategies without extensive preparation.
Like many survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, Lian Fernandez, a high school senior, is struggling to regain her footing.
Razan, a 20-year-old Syrian refugee living in Jordan, clings to the hope that she will one day return to the classroom to earn her degree.
American Red Cross mobile apps send critical information to people's mobile phones when they need it most.
Heather Caldwell of Kidde Fire Safety answers your questions about home safety.
Robert X. Fogarty explains how photography has the unmatched ability to capture the human emotions felt in times of crisis.
Village savings and loan programs are producing a ripple effect, especially among women.
The Risk Reduction Index (RRI) is helping villages, cities, countries and regions map the underlying risks that render them vulnerable to natural disasters.
As climate change exacerbates and contributes to the increasing incidence of natural disasters, development efforts in already fragile economies are placed in jeopardy.
Disaster risk management protects lives and economies in an era of intensifying natural disasters.
The country music star has joined forces with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to raise public awareness and prevent future tragedies.
In the aftermath of a disaster, providing clean water is crucial to prevent outbreaks of cholera — and other waterborne diseases — that can have devastating consequences on human life.
When the cameras leave, the continuation of American engagement becomes increasingly necessary.
Disaster can strike at any moment, at home or abroad. While preparation is vital, relief responses are integral in the aftermath.