Cyclone Idai could be the worst disaster the southern hemisphere has ever seen.

While the Philippines braces for the worst ahead of Super Typhoon Mankhut, a massive storm the BBC says threatens more than 5 million, Hurricane Florence's assault on the US East Coast is underway.  

The UK will bankroll disaster relief in overseas territories deemed too wealthy to receive aid under international guidelines set by the OECD. The moves comes after devastating hurricanes hit Caribbean territories last year. The UK has lobbied for an official rule change…

The manifestations of climate change vary from place to place, but from city centers to the American Southwest and beyond, the anxiety and despair that comes extreme weather has begun to show. Amid this “ecological grief,” researchers have found a spreading decline in…

Public health researchers in Puerto Rico are shifting gears to analyze hurricane damage. While many labs are at diminished capacity, researchers are helping to identify and evaluate hurricane impacts like contamination of drinking water or the potential for a Zika outbreak…