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Lessons from Typhoon Haiyan helped the Philippines to respond faster to Typhoon Rammasun, says Richard Gordon, Chairman of the Philippine National Red Cross.
CNBC's Sue Herera reports on the damage from Typhoon Neoguri, to Japan and the island of Okinawa.
A raging wildfire in rural Northern California that spread over 5 square miles and forced the evacuation of 200 homes in Napa County expanded Wednesday.
Experts expect the freak weather phenomenon to strike in the next few months, setting off a number of potential drawbacks globally.
Tornadoes in Nebraska caused a power disruption that will temporarily reduce oil flow through the Keystone system, TransCanada said.
"Happy Hearts Fund" is a non-profit dedicated to rebuilding schools and restoring opportunities to children after experiencing natural disasters. The fund's founder and chair Petra Nemcova, provides insight to its mission.
Even if a zombie apocalypse doesn't top your list of worries, it's a smart idea to prepare for one.
With hurricane season just around the corner, extreme weather outbreaks may put disaster preparedness and recovery plans to the test.
Dramatic video shot from a car shows roaring flames near a road in San Marcos, Calif.
The wildfires raging across California are the latest example of a grim reality: Wildfires are getting more dangerous, and costly.
Climate change and global warning will have a significant factor on sovereign credit ratings, S&P warned on Thursday.
Mr Buffett is more reluctant to insure people against natural disasters – because it no longer pays, the Financial Times reports.
Lloyd’s of London called on the insurance industry to factor climate change into risk models on Thursday.
NBC's Jay Gray reports the latest developments on devastating tornadoes striking the Midwest.
State regulators have linked earthquake activity in Ohio to fracking, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for a ban.
Investors pumped $1.2 billion into catastrophe bonds in the first quarter, betting on a mild hurricane season this summer.
SANTIAGO, April 2- A powerful 7.6- magnitude earthquake struck off northern Chile late on Wednesday, prompting tsunami alerts and evacuations along the coast and in neighboring Peru.
Following an 8.2 magnitude earthquake in Northern Chile, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake has struck the western coast of Panama. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports.
SANTIAGO, April 2- Chilean authorities on Wednesday were assessing the damage from a massive earthquake that struck off the northern coast, causing a small tsunami, but the impact was mostly limited, according to early indications.
*Epicenter of quake off Chile's northwest coast. SANTIAGO, April 1- A major earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the coast of northern Chile on Tuesday, causing five deaths and triggering a tsunami that pounded the shore with 2- meter-tall waves.