Crisis & Natural Disasters

Crisis and natural disasters covers traumatic, dangerous or emergency events both caused by humans or nature; and the response and procedures taken in advance around the times of difficulty.

We work to update and inform about the recovery, the practices in preparing for arduous moments, what led up to events and providing regular updates on the emergency.

Frigid temperatures break down Texas infrastructure, reports of contaminated water, unreliable power, and dwindling gas

Water supplies is compromised in counties throughout the Lone Star State as Texas continues to experience extreme winter weather.

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Italy rolls back restrictions in the wake of sharp uptick of Covid-19 cases

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Wear your masks, says Italian administration in latest efforts to curve Covid-19 infection rate.

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Hotspot ZIP codes force schools in New York City schools to temporarily close in-person learning

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Rising Covid-19 infection numbers in several NYC boroughs force city to press the reset button for schools. Businesses and churches might follow.

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Safety of in-school classes: Back to school plans of in person lessons draw questions in the Covid-19 pandemic

What will happen when in-person classes resume in September?

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Sad day for Dejoy who must answer to Congress for USPS disruptions

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Another round of interrogations for Postmaster General Louis Dejoy in emergency hearings regarding a downgrade of USPS operations.

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Louisiana ‘unfavorable’ in back-to-back storms set to hit Gulf Coast this week

Unprecedented weather draws to storms hitting US coast simultaneously

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Surviving Covid-19 at 80 years old

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When doctors diagnosed John Durden with Covid-19, he didn’t know if he would make it. With the help of his children, the Newark resident followed protocols to survive the deadly novel coronavirus. Now he tells his story. 

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Devastating blast in Beirut likely to exacerbate existing crises in Lebanon

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While Lebanese officials dig through the rubble in the aftermath of a massive explosion in Beirut, the country is currently fighting a pandemic, political unrest, and an unprecedented economic crisis. 

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Students test positive for Covid-19 in the first week of school

Schools in Mississippi and Georgia issue quarantines after students and faculty tested positive for Covid-19 less than two weeks into the school year.

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Massive explosion in Downtown Beirut shakes city, killing dozens and wounding thousands

According to the United States Geological Survey, the blast created seismic waves equivalent to that of a 3.3 earthquake. 

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