Lawmakers from both parties hailed the measure, which they said will create jobs and help communities across the country fix irrigation systems, maintain dams and reduce flooding.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
What is causing weather systems like Harvey and Florence to slow down and produce historic rainfall and flooding? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien looks at the growing risk of hurricanes and the evidence that it’s tied to climate change.
By Miles O'Brien
Even as development continues near the coasts, some national home insurance companies are pulling away from those areas, leaving home and business owners to rely on government-subsidized flood insurance. But the potential damage from Tropical Storm Florence may require additional…
By PBS NewsHour
When Hurricane Harvey hit with a fury not seen along the Gulf Coast in more than a decade, flooded roads stranded tens of thousands of people, including Wayne and Casey Dailey and their two sons. Their tragic ordeal is detailed…
By Nsikan Akpan
Hurricane Lane’s rains call to mind the downpour of Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall in Texas a year ago Saturday. But the hurricanes are likely to have two very different outcomes.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The Senate voted Tuesday to extend for four months the program that provides flood insurance for nearly 5 million homeowners and business owners.
By Michael Rios
What we know about the upcoming hurricane season, and how states -- some of which are still recovering from last year's record storms -- are preparing.
By Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press
Large-scale projects long considered essential to easing Houston's flooding woes went to the top of the area's to-do list after Hurricane Harvey inundated large swaths of the nation's fourth-largest city.
By PBS NewsHour, Frank Carlson, Gretchen Frazee
Houston, known as the Bayou City, is no stranger to flooding. But the record-breaking rains and devastating deluge of Hurricane Harvey helped expose a disconnect between developers building on flood-vulnerable land and home buyers who might not have realized the…
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