natural-disasters

After widespread public protests, lawmakers are reconsidering earlier reforms to the nation's flood insurance program.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Oct 30, 2013
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As more people more to the coastal cities, flooding damage is expected to increase tenfold between now and 2050.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Aug 20, 2013
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The Battle of Smallville took a huge economic and human toll on Metropolis.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 21, 2013
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Severe tornadoes don't seem to be getting more common in the United States. But more and more people are living in tornado zones.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • May 21, 2013
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A new report finds Congress has spent at least $136 billion on disaster relief since 2011. And those costs could keep rising in the years ahead.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Apr 29, 2013
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