Natural Disasters

Women walk past fallen trees and destroyed houses in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, eastern island of Leyte.

Typhoon Haiyan Death Toll Could Reach 10,000; Relief Effort Underway In Bay Area

As the relief effort ramps up in the Bay Area, a senior official in the central Philippines said the death toll there could reach 10,000 people.


In this handout from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Super Typhoon Haiyan moves towards the Philippines November 7, 2013. (NOAA via Getty Images)

Bay Area Filipino Community Begins Relief Efforts For Typhoon Disaster

Many worried Bay Area residents with family and friends in the Philippines have already started relief efforts as Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the island nation Friday.


San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

KCBS In Depth: Disaster Preparedness In San Francisco

An interview with Rob Dudgeon, Deputy Director of the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management who leads the Division of Emergency Services, on preparing San Francisco residents for the next major natural disaster.


A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

Keeping San Francisco Firefighters Costs SFFD Disaster Preparedness Funds

There will be no cuts in fire protection in San Francisco this year, despite the city’s budget problems, but the chief said that this also means there won’t be any money to respond to unexpected emergencies.


San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

Earthquakes Top The List Of Fears For Bay Area Residents

As we move into wildfire season, a new poll out finds there’s one natural disaster that Californians fear even more: earthquakes.


Pacifica Pier

Researcher Warns Of Possible California ‘Super-Storm’

Researchers are warning of a “super-storm” hitting California in the next 100-200 years.