Think The 2020 California Wildfires Are Bad? Experts See Worse Natural Disasters In FutureFreak natural disasters — most with what scientists say likely have some kind of climate change connection — seem to be everywhere in the crazy year 2020.
California May Seek Insurance Policy To Cover Unexpected Disaster CostsState Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, introduced a bill Thursday that would authorize state officials to enter into an insurance policy that pays out when California has unexpected costs for disaster response.
Climate Change Will Bring Multiple Disasters At Once, Study WarnsIn the not-too-distant future, disasters won't come one at a time. Instead, according to new research, we can expect a cascade of catastrophes, some gradual, others abrupt, all compounding as climate change takes a greater toll.
Fires, Floods, Extreme Heat: California's Year Of Epic DisastersIt's been a whiplash of disasters, from drought, floods, and now massive wildfires.
Mounting Disasters Strain FEMA's Ability to Deliver Promised ReliefA string of large-scale disasters across the United States means FEMA could have a hard time making good on all its promises to localities of recovery funding.
Typhoon Haiyan Death Toll Could Reach 10,000; Relief Effort Underway In Bay AreaAs 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.
Bay Area Filipino Community Begins Relief Efforts For Typhoon DisasterMany 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.
KCBS In Depth: Disaster Preparedness In San FranciscoAn 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.
Keeping San Francisco Firefighters Costs SFFD Disaster Preparedness FundsThere 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.
Earthquakes Top The List Of Fears For Bay Area ResidentsAs we move into wildfire season, a new poll out finds there's one natural disaster that Californians fear even more: earthquakes.
Researcher Warns Of Possible California ‘Super-Storm’ Researchers are warning of a "super-storm" hitting California in the next 100-200 years.