natural disaster

Australia’s wildfires ravaged natural habitats. This woman helped by taking in 14 possums.

More than a billion animals have been affected or killed in the fires

Bahamas hurricane survivors are kicked off ferry over U.S. visa demands

On Sunday evening, more than 100 refugees were forced to disembark from a boat headed to Florida

How do you heal after losing a childhood home? In ‘The Yellow House,’ Sarah M. Broom wonders aloud.

Broom probes the history of her family and New Orleans East in a sweeping memoir

As Hurricane Dorian wreaked havoc on the Bahamas, one woman opened her home to 97 dogs

Chella Phillips runs a refuge for homeless and abandoned dogs

The unrest in Puerto Rico stems from the governor’s misogynistic text messages. But it goes far deeper than that.

The embarrassing exchanges unmasked a political class detached and indifferent to people still rebuilding their lives after Hurricane Maria

Rising death toll, expanding rescue efforts: The aftermath of Indonesia’s devastating tsunami

The death toll from the tsunami rose above 370 on Monday

A California family fled Camp Fire. Their home survived — and became a makeshift hospital.

Thirteen people took refuge from the fire in the family’s garage

They’re grieving a mass shooting — and contending with unprecedented wildfires

How Californians are trying to heal in the middle of a natural disaster

Californians are familiar with wildfires. But nothing like this, they say.

At least 31 have been killed in the Woolsey and Camp fires