Billion-Dollar Disasters: Mapping Vulnerabilities with Census Tract-Level Data | News | National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)

These new maps enhance the NOAA Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disaster website by producing interactive U.S. Census tract-level, multi-hazard risk maps for any combination of hazard risk, complementing the county-level maps released in December 2021. These hazards include severe storms (tornado, hail, damaging winds), drought events and heat waves, hurricanes and tropical storms, wildfires, river-basin … Continue reading Billion-Dollar Disasters: Mapping Vulnerabilities with Census Tract-Level Data | News | National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)

Take This 5 Question Survey – “How Safe Is Your Company?”

Click Link Here To Take The Test: http://www.staples.com/sbd/cre/marketing/safety-quiz/ Only half of employees believe their workplaces are prepared for a severe emergency, according to the third annual workplace safety survey by Staples Inc. And nearly two-thirds of those polled said recent natural disasters have not led to their employers reassessing company safety plans. The survey, in honor … Continue reading Take This 5 Question Survey – “How Safe Is Your Company?”

Haiti Earthquake Caught on Tape – CBS

The CBS News Investigative Unit has acquired closed circuit video camera footage of buildings collapsing in Port-au-Prince, Haiti during the country's worst earthquake since 1770. The earthquake had a magnitude of 7.0 and dozens of aftershocks.

Sewage plants swamped in Fulton, Cobb, Gwinnett Counties in Georgia from Extreme Rainfall

The record rains of the past few days flooded out sewage treatment plants in Fulton, Cobb and Gwinnett counties, dumping millions of gallons of untreated sewage into local waterways. So, water already polluted by oil and gasoline, trash, pesticides and other ground contaminants will also be carrying debris and bacteria from human waste. The greatest … Continue reading Sewage plants swamped in Fulton, Cobb, Gwinnett Counties in Georgia from Extreme Rainfall