WASHINGTON – Effective hurricane forecasts, greener construction practices and individual preparedness are keys to mitigating hurricane damage in the coming years, according to experts. In a press conference at the National Press Club Tuesday, Gerry Bell, a climate change specialist…
ROCKVILLE, Maryland – Montgomery County Urban Search and Rescue team is among the local groups offering aid to help with the recovery from the ravages of Hurricane Michael.
As Hurricane Florence nears the shores of the United States, Annapolis braces for the effects from the storm. A city with experience dealing with floods in the past, Annapolis prepares for the potential damage that could occur.
Protesters rallied for more federal support for Puerto Rico, which was hit by Category 4 Hurricane Maria on Sept. 20. Weeks later, most of the island still lacks power.
University of Maryland sophomore Gabriela Anglada was hundreds of miles away from her home of San Juan, Puerto Rico when Hurricane Maria hit. After speaking to her family that night, she could not reach them for 10 days. Now, Anglada is busy raising money to help with the Puerto Rico relief effort.
For two University of Maryland students, Hurricane Matthew was not just another tragic news story.
Though Gov. Larry Hogan canceled the state of emergency in eight counties, Maryland is still preparing for heavy rain and flooding.
Floodplain maps have been redrawn by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware, a change that could shift properties into or out of a flood risk zone.