The Category 5 storm that ripped through the Panhandle on Oct. 10, leveling housing and fences, has been an unfolding disaster for local nonprofit animal rescues. First, they had to deal with the destruction of their own facilities and homes, an ongoing issue. Then, the surrenders started coming in from people whose homes and apartments were so damaged that they no longer could care for their pets.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved three drugs for opioid dependence treatment: buprenorphine, methadone and naltrexone.
After prayers and songs filled the Saskatchewan hockey arena, Carol Brons spoke as a grieving mother. Her daughter was one of 16 people who died when the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team bus collided with a semi at a rural intersection. Thirteen others were injured.
A hospital in a rural area of northwest Yemen was hit by an airstrike Tuesday killing seven people and wounding eight others, Save the Children said.
Several tech-savvy groups and individuals in Puerto Rico are testing systems to help storm survivors stay in touch with authorities during emergencies.
Nonprofits are an important source of assistance to emergency management. But nonprofits can only help as far as their resources permit.
The “bomb cyclone” dominated headlines last week, but the flooding it caused in the U.S. Great Plains did not initially. Four lessons have emerged.
Volunteers helped clear debris-clogged roads and donated money to help pay for the funerals of 23 people killed by a devastating tornado in Alabama.