Hundreds of property owners have successfully lobbied to pay less in insurance premiums. But they'll receive the same payout if disaster strikes.
What could be the worst tidal surge in six decades has swamped parts of the U.K. but not London, thanks to the miraculous Barrier.
Japan faces more than its fair share of risk.
A knee-high morass of mud did not deter this Boulder man from enjoying his morning jog.
Follow along as The Atlantic Cities reports on the results of the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force's Rebuild By Design project.
The Canadian city is only beginning to recover from historic floods.
75,000 to 100,000 residents are fleeing the city in an unprecedented evacuation effort.
Rising seas and increasingly severe weather could drastically increase the costs of floods in the United States.
This monumental dousing has been called Europe's worst flood since the Middle Ages.
Flooding has filled the city's romantic streets and squares with water.
Fire Island, a beach community off the coast of Long Island, struggles in the wake of massive Sandy damage.
Days of rain have flooded giant swaths of the city.
Large sections of Beijing were inundated this weekend as the heaviest rains in 61 years drenched the city.
"We were screaming for help," residents told reporters.
Mapping where emergencies are happening in the U.S.