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A tipsheet providing advice on how to pursue stories before, during and after a natural or unnatural disaster.
Dams provide flood control, drinking water, fishing opportunities and other benefits, but they can threaten homes, businesses and roads with a catastrophic release of water if they fail. Here are 10 tips for investigating dams in any community.
Natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods and wildfires caused record damage to U.S. cities in 2017. These veterans of some of the worst storms in history, Hurricanes Harvey, Maria and Katrina cover resources to help you dig into the problems left in the disaster's wake, including disaster relief efforts, using databases and mapping to show the extent of damage in certain areas and neighborhoods, and how to follow the money.
Covering natural disasters can be an overwhelming task, use these tips from McClure, Chief Environmental Correspondent at InvestigateWest. He provides advice for before the weather starts.