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Hurricane season could overwhelm disaster response systems

Grim forecasts for an active hurricane season highlight significant gaps in America's disaster preparedness.

Juliette Kayyem reports for The Atlantic.

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Biden's latest climate initiative aims to bolster US infrastructure

The Biden administration has earmarked $830 million for infrastructure projects across the nation to combat the effects of climate change.

Alexa St. John reports for the Associated Press.

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Pa. Red Cross volunteers train for climate change-related disasters

Red Cross volunteers are preparing to offer emergency shelter to people who might be displaced by disaster.
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How are people supposed to rebuild Paradise, California, when nobody can afford home insurance?

Efforts to rebuild a California town nearly wiped out by wildfire five years ago are being stymied by high home insurance costs.
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5 years after deadly Camp Fire, Paradise aims to create a fireproof town

A town some feared might be permanently wiped from the map is welcoming a new generation of young families.

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California proposes big insurance changes as it faces climate risks

The actions of the nation’s biggest state could have implications for U.S. consumers, as more carriers leave disaster-prone states.