On September 20, 2017, the fifth-strongest storm to ever hit the United States struck Puerto Rico.
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Helping Puerto Rico demonstrates how Lockheed Martin defends when disaster strikes.
In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey poured 50 inches of rain on the greater Houston area.
Houston has a history of major floods, but there was no way anyone could’ve predicted the full impact of Hurricane Harvey’s winds and 19 trillion gallons of rain ove
When Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria struck communities across the U.S.
On September 20, 2017, Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria, a category 4 storm.
When disaster strikes, emergency management agencies at the federal, state, and local levels are at the
Sometimes the most powerful disaster planning and relief stories are the ones you don’t hear about — the disruptions and damage that do not occur, because of the robust planning and preparations done in anticipation of a major storm event.
More than $300 billion. That’s the cumulative amount spent in 2017 on weather-related disasters in the United States, according to the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Disasters are most often unexpected and urgent, which sometimes conflicts with funders’ desire to perform thorough due diligence and vetting of grant recipients to ensure alignment with strategy and maximum impact.