When the Rescuers Come From Across the Country

By ALAN BLINDER September 17, 2017 MIAMI — The rescuers from California Task Force 1 had finally dried out. They had waded in the floodwaters left by Hurricane Harvey in southeast Texas. They had slept in stalls ordinarily used for horses, and two of...

Considered Vulnerable, Mobile Homes Are Battered but Largely Intact

By JOSEPH B. TREASTER and HENRY FOUNTAIN September 14, 2017 KEY LARGO, Fla. — When Lorraine Tucker came back after Hurricane Irma to check on her two-bedroom mobile home, she expected the worst. She and her daughter had ridden out the...

Frazzled Floridians in Search of a Balm

By AUDRA D. S. BURCH September 14, 2017 HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Floridians stared at televisions as meteorologists pointed to a menacing storm marching toward their shores — along with scenes of hurricane-battered Houston. They heard Gov....

The Battered Southeast Grapples With Irma’s Aftermath

By JESS BIDGOOD, EMILY COCHRANE and DANA GOLDSTEIN September 12, 2017 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Stressed and exhausted families across the Southeast were assessing the damage from Hurricane Irma on Tuesday, even as flooding from the storm...