Months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Caitlin Dickerson, a Times reporter, visits a suicide prevention center where calls are on the rise. Public health officials say there are signs of a severe mental health crisis on the island.
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Back-to-back hurricanes destroyed hundreds of boats that were people’s livelihoods and even homes.
The U.S. Coast Guard is working to retrieve boats that were displaced during Hurricanes Irma and Marie. Ralph Evey had his vessel rescued through a complicated, two-day process involving cranes and buoys.
Two studies of the storm that overwhelmed Houston last summer say global warming made the rain much worse.
A team of researchers is destroying things — with wind, water and fire — to help insurers manage the increasing risks of extreme weather.