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Hurricanes

Read: Deaths of 12 Hollywood Nursing Home Patients Ruled Homicides

Deaths of 12 Hollywood Nursing Home Patients Ruled Homicides

The patients died from environmental heat exposure after Hurricane Irma knocked out the power to its central air conditioning.

Read: Nursing Homes Sued, Criticized for Sheltering in Place During Hurricanes

Nursing Homes Sued, Criticized for Sheltering in Place During Hurricanes

A study conducted by the University of South Florida suggests nursing home patients have a higher chance of dying if evacuated.

Read: How UCF Used Its Security Cameras During Hurricane Irma

How UCF Used Its Security Cameras During Hurricane Irma

Before, during and after Hurricane Irma, the University of Central Florida used its fixed and drone security cameras to assess and document storm damage.

Read: 10th Patient Dies in Hollywood Hills Nursing Home Irma Disaster

10th Patient Dies in Hollywood Hills Nursing Home Irma Disaster

A criminal investigation is underway after power to the air conditioning was lost but patients stayed in the facility.

Read: Miami-Dade, Broward Public Schools Closed Indefinitely Following Irma

Miami-Dade, Broward Public Schools Closed Indefinitely Following Irma

While all schools avoided major structural damage, 42 Miami-Dade public schools are still being used as shelters for Hurricane Irma victims.

Read: Over 1,400 Rice University Students Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Over 1,400 Rice University Students Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Rice University’s Harvey Action Team has recruited over 1,400 students to assist in helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey’s destruction.

Read: Texas Colleges Scramble to Help Students Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Texas Colleges Scramble to Help Students Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Some Texas colleges are instructing professors to excuse the absences of students from areas that were hit the hardest by Hurricane Harvey.

Read: Hurricane Harvey Reminds Us of the Importance of Adequate Infrastructure

Hurricane Harvey Reminds Us of the Importance of Adequate Infrastructure

Hospitals, schools and universities must plan for worst-case scenarios and consider how the region’s infrastructure weaknesses could directly impact them.

Read: Hurricane Harvey Forces Hospital Evacuations, Campus Closures

Hurricane Harvey Forces Hospital Evacuations, Campus Closures

One of Houston’s level 1 trauma hospitals is in the midst of evacuation while the University of Houston is closed through at least Wednesday.

Read: FSU Students Learn to Use Drones to Assist Emergency Responders

FSU Students Learn to Use Drones to Assist Emergency Responders

A professor at Florida State University says the drones can survey areas hit by hurricanes much quicker than traditional search methods.

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