Wildfire


Review of natural catastrophes in 2014: Lower losses from weather extremes and earthquakes ~Munich Re

The year at a glance Overall losses from natural catastrophes totalled US$ 110bn (previous year US$ 140bn), of which roughly US$ 31bn (previous year US$ 39bn) was insured. The loss amounts were well below the inflation-adjusted average values of the past ten years (overall losses: US$ 190bn, insured losses: US$ 58bn), and also below the…


Iowa, Nebraska to get federal disaster funds for storm damage. Washington Ranchers lose hundreds of cattle, grass lands to wildfires

The Disaster Map is on the rock’n’roll across the nation from flooding and tornadoes in the Midwest to drought and massive wildfires out west. And of course from New Orleans to NYC we’re just waiting on the next hurricane. Disaster costs our nation money. These disaster declarations release funding and resources. They are necessary, they…


Large #Wildfire Map: Washington / Oregon @NWCCInfo

As we along the nation’s coasts prepare for hurricanes and flooding, the Midwest braces for major river flooding, and tornado alley waits for the next twister, wildfire season is on across our drought-stricken West and NW. We follow InciWeb for national info clearinghouse and Northwest Interagency Coordination Center NWCC for closer local updates. Forecast of…