Tammy Wade (left) is hugged by Dana Givens in what is left of her home in El Reno, Okla., on Sunday, after it was destroyed by a tornado.
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June 3, 2013 In response to our coverage of the tornadoes, online comments have asked, "Why put yourself in the path of such disaster?" But Oklahoma residents have their reasons for staying put.
A woman carries a child through a flooded road on the island of Mindanao.
December 5, 2012 Rescuers are having trouble reaching many of those who were in the storm's path. Mud, fallen trees and downed electrical lines are in the way.
November 5, 2012 Steve Inskeep is a veteran reporter of wars and disasters with an appreciation for dark humor and the absurd. But how far can you go when you are the host of one of the largest general news shows in the country? Some listeners complained about his comments during coverage of Hurricane Sandy.
April 29, 2011 Natural disasters are no respecters of political parties or any of the other numerous ways humans use to separate themselves from each other. That seems to get largely ignored until calamities strike. Then, state officials who usually pan feds as intrusive welcome help from Washington.
A Pakistani man and boy, displaced by floods, walk through flood waters on Aug. 22, 2010 in the village of Baseera near Muzaffargarh in Punjab, Pakistan.
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February 19, 2011 For six weeks photographer Daniel Berehulak relentlessly covered the 2010 floods in Pakistan, revealing the immense suffering endured by millions of Pakistanis.
Cars sit in debris in a flooded street in Teresopolis, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, on Wednesday (Jan. 12, 2011).
January 13, 2011 Many more people are missing, local news media report. Driving rains sent earth sliding down mountains into towns in the south-eastern part of the country.
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