11 days after Hurricane Laura, people along Gulf Coast still need your help

Hurricane Laura ripped across the Lousiana coast just under two weeks ago as a Category 4 storm, with winds topping out around 150 mph. The severity of the storm caused devastation to families and the destruction of homes and businesses. Red Cross volunteer Sally Wilsey has spent the past two weeks in Lousiana surveying the […]

Economic damage from Hurricane Laura is far less than initially feared

Hurricane Laura is one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the US Gulf Coast, but its path avoided major cities such as Houston and New Orleans, causing less damage — to people and their towns — than initially feared. An early estimate from CoreLogic is that insured losses from the storm, which has killed […]