– Need for Rebuilding


The Woolsey Fire

Voices from the Future | Greg Kochanowski The Event: On November 8, 2018, a small fire started in the Santa Susana Mountains’ Woolsey Canyon, near Simi Valley California. But then


The Dry Land

Voices from the Future | Sylvia Watchman The Dry Land The Event: Since 2017, extreme draught has ravaged Canyon de Chelly, on the Navajo Nation in Northeastern Arizona. In normal


Dark Clouds Over Paradise

Voices From the Future | Sandee Babcock Dark Clouds Over Paradise The Event: In November 2018, the Camp Fire erupted in Butte County, California. The deadliest fire in the state’s

flooded town

The Solution

Voices from the Future | Matt Russell The Solution The Event: When weather patterns change from one extreme to another, such as during the 2012-2013 droughts and the 2019 spring

dog on pedastal in a flood

The 100-Year Flood

Voices from the Future | Henry Red Cloud The 100-Year Flood The Event: In March 2019, overflowing creeks and raging riverbeds flooded the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Caused

hurricane winds

The Island

Voices from the Future | Glorynel Ojeda Matos The Island The Event: Maria began as a tropical wave. But by September 16, 2017, she had gathered steam, swirling into a

flooded town

The Thousand-Year Flood

Voices from the Future | Ronnie Scott The Thousand-Year Flood The Event: The 2016 West Virginia flood— considered a 1,000-year natural event with a 0.1 percent probability of happening in


The Flooding of Venice

Voices from the Future | Pierpaolo Campostrini The Flooding of Venice  The Event: Tidal waves from the Adriatic Sea peaked as high as 6 feet and flooded the city of


The Australian Bushfires

Voices from the Future | Carol Duncan The Australian Bushfires The Event: Close to 200 bushfires ignited in Australia in early October 2019. They torched nearly 15 million acres of


The Escape

Voices from the Future | Rezza Aji Pratama The Escape  The Event: On December 31, 2019, torrential rains pounded a swath of Jakarta. More than 400,000 people fled their homes,