Amanda Ripley

Amanda Ripley, a senior writer for Time magazine, based in Washington, DC, who covers homeland security and risk for the publication. She covered the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City and Hurricanes Katrina and Rita from New Orleans, helping Time win two National Magazine Awards. She has traveled the world studying disasters, natural and man-made, and is author of The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes—and Why (Crown).

Emergencies & Disasters

How to Survive a Disaster

A few easy-to-learn skills can keep you alive in earthquakes, hurricanes, terrorist attacks and more Most people assume that they…