First responders are being called to beaches from Florida to Massachusetts to rescue manatees, also known as sea cows.
Volunteer retention is an important consideration for emergency agencies. Managers should be surveying their volunteers to figure out what areas their organization can improve on to improve retention efforts.
Many fire departments and Emergency Medical Services agencies are placing oxygen masks on ambulances for animal-related emergencies.
The increasing incidents of snake bites in the United States make it more important than ever for emergency personnel to train and refresh their understanding of how to handle such injuries.
North Korea threatens Guam and warns of nuclear war with America; strong quake hits China; Missouri drone project aids emergency managers - and other news.
Extreme Heat: The recent spate of extremely high temperatures in the Pacific Northwest is a reminder that the torrid days of summer are far from over.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 7, 2017: Floodwaters inundated New Orleans and Jefferson Parish after pumps failed to keep pace with rainfall amounts - and other news.
Collaboration is an important component of emergency management. Do we need more policies in place to help fuel collaboration between departments?
Emergency managers must know and understand their given jurisdictions to prevent certain public safety emergencies from happening and resolve some of the issues surrounding hoarding behavior.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 4, 2017: Major disaster declaration issued for Michigan; fire erupts in one of the world's tallest buildings; and other news.