During the summer, a KKK rally turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia. This type of event is certainly concerning for emergency management.
Tropical storm Nate spent most of Thursday above Central America, where it was blamed for 22 deaths before moving back over water early Friday.
Right on the heels of several devastating hurricanes, forecasters are cautiously urging Alabamians to keep their eye on a tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico this week.
Emergency managers should contemplate unique scenarios citizens may be faced with to help citizens understand what to do when faced with a major disaster event.
For Miami-Dade, Hurricane Irma may have been but a dry run for the real thing -- a major hurricane that rakes across the length of the county with the full destructive force of the terrifying Category 5 monster that Irma and its sequel, Hurricane Maria, delivered at their peak.
Hurricane Maria struck Dominica as a Category 4 hurricane early Tuesday. Puerto Rico is in the projected path of the monster storm.
Tropical Storm Jose, which has been lingering in the Atlantic Ocean, could lumber up toward Connecticut, predictions show, but it is still too early to tell its exact impact.
Few hurricanes and other disasters allow time for people to gather even the most basic essentials, making early planning and preparedness a necessity.
While Hurricane Irma complicates emergency management efforts, mutual aid agreements will help managers to deal with the damage from both Harvey and Irma.