The deaf community are sometimes the last ones in the area to be evacuated. There needs to be a system set up that automatically connects them, that will automatically notify the community with a red siren so we know it's time to evacuate.
For those who have never been directly affected by a major hurricane, it is easy to judge what one should and shouldn’t do when faced with the reality of losing everything.
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.
While Hurricane Irma complicates emergency management efforts, mutual aid agreements will help managers to deal with the damage from both Harvey and Irma.
Will Yemen soon see relief from the massive cholera epidemic that has taken hold there? An expert from AMU offers analysis.
In the aftermath of the devastating 2004 tsunami, many non-profit organizations have provided support to prevent such widespread disasters in the future.
Despite what many may believe, the Fire and Police Organizations cannot remember every business in the community and have little to no idea of how your business processes work.
Often, business owners do not know how and where to prepare for hazards, especially in light of the barrage of news related to terrorism and destruction.
Tornadoes are tremendously devastating to communities. Emergency managers do their best to plan for these types of emergencies - but there are obstacles.