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Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 31, 2016: A strong earthquake rocks Italy again, several smaller quakes shake Chile and Colombia, an American Airlines plane catches fire in Chicago, a FedEx airplane erupts in fire after landing in Florida, a police shootout in Oklahoma leaves one dead, a motorist strikes 22 pedestrians following a NASCAR race, and Atlanta battles wildfires amid drought conditions.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 19, 2016: The Philippines prepares for its second super typhoon in a week, a San Francisco high school shooting leaves four injured, the U.S. Air Force discloses a toxic wastewater leak, the FAA inks a deal to boost cybersecurity, police apprehend the suspect in a Fairbanks, AK officer shooting, the Aliso Canyon, CA natural gas storage facility is the scene of a rapidly advancing brush fire, a recent report draws attention to IoT vulnerability, and financial hardships plague the aging Washington, D.C. Metro.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for September 7, 2016: Hurricane Newton makes a second landfall in northwest Mexico and sets its sights on Arizona, the Saddle Fire causes additional mandatory evacuations, the Gap Fire burns in Klamath National Forest with plenty of fuel, Washington, D.C.'s Metro experiences multiple issues, a Metrolink commuter train in California strikes a semi-trailer, Sri Lanka develops a web-based disaster reporting system, CAL FIRE says that the Chimney Fire is contained, a tanker in the Houston shipping channel catches fire, and more non-travel Zika cases appear in Miami.