As we watched Harvey, we can stand proud of local, state, and federal response teams, as well as community citizens who rescued others in need.
Mass-casualty incidents are tragic and difficult to comprehend; they motivate emergency managers to rethink and tighten emergency management plans.
In a collaborative effort, emergency managers throughout the United States worked to educate the public on minimizing donations to disaster scenes to help manage burdensome resources.
Rudolph Giuliani was a little known name outside of New York until 9/11. Now, 16 years later, he is still on evening news programs providing his assessment of leadership.
Even though Hurricane Harvey was a disaster of epic proportions, there were local heroes who made Texas and America proud.
While Hurricane Irma complicates emergency management efforts, mutual aid agreements will help managers to deal with the damage from both Harvey and Irma.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 30, 2017: Harvey makes its third U.S. landfall as a tropical storm, shifting the heavy rainfall threat eastward - and more news.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 25, 2017: Hurricane Harvey churns its way toward Texas as a strong Category 2 storm - and other news.
Emergency management personnel are often omitted from disaster movies; does this mean that the overall public image of emergency managers need improvement?
Rides at carnivals and state and county fairs sometimes experience mishaps that can cause serious injuries or even death.