Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 11, 2017: A police officer in Brooklyn is shot several times while responding to a call - and other news.
California residents are facing heavy rains, flash floods, mudslides and widespread flooding that has impacted area dams, levees, and bridges.
Evacuations are one of the most difficult tasks in EDM. Evacuations require much knowledge and coordination among many groups, and - most importantly - understanding the citizens in the community.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for Feb. 15, 2017: A rat-spread disease kills one and sickens two in New York City, cheese recall - and more news,
Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 19, 2016: California's Blue Cut Fire continues to burn, a new fire starts in rugged terrain near Santa Barbara, officials arrest three individuals in connection with the Blue Cut Fire, wildfire threat shifts eastward, Zika appears in Miami Beach, the Red Cross says flooding in Louisiana is the worst disaster since Superstorm Sandy, DHS offers to help ensure cybersecurity for elections, officers in Chicago may be fired over Laquan McDonald reports, Germany reports an earthquake near the Falkland Islands, and Tropical Storm Fiona forms in the Atlantic Ocean.
More than 25 schools in New Jersey and schools across at least six other states were the targets of bomb or mass shooting threats, the Denver Fire Chief was attacked and stabbed and the Michigan governor apologizes for the Flint water crisis.