Energy drinks: Hospital visits and deaths continue to rise as more and more people become reliant on energy drinks to make it through a busy day.
First responders are being called to beaches from Florida to Massachusetts to rescue manatees, also known as sea cows.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for April 10, 2017: Two church bombings in Egypt kill 76, injure dozens of others, Norway raises its terror threat level after discovery of a suspicious device in central Oslo and more news.
Start gathering your data and prepare emails, phone calls and talking points. A political process may be needed to ensure we do not lose our abilities to meet tomorrow’s first responder demands.
President Trump has ironed out the notion that he will support first responders in many of their policy initiatives. For many advocates of first responders, this may prove to be the time for emergency management policy initiatives.
Public safety is always at the heart of mitigation efforts. Are there times when public policy may intersect with public safety issues?
A commuter train crashed in Hoboken, NJ near 8:30 a.m. At least one person died and more than 100 were injured.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 17, 2016: California declares a state of emergency due to the Blue Cut Fire, Baton Rouge, LA residents find refuge from flooding in shelters and a federal disaster declaration extends to 20 counties, a man is arrested in connection with the Clayton Fire that burned the town of Lower Lake, CA, Milwaukee establishes a curfew, Bradley County, TN is set for a radio upgrade, a Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant drill is scheduled for Wednesday, and Zika's impact increases in Haiti.