Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 28, 2017: Harvey produces unprecedented rainfall amounts in the Houston metro area as thousands are rescued from rising floodwaters.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for July 10, 2017: A blast and fire at a San Fernando Valley power station cut power to thousands of California residents – and other news.
EDM briefing for Feb.8, 2017: Destructive tornadoes in New Orleans; construction likely to resume soon on the Dakota Access Pipeline; and more.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for January 23, 2017: Severe weather turns deadly in Mississippi and Georgia; Jet Blue airline bomb threat; record rainfalls in California trigger floods - and other news.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for September 14, 2016: Super Typhoon Meranti is now the largest storm of the year, free Zika testing is being offered in Miami Beach, Zika appears in Singapore, aerial spraying of insecticides is being blamed for the death of millions of honey bees, a study links neonicotinoid insecticides to bee colony die-offs, a 5.9-magnitude earthquake hits the city of Medellin, Colombia, and Greece declares a state of emergency on Thassos Island due to a massive wildfire.
Public health officials say that Zika virus could be worse than originally thought, Massachusetts schools receive a series of bomb threats, and Chicago police will soon be using body cameras.
North Korea launches rocket as tensions rise, WHO declares Zika emergency but a vaccine is at least 18 months out, the Clean Energy Plan is delayed by Supreme Court vote, Winter storms plague the nation, and the Oregon standoff ends.
A weekly recap of handpicked emergency and disaster management news, along with analysis and interpretation from our team of experts.