According to the USGS, California's Hayward Fault could unleash a magnitude 7.0 earthquake, capable of catastrophic damage and possibly thousands of deaths.
A stinking trainload of human waste from New York City is stranded in a tiny Alabama town, spreading a stench like a giant backed-up toilet.
A barrel containing radioactive sludge ruptured at an Idaho nuclear facility, federal officials said Thursday.
Getting emergency medical care to victims of active violence situations means the difference in life and death and substantially decreases the number of fatalities.
A state public health emergency has been issued in Alabama as a result of the flu outbreak across the state.
On Nov. 8 of this year, exactly a month after the most destructive wildfire event in California history began sweeping across the Wine Country, the California Public Utilities Commission finally released its proposal. It would require utilities to prioritize safety repairs in high fire risk zones, follow new timetables for inspecting equipment in the field and keep tree limbs farther away from many power lines.
Wildfires are happening with more frequency, but the emergency management budget is decreasing creating a volatile combination.
Educating the public on basic outdoor survival techniques conserves emergency team resources and helps to prevent outdoor emergencies.