Munich Olympics Massacre: Eleven Israelis – five athletes and six coaches – were killed during a botched rescue attempt at a German airfield.
Emergency Management News
A mudslide triggered by heavy monsoon rain and flooding killed at least 15 people and buried 20 homes of tea plantation workers in southern India on Friday, police said.
Violent clashes this week between protesters and police in Portland, Oregon, have ratcheted up tensions in the city days after an agreement between state and federal officials appeared to bring calm.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 7, 2020: Several nasal sprays have been recalled by Ferring Pharmaceuticals US – and other news.
A diesel-fueled vehicle emitting burning carbon from its exhaust system was responsible for igniting the Apple fire east of Los Angeles.
At least eight people were killed as Tropical Storm Isaias battered the U.S. East Coast with rain and fierce winds after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina.
A wildfire in mountains east of Los Angeles that has forced thousands of people from their homes was sparked by a malfunctioning diesel vehicle, fire officials said Monday.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 5, 2020: An explosion that rocked Beirut was likely caused by ammonium nitrate – and other news.
Some people state that we have a successful fire response if no firefighters are hurt and even use this benchmark as their track record. Others become irate, stating that the fact no firefighters are hurt in an incident is a given, not a measure of success.
Addressing the mental health of law enforcement officers and finding ways to help them cope with stress and trauma must be a priority for agencies across the country.