To effectively manage small-scale to large-scale emergencies, a lot of collaborative manpower and a variety of different agencies, nonprofits and international relief organizations will need to work together.
Last year's flu epidemic was one of the worst in a decade and authorities warn that we can expect another active flu season this year.
Thousands of homes in the Carolinas were damaged when the Hurricane Florence smashed trees into rooftops and pushed floodwater into living rooms.
Moist air, warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, and ideal wind patterns turbocharged Hurricane Michael in the hours before it smacked Florida's Panhandle.
Michael Strengthens to a Hurricane and is Forecast to Make Landfall in Florida as a 'Dangerous' Category 3 Midweek
It will likely be the area's strongest hurricane in thirteen years. The NWS is also warning that a life-threatening storm surge is possible along portions of the Florida Gulf Coast.
Imagine your home has been ravaged by a flood, hurricane or other disaster. Imagine you are separated from loved ones, living in a strange place, wrenched from your routines and uncertain about your future. That scenario could apply to any number of people displaced by disasters. But it also could apply to their pets.
Lessons will be learned from the recent tsunami In Indonesia, but it might take a while before those lessons are completely understood and incorporated into future emergency management plans.
Forecasters are predicting that this fall will see severe thunderstorms, damaging winds and heavy rainfall from eastern Canada to the mid-Atlantic states.
Unlike Tornado Alley, Hail Alley is far less well known...unless you live in the mile-high plain that runs along Colorado's Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Crews began work to shore up two cracked support beams that have shuttered a celebrated and newly opened $2 billion San Francisco transit center.