All disasters start locally. If you get the management basics right on the small events, that will make the big events easier to handle.
Living off the grid can be a great experience for homesteaders who want to live in remote natural areas, in pursuit of a simpler life that is more engaged in the world around them. However, living off the grid comes with unique challenges and compromises -- including access to emergency services.
The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) in Australia has combined first responder and emergency management departments and resources.
To help extinguish the Notre Dame fire, Parisian firefighters used Colossus, a 1,100-pound tanklike robot with the ability to venture into danger zones.
Once the Notre Dame fire is contained, officials will examine its cause. It is too early to say whether the fire was connected to terrorist activity.
Summer is coming, which means that California is bracing for the annual overlap of wildfire seasons, much too soon after the most expensive and destructive wildfire year on record.
There are federal programs that serve U.S. women and children by reducing healthcare disparities and the incidence of morbidity and mortality.
Because of the various resources needed to handle different disasters, emergency management must always take a comprehensive, multi-faceted approach.
While the Connecticut bill is certainly a good idea for K-9 officers, it could potentially create logistical problems for emergency medical services (EMS).