As the California wildfires continue, social media sites have made it easy for individuals to quickly inform their family and friends that they are safe.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for November 20, 2017: Three air ambulance crew members are dead following a helicopter crash and other news.
For one Sunday, the fires that staggered this small city and wiped out thousands of homes were an afterthought at Snoopy's Home Ice In Northern California.
It will take at least months and likely years to fully recover from devastating wildfires that ripped through Northern California earlier this month, destroying at least 8,900 structures and killing 42 people, Sonoma County officials said Saturday.
Disaster logistics has elements that can cross over into different curricula. The subject is ripe for discussions and analysis of case studies.
The deaf community are sometimes the last ones in the area to be evacuated. There needs to be a system set up that automatically connects them, that will automatically notify the community with a red siren so we know it's time to evacuate.
Numerous record hurricanes this year provided lessons to emergency managers, enabling them to determine what worked and what needs improvement.
For those who have never been directly affected by a major hurricane, it is easy to judge what one should and shouldn’t do when faced with the reality of losing everything.
For Miami-Dade, Hurricane Irma may have been but a dry run for the real thing -- a major hurricane that rakes across the length of the county with the full destructive force of the terrifying Category 5 monster that Irma and its sequel, Hurricane Maria, delivered at their peak.
While Hurricane Irma complicates emergency management efforts, mutual aid agreements will help managers to deal with the damage from both Harvey and Irma.