EDM Manager: "I am calling on politicians and pundits to refrain from practicing their craft before, during and immediately following times of emergencies and disasters."
Rescuers struggled to reach victims in several large coastal towns in Indonesia that were hit by an earthquake and tsunami, as the death toll keeps rising.
Texas A&M's Disaster IQ app sets out to streamline vital information while also educating communities with a resilience strategy during emergencies.
Hurricanes may lose their wind-speed, but they can still remain a serious flooding threat and lead to very dangerous weather conditions like tornadoes.
Florence still posed a threat to public safety with the tremendous amount of rain that fell – even after it lost its hurricane category strength.
While storm surges do not typically threaten inland communities, heavy rain and powerful winds still have a detrimental effect on affected areas.
Hurricane Florence began to rapidly intensify early Monday, becoming a major category three hurricane and then a category four storm just a few hours later.
Cities can't prosecute people for sleeping on the streets if they have nowhere else to go because it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.
If school districts were required by law to teach swimming in their K-12 curricula, we could reduce the number of swimming emergencies.