If there were more for-profit firefighting organizations, they might eventually influence the wage structures of public first responders in positive way.
The National Climate Assessment says warming-charged extremes "have already become more frequent, intense, widespread or of long duration."
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.