As we watched Harvey, we can stand proud of local, state, and federal response teams, as well as community citizens who rescued others in need.
Numerous record hurricanes this year provided lessons to emergency managers, enabling them to determine what worked and what needs improvement.
The first 84 trailers provided by FEMA to serve as temporary shelters for residents left homeless by Hurricane Irma began arriving in Key West on Wednesday.
While Hurricane Irma complicates emergency management efforts, mutual aid agreements will help managers to deal with the damage from both Harvey and Irma.
Crews overwhelmed by thousands of rescue calls during one of the heaviest downpours in U.S. history have had little time to search for other potential victims.
Harvey has lingered just off the coast - dropping heavy rain as a tropical storm - and it's sent devastating floods pouring into Houston.
One of several hikers who formed a human chain across a river swollen with flash flood waters in the Utah desert said Thursday it was powerful watching people help each other through the dangerous situation.
In this video, AMU Professor Dr. Godwin Odia talks through the special aspects of health information management professionals as they work in the field during and after earthquakes, floods and man-made disasters – including epidemics and pandemics.
What constitutes an emergency differs from person to person, especially when the 911 caller is not trained in emergency management or emergency medicine.