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EDM Friday Briefing: California Wildfires, Zika, Flooding in Louisiana, Cybersecurity, Chicago Police Department

Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 19, 2016: California's Blue Cut Fire continues to burn, a new fire starts in rugged terrain near Santa Barbara, officials arrest three individuals in connection with the Blue Cut Fire, wildfire threat shifts eastward, Zika appears in Miami Beach, the Red Cross says flooding in Louisiana is the worst disaster since Superstorm Sandy, DHS offers to help ensure cybersecurity for elections, officers in Chicago may be fired over Laquan McDonald reports, Germany reports an earthquake near the Falkland Islands, and Tropical Storm Fiona forms in the Atlantic Ocean.

EDM Monday Briefing: February Breaks Heat Records, Obama Declares Disaster in Texas

EDM Thursday Briefing: Flint Water Crisis, U.S. Investigates Ukraine Cyber Attack, Terrorism in Philadelphia

The Michigan National Guard joined FEMA and others already providing aid in Flint, MI for the city's ongoing water crisis, Flint reports a spike in reported cases of Legionnaires' disease in the region, and the U.S. lends a hand in Ukraine's investigation of a December cyber attack.

Emergency and Disaster Management Week in Review, February 15, 2016