Briefing highlights for January 11, 2017: Orlando shooting kills officer and results in massive manhunt for armed and dangerous suspect - and a massive deep underwater earthquake shakes eastern areas of the Philippines.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for November 28, 2016: A mass shooting in New Orleans leaves one dead; a cyber attack hits San Francisco's light rail system; officials determine that the Pinnacle Mountain fire still burning in South Carolina was human-caused; H5N8 avian flu sweeps across Europe's bird populations; a volcano eruption in Mexico spews hot ash, prompts warnings; and a strong weather system developing over the central U.S. will likely bring a late season storm to the South.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 26, 2016: Hackers reveal the IoT's dark side, investigators identify chemicals in a spill in Kansas, North Carolina experiences 17 dam failures due to Hurricane Matthew, multiple brush fires in Georgia may be the work of an arsonist, a student is shot outside of a middle school in Utah, a fight breaks out in a maximum security section of an Illinois jail, analysts believe non-state actors are to blame for Friday's massive DDoS attack, a Niagara Falls, NY explosion is under investigation, and a storm is set to deliver snow over portions of the Northeast.
Severe weather hits Minneapolis, protests occur in Baton Rouge after a police shooting, General Mills expands flour recall lots, the Arlington Memorial Bridge receives federal grant money, LA water fountains help combat heat waves, FEMA announces aid for West Virginia, and power grids are at an increasing risk.
The federal government warns utility companies about the potential of dealing with sophisticated cyber attacks, South Carolina gets $157 million in federal aid to help with flood recovery, and the Ohio school shooting suspect denies charges in court.