Emergency and disaster management briefing for Dec. 8, 2017: A gunman opened fire in a New Mexico high school leaving three dead, a new wildfire broke out in San Diego forcing over 100,000 people to evacuate.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 13, 2017: The death toll rises in California amid devastation by raging wildfires - and more news.
This week, the Department of Homeland Security announced enhanced screening procedures on all inbound flights to the U.S. Problem is, it’s unclear what those procedures are.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for June 30, 2017: California fire fighters are now battling two more wildfires, a teenager in Pennsylvania was shot and killed during a road rage incident - and other news.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for March 22, 2017: TSA issues a new rule banning certain electronic devices on select flights in wake of terror threat, severe weather across the Southeast spawns large and damaging hail storms and more.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for March 3, 2017: Severe weather spawns multiple tornadoes in Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee, mumps in Chicago - and more news.
The new DHS guide aims to ensure the immediate health and safety of first responders for the first 24-72 hours following an improvised nuclear device blast.
EDM briefing for Feb.8, 2017: Destructive tornadoes in New Orleans; construction likely to resume soon on the Dakota Access Pipeline; and more.
The TSA will likely remain under intense scrutiny in coming weeks, and perhaps even doubly so if the Egyptair 804 crash is determined to be caused by explosives from a terrorist attack.
A weekly recap of handpicked emergency and disaster management news, along with analysis and interpretation from our team of experts.