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EDM Wednesday Briefing: California Fires, Louisiana Flooding, Milwaukee Protests, Sea Level Rise

Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 17, 2016: California declares a state of emergency due to the Blue Cut Fire, Baton Rouge, LA residents find refuge from flooding in shelters and a federal disaster declaration extends to 20 counties, a man is arrested in connection with the Clayton Fire that burned the town of Lower Lake, CA, Milwaukee establishes a curfew, Bradley County, TN is set for a radio upgrade, a Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant drill is scheduled for Wednesday, and Zika's impact increases in Haiti.

EDM Tuesday Briefing: Texas Flooding, Severe Weather, Aging Federal IT Systems, EgyptAir 804

EDM Friday Briefing: Florida Algae Blooms, California Wildfires, Permafrost, Wauconda Evacuation, Coral Bleaching

Aglae blooms prompt an emergency declaration in Florida, the issue is blamed on aging infrastructure, California wildfires are nearly contained but claim more lives, Arctic permafrost is thawing, a Wauconda, IL neighborhood is evacuated, and coral bleaching concerns grow.

EDM Friday Briefing: Apartment Block Fire in the Bronx Kills 12, Including Four Children