EDM briefing for December 11, 2017: A terrorist attack rocks New York City during Monday's morning rush hour and explosive growth of the Thomas Fire.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for Dec. 6, 2017: A raging wildfire that spread rapidly in Southern California destroyed at least 150 structures - and more stories.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for December 1, 2017: The Mid-Atlantic was rattled by a 4.1 magnitude earthquake on Thursday - and more news.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for November 3, 2017: A fatal shooting at a Starbucks near Chicago leaves one dead and two injured - and other news.
FEMA recently updated the National Incident Management System further defining some of the roles and responsibilities aspects of the Incident Command System and the Emergency Operations Center.
President Donald Trump's long-awaited declaration that the opioid epidemic is a national emergency finally arrives this week.
As wildfires tore through the North Bay earlier this month, killing at least 42 people and destroying thousands of structures, one of the big problems—with deadly consequences—was a lack of communication. There is an online platform, DisasterAWARE, that will keep first responders and civilians up to date about wildfires and other major disasters.
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.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for September 27, 2017: Irma devastates at least 70 percent of Florida's citrus crops - and other news.