Criminal charges have been filed against six more public safety officials in Michigan in connection with the poisoning of Flint water. Meanwhile, the victims languish awaiting solutions, while political issues prevent an effective level of funding from being approved.
Charges will be filed in the Flint, MI water crisis, the NOAA releases a global summary showing March as 11th straight month of record heat, a strong aftershock rocks Ecuador, the Texas flooding may not be over, and the FBI says access to terrorists phone has helped fill time gaps.
In a press release issued by the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), there is a growing concern by emergency management professionals regarding how Michigan is inaccurately labeling financial managers as 'emergency managers'.
Apple battles the FBI over access to one of the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, the World Bank offers funding to those most affected by the Zika virus, the U.S. implements sanctions and shows South Korean support amid rising tensions over North Korea, Flint, MI receives funding from state and federal government for bills and testing, and President Obama signs a disaster declaration for an Alaskan village hit by what may be the most powerful storm ever in the Bering Sea.
Winter Storm Kayla continues to produce blizzard conditions in the upper Midwest and severe thunderstorms that spawned tornadoes across the South, the Flint, MI water crisis continues, California extends its emergency water conservation measures, and a report shows bridges in Iowa, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island are among nation's worst.