Emergency and disaster management briefing for July 27, 2016: California wildfires prompt an emergency declaration, officials rescue a group of hikers, ISIS claims responsibility for an attack in France, the solar-powered Impulse 2 lands in Abu Dhabi, a boat sinks in the Bering Sea, heavy monsoon rains cause massive flooding in India, General Mills expands its recall, and America needs investment in failing infrastructure.
France mourns after an apparent terrorist attack, Fresno, CA police release body camera footage of a fatal police shooting, a heat wave is predicted for the majority of the U.S., and the Federal Government maintains a clear focus on cyber security.
The FBI says that Orlando shooting suspect Omar Mateen was on a terror watch list in 2013 but was taken off in 2014, Florida requests a federal emergency declaration to deal with the mass shooting, a new bill looks to slash FEMA's pre-disaster mitigation funds, a man pledging allegiance to the Islamic State stabs a French policeman to death, and investigators continue searching for EgyptAir Flight 804's missing black boxes.
France declares a flood emergency as the River Seine surges, authorities find a "kill list" at the home of UCLA shooter Mainak Sarkar, a study finds nearly 7 million U.S. homes at risk this hurricane season, and at least five Fort Hood soldiers die after an Army truck overturns in flooding.
Hurricane Season begins today, major flooding impacts areas of Texas, authorities release new information regarding the mass shooting in Houston, reports have TSA security line wait times reasonable over the holiday weekend, the Washington, D.C. Metro suffers delays due to another track issue, and nuclear power is getting renewed interest for its green benefits.