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EDM Wednesday Briefing: School Stabbing, Airport Shooting, Refinery Blaze, Train Collision

Emergency and disaster management briefing for November 16, 2016: A student stabs five classmates and himself in Utah; officials shut down the Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma after a shooting; a Pennsylvania traffic stop turns deadly; all 34,000 Houma, LA residents lose power suddenly; fire erupts at a refinery in California; North Las Vegas hosts mock training with the National Guard, two trains collide in Florida; and a fire erupts in a Tennessee movie theater.

Cause ‘Undetermined’ In Baltimore House Fire That Killed 6 Kids

EDM Monday Briefing: Tour Bus Crash, Officers Shot, Cyber Attacks, Drones

Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 24, 2016: A tour bus crash in California leaves 13 dead, a suspect shoots two police officers in Oklahoma, a crippling cyber attack blocks access to popular websites, Tropical Storm Seymour churns off the coast of Mexico, a gas leak in Philadelphia prompts a neighborhood evacuation, the Red Cross trains volunteers to help in shelters in North Carolina, and police fire at a drone that places a law-enforcement helicopter and its passengers in danger.

EDM Friday Briefing: Two Injured in Middle School Shooting

EDM Wednesday Briefing: Charlotte & Tulsa Protests, Charges Filed in NY, NJ Bombings, CA Wildfires, Indonesian Landslides

Emergency and disaster management briefing for September 21, 2016: Protests erupt in Charlotte, NC after an officer-involved shooting, Tulsa, OK protestors call for the firing of a police officer involved in a fatal shooting, U.S. prosecutors file charges against Ahmad Rahami for the recent New York and New Jersey bombings, a California wildfire becomes the costliest fire in history to fight, smartphones may be vulnerable to hacking that affects critical infrastructure, at least 19 die in Indonesian flooding and landslides, Atlanta police investigate a suspicious package, and a U-2 spy plane crashes, killing one pilot.

Dam Breach Reported At Former N.C. Coal Plant, Raising Fears That Toxic Coal Ash May Pollute Cape Fear River

EDM Wednesday Briefing: Severe Weather, DC Metro, Fort McMurray, Solomon Islands, Climate Change

Severe weather impacts multiple states, spawns tornadoes and dumps large hail, scientists attribute the Fort McMurray wildfire to climate change impacts, a knife-wielding man causes issues in Taunton, MA, recent fires on the Washington, D.C. Metro prompt a strong statement from the DOT, five Solomon Islands have disappeared, Germany is on alert, the FTC and FCC have concerns over delays in security fixes for mobile devices, and the USAID says long-term planning is the key to ending Ethiopian drought.

EDM Friday Briefing: Earthquake in Vanuatu, Drought in the Marshall Islands, Cyber Security in Cars

EDM Tuesday Briefing: Tornadoes in the Plains, Impact of Social Media on EDM, Tremors Under Mount St. Helens

Tornadoes sweep over the Plains as severe weather in the U.S. moves east, a group analyzes the role of social media in EDM, small quakes under Mount St. Helens put renewed focus on PNW volcanoes, and Fort McMurray damage reports start to emerge as firefighters continue to try to stop the wildfire.

EDM Monday Briefing: Severe Weather, Airline Bomb Threat, Police Officers Suspended