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EDM Monday Briefing: PNW Storm, NC Flooding, Wildfires in the West, Hurricane Nicole

Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 17, 2016: A strong storm slams the Pacific Northwest, damage from recent North Carolina flooding exceeds $1.5 billion, firefighters contain the Emerald Fire in California, the Little Valley Fire rages in Nevada, Hurricane Nicole produces large swells and dangerous surf conditions on the East Coast, a ferry capsizes near central Myanmar, graphic imagery shows dual typhoons churning in the Pacific Ocean, and a North Korea ballistic missile launch reportedly fails.

EDM Wednesday Briefing: Yosemite to Close For Protective Measures

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 Wednesday Briefing: Investigators Suspect Possible Bomb in California Medical Building

EDM Wednesday Briefing: Cascadia Rising, TSA, Oil Train Disaster, Carbon Offsets, EgyptAir Bomb Threat

The Cascadia Rising training exercise enters its second day, a GAO report highlights TSA shortcomings, more oil is found from the Oregon train derailment, carbon offsets help neutralize carbon emissions, Kalamazoo suffers another mass-casualty incident, police and protestors clash in Papua New Guinea, EgyptAir is forced to land in Uzbekistan after a bomb threat, the FBI is under scrutiny, the Toxic Substances Control Act receives an overhaul, and two military jets collide over Georgia.

EDM Wednesday Briefing: Mississippi Orders Immediate Closing of 83 Bridges