In this episode of AMU Disaster Crew, Sylvia Longmire, founder of Spin The Globe, discusses her experience traveling the globe in a wheelchair, her favorite ways to travel, and why it's so important for people with disabilities to be vocal advocates for accessibility rights.
The Indian Ocean has been very busy this season with tropical cyclone activity. Devastating cyclones ravaged parts of Africa and now Cyclone Fani is approaching the Indian coast. Millions of people are potentially in the path of the storm, and evacuations have been ordered.
The Trump administration has weakened offshore drilling safeguards put in place after a 2010 explosion on the BP Deepwater Horizon oil platform killed 11 workers and triggered the largest ocean spill in U.S. history.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for Oct. 17, 2018: The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Earthquake Drill to be held on October 18 is meant to encourage preparedness and safety for families and communities – and more news.