Home Tag "Zika Virus"

EDM Friday Briefing: New Jersey Train Crash, South Carolina School Shooting, Hurricane Matthew

Emergency and disaster management briefing for September 30, 2016: A commuter train crashes into a Hoboken, NJ terminal, a school shooting occurs in Anderson County, SC, police have a 14-year old suspect in custody over the Anderson County shooting, Tropical Storm Matthew becomes a category 2 hurricane, protests in El Cajon turn violent, the Paris Agreement is close to being entered into force, the CDC issues a travel advisory regarding Southeast Asia, and Congress passes a funding bill that includes money for Zika.

EDM Wednesday Briefing: Severe Weather Impacts South, Tornadoes Cause Widespread Damage, Bill Gates Backs FBI

EDM Friday Briefing: Gasoline Pipeline Spill, Earthquake Research, Tropical Storm Julia, Columbus Police

Emergency and disaster management briefing for September 16, 2016: A gasoline pipeline spill in Alabama causes big problems on the East Coast, scientists say that moon phases can trigger large earthquakes, Tropical Storm Julia lingers near the Carolinas, a Columbus police officer fatally shoots a 13-year-old, Zika cases continue to rise in Florida, and both West Virginia and Louisiana struggle to recover from devastating floods.

Scientists Discover Big Storms Can Create 'Stormquakes'

EDM Monday Briefing: Tropical Depression, Airline Pilots Arrested, Plane Crash in New Orleans

Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 29, 2016: Tropical depression 8 develops off of the East Coast, two United Airlines pilots are arrested on alcohol charges, two people go missing after a plane crashes in a New Orleans lake, Iran deploys a Russian-made long range missile, an Ithaca College student is stabbed, a fatal bus crash occurs in Louisiana, Zika arrives in Singapore, a biofuels study sparks debate, and California fire officials attempt to contain the Sobernanes, Chimney, and Rey wildfires.

EDM Friday Briefing: Holy Fire Prompts Mandatory Evacuations of Thousands in California

EDM Monday Briefing: Synthetic Mosquitoes, Brain-Eating Amoeba, Anthrax, Delta Outage

Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 8, 2016: FDA findings put genetically engineered mosquitoes one step closer to being used in the U.S., South Carolina authorities report a death from a brain-eating amoeba, anthrax resurfaces in Siberia, Delta Air Lines experiences a system-wide computer failure, Alabama approves funding to fight Zika, and Flint's disaster declaration is about to expire.

Report: Healthcare.gov Hit With More Than 300 Cyber Attacks in Less Than Two Years