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EDM Digest Wednesday Briefing: Typhoon Meranti, Zika, Bees, Earthquake in Colombia, Wildfire in Greece

Emergency and disaster management briefing for September 14, 2016: Super Typhoon Meranti is now the largest storm of the year, free Zika testing is being offered in Miami Beach, Zika appears in Singapore, aerial spraying of insecticides is being blamed for the death of millions of honey bees, a study links neonicotinoid insecticides to bee colony die-offs, a 5.9-magnitude earthquake hits the city of Medellin, Colombia, and Greece declares a state of emergency on Thassos Island due to a massive wildfire.

EDM Wednesday Briefing: Earthquake, Terror Threat, Snow Warnings, Tainted Candy, Missing Airplane

EDM Wednesday Briefing: Hurricane Newton, California Wildfires, DC Metro, CA Metrolink, Sri Lanka, Houston, Zika

Emergency and disaster management briefing for September 7, 2016: Hurricane Newton makes a second landfall in northwest Mexico and sets its sights on Arizona, the Saddle Fire causes additional mandatory evacuations, the Gap Fire burns in Klamath National Forest with plenty of fuel, Washington, D.C.'s Metro experiences multiple issues, a Metrolink commuter train in California strikes a semi-trailer, Sri Lanka develops a web-based disaster reporting system, CAL FIRE says that the Chimney Fire is contained, a tanker in the Houston shipping channel catches fire, and more non-travel Zika cases appear in Miami.

EDM Tuesday Briefing: Hurricane Preparedness, Megaquake Probability, More Fort McMurray Evacuations

EDM Monday Briefing: Louisiana Recovery, Iraq Executions, Suicide Bomber in Turkey

Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 22, 2016: Louisiana is in recovery mode, Iraq executes 36, a Turkey attack is carried out by a 12-year-old boy, six tornados touch down in Michigan, Southern California wildfire evacuation orders are lifted, New York is staying ahead of Zika, Somali bombings leave 23 dead, and five die in a mass killing in Alabama.

Louisiana Flooding: Worst U.S. Disaster Since Hurricane Sandy?

EDM Friday Briefing: California Wildfires, Zika, Flooding in Louisiana, Cybersecurity, Chicago Police Department

Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 19, 2016: California's Blue Cut Fire continues to burn, a new fire starts in rugged terrain near Santa Barbara, officials arrest three individuals in connection with the Blue Cut Fire, wildfire threat shifts eastward, Zika appears in Miami Beach, the Red Cross says flooding in Louisiana is the worst disaster since Superstorm Sandy, DHS offers to help ensure cybersecurity for elections, officers in Chicago may be fired over Laquan McDonald reports, Germany reports an earthquake near the Falkland Islands, and Tropical Storm Fiona forms in the Atlantic Ocean.

EDM Friday Briefing: Texas Authorities Seek Interstate Shooting Suspects