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Under current policy, the agencies fighting wildfires divert money toward firefighting from other programs during particularly busy years ...
Budget cuts to emergency management programs make it difficult for a community to be adequately prepared for a disaster ...
Their objection to the new rules is about information-sharing requirements and the need for more firefighter training ...
The simulation of a civilian plane crash tested the response and coordination of government agencies and emergency response agencies ...
Heavy rain from the last round of storms has swollen creeks and rivers, dramatically increasing the likelihood of flash flooding as the next round of storms approaches. ...
The U.S. Geological Survey estimates that such a quake would trigger 1,600 fire, many that would burn out of control. ...
The mangled cars and homes have been cleaned up, but reminders of loss are everywhere ...
New rules would require oil trains to use stronger tank cars and make other safety improvements ...
Officials tallied up $2.7 million in start-up costs for the additional equipment, personnel and training needed for the state to prepare for a crude oil incident ...
Making the leap from the incident command system to a unified command at a major incident can be smooth if you understand how it works. ...
Educate the public about keeping pets safe during disasters ...
The information will allow rescuers to streamline disaster response by using precise location. ...
The train's engineer and two other railroad employees are set to go on trial next month ...
By Giles Hoback III American Military University The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) just released its 2014-2018 Strategic Plan, including updates to its mission ...
Governor can't say how toxic algae got into water or how long the 'do not drink' order will last. ...
Fire chief says 'Mother Nature is winning,' after three towns were evacuated and 100 homes destroyed. ...
Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie also talk about what happens in those critical first few moments on arrival at a motor vehicle accident ...
Fire Chief Peter Brown said it was not his intention to snub the volunteers; others see it as a slap in the face ...
If you ask someone from Louisiana to characterize the federal government's response to Hurricane Katrina, you would likely receive a negative reaction ...
Florida's death is rate of 2.4 deaths per 100 miles; more than two-and-a-half times Oklahoma and nearly five times Kansas. ...