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We must slow down during the transition from ‘automatic’ to ‘effortful’ in our responses
When it comes to planning and politics, not every action must have an equal and opposite reaction
Idalia is expected to make landfall Wednesday bringing storm surge and flooding
Preparation and early warning are critical, but there’s no guarantee we can match Mother Nature’s forces
Yellowknife residents were given a noon deadline to leave the city as the fire grew six times larger overnight
Emergency Management Agency Administrator Herman Andaya said he had no regrets for not activating emergency sirens
Maui Emergency Management Agency Administrator Herman Andaya said they were afraid people would head into the mountains, towards the fire
Maui County officials sent alerts to cellphones, television and radio stations, but it is unclear if it was before widespread power, cellular outages
While no fire department is ever fully prepared for such extreme conditions, we must constantly review and practice our response efforts
Amid the flames, first responders are working to rescue and evacuate stranded tourists and residents from the island of Maui
Miami-Dade County’s new Emergency Operations Center will have a 12-story fortified bunker for offices and emergency vehicles
How to “own” the incident through quick, accurate and ongoing information
31 residents died in the Christmas 2022 storm that dumped over 50-inches of snow with hurricane-force winds
Informed decision-making must occur before, during and after the incident
Lexington officials will review the city’s response to windstorms that knocked out power to thousands, and damaged many homes and businesses