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The Louisa County Animal Response Team is the first animal response team to formally partner with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management.
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About 20,000 people have been rescued, along with hundreds of pets, and at least three people have died as a result of flooding caused by historic amounts of rain falling on south Louisiana.
(TNS) — About 20000 people have been rescued, along with hundreds of pets, and at least three, maybe five, people have died as a result of flooding caused by historic amounts of rain falling on south Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Sunday. “I can't say it's worse than a hurricane,” Edwards ...
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With nearly 11 years since the most recent hurricane landfall in Florida — Wilma in October 2005 — “hurricane amnesia” has set in. People can't see it being any other way, experts say. They cannot personally relate to widespread destruction.
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Gov. Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver are working to persuade residents to run their taps for 10 minutes a day for two weeks.
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National Hurricane Center Director Rick Knabb criticized forecasts that are overly specific about how many storms will hit the U.S. and where.
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Considering the scope of possible crises, it’s no wonder the final draft of the newly minted Chatham County, Ga., Hazard Mitigation Plan runs to a hefty 211 pages. Drought and flood; extreme heat and winter storms; hurricanes and rising sea levels; and in this latest plan, add terrorism to the catalog. Granted, the county won’t likely see all of these at once. But still, you have to plan for all hazards. That’s what the county mitigation plan does, and it’s been no small feat to craft the document.
Considering the scope of possible crises, it's no wonder the final draft of the newly minted Chatham County, Ga., Hazard Mitigation Plan runs to a hefty 211 pages. Drought and flood; extreme heat and winter storms; hurricanes and rising sea levels; and in this latest plan, add terrorism to the ...
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Chances for a quiet hurricane season just went down, federal forecasters reported.
(TNS) — Chances for a quiet hurricane season just went down, federal forecasters reported Thursday. “Forecasters now expect a 70-percent chance of 12 to 17 named storms, of which five to eight are expected to become hurricanes — including two to four major hurricanes,” the National Oceanic and ...
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We were honored to be named best publication in our category at the 65th Annual Maggie Awards!
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For the first time, Fremont, Calif., is developing a plan to identify potential hazards or disasters such as earthquakes, floods or wildfires with the goal of reducing their risks and damage.
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Faith leaders and law enforcement organizations are uniting in an effort to create a network of support for first responders.
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Up until now, there has not been a way for 911 responders and emergency management officials to talk with their counterparts in other areas during an emergency using their radio systems.
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Boulder’s recovery began well before the 2013 flood even happened.
The 1000-year rains that fell on and around Boulder, Colo., in September 2013 grabbed headlines and the nation's attention. Total rainfall in Boulder for the three days ending on Sept. 12 was more than any recorded monthly total. The damage was devastating, with homes ruined, bridges washed out ...
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