Category: Crisis management

Bethesda Accidentally Leaked Personal Data of ‘Fallout 76’ Customers Looking for Help

The game publisher accidentally sent support ticket information to customers using its help desk.

A tale of two wildfires: devastation highlights California’s stark divide

Some escaped Malibu by yacht while people fled Paradise on foot. But both cities face a brutal new normal, writes the scholar and urban theorist Mike Davis.

Could hockey pucks stop an active shooter?

Faculty members purchased 800 hockey pucks for teachers and another 1,700 pucks for students following a recent active shooter training.

The best kept secret in the disaster business

Believe it or not, I’m now going to draw a comparison between a wedding and a disaster (because, after all, some disasters are just big fat Greek weddings on steroids).

Nepal: Quake survivors can avail six types of soft loan from banks

The National Reconstruction Authority is preparing to launch a comprehensive post-reconstruction rehabilitation programme for earthquake and natural disaster victims.

Why it’s so hard to help pets in natural disasters

We’ve learned a lot about handling animal care and sheltering needs in disasters

Entire city of Malibu evacuated as fires race through Southern California

Fast-moving wildfires have forced thousands of evacuations, including the entire city of Malibu and a sprawling naval base.

Recent natural disasters trigger complaints from disability groups

Why some advocates are expressing alarm that federal emergency response efforts are failing to protect the well-being and civil rights of people with disabilities.

How natural disasters impact elections

The way politicians handle themselves in the wake of a natural disaster can greatly influence their careers and subsequent elections.

Typhoon Yutu: death toll reaches 15 after landslides hit Philippines

Dozens more are missing, particularly in the northern region of Cordillera, as searches continue.

70% of Venice covered in water by flooding

About 3/4 of the Italian lagoon city of Venice has been flooded after strong winds raised the water level by 156 centimeters.

Alphabet shuts down Google+ after data leak it has known about since March is exposed

WSJ reports that Google decided not to disclose the leak earlier partly due to fears of regulatory scrutiny.

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