Category: Emergency Management

Emergency management is the organization and management of the resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies (preparedness, response, mitigation, and recovery). The aim is to reduce the harmful effects of all hazards, including disasters.

Phone alerts for terrorist attacks and natural disasters

Europeans will be sent official alerts on their mobile phones if they are near a terrorist attack or natural disaster under an EU plan to reduce the risk of fake news causing chaos.

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.

FCC to probe how wireless carriers respond to natural disasters

The Federal Communications Commission is examining how well wireless companies prepare for and respond to natural disasters.

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.

As tourists frolic in Venice’s rising waters, locals fear for the city’s treasures

Earlier this week, for only the fifth recorded time in St. Mark’s nine-century history, the water reached the marble floor inside, submerging the area around the altar of the Madonna Nicopeia.

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.

Mexico Beach is ‘wiped out’ by Hurricane Michael as other Florida cities are smashed

What used to be a gorgeous beachfront city now looks like an apocalyptic mess after Hurricane Michael shredded Mexico Beach, Florida.

Hawaii highlights how resilience is changing the narrative

As an island state, Hawaii knows all too well the destructive force of our planet, based on past experiences with Hurricanes Iwa (1982) and Iniki (1992) that affected multiple islands.

Volcano erupts on Sulawesi as time runs short to rescue survivors of earthquake and tsunami

A volcano has erupted on the same Indonesian island that is recovering from a devastating tsunami that struck just days ago.

Read all about it – Hurricanes, Disasters and Emergency Management

Catch up on last weeks resilience news and stories with the latest edition of Read all about it! Risk Management, Natural Disasters, Emergency Management and many more.

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