Emergency Alert System
As far back as 1951 there has been an emergency communication system that uses broadcast media in case of severe storms, flooding and other disasters. 605 more words
Drought in the United States: Causes and Current Understanding (PDF)
Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists)
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Drought is a natural hazard, often with significant societal, economic, and environmental consequences.
Deal: Report will play a key role in future winter storm response
Source: Georgia Office of the Governor
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Gov. Nathan Deal today received the internal review and action plan he ordered from state agency heads involved in emergency response during the winter storm of Jan.
Severe flooding caused by high tides damaged 69 homes and displaced 1,000 people in Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) on March 2. Approximately 800 displaced people are staying in four evacuation centers. 73 more words