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Update 1 | Hail Storm Hits Lamar County TX

Updated 5/9/2016 – Monday – 2039 PDT / 2239 CDT


Several tornado warnings were issued by the National Weather Service – Ft. Worth in the Paris and near Sumner this evening. 264 more words

Supporting response and recovery in Ecuador after the April 16, 2016 M7.8 earthquake

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On April 16, 2016, a magnitude 7.8 (Mw) earthquake struck the northern coast of Ecuador, causing heavy damage and casualties in a widespread area. 1,512 more words


FEMA Seeking Comment on Preliminary Damage Assessment Manual

Released last week, FEMA is seeking comment from emergency managers on the draft FEMA Damage Assessment Operating Manual.  The manual establishes (much needed!) national damage assessment standards developed from historic lessons learned and best practices already in use by local, state, tribal, territorial, and federal emergency management agencies. 39 more words

Emergency Management

7 Generations Radio: David Manthos, Skytruth, August 1, 2015


Host:  Joe Gray

Guest:  David Manthos of Skytruth

Discussion:  Satellite Data Observations of Oil Leakage in the Gulf of Mexico; detection of environmental damage associated with the extraction of fossil fuels; satellite tracking of illegal ocean fishing operations. 29 more words