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Red Cross Assesses Tornado Damage in Texas

By Lois Beckman and Lena Morris, Red Cross Disaster Relief Volunteers

Mary Green talks with Red Cross volunteer Diane Telfer regarding the damage to her home caused when a tornado tore through her neighborhood.  213 more words

Update 1 | Hail Storm Hits Lamar County TX

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

INCIDENT SUMMARY

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

La versión en español de la publicación del blog se puede encontrar aquí.

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

Exposure

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

https://7generationswv.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/080115-dave-manthos.mp3

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

Environment