Emergency management
Disaster management (or emergency management) is the creation of plans through which communities reduce vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters. Disaster management does not avert or elimin...
When You Are Inches From Disaster
I laugh in the face of danger...
Viral in USA - Emergency Evacuation from High Rise Buildings
Emergency Evacuation from High Rise Buildings
(Survival Capsule) The giant ball that could save your life
Survival Capsule protects occupants against tsunamis and hurricanes The ball-shaped pod can float and has air supply for one hour per person Withstands sharp object penetration, heat exposure, and rap...
Health Conditions Worsen As Aid Trickles Into Remote Hait
In this most western tip of Haiti, 300 patients with festering wounds lay silently on beds
Hurricane Matthew: Hundreds Dead In Haiti Storm Disaster
The death toll in Haiti from Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade, soars past 300 as Florida braces for landfall.
Lightning Strike Kills More Than 300 Reindeer In Norway
STOCKHOLM (AP) — More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway. The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie
Artist envisions apocalyptic world after natural disasters
Russian visual artist Evgeny Kazantsev doesn't have a crystal ball, but he predicted the future of the planet with illustrations that could be considered completely surreal, if it wasn’t for the natur...
Hawaii Island Declares A Dengue Fever State Of Emergency
The mayor of Hawaii's Big Island declared a state of emergency on Monday amid the state's largest outbreak of dengue fever since the 1940s. The move comes more than three months after the state Depart...
French President Declares Economic State Of Emergency
French President Francois Hollande has declared what he called “a state of economic emergency” and says it’s time to redefine France’s economic and social model. In an annual speech to business leade...
Uneasy Times: What To Look Out For At Davos This Year
Extremist attacks, plunging markets, and the break-neck pace of technological innovation. The world is beset by uncertainties as 2,500 business executives, political leaders and activists gather in th...
Patricia, Strongest Hurricane In History, Nears Mexico Landfall
Over the past day or so, a phenomenal episode of strengthening has pushed Hurricane Patricia into the record books. Now, as the strongest hurricane ever measured—with 200 mph sustained winds—Patricia ...
Hawaii Governor Declares Homelessness 'State Of Emergency'
The state saw a 23 percent increase in its homeless population between 2014 and 2015. Hawaii Gov. David Ige has declared a state of emergency to deal with the state's homelessness crisis just days aft...
Could ‘The Day After Tomorrow’ Happen?
A researcher from the University of Southampton has produced a scientific study of the climate scenario featured in the disaster movie ‘The Day After Tomorrow’. In the 2004 film, climate warming cause...
French Riviera Floods Leave 16 Dead And Trail Of Destruction
Local residents describe apocalyptic scenes as violent storms spark flash floods, submerging homes, overturning cars and knocking out electricity. A family of three were reportedly among 16 people kil...
Scientists Find Evidence Of An 800 Foot MEGATSUNAMI Caused By A Collapsing Volcano
Scientists working off west Africa in the Cape Verde Islands (pictured) have found evidence of a megatsunami that dwarfs anything humans have ever seen. They say the sudden collapse of a volcano aroun...
Civil defense
Civil defense, civil defence (see spelling differences) or civil protection is an effort to protect the citizens of a state (generally non-combatants) from military attack. It uses the principles of e...
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Continuity of government
Continuity of government (COG) is the principle of establishing defined procedures that allow a government to continue its essential operations in case of nuclear war or other catastrophic event.COG w...
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Disaster preparedness
Disaster management (or emergency management) is the creation of plans through which communities reduce vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters. Disaster management does not avert or elimin...
Emergency services
Emergency services and rescue services are organizations which ensure public safety and health by addressing different emergencies. Some of these agencies exist solely for addressing certain types of ...
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Hazard
A hazard is a situation that poses a level of threat to life, health, property, or environment. Most hazards are dormant or potential, with only a theoretical risk of harm; however, once a hazard bec...
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Incident management
Incident management (IcM) is a term describing the activities of an organization to identify, analyze, and correct hazards to prevent a future re-occurrence. These incidents within a structured organi...
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