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Why technology is the key to avoiding the next 9/11 and MCI preparedness
The faster information can get into the hands of decision makers, the increased potential for a successful outcome
“We can’t plan for everything, but with the right people, policies, training, and supervision in place we can best handle whatever may come our way”
The body of an 11-year-old girl was recovered from the debris in Wrangell
The Aug. 8 wildfire killed at least 97 people and destroyed at least 2,000 structures, mostly homes, in Lahaina
A month after the devastating fire residents of Lahaina and Kula still cannot drink from the water system
At least 300 people in Leominster were evacuated as officials faced flooding, building collapses
The Orange County Convention Center in Orlando can accommodate a fleet of ambulances, watercraft and 18-wheelers
Only 115 bodies have been recovered in the wildfire and fewer than half of have been identified
Idalia made landfall as a Category 3 hurricane with maximum sustained winds near 125 mph
The Category 3 storm struck an area still dealing with damage from Hurricane Ian last year
Idalia is expected to make landfall Wednesday, bringing storm surges and flooding
Dogs and handlers work a rotating schedule in the rubble to find closure for families
Over 100 deaths are confirmed and approximately 1,000 people are unaccounted for in the Lahaina fire
President Joe Biden met with officials and first responders in the aftermath of a wildfire that killed at least 115 people