EDM briefing for June 18, 2021: The container ship that caught fire off the coast of Sri Lanka sank Thursday amid rough seas and other news.
Dialysis patients are among the most vulnerable populations in a community. During disasters they require more attention and more resources.
EDM briefing for June 16, 2021: TDOT crews work to complete installation of repair beams on the I-40 bridge in Memphis, and other news.
Emergency managers need to work on behalf of the deaf community for the installation of alarm systems that include components like flashing lights to alert the hard-of-hearing and the deaf to emergencies and disasters.
EDM briefing for June 14, 2021: Tropical Depression Two has formed off the North Carolina coast and other news.
EDM briefing for June 11, 2021: New NFPA standards to ensure improved safety are now in effect for portable communications for firefighters.
If you have a mobility, hearing, learning, or seeing disability, it’s important to know what disasters may affect you and how you can prepare for emergency situations.
EDM briefing for June 9, 2021: Gusty winds and high temperatures continue to fuel two wildfires in Arizona and other news.