emergency response

A 911 dispatcher in Fort Smith, Arkansas, spent her last day on the job berating a woman stuck in floodwaters.
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz is skeptical of the power grid deal proposed for Puerto Rico.
From strengthening wildlife conservation efforts to improving disaster response, researchers are finding new ways to use small, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to gather data, improve communication, and explore environments where humans and larger aircraft dare not go.
Crowded shelters are turning away displaced people and an interstate highway remains closed.
The wave of displacement is just the start of a far larger disruption of the area's population anticipated as fighting continues
On the east coast of Ecuador, between cotton trees, tropical flowers and the raging sea, lies Manabí--one of the provinces hardest-hit by the earthquake of 16 April 2016, where hundreds of families have been left homeless.
Recently the PSRT brought together stakeholders from every corner of the globe and every sector, each with a unique role
Read more stories in the “From where I stand...” editorial series. “This is my second time living in communal camps, second
I hope the war will finish soon, so that we can go back to Syria and be reunited with my other brother and sister. When I
I share this reality not to deter you from summer travel or overseas study plans. Just the opposite. Don't fall victim to fear. I am pointing this out to encourage you to be a vigilant traveler, and to have a plan in place prior to stepping on that plane for overseas departure.