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.
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.