Jun 20, 2013 One of the hardest things to do in the wake of a disaster is communicate. Now researchers in Boston have a plan to address that with something called an ad-hoc network.
Dec 18, 2012 On the face of it, it sounds crazy: Your house or apartment is on fire, and rather than phoning the emergency services, you tweet them. But that is what the London Fire Brigade is mulling over.
Jun 8, 2012 In the event of natural disaster, drone planes and weather balloons could restore communications.
Mar 12, 2012 New tapes from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Emergency Operations Center show how the disaster and American reaction unfolded.
Mar 13, 2012 As states and the federal government look for ways to trim budgets, Medicaid appears on the chopping block. And Washington state is scheduled to cut payments for some emergency room visits.
Nov 10, 2011 Yesterday the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Communications Commission conducted the first ever nationwide test of the...
Jan 11, 2012 Many people are going to watching and preparing for Hurricane Irene as she hits this weekend, but even for those who are not in immediate danger -...