Sep 18, 2014
New research indicates even many middle class families don't have enough saved for an emergency.
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 8, 2012
New tapes from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Emergency Operations Center show how the disaster and American reaction unfolded.
Mar 7, 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...
Aug 26, 2011
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 -...