Emergency Response

Emergency Response: Earthquake in Peru

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck Peru on Sunday in the vicinity of Arequipa. The death toll currently stands at four, with more […]

Emergency Update: Direct Relief Responding to Deadly Louisiana Flooding

Severe flooding in Louisiana, caused by days of sustained rainfall, has affected tens of thousands and prompted the federal government to declare a major […]

Crisis Alert: Yellow Fever in Angola and DRC

Click the above story map to learn more In late December of 2015 a patient in the dense urban area of Luanda, […]

Emergency Update: Sand Fire Rages Through Santa Clarita Valley

Updated July 26, 10:11 A.M. Having torched more than 37,400 acres and prompted the evacuation of at least 10,000 homes and 20,000 residents, […]

“There When the Community Needed Them Most”

Credit: Cabin Creek Health Center

While some people have “emergency response” somewhere in their job description, the role of responding to emergencies falls most often to those […]