STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — More than 2,500 people die in house fires in the U.S., according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Firefighters in Pittsburgh just burned down a house to illustrate what steps people can take […]
A leading earthquake expert offers important tips for sheltering in place and evacuation. Be prepared.
Earthquakes can happen at any time, so preparedness should be maintained on an ongoing basis.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized funding to help fight the wildfire that’s destroyed two homes in the foothills east of Los Angeles.
A teacher said Tuesday that he crawled to escape a gunman at Los Angeles International Airport and used a sweatshirt as a tourniquet after his leg was shattered during last week’s deadly shooting.
Governor Christie went out of his way to praise the work that the President and his administration are doing, something that he got a lot of credit for…outside of the right-wing blogosphere.
Southern California has sent resources to the East Coast to help with rescue and recovery efforts in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
When the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.
Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.
The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
For the first time ever, every American watching TV and listening to the radio anywhere in the U.S. saw or heard the test — or at least that was the plan.
Don’t panic — it’s only a test! The first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, with emergency tones being broadcast on radio and cable and satellite television systems.
The first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 11 a.m. Pacific time.
Emergency and public health workers from Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Diego counties will take part in a drill to test emergency responses at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, tomorrow.