FEMA just tested the US national emergency alert system

Did you hear it? FEMA just ran its first nationwide test of the U.S. emergency alert system since the pandemic. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, tested both the Emergency Alert System

FEMA just ran a national test of the emergency alert system

Testing, testing. Is this emergency warning system on? The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, just buzzed every television and radio in the U.S. with its latest test of the Emergency Alert

NASA and FEMA are contingency planning for a potential asteroid Armageddon

When it comes to planning for a potential asteroid strike on planet Earth, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration and Federal Emergency Management Agency don’t want to miss a thi

After Harvey, ignore the climate debate and focus on building better, more efficient cities

As <a target="_blank" href="https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/28/climate/how-hurricane-harvey-became-so-destructive.html?action=click&amp;register=google" rel="noopener">Tropical Storm Harvey</a> ma

Airbnb Partners With San Francisco And Portland For Emergency Preparedness

Airbnb announced a partnership with the cities of San Francisco and Portland as part of an initiative to help communities prepare and respond to emergencies.

Prepare For Emergencies Through Crowdsourcing

If flooding in your town is imminent, do you know where to go to stay safe? If a heat warning has been put in place, can you find the nearest cooling center to cool down? Using the Federal Emergency

FEMA’s New Android App Arrives Just In Time For Hurricane Irene

FEMA's had a <a href="http://m.fema.gov/">mobile version </a>of their website available for a while now, but all that information does you no good if you can't get an internet connection. Given the fr

Hacker hacks FEMA phones, makes $12K in calls

Those poor little LAMBs over at FEMA! A hacker broke into a Homeland Security telephone system and called the Middle East and Asia, racking up $12,000 in phone calls. By cracking a voicemail system, t