Emergency management

December 22, 2018 - 7:57 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A tsunami apparently caused by undersea landslides from a volcanic island killed at least 20 people after the waves hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, the government reported. Another 165 people were hurt and dozens of buildings damaged Saturday night, the...
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December 22, 2018 - 7:40 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A tsunami apparently caused by undersea landslides from a volcanic island killed at least 20 people after the waves hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, the government reported. Another 165 people were hurt and dozens of buildings damaged Saturday night, the...
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December 22, 2018 - 7:29 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A tsunami apparently caused by undersea landslides killed at least 20 people after the waves hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, the government reported. The National Disaster Management Agency said that another 165 people were hurt and dozens of buildings...
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December 22, 2018 - 6:58 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Government officials say that at least 20 people were killed after a tsunami hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, the BBC reports. The national disaster management agency says 165 people were hurt and dozens of buildings were damaged Saturday night, according to...
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December 22, 2018 - 6:46 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Government officials say that at least 20 people were killed after a tsunami hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, the BBC reports. The national disaster management agency says 165 people were hurt and dozens of buildings were damaged early Sunday morning,...
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December 20, 2018 - 8:00 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A congressional report on prescription pill dumping in West Virginia blames U.S. prescription drug distributors and the Drug Enforcement Administration for not doing enough to help mitigate the nation's opioid addiction and overdose crisis. The 324-page report released...
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December 20, 2018 - 4:38 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A congressional report on prescription pill dumping in West Virginia blames U.S. prescription drug distributors and the Drug Enforcement Administration for not doing enough to help mitigate the nation's opioid addiction and overdose crisis. The 324-page report released...
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File-This Nov. 27, 2018, file photo shows Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda Md. Two Maryland congressmen say Navy officials are taking steps to correct deficiencies that wrongly led to reports of an active shooter at Walter Reed National Medical Center outside Washington last month. Reps. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and Jamie Raskin released a statement Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, after meeting with Navy officials this week. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
December 14, 2018 - 5:19 pm
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Navy officials are taking steps to correct deficiencies that wrongly led to reports of an active shooter last month at Walter Reed National Medical Center outside Washington, two congressmen briefed by Navy officials said Friday. Reps. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and Jamie Raskin...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2015, file photo, a riverboat glides through Lake Mead on the Colorado River at Hoover Dam near Boulder City, Nev. With drought continuing and reservoirs shrinking, several Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the Colorado River had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018. Officials now say they're not going to make it, at least not in time for upcoming meetings in Las Vegas involving representatives from Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and the U.S. government. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
December 13, 2018 - 11:42 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Water managers from seven Southwestern states that depend on the Colorado River for drinking and irrigation water are getting closer to finalizing an unprecedented drought contingency plan they may have to enact in 2020, officials said Thursday. The federal government's top water...
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In this photo taken Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Director Ken Pimlott works at his desk in his office in Sacramento, Calif. Pimlott told The Associated Press he prepares to retire on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, after a 30-year career. (AP Photo/Haven Daley)
December 11, 2018 - 7:36 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's increasingly deadly and destructive wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in vulnerable areas, the state's top firefighter says. Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Director Ken...
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