One of the reasons authorities are currently worried about the possibility of a flu pandemic is the increasing amount of interaction between human flus and bird flus.
A tsunami striking the U.S. mainland might seem far-fetched, but scientists say preparation is crucial because it will happen — it’s just a matter of when.
The search for solutions as volunteer firefighter recruitment sputters and 911 calls soar.
Proposed budget cuts would hurt security and could curb mitigation efforts.
Based at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Peek takes a sociological view, researching how populations, especially children, are affected by disasters.