The UK government has urged businesses in London to put remote working practices into place and is leading the charge with civil servants starting a flexible working programme this week.
President Benigno Aquino III called an emergency meeting of Cabinet officials and disaster-response agencies, and the Philippine Stock Exchange in the flooded financial district of Makati was closed.
A volcano quiet for more than a century erupted in a New Zealand national park, spreading thick ash for several kilometers (miles) and causing some residents to evacuate their homes. Some domestic flights were canceled Tuesday.
The bald, heavily tattooed bassist trained in psychological warfare before he was demoted and discharged more than a decade ago. After leaving the military, he became active in the obscure underworld of white supremacist music, playing in bands with names such as Definite Hate and End Apathy.
This graphic, DHS-funded video was designed to help Houston residents prepare for active shooter events by detailing the three options available if one is caught the crossfire.
Local Homeland Security officials said they realized during training exercises that first responders knew how to react but citizens were far less knowledgeable.
Social media has radically transformed communication. Now anyone can communicate to a group at almost no cost. More importantly, the group can communicate directly to each other at almost no cost. There are no longer the barriers to communication that drove the command and control model, and as a result new forms of coordination have emerged.
The leader of Tokyo's 2020 Olympics bid says it plans to stage events in northeastern Japan to show its recovery from an earthquake and tsunami last year.
Communities around the Northeast are cleaning up after strong thunderstorms swept from Ohio into upstate New York, knocking out power to tens of thousands and leaving at least two people dead.
The Terrebonne Parish Council has approved contracts with two Houma hotels to shelter essential parish employees after disasters. No matter the final cost, FEMA will reimburse the parish pending certain stipulation.
A new study has found that YouTube has become a major platform for news, one where viewers are turning for eyewitness videos in times of major events and natural disasters.
An area around Bory Tucholskie forest, a national park and popular tourist destination, was hit by a twister between 875-1,100 yards wide.
Missouri agriculture officials are using social media to share information about this summer's lack of rain, extreme heat and wildfires.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center says swells generated by Fabio are spreading northward along the west coast of Mexico's Baja California peninsula and could also reach southern California.
The best way to prevent an active shooter situation is to prevent the active shooter from gaining access to your premises. That means training your employees to question everyone -- even people they know well.
The NetVanta Unified Communications Notification Server is an outbound notification application that automatically notifies customers of important events or appointments.
Companies from the food and beverage, insurance, investment, technology, and energy industries today released a step-by-step tool, Business ADAPT, for businesses to assess and prepare for the risks and opportunities posed by climate change.
Louisiana 211 and the United Way are two organizations that are literally in the eye of the storm during natural disasters. Their business continuity plans look to the cloud to quickly scale up their communications and network connectivity to handle the increased volume of callers requesting assistance.
Fabio is centered about 485 miles southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and is moving west-northwest near 9 mph.
There are huge advantages to be gained by engaging on the social web, but this engagement comes with risk. In general, I see three sources of social media risk: The 'Avatar Effect,' crazy people and stupid actions.
Jerome Hauer, New York State Commissioner Of The Division Of Homeland Security & Emergency Services (DHSES) To Speak At Continuity Insights New YorkJuly 10, 2012 9:13 am | by Luke Simpson, Editor | News | Comments
Commissioner Hauer’s office includes the Office of Counterterrorism, Office of Cyber Security, Office of Fire Prevention and Control, Office of Interoperable and Emergency Communications, and the Office of Emergency Management.
Emilia is centered about 680 miles south-southwest of the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California and is moving west-northwest near 12 mph.
The Just Weather Hurricane Tracker app allows users to track hurricanes and tropical storms, and get instant updates whenever there is a change in a storm's path or strength.
The NOAA is experiencing "skyrocketing" demand for climate change data and projections from individuals, businesses, communities and planners across the United States.