Sep 02, 2008 -Hurricane Gustav weakened to a Category 2 hurricane before it made landfall 70 miles southwest of New Orleans, reducing the damage to Southern Louisiana and offshore oil refineries in the Gulf.
Jun 18, 2008 -Why calling the lawyers is not the best way to deal with angry customers, regulators, and the media, says a crisis communications consultant at this year's World Conference on Disaster Management in Toronto.
May 15, 2008 -Experts criticized the federal government at a hearing for not sharing enough information and intelligence on the terrorist threat with the American people as well as state and local law enforcement.
May 06, 2008 -Private and public experts briefed Congress on the importance of critical infrastructure resilience and how the country should improve its ability to recover quickly from large-scale disruptions.
Apr 21, 2008 -The U.S. Fire Administration reports that emergency response efforts at the time of the I35W Bridge collapse in Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 1, 2007, were generally good. It discusses issues where lessons can be learned.