The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association analyzed the police response and issued a nine-page report.
Using GPS, on-board radios, computers and track-side equipment, the system is designed to automatically stop or slow a train when a collision or derailment is imminent.
The current implementation of FEMA IPAWS is a first step on a long road to create a coherent, orchestrated, unified national public warning strategy.
The authority in charge of the nationwide public safety network is seeking information on apps, cloud and identity management technology.
The Wildland Fire Decision Support System uses geospatial data and predictions of fire spread to inform decisions on wildland fires.
Proponents of home rule say the practice puts decisions in the hands of those most intimately familiar with a town's needs — the town itself.
Rescue workers arrived within minutes to find all seven cars of the train off the tracks.
Harris County, Texas' Francisco Sanchez learned from Hurricane Katrina to give the public what it wants.
The task force made plans to track the implementation actions by agencies and to work on ways to reduce the future federal outlays for future major weather events.
Two weeks after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the central Philippines, humanitarian workers are beginning to shift their focus to recovery efforts.