natural disaster

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Dallas Expanding & Enhancing Emergency Notification Systems

After recent flooding in the area, the City of Dallas is expanding its city worker emergency alert system and enhancing the emergency notification system for residents.

CBSDFW.COM–06/05/2015

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Emergency Preparedness

Are you prepared for and ready to respond to a potential emergency like a natural disasters or terrorist attacks?

05/18/2015

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Watch Out For Storm-Chasing Con Artists

Victims of natural disaster often times are hit twice. Once by mother nature and again by scam artists taking advantage of their situation.

05/13/2015

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Study: More People Could Survive A Tsunami If They Walk Faster

About 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the U.S. if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.

04/14/2015

A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To Party

As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.

08/28/2012