When disaster strikes, the Red Cross is always ready to jump into action. But with recent storms and fires, the organization is in need of volunteers.
Federal and local officials say the Washington area is better equipped to respond to emergencies in the wake of an earthquake and a freak snowstorm that snarled traffic this year.
Federal aid is being made available to support recovery efforts in Baltimore and Baltimore County following Hurricane Irene.
Maryland and federal emergency management officials have begun a series of briefings for Hurricane Irene disaster aid applicants.
President Obama has declared a major disaster for four counties in Maryland after Tropical Storm Lee.
State emergency management officials say briefings will be held for those eligible for federal disaster assistance for areas affected by Hurricane Irene.
Four days after an earthquake that damaged two of its iconic structures, the nation’s capital is bracing for a hurricane that could test its ability to protect its most vulnerable residents.
A disaster drill at the Hagerstown Regional Airport has something for every emergency responder.
Maryland’s Emergency Management Agency is signing a formal agreement with Target Corp. to prepare for future disaster response and recovery.
Officials in Prince George’s County are sponsoring a day of emergency preparedness training.