The earthquake-damaged Washington National Cathedral is the setting for a presentation on preparedness as part of a national earthquake drill.
Moments after a disaster strikes, emergency teams rush in, providing shelter, food and medicine for victims. But what about the mental health of survivors?
Local law enforcement officials and the Metro Transit Police will be conducting an exercise at a Metro station set to open as part of the new silver line.
Months after a shooter opens fire inside the Columbia Mall, detectives are still learning from the event.
Disaster drill. Airports across the country are required to stage mock emergencies just in case the real thing strikes. This weekend, BWI Thurgood Marshall conducted its large-scale simulation.
Dozens of young students were bleeding and wounded at Towson University. But they were not real injuries, just a drill to help nursing students experience a medical disaster situation.
Mass shootings and other emergencies at schools and universities are sadly all too common now.
Acting on a White House directive after last December’s Connecticut school massacre, and partnering with a Texas-based training center, the FBI this year has been teaching best practices for responding to mass shootings.
First responders from several counties and volunteers use plenty of imagination, preparing for a real mass-casualty incident.
Get ready to rumble. Millions in the United States and several countries are set to participate in an earthquake preparedness drill Thursday.
Preparing for the unimaginable. After last summer’s Mid-Atlantic earthquake, it’s not much of a stretch.
First responders, government employees and hospitals in Montgomery County will be testing their ability to respond to a terrorist attack with a large number of victims.