Since the beginning of 2013, state fire crews have responded to more than 680 wildfires, which is 200 more than average for the period.
With technology evolving at an increasingly fast pace, it is even easier for employees to work remotely, which could be a good option for a business continuity plan.
Monrovia, California evacuated nearly 200 residents over the weekend, due to a brush fire that burned over 100 acres.
Kivalina is a coastal community that has been affected by shoreline erosion and severe storms and state officials are working toward creating better town evacuation routes.
The United States’ Pentagon recently had a computer server failure last week, which resulted in a large set of documents to be lost.
When strong storm systems like this occur, it is beneficial for towns and cities of all sizes when they have a current continuity of operations plan.
A report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) challenged a 30-year-old fundamental of emergency planning around American nuclear power plants.
At the end of March, a leak in a natural gas line near Colorado Mesa University caused one home to explode and forced other residents to evacuate quickly.
Emergency workers are altering the routes to account for road changes and new buildings in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina.
Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies can be especially beneficial in disaster recovery planning, and even in the prevention of data breaches.