Southern Nevada's First Full Scale CERT Exercise This WeekendTeaching topics to be covered include medical triage, medical treatment, search and rescue, fire suppression, wall breaching and cribbing.
House Approves Harvey Relief Aid As FEMA Runs Low On MoneyLawmakers have approved nearly $8 billion in funding for relief aid following the devastation left by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana.
Governor Issues Statement On Nevada Recovery Service CenterFEMA announced on Wednesday that it will establish a Recovery Service Center in Carson City, Nevada to offer additional support to the survivors of Hurricane Harvey and other ongoing disaster operations.
Flood Help DeadlineFederal, State government applications due for recovery from September storms
More Money For Nevada First RespondersSouthern Nevada is getting nearly $1.3 million in federal money for rescuers focused on pulling people out of collapsed buildings.
Fire Containment Not Expected Until July 19Firefighters gained ground in some areas, but lost it in others on Monday as they battled a vast wildfire west of Las Vegas.
Opinion: Obama And Christie Do The Right Thing Working Together As The Right Continues AttacksGovernor Christie went out of his way to praise the work that the President and his administration are doing, something that he got a lot of credit for...outside of the right-wing blogosphere.
Opinion: Selectively Presidential: Obama Chooses To Be Presidential When It's ConvenientWhen the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.
Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It DownRomney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should "absolutely" be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was "immoral" to provide such relief in the face of "larger debts", emphasizing that "it makes no sense at all" to have such programs.
Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective AdministrationThe 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To PartyAs 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.