Mon., August 13, 2012 5:25am
A new certificate program at Georgia Tech is teaching health and humanitarian organizations how to better manage and move their supplies. One of the program’s creators pointed to the challenges of getting help to victims of recent disasters, like the tsunami in Japan and southeast Asia, the earthquake in Haiti and Hurricane Katrina.
Fri., July 13, 2012 2:42pm
Under new U.S. Department of Agriculture rules announced Thursday, all but a handful of Georgia counties are considered disaster areas because of ongoing drought. The department is trying to shorten the time between a disaster and making aid available to farmers.
Fri., July 13, 2012 6:53am
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted the governor's request for natural disaster designations in 13 Georgia counties for two weather events in April and May.
Mon., February 7, 2011 5:00pm
Cases are still outstanding three years after the deadly explosion and fire at the Imperial Sugar refinery near Savannah. Fourteen people died and scores were wounded in one of the worst industrial disasters in state history. Federal officials later found, the company "willfully" violated safety rules by letting combustible dust build up.
Fri., January 15, 2010 2:22pm
Members of a Savannah church survive earthquake and provide emergency medic
Sun., September 27, 2009 11:03am
State Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine projects that last week's floodi
Tue., September 22, 2009 11:02am
Emergency officials say about $16 million in damages have been assessed so