Dozens of state officials practiced during a tabletop exercise on Oct. 22, trying to figure out best strategies and how to cope with a potential winter flood disaster read more

In the aftermath of disasters, victims too often face a second catastrophe as dishonest contractors descend upon them like locusts. After Hurricane Katrina decimated the Gulf Coast, the news was rife with stories of homeowners hiring shady contractors wh read more

We were proud to participate in a reddit Ask me Anything on Oct. 15, the day of the Great Washington ShakeOut read more

This year's drill allowed anyone to participate, not just on the actual date of Oct. 15, but days before that or even after. The point, says earthquake programs manager John Schelling, is just to get the public to participate. read more

As we hit 1 million ShakeOut participants, join us for an online Q&A read more