Tag Archives: natural disaster

New Zealand: Hawke Bay Council has declared a state of emergency because of the coastal flooding

The Central Hawke Bay District Council has declared a state of emergency because of the severe effects of flooding in coastal communities.

The National Crisis Management Centre at Parliament has also been activated to support the local Civil Defence response and to coordinate government support if it’s needed.

National Controller David Coetzee says Hawke’s Bay will lead [...]

Tsunami Warning Center Uses Brilliant Top Technology

The Washington state coastline is the most tsunami-prone area in the United States. This has prompted local emergency management officials to put in place one of the most sophisticated tsunami warning systems in the world. Kasey-Dee Gardner reports.