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Emergency Management Officials See Confusion About Tornado Sirens

WICHITA, Kan. — With the peak of tornado season arriving in Tornado Alley, Sedgwick County officials moved to address public confusion about the role of outdoor warning sirens. The need was evident after strong storms flirted with the metropolitan area …

Rhode Island Hosts Hurricane Training Simulation

Rhode Island emergency management officials are testing the state’s response to a major hurricane. The state’s National Guard and Emergency Management Agency are holding a hurricane simulation. It starts Monday and runs through Friday. Dubbed “Vigilant Guard,” the statewide exercise …

Massachusetts Hosts Hurricane Preparedness Conference

Hundreds of emergency management and public safety officials from across Massachusetts are meeting this week for a hurricane preparedness conference. The all-day conference hosted by the state Emergency Management Agency is scheduled for Wednesday at the Devens Common Center in …