Hurricane Dorian

California Sends Urban Search & Rescue Task Forces, Allied Personnel to Assist in Response to Hurricane Dorian

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Governor Gavin Newsom, through the California Governor’s Office of Emergency

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Camp Fire (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Urban Search and Rescue Teams Deployed to Support Search Operations at the Camp Fire Disaster

UPDATED on Nov. 19, 2018   SACRAMENTO, Calif. – At the request of the Butte County Sheriff Department, multiple California

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Rescue of "Jeanette"; Photo Source: Larry Collins

Chief Larry Collins on Haiti, Japan, Northridge and Loma Prieta Earthquakes and the Evolution of US&R

 In this episode, we talk with Deputy Chief Larry Collins, who is the Cal OES Fire and Rescue Deputy

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Cal OES Director Ghilarducci On Mexico Earthquake: “Clearly This Is A Catastrophic Event”

Mark Ghilarducci, the Director of California’s Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, speaks from experience when talking about the challenges facing the search and rescue efforts taking place in Mexico after a devastating 7.1 earthquake.

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