As the relief effort ramps up in the Bay Area, a senior official in the central Philippines said the death toll there could reach 10,000 people.
Many worried Bay Area residents with family and friends in the Philippines have already started relief efforts as Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the island nation Friday.
An interview with Rob Dudgeon, Deputy Director of the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management who leads the Division of Emergency Services, on preparing San Francisco residents for the next major natural disaster.
There will be no cuts in fire protection in San Francisco this year, despite the city’s budget problems, but the chief said that this also means there won’t be any money to respond to unexpected emergencies.
As we move into wildfire season, a new poll out finds there’s one natural disaster that Californians fear even more: earthquakes.
Researchers are warning of a “super-storm” hitting California in the next 100-200 years.