Disaster Response

What lessons can be salvaged from Alabama's deadly tornado

A recent devastating tornado in rural Lee County, Alabama, had a familiar narrative for people who live in one of the nation’s growing number of tornado prevalence zones.

Predictive advisories began some 72 hours prior to the disaster informing the public that weather conditions were ripe for the development of potentially powerful storms accompanied by tornados.

Dramatic rescue underway for trapped Thai soccer team

A dramatic rescue is underway to free the remaining children trapped in that flooded cave in Thailand. Stephanie Ruhle and Ali Velshi speak with NBC Correspondents Bill Neely and Matt Bradley and the Director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University, Dr. Irwin Redlener about this race against the clock.