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Calif. hospitals gearing up to care for surge of Super Bowl fans

- 02/01/2016

By Tracy Seipel San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — Bucking Broncos and snarling Panthers aren't the only beasts roaming the region this Super Bowl week. The Unpredictable ...

Junior first responders learn about disaster preparedness

- 01/31/2016

FREEHOLD, N.J. — A Disaster Preparedness Exhibition, organized by the Freehold First Aid & Emergency Squad, in early January for nearly 100 junior members of 10 first aid squads and ...

Emergency planners work on playbooks for the deadly Big One

- 01/20/2016

By Terrence Petty Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — As military helicopters ferry search and rescue teams over the Pacific Northwest, below them are scenes of devastation from a giant ...

MCI and disaster-communication system debuts at Consumer Electronics Show

- 01/05/2016

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Panacea’s Cloud, a new disaster management system, will be presented by University of Missouri researchers at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show on Jan. 6-9, 2016, ...

Strong earthquake kills at least 8 in India

- 01/04/2016

By Wasbir Hussain Associated Press GAUHATI, India — A strong earthquake damaged buildings, killed at least eight people and injured more than 100 in India's remote northeast region ...

Earthquake in northeast India

- 01/04/2016

Associated Press GAUHATI, India — India's remote northeast region was hit before dawn on Monday by a 6.7 magnitude earthquake but there was no immediate word on casualties. India's ...

At least 11 die from Texas tornadoes; 5 in Illinois flooding

- 12/27/2015

By David Warren Associated Press GARLAND, Texas — At least 11 people died and dozens were injured in apparently strong tornadoes that swept through the Dallas area and caused substantial ...

Christmastime tornadoes ravage South, killing at least 10

- 12/24/2015

By Phillip Lucas and Erik Schelzig Associated Press HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. — Bobby Watkins and his wife huddled beneath their oak dining table as storm winds roaring outside their Mississippi ...

EMS leaders reflect on response to Joplin tornado

- 12/16/2015

One year after the Joplin tornado two EMS leaders recalled how their agencies responded, the massive scope of the incident and the ongoing recovery.

How responders handled 302 patients from Paris HTV terrorist attacks

- 11/24/2015

By Maria Cheng Associated Press BRUSSELS — When extremists began their bloody attack on Paris on Nov. 13, it triggered the activation of an emergency response plan to treat the injured ...

First responders recall stress, trauma following tornado response

- 11/06/2015

By Shannon Hall Evansville Courier & Press EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Most emergency responders that went to Eastbrook Mobile Home Park on the night a tornado hit in November 2005 are still ...

NAEMT calls for EMS inclusion in national emergency response network

- 10/28/2015

CLINTON, Miss. — The NAEMT board issued a position statement calling for EMS to be included in the national emergency response network. The statement specifically calls for: Inclusion ...

At least 150 dead in Afghanistan earthquake

- 10/26/2015

By Lynne O'Donnell and Munir Ahmed Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan — A strong earthquake in northern Afghanistan shook buildings from Kabul to Delhi, cut power and communications ...

Mexico braces for strongest hurricane ever

- 10/23/2015

By Christopher Sherman Associated Press PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico — Hurricane Patricia barreled toward southwestern Mexico Friday as a monster Category 5 storm, the strongest ever in ...

UK ambulance service introduces 'mobile, mini headquarters'

- 10/14/2015

BRIERLEY HILL, England — The West Midlands Ambulance Service introduces a new specially built vehicle to respond to large, serious and major incidents. The vehicle, called Ambulance ...

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