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911 dispatchers remember agonizing Hurricane Katrina calls

- 08/29/2015

By Mark Strassmann CBS NEW ORLEANS — This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of Katrina. For many who survived the ordeal, the visuals of that day are etched in their memory. But for ...


911 dispatchers remember agonizing Hurricane Katrina calls

- 08/28/2015

For the dispatchers it's the sound of fear turning into panic that has been impossible to forget.


Florida prepares for Tropical Storm Erika

- 08/28/2015

By Jenny Staletovich Miami Herald MIAMI — Haiti and the Dominican Republic braced for Tropical Storm Erika Friday morning as it churned westward on a course that could have the storm ...


Former EMT remembers Hurricane Katrina's chaos and destruction

- 08/28/2015

By Shelby Croft WBNS-10TV NEW ORLEANS — A central Ohioan found himself on the front lines during Hurricane Katrina 10 years ago this weekend. Bill Brown was the former Director of ...


Former EMT remembers Hurricane Katrina's chaos and destruction

- 08/28/2015

The former EMT was in New Orleans for work when Katrina struck; he decided to stay and help


Video tribute to EMS response to hurricanes Katrina and Rita

- 08/27/2015

NEW ORLEANS — Medics, dispatchers and EMS leaders from Acadian Ambulance, AMR and New Orleans EMS remember their response to hurricanes Katrina and Rita in a video produced by the American ...


Video tribute to EMS response to hurricanes Katrina and Rita

- 08/26/2015

On the 10th anniversary of two devastating hurricanes the American Ambulance Association honors the national EMS response and thanks providers.


Brush up on disaster response at NJ’s Emergency Preparedness Expo

- 08/08/2015

SECAUCUS, N.J. — The New Jersey EMS Task Force with host the second Emergency Preparedness Expo to help educate first responders and health care providers. The day-long event will be ...


1 killed in Okla. tornados, floods; region braces for more storms

- 05/08/2015

51 tornadoes brought torrential downpours so heavy a woman drowned after becoming trapped inside her underground storm shelter


1 killed in Okla. tornados, floods; region braces for more storms

- 05/08/2015

By Sean Murphy The Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY — As the nation's midsection braces for another bout of severe weather, many residents in Oklahoma are still reeling from a rare ...


Canadian medic returns to remote Nepal village after quake

- 05/01/2015

She first visited the village on vacation four years ago; she's been back several times to teach first aid and funded her own trip to render care after the earthquake


Canadian medic returns to remote Nepal village after quake

- 05/01/2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Loaded with supplies from Canada, a Quebec woman trained as a paramedic has made the journey back to a familiar village in Nepal to try to help. CBC's Adrienne ...


Hope in Nepal as 2 are rescued 5 days after quake

- 05/01/2015

By Todd Pitman The Associated Press KATHMANDU, Nepal — The 15-year-old boy had been buried alive for five days, listening to bulldozers clearing mountains of debris, fearful the incessant ...


How drones are helping in Nepal earthquake response

- 04/30/2015

Slate NEW YORK — Nepal has suffered its worst earthquake in 80 years. Across the affected region, which stretches into India and Tibet, the death toll may top 10,000. The poor Asian ...


How drones are helping in Nepal earthquake response

- 04/29/2015

Drones are being for comprehensive data collection and mapping of the destruction to aid in damage assessment and rescue efforts in the wake of the disaster


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