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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 ...

Guatemala mudslide kills 152; 300 still missing

- 10/06/2015

By Katherine Corcoran and Sonia Perez D. Associated Press SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala — Emergency workers spent a fourth day digging bodies out of a massive mudslide on Monday, ...

SC flood: 12 deaths, thousands without running water

- 10/06/2015

By Seanna Adcox and Jeffrey Collins Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — After a week of steady rain, the showers tapered off Monday and an inundated South Carolina turned to surveying ...

Responders rescue man swept away by flood

- 10/05/2015

Emergency responders rescue a man whose pickup was swept away by the flood waters.

Guatemala mudslide kills 131; 300 missing

- 10/05/2015

By Katherine Corcoran and Sonia Perez D. Associated Press SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala — Ismael Estrada buried a son and a granddaughter swept away in a mudslide that killed at ...

UK medics describe response to Nepal earthquake

- 10/02/2015

Watch this report to see how these compassionate paramedics went to Nepal to help assist with the emergency response in the aftermath of the 2015 earthquake.

1 dies in S.C. flooding as storm threatens East Coast

- 10/01/2015

By Jonathan Drew Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — One person died Thursday as heavy flooding submerged cars and closed streets in South Carolina, and the drenching storms were expected ...

Hurricane Joaquin sweeps across Bahamas

- 10/01/2015

By Ava Turnquest and Ben Fox Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — Powerful Hurricane Joaquin bore down Thursday on the lightly populated islands of the central and eastern Bahamas and ...

What you need to know to be a disaster response medic

- 10/01/2015

Disasters are called "disasters" for a reason – everything’s fallen apart, and whatever hasn’t likely won’t be working as it should. And while there are few ...

NJ EMS Task Force, EMS coordinators and providers support mass gatherings during papal visit

- 09/24/2015

CAMDEN, N.J. — The New Jersey EMS Task Force, the NJ County OEM EMS Coordinators and EMS providers from throughout the state are providing support in Camden for the expected extraordinary ...

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