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11 dead, hundreds rescued as strong earthquake hits Taiwan

- 02/06/2016

By Gladys Tsai Associated Press TAINAN, Taiwan — Rescuers raced to find additional survivors after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday and collapsed ...

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 ...

Record flooding expected in Midwest

- 12/30/2015

By Jim Salter and Alan Scher Zagier Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Federal officials were monitoring 19 vulnerable levees on the rising Mississippi River and its tributaries, warning ...

What Would You Do? EMS obligation to access a snowbound patient

- 12/21/2015

What is the obligation of EMS providers to reach a patient when severe weather strikes? Dr. David Tan and Steve Whitehead discuss an incident when heavy snow made it nearly impossible to reach ...

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.

Responding to Katrina was part of the job for Ind. medic

- 08/29/2015

On 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina paramedic and EMS director recalls responding and helping people

Responding to Katrina was part of the job for Ind. medic

- 08/29/2015

By Sara Wagner WANE NEW HAVEN, Ind. — This weekend marks the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The storm devastated the Gulf Coast, killing nearly 2,000 people and destroying ...

Mo. agency adds ambulance bus to its fleet

- 05/23/2015

KFVS STODDARD COUNTY, Mo. — Emergency officials in Stoddard County now have a faster and easier way to get multiple patients to the hospital. A new "ambulance bus" has been ...

Mo. agency adds ambulance bus to its fleet

- 05/20/2015

The new vehicle is a faster and easier way to get multiple patients to the hospital

Rescue workers still welcome as Nepal shifts to reconstruction

- 05/04/2015

By Binaj Gurubacharya Associated Press KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal's government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward ...

Medic recalls the April 1974 Super Tornado Outbreak

- 04/04/2015

By John Hultgren The morning of Wednesday, April 3, 1974, began with a forecast of warm air with a chance of rain, maybe thunderstorms, for the eastern half of the United States. By noon, ...

Powerful storm kills 2, triggers evacuations for dozens

- 12/13/2014

By Andrew Dalton, Jon Antczak Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A dangerous storm system blamed for two deaths in Oregon, thousands of power outages in Washington and flooded roadways ...

Video technology guides Neb. responders to tornado victims

- 09/02/2014

KETV LINCOLN, Neb. — Minutes after two F-4 tornadoes ripped through Pilger, Nebraska, a state patrol helicopter was airborne, transmitting real-time video images a hundred miles away ...

Ore. disaster kit for elderly gets national attention

- 06/13/2014

By Sam Wheeler Mail Tribune MEDFORD, Ore. — A locally-developed emergency preparedness kit is garnering national attention for its usefulness in helping elderly and vulnerable populations ...

Pa. EMT nun dies, remembered for serving others

- 05/15/2014

By Joe Napsha The Tribune-Review GREENSBURG, Pa. — Sister Thomas Joseph Gaines was a tireless worker for others, whether as a chaplain for more than 30 years at John J. Kane Hospital ...

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