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The death of a firefighter attendee and the wounding of three others, including former President Trump, is a tragic reminder of gunshot wound assessment and treatment challenges
“Just try to wrap your thoughts around having 3, 4, 5, 10 gunshot wound patients thrown at you – at one or two medics with one ambulance.”
Emergency services organizations are struggling to meet the escalating needs for medical supplies, equipment and vehicles
A bomb in a van in the underground parking garage exploded killing six people, injuring over 1,000
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security grant funds counter-terrorism operations for nine cities, towns
Officials call for Mayor Wu to unfreeze funds after new warnings of lone-actor” threats around the holidays
Miami Beach officials approved the deployment of 12 firefighters overseas
Magen David Adom paramedics and EMTs are being targeted as they assist the victims of the terrorist attack
Prosecutors say Khalid Sheikh Mohammed may not face the death penalty
At least 50 women who worked as first responders at Ground Zero and those who were nearby may receive coverage from the World Trade Center Health Program
A FF/paramedic captain recounts hunkering down with victims at the Pentagon on 9/11 while expecting another attack
Cebollero, Dudley and Ludwig discuss honoring the legacy of 9/11
Organizations and citizens have a “shared responsibility” to defend their data, computer hardware and software systems from ransomware attacks
The hybrid virtual and in-person ceremony honored the 168 people killed in the terrorist attack on April 19, 1995
Jason Killens, chief executive of the UK’s Welsh Ambulance Service, discusses the complexity of response to an 800 casualty incident across four separate locations
Lessons for the incident commander gleaned from the 7/7 2005 London terrorist attack
We revisit a special episode in which our co-hosts discuss the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks
A British court was told during an inquiry into the 2017 terrorist attack that police officers pleaded for ambulances as concertgoers carried victims on makeshift stretchers
The Department of Justice said at least one U.S. customer seeking to purchase PPE for fire departments, hospitals and nursing homes was offered 100,000 N95 masks
The tribute included the reading of the names of the 168 who died followed by 168 seconds of silence
The webinars will cover security for places of worship and how to prepare for complex attacks
The National Security Council developed resources to help first responders prepare for and respond to a fourth generation agent incident
Limit your exposure and clean the ambulance and your clothing before heading home after shift to avoid contaminating your home and loved ones
Anticipating potential targets, and preplanning a coordination and communication plan are keys to an organized response
What the U.S. can learn from other countries about emergency response to terrorist events
On the 17th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks, agencies around the country are honoring the day with remembrance posts
Training rescue task force medics and SWAT medics for responding to mass casualty incidents
From full-scale to tabletop exercises, preparing for a mass casualty incident should be part of disaster management training
As the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing approaches, Cambridge Fire Department officials say they are ready for potential terrorist activity