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Arkansas, Louisiana & New Mexico Receive More Than $2.4 Million...

DENTON, Texas — Fire departments in Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico have been awarded more than $2.4 million in preparedness grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In Arkansas, the grants total $413,524 and cover firefighting equipment for the Lake Village Fire Department and the Lone Rock Volunteer Fire Department in Norfork. In Louisiana, the grants total more than $1.8 million and pay for: •    Firefighting equipment for the...
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New Mexico State Park's anticipate a good Labor Day turnout - KRQE...

KRQE News 13New Mexico State Park's anticipate a good Labor Day turnoutKRQE News 13ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) –Nearly a year has passed, since the state was in such a bad drought campers were forbidden to have an open fire. But this year's rainfall has been a lifeline for New Mexico State Park enthusiasts. With all of the moisture, river and ...and more »

Come on baby, light my fire - Santa Fe New Mexican

Santa Fe New MexicanCome on baby, light my fireSanta Fe New Mexican“Zozobra Sentenced to Death,” read the headline in the Santa Fe New Mexican on Sept. 2, 1938. “Will Shuster Named by Court as Executioner; Gloom to Be Burned.” Bizarrely enough, the story shared the newspaper's front page (and a similar headline size) ...and more »
Urban Search & Rescue News

As New Orleans Looks to the Future, Questions Remain on Hurricane Katrina's...

JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical AssociationAs New Orleans Looks to the Future, Questions Remain on Hurricane Katrina's ...JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical AssociationJuara Wilson thought she might have been transported to another part of the world. The 58-year-old Baton Rouge, Louisiana, woman was the first patient relocated on August 1 to University Medical Center New Orleans from Interim Louisiana State ...and more »

JFRD prepares for potential flooding, heavy rains - First Coast News

JFRD prepares for potential flooding, heavy rainsFirst Coast NewsThe Swift Water Team and Urban Search Rescue team have trucks in pre-position out of storage buildings and ready to go on a moments notice. JFRD is ... If you need help making an emergency plan, you can use this form from FEMA to help you. There are ...and more »

#10yearsago: RESCUE IN EASTERN N.O. AND ST. BERNARD - NOLA.com

NOLA.com#10yearsago: RESCUE IN EASTERN N.O. AND ST. BERNARDNOLA.comFEMA will be sending its own urban search and rescue teams into New Orleans to help look for people who need assistance. Brown said he plans to do an aerial search of the area in the morning. FEMA has water, ice and military meals-ready-to-eat that are ...

The art — and controversy — of Hurricane Katrina 'X-codes' - Washington...

The art — and controversy — of Hurricane Katrina 'X-codes'Washington PostAnd he's also the man who wrote the manual on urban search-and-rescue field operations for FEMA. Back in 2005 when Katrina hit, FEMA first dispatched Ingledue to Waveland, Miss. Waveland took a direct hit from Katrina and most of its homes were wiped ...and more »

10 years after Katrina, Missouri Task Force's innovative system continues to ......

Columbia Missourian10 years after Katrina, Missouri Task Force's innovative system continues to ...Columbia MissourianNow fire chief for the Boone County Fire Protection District, Olsen said he was responsible for the day-to-day operational planning of the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Task Forces assigned to the New Orleans area. In Louisiana, arranging future plans ...and more »

Where Are They Now? 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina, a Look Back...

The RootWhere Are They Now? 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina, a Look Back at How 9 Key ...The RootAllen, who was appointed deputy principal official to FEMA's Michael Brown by Secretary Chertoff, was in charge of Hurricane Katrina search-and-rescue and recovery efforts and sent to Baton Rouge, La., to see if he could improve the overall response in ...Hurricane Katrina: Orange County heroes who responded to New Orleans disaster ...OCRegisterHurricane Katrina: With Heavy Hearts, Survivors in Mississippi Look AheadEmergency ManagementSA Fire Chief remembers Katrina rescue operationsFOX 29Toward Freedom -MetroNews Canadaall 6,446 news articles »
Tropical Storms

Suomi NPP sees a weaker Hurricane Jimena - Phys.Org

Phys.OrgSuomi NPP sees a weaker Hurricane JimenaPhys.OrgHurricane Jimena is on a downward spiral and is expected to continue weakening. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite flew over Hurricane Jimena and saw the...

You Can Now Protect Your Home During Hurricane Season By...

Inside EditionYou Can Now Protect Your Home During Hurricane Season By Wrapping it UpInside EditionAmong them, a type of fabric can protect your house from hurricane-force winds. The material, called...

National Hurricane Center tracking tropical wave off coast of Africa...

WDSU New OrleansNational Hurricane Center tracking tropical wave off coast of AfricaWDSU New OrleansFour arrested after teenage girl pulled from drive-thru window, beaten in... Text Size: ASmall Text; AMedium Text;...
Earthquakes

Earthquake ready? Vancouver officials hope windstorm mobilizes residents - CBC.ca

CBC.caEarthquake ready? Vancouver officials hope windstorm mobilizes residentsCBC.caThe resounding message from Vancouver city officials responsible for emergency preparedness is to stop putting off plans and a kit to help when...

A New San Francisco Hospital Is Using Goo to Prepare...

CityLabA New San Francisco Hospital Is Using Goo to Prepare for EarthquakesCityLabIt has the consistency of chewing gum, the San Francisco Chronicle reports, and could keep the 15-story California Pacific...

Earthquake, tsunami preparation advice offered by Japan - The Columbian

Earthquake, tsunami preparation advice offered by JapanThe ColumbianSpokane — Japan will help Washington state prepare for “the big one” – a possible rupture of a geologic fault along the Pacific...

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