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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 green chile 'phenomenon' on fire in other states too -...

Albuquerque Business First (blog)New Mexico green chile 'phenomenon' on fire in other states tooAlbuquerque Business First (blog)Fall in New Mexico is marked by the State Fair, Balloon Fiesta and, of course, the smell of roasting green chile. But increasingly, New Mexicans aren't the only ones savoring the green chile experience. Supermarkets in Texas and California have begun ...

News Briefs: Vehicle fire blocks lanes on I-40 at Juan Tabo -...

KRQE News 13News Briefs: Vehicle fire blocks lanes on I-40 at Juan TaboKRQE News 13ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Tuesday opens with a bang for some New Mexicans. It's the beginning of hunting season. Game and Fish officials are expecting 30,000 elk hunters and 27,000 deer hunters this season. Officials are warning hikers and bikers to ...
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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 ...

Menlo Park Fire rescuers look back on Hurricane Katrina 10 years later...

InMenloMenlo Park Fire rescuers look back on Hurricane Katrina 10 years laterInMenloThe Fire District sponsors a State Water Rescue Team (SWRT) and a Federal Urban Search and Rescue Task Force (US&R), both of which responded to New Orleans ten year's ago. California Task Force 3 (CA-TF3) is one of 8 SWRT State of California ...

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 »
Tropical Storms

Atlantic Category 5 Hurricane Drought Reaches Eight Years | The...

The Weather ChannelAtlantic Category 5 Hurricane Drought Reaches Eight Years | The Weather ChannelThe Weather ChannelRemembering the Deadly 1969 Hurricane Camille. The Weather Channel senior hurricane specialist Bryan Norcross says...

Why Record-Breaking Hurricane Trio Swirls Above the Pacific - Yahoo...

Yahoo NewsWhy Record-Breaking Hurricane Trio Swirls Above the PacificYahoo NewsKilo, Ignacio and Jimena were all Category 4 hurricanes when these mosaic images over Hawaii were made on Aug. 29 and...

A Major Hurricane in Miami Would Cause Billions in Losses,...

Miami New TimesA Major Hurricane in Miami Would Cause Billions in Losses, New Report SaysMiami New TimesHurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy showed just how much havoc storm surge flooding can...
Earthquakes

The subdued roar of the Boxing Day earthquake - ABC...

ABC Science OnlineThe subdued roar of the Boxing Day earthquakeABC Science OnlineThat subdued roar is the sound of the massive earthquake that caused the Boxing Day tsunami in 2004. It's...

Residents shaken by earthquake affecting Harvey, Collie and south-west -...

WA todayResidents shaken by earthquake affecting Harvey, Collie and south-westWA todayGeosciences Australia estimate that the quake south-east of Harvey could have been felt up to 28 kilometres away. A Harvey...

Response plan estimates Vancouver earthquake could kill 10000 - CTV...

CTV NewsResponse plan estimates Vancouver earthquake could kill 10000CTV NewsThe B.C. government is urging the public to be earthquake-ready as an alarming new response plan details the mass casualties a...

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