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Dania Maxwell/Staff Pierre Bruno, center, answers questions about the environmental concerns raised by members of the community about proposed oil drilling sites in Collier County during a public information session organized by the Florida
The Emergency and Crisis Management Center at the Makkah Health Affairs Department has announced its readiness to assist pilgrims in fulfilling their religious duties...We have provided them with medical evacuation plans and we checked hospitals to
The senior citizen complex where a 76-year-old man died during a power failure in 2010 had another electrical problem this past summer during which elderly residents had to be evacuated, according to Paterson Emergency Management Director Glenn Brown.
They spent the night in an evacuation shelter set up for Swedes fire victims. "We weren't part of the evacuation plan," said the 33-year-old military widow. "The sheriff's (deputies) came and got us because there was only one way out." On Sunday,
When a big building is burning down, how do you control the evacuation of a panicked crowd of people? Melbourne researchers have come up with some answers using the crowd flow of ants. Lead researcher Dr Majid Sarvi, from the department of civil
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Authorities have issued a voluntary evacuation order for the northern part of Colorado Springs as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire that began on Tuesday afternoon. Officials issued
While many New Yorkers continue to rebuild from Hurricane Sandy, another hurricane season is officially beginning on June 1, and so Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared this week to be "Hurricane Preparedness Week." Forecasters are predicting an active
Colorado Springs emergency managers said Thursday they are moving to fix problems that arose during last summer's Waldo Canyon Fire, which killed two people and destroyed 347 homes. A self-evaluation by the city Office of Emergency Management
Tonight's meeting is the first of a seven-event series informing homeowners, public officials, property managers and concerned citizens how to protect against wildfire in our changing forest conditions. Our featured presenters are Joel Cochran,
At a conference this spring, a Bronx doctor will be educating medical professionals from across the country about the effects of natural disasters on the health care system, a subject that New York knows all too well about because of Hurricane Sandy.