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What to Do After a Single-Car Crash By Shamit Choksey, Cars.com Do's ... * Stay in your car until you can assess how badly you've been injured. If everything seems fine, just sit for a minute and collect your thoughts. * If you suspect you have a...
ReutersWEST, Texas (Reuters) - The fertilizer-plant explosion that killed 14 and injured about 200 others in Texas last month highlights the failings of a U.S. federal law intended to save lives during chemical accidents, a Reuters investigation has found....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - A law Congress passed more than a quarter-century ago to alert the public to chemical hazards is seen today by some government officials as a potential tip sheet for terrorists. As a result, public access to hazardous-chemical...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistThe American Red Cross has 400 Emergency Response Vehicles (ERV) in the country. During Sandy, the entire fleet deployed. Each ERV can distribute up to 300 meals at a time, so usually it's breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The vehicles are packed with...
Superintendent of Schools Gary Mala and his staff met on Friday and reviewed how they will respond to the questions that he anticipates from the public about the district's emergency procedures in the wake of shootings at an elementary school in Newtown...
Organizers from the city of Newport Beach's emergency program recognized some of their own during an annual awards dinner last week. Friday's event for the CERT, or Community Emergency Response Team at the OASIS Senior Center in Corona del Mar honored...
Tags: FEMA, Disasters and Accidents
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County and the rest of Florida getting turned down for federal aid in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaac came as a surprising snub ??? especially given who signed the letter. The Federal Emergency Management Agency last week......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsSo this is what rising sea levels look like. From South Florida's beachfront enclaves to the low-lying streets of Lower Manhattan, Sandy has given us a grim preview of what awaits a world where water wins out against man-made development.......
Exelon Generation has completed the installation of a new state-of-the-art siren system around Three Mile Island (TMI) Generating Station, part of a $13 million investment to upgrade sirens around the company`s nuclear stations. The new system includes...
In an ongoing effort to focus more deeply on the elements of the La Cañada Flintridge General Plan that relate to public safety, Public Safety Commission Chair Andy Beattie and Commissioner Olivia Brown prepared an agenda for the May commission meeting on...
Tags: Politics, FEMA, Safety of Citizens, Government
Exelon Generation has completed the installation of a new state-of-the-art siren system around Three Mile Island (TMI) Generating Station, part of a $13 million investment to upgrade sirens around the company's nuclear stations. The new system includes...
With Maryland largely spared from the worst of superstorm Sandy's wrath, some Baltimore-area emergency personnel — including a specially trained urban search and rescue team and multiple medical units — are gearing up to be dispatched to...
Tags: New York City, Annapolis, National Security, Howard County, FEMA
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