Mass Casualty Incidents

NAEMSP Announces Update to Mass Casualty Triage Standards

Free online training resource also announced.

Posted Monday, March 25, 2013

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Sandy Hook Shooting Underscores Schools’ Vulnerability

Although the gunman who killed 20 students and 6 adults at the Sandy Hook Elementary school does not appear to be politically motivated, his act underscores how easily our schools could be used for terrorist gains.

Posted Friday, December 14, 2012

20 Students Transported after SUV Hits Pennsylvania School Bus

Emergency officials say about 20 students have been taken to hospitals for evaluation after a sport utility vehicle crashed into the back of a school bus in central Pennsylvania.

Posted Friday, December 14, 2012

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100-Car Pileup in Texas Leaves 2 Dead, 80 Injured

Two people died and dozens were hurt Thursday when at least 100 vehicles collided in Southeast Texas in a pileup that left trucks twisted on top of each other and authorities rushing to pull survivors from the wreckage.

Posted Thursday, November 22, 2012

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4 Dead, 17 Hurt When Train Hits Texas Parade for Veterans

A freight train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans, killing four people and injuring 17 others as the float drove through a West Texas railroad crossing on its way to an honorary banquet.

Posted Thursday, November 15, 2012

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10 Tips to Help Gear Up for MCIs

The proper tools and preparation are essential for successful MCI management.

Posted Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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Media Attacks EMS Response to Aurora Shooting

There’s more to the story than the media has picked up on.

Posted Friday, September 7, 2012

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Many Factors Contribute to the Successful Management of a Mass Casualty Incident

A mass casualty event can be magnified by many factors.

Posted Friday, August 31, 2012

Wisconsin First Responders Review Lessons from MCI Drill

A nearly hour-long detailed briefing this week described how Lake Country, Wisc., emergency personnel would respond to a mass casualty similar to the Sikh temple shooting or the theater shooting in Aurora, Colo.

Posted Friday, August 10, 2012


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