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Federal Report Finds Nursing Homes Unprepared for Natural Disasters

Investigators reviewed preplanning, training and field tests.

Posted Monday, April 16, 2012

“Disaster Junkies” Flock to Severe Weather Sites

Groups of volunteers roam the country, helping to rebuild what natural disasters destroy.

Posted Friday, March 2, 2012

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At Least 15 Injured in Southeast Storms

Suspected tornadoes were reported in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

Posted Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Joplin, Mo., Hospital Heals

As St. John's Regional Medical Center recovers, hospital staff reflect on the tornado that knocked it down.

Posted Thursday, September 29, 2011

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Bariatric Evacuation Proves Challenging for Providers

SeniorCare EMS successfully evacuates bariatric patients during Hurricane Irene response.

Posted Tuesday, September 13, 2011

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EMS Providers Recall 9/11

Many EMS providers’ lives were forever changed after 9/11.

Posted Thursday, September 1, 2011

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Are You Prepared to Respond to a Natural Disaster?

Brush up on your disaster response skills so you're ready for the inevitable.

Posted Thursday, August 25, 2011

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Missouri Disaster Medical Team Responds in Joplin

After only one drill, Missouri DMT deploys to Joplin.

Posted Friday, July 1, 2011

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EMS Agency Plans for Natural Disasters

Does your agency have a plan in place beyond the typical MCI response?

Posted Wednesday, June 15, 2011



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