Disaster Preparedness

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Paramedic Returns to Work with Prosthetic Leg

His leg was amputated above the knee after falling 110 feet during a hike.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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USFA Issues Southeastern Tornado Response Report

At least five tornados were rated at EF5.

Posted Monday, July 16, 2012

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EMS Disaster Preparedness for Natural Gas Explosions

When EMS providers encounter a natural gas explosion, they should be ready to perform multiple functions on the scene.

Posted Monday, November 21, 2011

San Francisco First Responders Review Disaster Response Demos during Fleet Week

Marines and sailors set up a Shock Trauma Platoon medical unit and Forward Resuscitative Surgical Suite.

Posted Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Maine First Responders Worry Drop in Funding will Hurt Preparedness

A homeland security expert says there's no evidence that the money has improved local departments' ability to respond to disasters.

Posted Monday, September 12, 2011

Survey Says U.S. Public Still Unprepared for Catastrophe

'EMS & every other emergency service would have been totally overwhelmed', says expert

Posted Thursday, September 8, 2011






 

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