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NJ EMS Task Force Celebrates 10 Years Responding to Disasters

Organization has been integral to the emergency responses for Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene, wildfires, flooding in Bound Brook, a fire on the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, and the crash of US Airways Flight 1549.

Posted Thursday, October 2, 2014

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Report: Hospitals Hit by Superstorm Sandy had Pre-existing Problems

Study of over 100 hospitals found many had deficiencies years before storm.

Posted Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Interagency Coordination in Critical Mudslide Rescue Effort

Snohomish County mudslide impacts the community & first responders.

Posted Monday, September 15, 2014

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Nine Injured after Tornado Strikes North Dakota Worker’s Camp

Patients transported to Minot Hospital and Watford City Hospital.

Posted Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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Storm Forecasts, Warnings Help Save Lives in Midwest

Death toll across 12 states stands at eight.

Posted Tuesday, November 19, 2013

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Aid Begins Arriving in the Philippines

Mass chaos as medics and supplies try to unload and move out.

Posted Tuesday, November 12, 2013

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Rescuers Resume Searches in Colorado

Break in the weather allows crews to search for people stranded by flooding.

Posted Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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How NYC REMSCO Helped Coordinate Large-Scale Evacuations During Superstorm Sandy

Small state agency managed the successful evacuation of over 6,000 patients.

Posted Friday, May 24, 2013

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Several Tornadoes Strike Midwest Injuring Many

21 injuries reported throughout Oklahoma.

Posted Monday, May 20, 2013


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