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Tribute to Efforts of First Responders During Superstorm Sandy

Despite experiencing tragedies of their own, EMS responders pulled up their boots and carried on with lifesaving services.

Posted Thursday, December 6, 2012

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Tidal Surge Overruns 2 NJ Towns with Floodwaters

Police and fire departments relocate after being knocked out by floodwaters.

Posted Tuesday, October 30, 2012

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US Superstorm Threat Launches Mass Evacuations

N.C. declares state of emergency, N.Y. considers shutting down subway

Posted Saturday, October 27, 2012

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Crews Mobilize to Respond to Hurricane Isaac

EMS crews mobilize in response to Hurricane Isaac.

Posted Monday, October 8, 2012

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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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