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  1. Second Major Earthquake Hits Nepal

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    Tue, 12 May 2015

    Nepal (AP) — A major earthquake hit a remote region of Nepal ..... Nepal's worst recorded earthquake since 1934. [Native Advertisement ..... 9.3 miles). Shallow earthquakes tend to cause more damage ..... buildings damaged in the earlier earthquake collapsed Tuesday. However

  2. Major Earthquake Strikes Chile - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

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    Thu, 17 Sep 2015

    2016 Submissions Journal TV Home Major Earthquake Strikes Chile EXCLUSIVES Special Dynamic ..... and Sex Disparities in Pr... Major Earthquake Strikes Chile Five people reportedly killed ..... SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A major earthquake just off the Chilean shore killed five

  1. Rescue Efforts in Nepal

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    Mon, 27 Apr 2015

    a different type of earthquake than the one that caused the 1906 San Francisco earthquake . "This is what builds ..... history of damaging earthquakes , including four temblors ..... agencies respond to earthquake disaster. Over 2

  2. U.S. Military Rescuers End Operations in Nepal - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

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    Wed, 20 May 2015

    rescue operations in Nepal since a major earthquake struck last month concluded their work ..... once more," Wissler said. Powerful earthquakes on April 25 and May 12 killed at least ..... million in humanitarian assistance for earthquake relief efforts. Copyright 2015 The

  3. Rescue and Recovery in Nepal

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    Tue, 28 Apr 2015

    by one of the most intense earthquakes here in nearly a century, 12-year ..... death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 4,000, and could go much higher ..... latest on the devastating earthquake and the rescue response as ..... relief agencies respond to earthquake disaster. Features by Topic

  4. Global Rescuers Converge on Nepal - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

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    Sun, 26 Apr 2015

    reopened after Saturday's crushing earthquake , and some aid vehicles were able to ..... 000 children in areas affected by the earthquake are in "urgent need" of humanitarian ..... about conditions at the epicenter of the earthquake , Pickering said, and is not clear

  5. Entrapped Yet Conscious Patient Presents Unique Aspects to MVC - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

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    Tue, 29 Sep 2015

    of the patient is compressed (inches). These scenarios also play out in building collapse situations, such as those in earthquakes . The scene in this case indicated the lower body and legs were being compressed, and the patient would be found to have

  6. Videos: Several Injured When Cranes Fall on Dutch Apartments - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

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    Wed, 5 Aug 2015

    stabilizing the situation so rescue workers can go in," Koot said. Two teams usually deployed to overseas disasters such as earthquakes were at the scene with five specially trained sniffer dogs. Dramatic amateur video aired by national broadcaster NOS showed

  7. A Scientific Look at START and Our Ability to Do It

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    Mon, 4 May 2015

    Regular images of MCIs, such as the Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook Elementary school shootings, the Boston Marathon bombings, earthquakes , fires, floods and tornados, parade through our daily lives. These events take many forms and are derived from a plethora

  8. FDNY Kicks of EMS Week with Annual Medical Special Ops Conference - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

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    Mon, 6 Apr 2015

    R Pennsylvania Task Force 1, discussed common issues at various deployments. Medical issues that will be encountered at earthquakes : >> Dehydration should be your No. 1 priority; >> Be ready to treat hand injuries, simple lacerations and strains

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