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Rescue drone that finds survivors using their cellphones

Search and rescue operations are seeing more drones in use with every unfortunate event. The speed and ease with which UAVs can be launched is especially important when applying them as an emergency response tool. 735 more words

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Emergency leave available to state workers affected by typhoons, natural disasters

“Civil servants may avail of the special emergency leave,” said Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairman Francisco T. Duque III in light of the recent typhoon Glenda which left seven provinces under state of calamity. 210 more words

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WATCH: Are you prepared for an emergency? What you need to leave at a moments notice

WEST KELOWNA — It came fast and spread furiously. Within an hour and a half  of sparking the Smith Creek wildfire was burning so close homes, more than a thousand residents were told they needed to evacuate. 275 more words

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Everyone should have a family emergency plan. FEMA makes it easy with a two page plan you can fill out so everyone in the family knows what to do and where to go in case of an emergency. 28 more words

Charred Earth: The Wreckage of the Washington Wildfires

It took thousands of firefighters Saturday and Sunday to battle a wildfire raging east of Washington state’s Cascade Mountains. The four-blaze Carlton Complex fire destroyed about 100 homes and displaced hundreds of people. 41 more words

Espanola Area: Heavy Rains Cause Flooding

The Rio Grande Sun informs us about flooding caused in the Espanola area due to heavy rains this week.

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Typhoon Rammasun

A typhoon that broke a bridge in half and pushed 2 parked planes from Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways. It’s hard to believe that the planes were no match against the winds when the typhoon is far from Typhoon Haiyan’s massive strength. 111 more words

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