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Lego League gets students thinking about natural disasters : Houston County News

Lego League gets students thinking about natural disasters : Houston County News | Emergency Management Thursdays | Scoop.it
Becky Haack and Cindy Reichgelt are hoping they’ve caused a fury.

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Firefighter camp aims to teach girls emergency response techniqu - KSWT-TV

Firefighter camp aims to teach girls emergency response techniqu - KSWT-TV | Emergency Management Thursdays | Scoop.it
Firefighter camp aims to teach girls emergency response techniqu
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At the camp, girls between the ages of 13 and 18 will learn CPR, basic first aid and emergency preparedness among other things.
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Cuomo Introduces College of Emergency Preparedness - FOX 40 News WICZ TV

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Cuomo Introduces College of Emergency Preparedness
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In Governor Cuomo's State of the State address last week, he announced plans to create the nation's first ever College on Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security.
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Human-sized robot to compete in disaster response contest - CBS News

Human-sized robot to compete in disaster response contest - CBS News | Emergency Management Thursdays | Scoop.it
Human-sized robot to compete in disaster response contest CBS News “CHIMP will need to do eight tasks that would simulate what a person would do in a disaster response scenario,” said Tony Stentz, the director of the National Robotics Engineering...
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Catchy tune on emergency-preparedness video stays with you - The Seattle Times (blog)

Catchy tune on emergency-preparedness video stays with you - The Seattle Times (blog) | Emergency Management Thursdays | Scoop.it
Catchy tune on emergency-preparedness video stays with you
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But Bellevue's Office of Emergency Management is sending that familiar message in the form of a video that jumps out of the usual ho-hum genre.
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Typhoon Haiyan Update: UNICEF's Emergency Response - UNICEF USA Blog

Typhoon Haiyan Update: UNICEF's Emergency Response - UNICEF USA Blog | Emergency Management Thursdays | Scoop.it
UNICEF calls Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines a Level Three emergency — mobilizing relief aid and supplies. Help 4 million affected children. Donate now.
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11-Year-Old Florida Boy's Redesigned Sandbag Could Help Millions During Natural Disasters

11-Year-Old Florida Boy's Redesigned Sandbag Could Help Millions During Natural Disasters | Emergency Management Thursdays | Scoop.it
Having lived in Fort Lauderdale, Florida all his life, 11-year-old Peyton Robertson is well aware of the havoc caused by hurricanes.
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$15B Global Economic Toll Due to September Natural Disasters - ClaimsJournal.com

$15B Global Economic Toll Due to September Natural Disasters - ClaimsJournal.com | Emergency Management Thursdays | Scoop.it
$15B Global Economic Toll Due to September Natural Disasters ClaimsJournal.com September was an active month for natural disaster around the globe, according to Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe model development center of excellence at Aon...
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Mobile Technology's Role in Natural Disasters and Public Safety Preparedness ... - Brookings Institution

Mobile Technology's Role in Natural Disasters and Public Safety Preparedness ... - Brookings Institution | Emergency Management Thursdays | Scoop.it
Mobile Technology's Role in Natural Disasters and Public Safety Preparedness ...

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Michael Karnes's curator insight, October 2, 2013 10:55 AM

I think thats good that we have moble devises that give us emergency   messeges i think that could save lives and give people on the road a heads up of what is comeing there way and help them get to safty in time.

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Modular Home Solutions: Emergency Response Housing Solutions

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Prepare for natural disasters with emergency response housing.

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John Palmer's curator insight, February 17, 2014 10:04 AM

Natural disasters are part of life and can’t be stopped. No matter how well developed communities become, nothing can really prepare us for the impact of a natural disaster. The type of emergency isn’t as important as how we react to it.

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5 steps to recover from a natural disaster - DigitalJournal.com

5 steps to recover from a natural disaster - DigitalJournal.com | Emergency Management Thursdays | Scoop.it
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5 steps to recover from a natural disaster
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But individuals and families may not know what to do when natural disaster such as earthquake, tornado, or floods strike.
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Red Cross offers key lessons in crisis communications

Red Cross offers key lessons in crisis communications | Emergency Management Thursdays | Scoop.it
The disaster response agency uses an array of traditional and new media channels to deliver news and other messages—and, when necessary, to correct erroneous or outdated information.
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LifeStraw makes toilet water drinkable

Buy here: http://www.vat19.com/dvds/lifestraw-water-filter.cfm?adid=youtube Please subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/vat19com Hundreds mo...
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Natural disasters of the past can help solve future problems - Phys.Org

Natural disasters of the past can help solve future problems - Phys.Org | Emergency Management Thursdays | Scoop.it
Natural disasters of the past can help solve future problems Phys.Org "The problem facing research into natural disasters is that they are so infrequent that it's hard to get statistically significant samples and draw up any general rules about how...
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Collapsible Bloom helmet expands for emergencies

Collapsible Bloom helmet expands for emergencies | Emergency Management Thursdays | Scoop.it
The Bloom helmet from Japanese company Toyo Safety is designed to save lives when emergencies strike. Streamlined for portability and storage, it opens out ...
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Vandawalker honored, Cuomo unveils emergency preparedness plan - Herkimer Evening Telegram

Vandawalker honored, Cuomo unveils emergency preparedness plan - Herkimer Evening Telegram | Emergency Management Thursdays | Scoop.it
Vandawalker honored, Cuomo unveils emergency preparedness plan
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What to Watch: 'What Do the Mavs Say?' parody goes viral ... Hot Online: Bob Barker to return to 'The Price is Right' ...
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9 Essential Apps for Storms and Emergencies

9 Essential Apps for Storms and Emergencies | Emergency Management Thursdays | Scoop.it
Your cell phone could be your most useful tool in the event of an emergency. Download these 7 essential apps now.
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'Disaster University' Studies Ways to Minimize Death and Destruction - TIME

'Disaster University' Studies Ways to Minimize Death and Destruction - TIME | Emergency Management Thursdays | Scoop.it
'Disaster University' Studies Ways to Minimize Death and Destruction
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The number of reported natural disasters has steadily risen worldwide since 1980, and Asia-Pacific has been hardest hit.
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