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As fires rage, emergency responders rely on familiar apps to save lives

Handful of custom apps mixed in the with likes of Periscope, Skype, and Basecamp.<p>Right now, wildfires are raging in Canada, forcing the evacuation of …

Could mapping tech revolutionise disaster response?

After pioneering crowdsourced mapping in wake of the Nepal earthquake last year Nama Budhathoki’s organisation wants to take the technology to the rest of the world<p>The remote Nepalese mountain village where Dr Nama Budhathoki was born was a full day’s hike from the nearest road. He attended the …

How GIS Can Aid Emergency Management

Susan L. Cutter is a Carolina Distinguished professor of geography at the University of South Carolina where she directs the Hazards and …

Early-Warning System Passes California Quake Test

As of Sunday afternoon, the Bay Area's larger and more volatile faults remained quiet, said Brad Aagaard, a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological …

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Texas Hospital Goes 'Code Gray' for Industrial Fire

Nine people were sent to the hospital after a medical emergency caused the driver of the fire truck to veer into oncoming traffic.<p>Anthony Mario …

Why Boston’s Hospitals Were Ready

The bombs at the Boston Marathon were designed to maim and kill, and they did. Three people died within the first moments of the blast. More than a hundred and seventy people were injured. They had their limbs blown off, vital arteries severed, bones fractured, flesh torn open by shrapnel or …

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911 Calls Capture Terror of Texas Plant Explosion

"Something happened out here," a crying 83-year-old woman tells the operator, her voice quavering. "Our house exploded or something. There was a big …