Search and Rescue

12 missing as two ships collide off south China

Twelve crew members went missing early Monday after two cargo ships collided off the coast of south China's Guangdong Province, said local maritime …

China

Search underway for missing Igloolik man and child

A man in his 20s and a boy left Igloolik by snowmobile on Sunday, and have not been heard from since<p>A man and a boy are missing after setting out on …

Nunavut

Coast guard issues tender for training program

The Canadian Coast Guard is looking for someone to design, conduct and support a training program to implement a more systematic approach to marine …

Canadian News

UN: EU cooperation with Libya has led to 'unimaginable horrors' for migrants

EU-backed agreements between Italy and Libya have reduced the number of migrants reaching EU shores. But the cost has been "unimaginable horrors," …

Refugees

Father of missing B.C. woman fundraises for drones to help other families

John Simpson is determined to use the novel experience he gained in a troubling search for his daughter to help others who have lost loved ones.<p>Ashley Simpson went missing in Salmon Arm, B.C., in April, 2016, and this spring, her father travelled there from Ontario for a second time. He believed …

Father of missing B.C. woman fundraises for drones to help in search - Surrey Now-Leader

John Simpson is determined to use the novel experience he gained in a troubling search for his daughter to help others who have lost loved …

Drones

Father of missing B.C. woman fundraises for drones to help in search

John Simpson is determined to use the novel experience he gained in a troubling search for his daughter to help others who have lost loved …

Drones

Is your phone using the EU's new location-tracking system?

You’ve probably heard of GPS. It’s a navigation system developed by the US military that has been the standard for years to help devices like phones and SatNavs to know where they are.<p>But you might not have heard of Galileo, which is a more accurate version created specifically for civilian …

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Deadly quake rocks Iran-Iraq border

A powerful earthquake has rocked the northern Iran-Iraq border region leaving scores of dead and injured<p>The 7.3 magnitude quake struck late Sunday evening. Its epicentre was in Iraq’s Sulaimaniyah province in Kurdistan.<p>More than 140 people have been killed and hundreds more injured. The death toll …

Drone Data Assists Santa Rosa Fire Recovery

<b>An Intel commercial drone pilot is called to the scene after the Northern California fire to aid the search and rescue team.</b><p>Andrew Georgopoulos has …

Drones

Roger Corbin, RotorLift boss, confirmed as helicopter crash victim at Hobart Airport

The family of prominent Hobart aviation operator Roger Corbin, who was killed in a helicopter crash at Hobart Airport, have thanked emergency …

Aviation

At least 5 dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - At least five migrants died and an unknown number were feared missing after their boat capsized off western Libya on Monday, Libyan coastguard officials and a charity said.<p>Migrants awaiting rescue on a wooden boat are seen from the migrant search and rescue vessel MV Seefuchs of …

North Africa

Search and Rescue Denim Co.

Will Fosdick made his first apron on his kitchen table.A friend working as a tattoo artist knew Fosdick had a knack for design and asked if he’d be …

Lifestyle (Canada)

2017/18 Resort Guide Available Now - Mountain Life

Canada’s most informative all-season resort publication is back. From the hot summer days of bike parks, paddling and fishing to the deepest and most …

Aspen

Central Mediterranean: 588 People Rescued While Unknown Number are Presumed Drowned

<b>AMSTERDAM/NEW YORK—</b>During grueling rescue operations yesterday in the central Mediterranean, a total of 588 people were saved from distressed boats …

Migration

PH joins China, ASEAN neighbors in biggest int'l maritime rescue drill

China and members of the ASEAN countries held their largest-ever joint maritime rescue exercise off China's Guangdong Province on 31 Oct. …

South China Sea

Why So Many Migrant Mothers Arrive in Europe Pregnant

Esther’s 10-month-old son Prince is sleeping on her bed in the small, quiet room they share with another Nigerian at a center for refugee women in …

Refugees

Crews search Bow River for bodies in annual multi-agency sweep

Calgary police, fire crews, RCMP and search and rescue group scouring the waterway<p>Crews are in the air, out on the water and along the banks Tuesday …

Canada

Cassie: Robot could aid search and rescue work and save lives

Named after the flightless cassowary bird, Cassie is a bipedal robot weighing 66lbs (29.94kg) and standing a little over a metre tall (3.25ft) at …

UK News

“Man’s best friend: This rescue dog’s training may save your life”

The Spanish Military Emergency unit is a branch of the country’s Armed Forces. It is responsible for providing disaster relief throughout Spain mainly, and abroad.<p>Its a standby unit for when emergencies strike; such as we have seen in Haiti, Nepal, Ecuador and recently in Mexico.<p>One of the key …

Dogs

Low profile search and rescue team is called when buildings collapse

It's one of the most specialized, expensive and well-equipped rescue teams in the province, but chances are you've never heard of it.<p>That is, until …

Canadian News

Tasmanian miners tested under emergency conditions one kilometre underground

Six emergency mining rescue teams have worked more than a kilometre underground on Tasmania's west coast over the weekend.<p>Mt Lyell Mine is the host …

Body of missing 73-year-old mushroom picker found near Nanaimo, B.C.

Faye Hanson had been missing since Oct. 22, 2017<p>After six days of searching, the body of 73-year-old Faye Hanson has been located by search and …

Canada

Hopes fade for 8 Russians missing in Arctic helicopter accident

Hopes of finding survivors from a Russian helicopter which disappeared off the coast of the Arctic Svalbard archipelago faded on Friday as Norwegian …

Helicopters

Naked man's body recovered at bottom of 250m cliff

Mxolisi Mngadi<p>Durban – A naked man's body has been recovered at the bottom of a 250-metre cliff in Nkivane area, Nsuze, northern KwaZulu-Natal, …

News (South Africa)

The US Is Crafting a Joint Air Force-Army Search and Rescue Super Team in Afghanistan

The new unit will have Air Force PJs together with Army CH-47 Chinooks and might be a model for future operations.<p>USAF<p>The last U.S. Air Force combat …

Military

More Americans Head Into The Wild Unprepared For ... The Wild

Support the news<p>On a fall day in New York's Adirondack Mountains, a helicopter swept over a bog as state forest rangers scrambled below over rocks …

Fast-moving waters prompt evacuation, local state of emergency near Terrace

Cleanup underway after heavy rainfall and flooding soaked residents of northwest B.C.<p>The cleanup is underway after heavy rainfall and flooding soaked …

Weather

Hurricane Relief Drones Could Put Eyes In the Sky — NOVA Next

The future of medical disaster relief may be unmanned.<p>Drones are being hailed as a safe, efficient way to improve medical disaster relief efforts due …

Drones

Search and rescue advocate Merv Wiseman announces candidacy for federal Liberal nomination

Campaign launch in Clarenville on Thursday<p>The race for the federal Liberal nomination in Bonavista-Burin-Trinity will soon be standing-room …

Canada