Search and Rescue

Search escalates for mushroom picker now missing for 6 days

Frances Brown was separated from her picking companion while in a remote area near Smithers, B.C.<p>Nineteen search and rescue crews are now working to …

British Columbia

Mysteries remain in deadly Niger raid that killed 4 American soldiers

Sgt. La David Johnson's body was found nearly a mile away from the ambush site

War

Sunken trawler 'Dianne' found by police sonar off central Queensland coast

Gladstone Search and Rescue co-ordinator Sergeant Jeff Barnett told media on Friday afternoon the sonar-fitted vessels were combing an area of "high …

Australian News

Berkshire dog trained to search for missing people in water

Two volunteer search and rescue organisations in Berkshire have a new recruit they hope will help ensure more vulnerable missing people are found.<p>As well as a drone they've also trained a dog to sniff out people in the water.<p>The Lowland Search and Rescue Service and Berkshire Search and Rescue Dogs …

Somalia: Mogadishu Ends Search And Rescue, Boosts Relief Efforts

The Somali government said search and rescue operations have ended, three days after a massive explosion killed hundreds of people at a busy …

Africa

200-pound tortoise evacuated from wildfires in wheelbarrow

A search and rescue team led by Napa County Animal Control lifted a 200-pound tortoise into a wheelbarrow to get it to safety amid the Northern …

California Wildfires

Six feared dead in QLD fishing disaster

One man has been rescued after 12 hours in the water, but the six others are missing.

Oceans

Coast Guard opens forward operation station in Cold Bay

The Coast Guard has moved equipment and a helicopter to Cold Bay on the Alaska Peninsula in anticipation of the winter commercial fishing season.<p>The …

Business

Hope fading for missing trawler crew as search hampered by 'some of the worst conditions seen'

One of the crew, who is believed to have been on the deck when the boat experienced problems, clung to the hull until the vessel sank about midnight …

Brisbane

Search and rescue after Louisiana oil rig blast

News (U.S.)

'Nobody trains for this': Crews sift California wildfire ruins for traces of victims

CLOSE<p>Body-camera footage from a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy shows deputies racing to help people escape the fast-moving Tubbs Fire. Sonoma County …

Sonoma County

Enhanced training, support rolls out for Indigenous search and rescue

Federal government promised to create Indigenous auxiliary to Coast Guard Search and Rescue<p>Indigenous communities on the B.C. coast have been …

Canada

Brain-Controlled Drones are Here

<p>Single unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAVs) directed by joysticks, radio controllers, and mobile phones are already accomplishing a variety of …

Drones

Teenagers missing in Cianten river

Three teenagers from Bogor regency remain missing after they were carried away by the strong currents of Cianten river in Cibungbulang subdistrict, …

Teens

'Just ash and bones': California wildfire survivors mourn loved ones

George Powell, 74, lost his wife of 33 years; the Shepherd family lost their teenage son. They were among dozens of deaths in the state’s deadliest week of wildfires<p>Lynne Anderson Powell had a 15-minute head start on her husband, George, when the couple fled the wildfire tearing through the …

News (U.S.)

How the Coast Guard Reopened the Port of Houston

As their comrades rescued people from rooftops, a little-known unit was getting one of the world's most important shipping lanes back in action.<p>On Saturday, August 26, Lieutenant Junior Grade Austin Fullmer was in Tampa, Florida, aboard the Coast Guard cutter <i>Juniper,</i> when he got orders to head to …

Coast Guard

Australian hiker's body found in Canada Yahoo7 News

Canadian search teams, risking their lives in treacherous rapid river conditions, have found the body of missing Australian hiker Sophie Dowsley near …

Australian News

Cormorant conducts medevac flight 500 kilometers southeast of St. John's

The chopper was assisted by a Hercules aircraft from the 413 squadron in Greenwood, Nova Scotia. The Cormorant landed at the Health Sciences Centre …

Crash helpers remain haunted by Taupo crash scene

Two men who tried to help a dying five-year-old boy at a horrific car crash are struggling to come to terms with what they saw that day.Fitchett …

New Zealand News

University of Louisville professor found dead in Wyoming after hiking trip

A University of Louisville professor was found dead Tuesday in Wyoming after getting separated from her hiking partner days earlier.<p>Carol Hanchette, …

University of Louisville

Why cats will steal dogs’ jobs

WE know dogs have owners.<p>We know cats have staff.<p>So how does one motivate an aloof feline to care about the fate of its human minions?<p>With difficulty.<p>…

Cats

World-renowned climber watches girlfriend die in an avalanche - then kills himself as he 'couldn't save her'

A world-renowned climber - forced to watch his girlfriend die in an avalanche - went on to kill himself in a fit of grief after he was unable to save …

Outdoors

11 confirmed dead in #DurbanStorm

Durban - Police Search and Rescue teams, EMS and members of private rescue and paramedics services have been working round the clock to try to …

WATCH: Massive KZN storms claim first victim‚ schools close

By: Jeff Wicks And Taschica Pillay<p>Severe storms in KwaZulu-Natal have claimed their first fatality as relentless rain and wind forced some schools to …

News (South Africa)

9 Israelis injured in jeep accident in Nepal

Vehicle said to have overturned several times before falling into gorge in Annapura region; one woman seriously hurtThe post 9 Israelis injured in …

Nepal

Waiting for Nate: The National Guard hunkers down at the Dome | NOLA.com

Small convoys of camouflaged trucks and Humvees, many towing inflated boats, rolled out of Jackson Barracks late Saturday morning. Task Force …

New Orleans

Waiting for Nate: The National Guard search and rescue unit gets ready to roll | NOLA.com

The 48 hours before a storm are the most challenging, said Battalion Operations Officer Major Christopher McElrath. Eighty percent of the National …

New Orleans

Prince William in Northern Ireland for one day Belfast visit

Royal Family

Chopper rescues hiker from Tidbinbilla reserve

A local woman injured while bushwalking on Monday afternoon at Tidbinbilla nature reserve has been rescued.<p>On Tuesday morning, the Southcare Toll …

Australian News

Hiker rescued from steep-walled canyon after spending night trapped

Man got ‘cliffed out’ walking off the Lions Trail but luckily suffered no injuries<p>Rescuers say a hiker is lucky to have suffered no injuries after …