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2010-01-21 07:30:00

CONCORD, Calif., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Utah Task Force 1 is responding to the Haitian earthquake crisis using new technology that will enhance its search and rescue mission. The elite 70-person Task Force, part of Salt Lake Urban Search and Rescue, will use the Coordinated NIMS Incident Planner, or CNIP, to coordinate its effort in the disaster zone. The Task Force will perform duties similar to that which it conducted in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the World Trade Center...

2006-04-15 00:06:59

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. government officials allowed concerns about terrorism to overshadow the dangers posed by natural disasters after the September 11 attacks, even though such disasters occur more frequently and are not preventable, The New York Times reported on Saturday citing a new Department of Homeland Security report. The report concluded that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, roundly criticized for its slow and often ineffective response to Hurricane Katrina last...


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