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  1. Fire Service Industry News: Indonesia Acquirers 9/11 Disaster Training Simulator

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    Sat, 13 Sep 2014

    Republic of Indonesia's commitment to disaster preparedness will take a leap forward ..... Purchased by Indonesia's National Board of Disaster Management (BNPB), analogous to the ..... space training by recreating hundreds of disaster scenarios that first responders are likely

  2. Obama Signs Emergency Disaster Declaration for WA Wildfires

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    Wed, 23 Jul 2014

    com: WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama signed an emergency disaster declaration Wednesday for the Washington state counties of ..... Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to coordinate all disaster relief efforts and to provide assistance for emergency measures

  1. Appeal for Yarnell (AZ) Disaster Relief Denied

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    Sat, 14 Sep 2013

    again rejected Arizona's request for disaster assistance to cover the mounting costs ..... original denial of her request for a major disaster declaration for the deadly fire. She ..... deny Arizona's request for a federal disaster declaration would be an understatement

  2. FEMA: Disaster Officials Offer Tips to Speed Assistance

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    Fri, 24 Jun 2011

    and flooding, a June 15 presidential disaster declaration provides assistance to homeowners ..... Isle, Lamoille, and Orleans counties. Disaster recovery officials urge residents and ..... possibility of obtaining state and federal disaster aid: Register Now: Don’t wait . Homeowners

  3. Federal Government Denies Yarnell (AZ) Request for Fire Disaster Relief

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    Sat, 10 Aug 2013

    government rejected Arizona's bid for a major disaster declaration for the deadly blaze near Yarnell ..... firefighters, reports NBC News. The request for disaster designation from FEMA was submitted on July 9

  4. State of CA Wins Appeal for Rim Fire Disaster Relief Funds

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    Mon, 16 Dec 2013

    approved an appeal from California Govenor Jerry Brown (D) for disaster assistance after a major fire caused more than $50 million ..... Emergency Management Agency decision last month to deny federal disaster relief funds related to the Rim Fire, which burned 257,000

  5. Fire Service Industry News: EMPACT Northwest Disaster Team 1 Returning, Team 2 On the Ground

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    Thu, 21 Nov 2013

    EMPACT NW Disaster Team 1 will arrive back in Seattle Nov 20th at 17:25 hours. The team ..... difficulty by observing great honor and dignity of those They serve. EMPACT Disaster Team 2 arrived in Manila yesterday and began turnover procedures with

  6. FoxFury Lights Designed for Disaster Recovery Applications

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    Thu, 9 Jun 2011

    After a disaster , light saves lives. FoxFury Lighting Solutions has ..... educational organization focused on educational tours, disaster preparedness, emergency management, disaster response, and disaster research, and its Disaster Response

  7. Fire Service Industry News: West (TX) Fire and EMS Receives Radio Equipment Donation to Support Disaster Relief

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    Sun, 30 Jun 2013

    equipment to the West Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services. The equipment will replace the radios lost in the disaster and support ongoing relief efforts in the West community. The USD$35,000 donation includes Tait mobile and portable radios

  8. FEMA Disaster Workshop Brings Tribal Leaders to CA Bay Area

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    Tue, 28 Aug 2012

    managers, first responders, and other disaster preparedness officials, representing ..... and recover from the next catastrophic disaster that could strike tribal communities ..... spoke at this year's second annual Disaster Preparedness Partnership meeting along