Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Raw Story, MA - 2 hours ago
A video report profiles Playas, NM, a full-scale training ground for Federal Emergency Management Agency classes that give law enforcement agencies ..

Playas Training and Research Center (PTRC)

The Playas Training and Research Center (PTRC) in southwestern New Mexico is a unique facility providing training, operational support and research, ...

America's Future: FEMA Permanently Occupies Real Town For Advanced "Terror Training"
Residents of New Mexico town say they are used to the "background noise"

Steve Watson
day, March 26, 2008

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is spending $22 million dollars per year on a terror training program within a real town in New Mexico where helicopters buzz overhead in the middle of the night, mock nuclear explosions are drilled and "suicide bombers" are taken down by SWAT teams who pull citizens out of their homes.

Regents tour Playas training center
El Defensor Chieftain, NM - Mar 21, 2008
PLAYAS PLAYAS — The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents was treated to a tour of Playas Training and Research Center and a hostage rescue demonstration by a ...

Community Calendar
El Defensor Chieftain, NM - Mar 14, 2008
Tech Regents Meeting, 1:30 pm — Playas Training and Research Center, Classroom C. Rugby Practice, 4:30 pm — Tech Athletic Field. ...

Spy-in-the-sky drone sets sights on Miami 25 Mar 2008 Miami police could soon be the first in the United States to use cutting-edge, spy-in-the-sky anti-crime technology. A small pilotless drone manufactured by Honeywell International, capable of hovering and "staring" using electro-optic or infrared sensors, is expected to make its debut soon in the skies over the Florida Everglades.

To facilitate Bush's quarantines and to fill KBR's detention centers: STMicroelectronics introduces flu detection laboratory on a chip 25 Mar 2008 The top European maker of semiconductors, STMicroelectronics, on Monday introduced a portable chip to detect influenza viruses, including avian flu, in humans. The device, which functions as a mini-laboratory on a chip, can screen and identify - in a single diagnostic and in two hours - multiple classes of pathogens and genes.

Emergency drill to be held April 2
Old Colony Memorial and Plymouth Bulletin, MA - Mar 25, 2008
... plan drill. A regional administrator from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will ...
Verizon Supports FEMA Disaster Drill
Web Host Industry Review - Mar 7, 2008
The drill was part of FEMA's new initiative to aggressively update its disaster response plan with the unveiling of the National Response Framework on ...VZ
Verizon Business Supports FEMA Disaster Drill
RedOrbit, TX - Mar 6, 2008
FEMA's use of the smart credentials issued by Verizon Business and other vendors enables quick and easy electronic validation of identity credentials for ...
Verizon Business Offers Security and Communications During FEMA ...
TMCnet - Mar 6, 2008
During the disaster drill, Verizon Business provided smart credentials as well as voice and Internet connections for emergency response officials in three ...

Officials prepare for severe weather
Salina Journal, KS - Mar 10, 2008
"FEMA would say it's cheaper to buy every house and move everyone to higher ground," he said. "But the folks in New Cambria are not going to go for that. ...

Disaster preparedness and statewide severe weather drill set for ...
California Democrat, MO - Mar 5, 2008
The National Weather Service (NWS), SEMA and local emergency management will conduct the Statewide Severe Weather Tornado Drill at 1:30 pm Tuesday, ...

FEMA wants NJ residents to be prepared for floods
Bridgewater Courier News, United States - 7 hours ago
Washington, DC – The US Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging New Jersey residents to take steps now to ...
Help for some victims of flood The Express Times
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Arkansas Calls On Bush, FEMA To Declare State A Disaster Area
AHN - 58 minutes ago
Little Rock, AR (AHN) - The Arkansas legislature has urged President George Bush and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to declare the state a ...
Registration for severe storm aid nearing
FEMA Begins Damage Survey KFVS
Residents, Businesses Can Still Apply For FEMA Help Times-Union Newspaper
KFVS - Trading Markets (press release)
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FEMA Fanning Out To Assess Flood Damage
Today's THV, AR - 11 hours ago
FEMA spokesman Bob Alvey says three teams are evaluating damage to homes, businesses and personal property. Six teams are looking at infrastructure for ...
FEMA assessing damage in state Arkansas Online
FEMA And State Officials To Examine Flood Damage Today's THV
Water Still Rising in Arkansas The Associated Press
Van Buren Press Argus-Courier
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FEMA map update shows flood risk to local homes
Daily Review Online, CA - 16 hours ago
By Martin Ricard, STAFF WRITER SAN LEANDRO — The odds of experiencing a flood in the Bay Area are pretty slim. But that shouldn't prevent homeowners from ...
Police: Mt. Eden brawl may be gang-related Alameda Times-Star
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FEMA to pay all of firefighters’ overtime
2TheAdvocate, LA - 20 hours ago
Mary Landrieu, D-La., who made the announcement following a meeting Monday with FEMA and Jefferson Parish officials, said the agency’s policy limited the ...
FEMA To Reimburse Fire Departments WDSU
Letter: Not all Katrina survivors taxpayers 2TheAdvocate
What others say New Orleans CityBusiness
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FEMA urges New York residents to prepare for possible spring flooding
Mid-Hudson News, NY - Mar 25, 2008
WASHINGTON – It’s not something residents of the Catskills and Hudson Valley want to hear, but FEMA Monday urged resident to take steps now to protect ...

Rome News-Tribune
Tornado cleanup continues as FEMA plans disaster relief center in Polk
Cedartown Standard, GA - Mar 25, 2008
Polk EMA Director Elaine Anderson confirmed Monday that FEMA is planning a disaster relief center in Polk County. Victims of the tornado can apply for ...
Polk's EMA director says appropriate response given by volunteers ... Rockmart Journal
Volunteers at heart the of storm response Rome News-Tribune
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FEMA director to tour local flooding Thursday
Southeast Missourian, MO - Mar 25, 2008
Federal Emergency Management Agency director David Paulison will visit Cape Girardeau Thursday, according to a news release sent out today by US Rep. ...

Federal/state teams assess flood damage to homes and businesses
KY3, MO - 2 hours ago
“Over the next several days, they will cover most of the state,” said Dick Hainje, FEMA’s regional director. Evaluators will look at damage to homes and ...
County to apply for federal relief Neosho Daily News
Flood damage assessment teams going to work
Official flood damage assessments to start today The Rolla Daily News
Sikeston Standard Democrat - KBIA
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