Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Ohio parents told of school explosion, not told it's a drill
WTTE, OH - May 27, 2008
MASON, Ohio (AP) -- An automated message system told parents of a large explosion at a southwest Ohio elementary school, sending moms and dads into a panic ...

Mason school officials discuss disaster drill
Community Press & Recorder, KY - May 28, 2008
BY ERIC BRADLEY | EBRADLEY@COMMUNITYPRESS.COM MASON - School officials are moving forward with the lessons learned from Tuesday's slightly botched disaster ...
School drill goes awry in Mason
Cincinnati Enquirer, OH - May 28, 2008
MASON -- Parents at Mason Heights Elementary School accidentally received a crisis alert phone call from school officials Tuesday during a mock drill. ...
Mason Emergency Drill Mix-up
WKRC TV Cincinnati, OH - May 27, 2008
It was only a drill but almost 100 parents rushed to a local school after they were notified there was an explosion. Tonight, the Public Information Officer ...

Ohio parents told of school explosion, not told it's a drill
WTTE, OH - May 27, 2008
MASON, Ohio (AP) -- An automated message system told parents of a large explosion at a southwest Ohio elementary school, sending moms and dads into a panic ...
Mason Parents Panic Following False Alarm
WLWT, OH - May 27, 2008
MASON, Ohio -- A disaster drill at an area school went terribly wrong Tuesday when officials failed to notify parents of some important information. ...
Alarmed Parents Show Up At School
WKRC TV Cincinnati, OH - May 27, 2008
A mock disaster at a local school proves much too real for dozens of panicked parents this afternoon. The Mason School District notified parents and the ...
Mason Disaster Drill Mistake Panics Parents
WCPO, OH - May 27, 2008
Eight hundred Mason, Ohio families got a call Tuesday afternoon that there was a disaster at Mason Heights Elementary and their children should be picked up ...
Mock disaster too real for some Mason Heights parents
Lebanon Western Star, OH - May 27, 2008
The Mason School District notified parents and the media last week that a drill would be held today, May 27 — but the release did not name the school, ...

Government "Strike Teams" Invade Homes, Harass Flood Victims
Cops break down doors, threaten residents who question them as part of martial law conditioning, authorities prevent people from re-entering their homes

Operation Bug Out ‘08' will simulate mass wildfire evacuation
Summit Daily News, CO - Jun 16, 2008
The county has run similar emergency drills in the past and chose to simulate a wildfire evacuation this year due to the high risk associated with the ...

Operation Bug Out

PATCO to stage emergency response drill June 22
Today's Sunbeam -, NJ - Jun 16, 2008
by South Jersey News Online CAMDEN -- PATCO will stage an emergency drill on Sunday, June 22 at its City Hall subway station here. The drill will simulate a ...

Evacuation drill readies area for possible accident
Huntington Herald Dispatch, WV - 10 hours ago
By CURTIS JOHNSON HUNTINGTON -- Emergency officials learned a few lessons and demonstrated an ability to organize and establish a mass evacuation comfort ...
Emergency Drill in West Virginia
WOWK, WV - 14 hours ago
Cabell County emergency crews participated in a mock drill today involving a mass evacuation from the nations capitol due to a dirty bomb explosion. ...
Dirty Bomb Disaster Drill Held Across the State
WVNS, WV - 15 hours ago
Greenbrier County's Deputy Emergency Operations, Al Whitaker says about a tank of gas will get evacuees to Lewisburg. But handling crowds is something they ...
Emergency drill planned for Tuesday
Huntington Herald Dispatch, WV - Jun 16, 2008
By CURTIS JOHNSON HUNTINGTON — Cabell County emergency officials will have their hands full today as they participate in an international, mass evacuation ...
Emergency Officials Prepare for "What If" Scenario in Raleigh County
WVNS, WV - Jun 16, 2008
BECKLEY- -- Emergency officials in Raleigh County and across the state are working on a "what if" scenario. It involves the fallout after a dirty bomb ...

PRCC to hold emergency drill
Hattiesburg American, MS - 1 hour ago
PRCC is holding the drill in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security and area emergency services agencies in order to comply with the federal ...
Randolph AFB, Universal City Performing Emergency Drill, TX - 11 hours ago
The emergency scene will happen on West Aviation Boulevard just north of the base. There is no timetable for the completion of the drill, according to city ...
WVU: Emergency Drill
WDTV, WV - 16 hours ago
The mock trial for the emergency was held at the Business and Economics Building on campus. The drill showed faculty members what would be sent to their ...

Statewide Disaster Drill Today
WVVA TV, IL - 15 hours ago
... put their emergency plans into action calling all necessary chains of command. All agencies need to be considered during a disaster drill of this size. ...
Hospital tents up and fully functional as part
Nevada Appeal, NV - 2 hours ago
Vigilant Guard is a full-scale emergency preparedness drill designed to test, sharpen and evaluate the skills and coordination of local, state and federal ...
Emergency services hold collapse training
Today's Sunbeam -, NJ - Jun 16, 2008
By Randall Clark SALEM Emergency personnel concerned with the possibility of a building collapse in any one of the numerous unattended ...

Emergency officials call for new radios
Chambersburg Public Opinion, PA - 8 hours ago
When the radios gave out during a May 31 emergency services drill at Shippensburg Area Senior High School, Scott and Moriarty decided they would wait no ...
Evacuation drill tests city's emergency preparedness
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA - 6 hours ago
The tabletop exercise in City Hall was the last of three emergency simulations held in the last month to test the ability of city leaders and emergency ...
Tulare hospital, emergency crews prep for disaster with drill
Visalia Times-Delta, CA - Jun 16, 2008
Tulare District Hospital and Tulare City Firefighters set up the emergency drill, which is done twice a year to keep the hospital in tow with its emergency ...
Area First Responders Participate in Mass Evacuation Drill
WVNS, WV - 15 hours ago
Preston County hosted a disaster relief station where workers handed out maps, plus directions for shelters and other emergency services. ...
Mass Evacuation Drill Helps Prepare Emergency Workers For Disaster
WBOY-TV, WV - 16 hours ago
The Upshur County Office of Emergency Management is participating in a mass evacuation drill, along with other OEMs throughout West Virginia and neighboring ...
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Preparing for the worst
The Review, OH - 9 hours ago
He said the idea to do more than one type of drill at the same time came about when the Local Emergency Planning Committee, the Hancock County Health ...
Potassium Iodide Tablets Available To Hancock County Residents
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West Virginia Emergency Responders Participate In Mock Disaster Drill
WHAG, MD - 20 hours ago
MARTINSBURG, WV - Emergency officials in West Virginia are preparing for a worst-case scenario. It’s all part of a mock disaster drill in Martinsburg. ...
Disaster drills practiced
Martinsburg Journal, WV - 9 hours ago
One part of the 36-hour drill in Jefferson County involved more than 15 Red Cross volunteers quickly setting up an overnight emergency shelter at Jefferson ...
Emergency Evacuation Drill Underway
WOWK, WV - Jun 17, 2008
The drill is not expected to affect the general public, but emergency personnel do want people to be aware of the exercise.
Local agencies perform pandemic flu exercise
Lompoc Record, CA - 7 hours ago
For some participants in her agency, the drill provided valuable experience dealing with the county's emergency operations centers. ...
Santa Barbara County practices its health disaster response KSBY
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Pandemic preparedness faces test
Baltimore Sun, United States - 6 hours ago
There may be staff with medical masks, but information desk personnel have been instructed to inform patients and visitors that it is only a drill. ...

Northup Calls High Gas Prices 'National Emergency'
WLKY, KY - 20 hours ago
She also said part of the solution is for the United States to be able to drill for its own oil. Specifically, she said the oil companies need to be allowed ...

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