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Civil defense (Civil defence), (see spelling differences) or civil protection is an effort to protect the citizens of a state (generally non-combatants) from military attack.

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Kiev Junta offense. The DPR. Red Lyman. Heavy shelling According to the "ANNA-NEWS" correspondent in Kramatorsk heard powerful explosions and gunfire,the city center is covered with smoke. In different parts of the city civil defense siren is turning on. The Kramatorsk Commandant's Office at 9:50 pm reported that in the city is a sign of the hostilities resumption. Not excluded the possibility of massive bombardment.
To be clear: they are not called "tornado sirens" they are called civil defense alert sirens. And yes it was...
Friends, I need your help! I don't have enough materials to finish Civil Defense Base!
Oy.woke up by thunder an the civil defense siren... sever thunder storms going on
Happy Lebanese National Civil Defense day everyone! I hope you'll never need us
Gaza now | urgent | civil defense crews and ambulances try to save a citizen from the rubble near of the site of the resistance targeted by occupation north of Rafah in southern Gaza Strip and the ongoing search for another citizen
"Your vigilance is the price of your freedom." - Civil Defense (1952) "If you see something, say something." - Department of Homeland Security (2014) Things do not change my friends.
National Emergency Management Agency Officials Escape Mob Attack In Southern Kaduna Posted: Jun, 29 2014, 12:06PM By SaharaReporters, New York A team of emergency personnel led by staff of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) narrowly escaped getting lynched by irate youths at Sanga local government area of Southern Kaduna State late on Friday, SaharaReporters has learned. The team came from NEMA’s Northwest zone, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Kaduna, the Nigerian Red Cross, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC). They were mandated to conduct a rapid response assessment of the recent attacks unleashed by unknown gunmen on villages in the area. The agency’s staff and other participants in disaster management visited the scenes of the attacks, police posts and the ERCC Church in Gwantu as well as other locations where displaced victims of the violence have been temporarily settled. A member of the team told our correspondent that their aim was to ascertain the e ...
RCEO 11 ESPO attended the Earthquake Drill Orientation with Speakers from Civil Defense on 01 July 2014.
Photo: I’m watching Star Trek: Deep Space Nine “”Civil Defense”” Check-in to Star Trek: Deep Space Nine on...
ANNOUNCEMENT:. Due to Civil Defense inspection in the building, tomorrow's (Wednesday) 9am class will be...
Via Civil Defense Canterbury It's about to get cold! A southerly will hit Canterbury this evening, and snow is expected to 300 metres on Banks Peninsula. The snow is likely to affect roads and passes, and cause disruption to travellers, so be careful if you're out and about rural Canterbury.
Some field work needs permits, but they're not overly onerous. HI civil defense likes to know who is poking lava when.
Civil defense sirens go off at 1230.must be bad storms or the start of the purge! Lol
what a night of weather.after coming up from basement,thank God we have power on.We have seen civil defense going up and down the streets checking to see if anyone needs any assistance.
I wonder how many tourists freak out when the monthly civil defense tests go off.
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Monthly siren and emergency alert test to take place Tuesday: The Civil Defense monthly test of the st...
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IOF prevents civil defense frm putting out fires in Qawasmi and Abu Aisha homes. Palestinians helping instead v
Kauai County: Civil Defense siren was 'false alarm'
The regular civil defense test is tomorrow @ 11:45AM!
DoD scheme to "allow individuals to disassociate their indiv contributions from larger project"
(FM97 News) - The sounding of the State Civil Defense sirens this morning was a false alarm. There is no Civil...
Somebody hit the wrong button at Kauai civil defense.
Civil defense sirens at 8am. Ok, I'll get up!
Blog Flashback: Pages from the 1966 Family Survival guide, written by the US Dept of Civil Defense. Totally bizarre!
Eugene, OR: Tonight Leslie James Pickering , lawyer Lauren Regan of the Civil Liberties Defense Center and...
On the verge of the expected string of disasters, the Office for Civil Defense could lay off 200 of its...
The Civil Defense has asked us Nicelanders to warn tourists about a severe storm that's due to sweep...
Obama warns hundreds of Europeans who fought in Syria can enter U.S. without visas
Is it more civil to play defense against evil terrors or to become even more brutal & terrible than anything they ever want to mess w/again?
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Around 200 contractual employees of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) are on the verge of losing their jobs |.
President Atambayev signs law ratifying agreement with Tajikistan on civil defense, preve...
😂😂😂 your defense is weak , they was pointing out civil rights leaders she is not one nor has NOTHING to do with them done punk
National government agencies in led by the Office of Civil Defense gathered in Kiosko Kagawasan…
JUST IN: Office of Civil Defense confirms 200 contractual workers may face the axe due to the agency's limited funding
Netanyahu backs Al-Qaeda and the "civil war", it's Saudis trying to unify Syria and Iraq to invade Iran and take...
Good morning! Today starts the The Office of Civil Defense in…
MTV correspondent: A fire erupted in Beirut's Zaytouneh Bay and Civil Defense units are working on putting it ou...
Makkah plan to avoid tunnel jams in place: Civil Defense authorities are on a mission to combat t...
The enemy within is watching U.S.: Pentagon studying protesters to prep for *mass civil breakdown*
The Denver Channel Denver officials accused of withholding evidence, defense team quits...
Civil government,so far as it is instituted for the security of property,instituted for the defense of the rich against the poor -Adam Smith
He should be charged with a crime of war! Not a crime in civil court. What is wrong with this regime?
CID and Defense Contract Audit Agency investigation leads to $70k civil settlement
Department of Defense prepares for military operations against Americans: Don't like
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do you have a defense fund people can donate to? Serious civil rights violation
Never ambulance;. quasi-mentally blackguard. the civil defense. ❣
You'll find I'm passionate bout what I believe is a God given right of self defense while remaining civil.
Pro-Israel groups are completely willing to sacrifice Western civil liberties in the defense of Israeli racism:
Stabbed to death teacher by a Civil Defense during the NECO exam
Here's the map going to our Bakery Shop. We're located after Kingdom Hospital beside Civil Defense.
Industrial Sponsors Graduation Ceremony of the General Directorate of Civil Defense in the Eastern Province -
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), the Japan International Cooperation Agency – Japan Science and Technology Agency (JICA-JST) and the Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines (ASEP) launched the How Safe is My House?: A 12-Point Questionnaire at 9am on Feb. 19, 2014 at the PHIVOLCS Auditorium, Quezon City. Representatives from Office of Civil Defense (OCD), Science and Technology Information Institute (STII), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), and different local media also attended the said event. Full article can be found in:
MANILA, Philippines – Retired Army General Eduardo Del Rosario raised his arms in celebration as he left the building of the Office of Civil Defense on Monday, May 12, following the a joint press conference with his successor as national disaster management chief, Vice Admiral Alex Pama. Del...
NEWS: President Benigno Aquino III has appointed retired Navy chief Vice Admiral Alexander Pama as the new executive director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and administrator of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD).
Courtesy call by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) -9 Regional Director Emilia Julhajan and staff to the Office...
Mayor Oscar Serina Moreno receives a plague and check prize for taking the 2nd place in the National Search of Gawad KALASAG Best City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. The prize was presented by Ana C. Caneda, Office of Civil Defense 10 Regional Director, during the flag raising ceremony. At his side is Mario Verner Monsanto, the city's CDRRMO.
Join us in a few minutes for the Civil Defense awards. And at 10:30 pm, we have Dr. Strangelove--on 35mm film!
Dear Fellow CSP's We are cordially inviting PSIS Members and other security practitioner on the 4th General Membership Meeting on April 29, 2014 Tuesday 1:00pm at the MIDAS Hotel and Casino. Our Guest Speaker is MS HAIDEE MENDEZ MASULIT, Training Officer of the Office of the Civil Defense ,National Office for Assessment of the Hazards (Project Noah) to discuss and enlighten us on the BIG ONE. Please invite your friends and colleagues specially those involved in the Crisis Management Planning. This particular monthly meeting was moved to regular day instead of the usual weekend due to the importance of the topic wherein other disciplines can attend and participate and there will be no graduation to give more time for the open forum. Our Guest Speaker was granted authority by her office to present before our group this topic which will be very important especially when we are drafting or revisiting our Emergency Plans. Project NOAH is an integrated response to the call of the President for quicker, more res ...
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Posted in: Politics Posted: July 3, 2013 Russian Troops On American Soil Confirmed Russian soldiers march during a welcoming ceremony for Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow, Russia, on March 22, 2011 Russian troops are on American soil to train with FEMA. Rumors about foreign soldiers being spotted on United States military bases began circulating online earlier this week, the claims quickly went viral. A Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense release stated the troops are here as part of an exchange of experts project. The number of Russian troops in America is unknown, but an unnamed source allegedly from the Department of Defense (DOD) maintains 50,000 soldiers from the former Cold War foe have arrived. The same source also claimed that a total of 100,000 foreign troops are currently training in the United States. The exchange of experts is reportedly being done in conjunction with FEMA emergency and disaster preparedness training. US Defense ...
Being search for the job description & responsibility of the Position "Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria". Political rally, 24 hours after CNN reported bomb blast of 76 dead souls in the National capital. 12 hours after intruders abducted dozens of High school girls. Wait a minute, Till when should we use the artilleries in our possessions; The Navy, Air force, Marines, Army, FBI, State Secret Services, Mopol, Police, Civil Defense, Man-O-War, Boys Scout, Girls guide, Red Cross, Fire department and even the civilians to secure our right to live. When will the government stop politicize with people's live. Boko Haram can NEVER be stronger than Nigerian Navy, Marines, Air force, Army and even the people's syndicates and I strongly refuse to agree that Nigerian government don't have the resource to stop Boko Haram and it's barbaric episodes. Fellow Nigerians, we are talking about human beings dying in a flame of fire, out of Political damsel. We were not there when the ...
By Claro A. Lanipa PAGADIAN CITY – The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (RDRRMC-IX) through the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD-IX) in collaboration with the Provincial Government
Smart Business Hawaii - Governor Confiscates Your Toilet Paper? There was a controversial House Bill to transform Civil Defense into "Emergency Management." Few legislators actually read the entire nasty thick bill, which confers to the Governor powers to search your home for hoarding and other excesses. That means the government could come for your six cases of water and 5 giant toilet paper packs in an "emergency." Yikes. Conjures up the "King Ben" bill debated but not passed after 9/11.
BREAKING NEWS! Water Authority Chairman John Houghton has announced that the Sewerage tax of £50 per year is not sustainable. Therefore with immediate effect local authorities have been ordered to increase it to £300 in order to compensate for the debts of the MEA now merged with the former Water Authority to be called the Utility Authority. This will be added to all rates including council house tenants all Island on 1st April. Furthermore the Dept of Social Care has announced that from April 1st all single persons in local authority housing will now pay an additional £15 per week rent for bedrooms that are vacant to encourage them to downsize. Failure to comply will result in eviction. The Department of Home Affairs has activated the local volunteer Civil Defense force to assist those unable to pay the increased rent who cannot find alternate accommodation. The CD will move them to tented accommodation at Jurby. Over the last month former Dept of Social Care Minister Robertshaw, has acquired land at ...
600kg Saudi man airlifted to hospital | An obese Saudi national was transferred from his home in Jizan to King Fahd Medical City in Riyadh for medical treatment, reported Sabq news. A Civil Defense team had to demolish a part of his home to take 20-year-old Khaled Mohsin Shairi out of his second-floor apartment. The man was brought to the ground with the help of a forklift. The 610-kg man was then airlifted using a plane from the Royal Saudi Air Force fleet that was specially equipped for the transfer. Previously, authorities at the Saudi Ministry of Health had arranged for a custom-made bed for the Shairi. The specially-made bed arrived from the USA after a 6-month wait. The humanitarian mission was undertaken following an order issued by King Abdullah of Saudi. All expenses to assist Shairi reduce his weight are borne by the monarch.
Officials of NEMA, NOSDRA, NNPC, Civil Defense, NGOs and other major stakeholders in Disaster Management held a meeting on Oil Pipeline emergency response today @ the Conference Room of NEMA North West Zonal Office, Kaduna.
horrible accident in Malaysia 18+!! Drive safely !!please help the accident victims and save their life !! Emergency Services Num : Police and Ambulance …… 999 Fire …… 994 Civil Defense …… 991 From Mobile Phone …… 112 Helping Victims at the Scene of an Accident !! Chances are at some point in your life you will witness an accident. While most accidents are minor and not life-threatening, major accidents occur every day. Here are a few guidelines for helping victims of an accident. If you witness an accident, call 999 immediately. Don’t assume someone else made the call. It’s better for emergency operators to get multiple calls than none at all. When you speak with the emergency operator, describe the location in detail, including cross streets. Be sure to explain what happened, how many people were involved and the condition of the victims to the best of your ability. Do not hang up the phone until the operator tells you to. 1)"When you approach the scene of the accident, use caution" ...
Civil Defense: Extra care on northern beaches tomorrow. High winds up to 120 km/h and rough seas.
29 Killed in Plateau Villages Between Barkin Ladi and Bokkos KMSWorldNews --- No fewer than 29 people were feared killed yesterday when gunmen launched a fresh attack on border villages between Barkin Ladi and Bokkos Local Government area of Plateau State The attack took place in two villages, one of which was Rakong near Kafi Abu. Although the Plateau State Commissioner of Police Mr. Chris Olakpe confirmed the attack to journalists in Jos yesterday evening,he was however was silent on casualties figures. According to him, “There was an attack yesterday in the area, but the quick intervention of the Nigeria Police, STF, SSS and Civil Defense brought the situation under control. He pointed out that there was a joint committee comprising of the traditional rulers and the police purposely for intelligent gathering with a view to nipped in the bud any threat to peace in the area. However, the interim administrator of Barkin Ladi Local Government Council Habila Dung who also confirmed the attack said that te ...
Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Officer Mr. Levi Nicart informed Office of Civil Defense regional office about the wildfire situation in Eastern Samar and they are to seek help from the Philippine Air Force for additional helicopters. However according to Regional director Gozon of OCD there is only one helicopter of the Phil. Air Force that has the capability to contain water and is now on its way back to Tacloban to refuel. In a text message, the administrator of ESSU Dr. Apilado said the fire truck of Lawaan is now at ESSU Salcedo to help.
The wait is over! Panel discussion on Nuclear Anxiety and Civil Defense in Popular Culture tonight!
Does the Department of Civil Defense even exist anymore? (Googled: Nope.)
Fifteen pilgrims died and 130 others were injured in a fire that broke out at a hotel in Madinah on Saturday, the Madinah Governorate said in a statement. The fire occurred at the Ishraq Al-Madina Hotel at 2:33 p.m. Eyewitnesses said the victims were of different nationalities and included Egyptians and Turks. Civil Defense firefighters were able to put out the blaze by 5 p.m., the governorate said. Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman has been following up on the incident. An investigation to ascertain the cause of the fire has been launched, sources said. Preliminary reports indicate that the fire occurred as a result of a short circuit during maintenance work. Thirty of the injured were treated on the spot, while others were sent to King Fahd Hospital and the Ansar Hospital. According to one report, Ansar received four bodies and 91 injured. Most pilgrims died of suffocation, the statement said. There were about 700 guests in the hotel at the time the fire broke out. Authorities evacuated guests and c ...
The brand new Dade County Civil Defense Emergency Operations Center on Galloway Road. Modern and State of the Art (for 1960, that is). The South Miami Amateur Radio Club held its monthly meetings there, and we were all enrolled as radio operators for Civil Defense, with official ID cards, etc. Seems almost laughable nowadays, but this was when the USA and USSR had literally thousands of nuclear tipped ICBMs aimed at each other, and we were conducting air raid drills in the schools. In just two years, the Cuban Missile Crisis would bring us literally to the brink of World War III, and there were nuclear missile bases in the Everglades. It was long ago replaced by the current Miami-Dade EOC farther north, and looks tiny and hopelessly primitive in comparison, but the building is still there, and in use. But I don't know who is using it now...
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Civil Defense and Security Experts all over the country must have watched in horror the drama in Atlanta this week. An unusual combination of events (school canceled mid-day, weather prediction off, and millions of drivers who don't know how to drive on snow) gave the metro area a jammed Interstate Highway System with many stuck in their cars for hours and hours. A terrorist attack, especially one against our infrastructure could easily get a worse result for the country nationwide. Imagine the electric going out for one month. Or a one-week shut down of the Internet. How about no telephone service for one year? Suppose your heat goes out, and you are told it will stay out for two weeks. What is your plan for that? It is time for some really smart people to do some serious planning, and right away!
FYI MT Civil Defense will hold a mock drill at Bidda Tower for Q2022 Supreme Committee on Corniche from 10a to noon today.
Davao landslides, floods kill 13 MANILA, Philippines – At least 13 people were killed and five were missing from rains and landslides in Davao region due to a low pressure area. A report from Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Davao on Monday said the fatalities were from Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley. Thirty-four were also injured and nearly 120 houses were totally destroyed by the LPA, the OCD said. The region was still reeling from the devastation of Typhoon Pablo (Bopha) in 2012. There were a total of 128,215 persons from Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley that were sheltered in 79 evacuation centers, it also said. Several roads were impassable due to floods and landslides. A bridge in Monkayo in Comval, the Bailey bridge in Depote Upper Ulip village, was washed out, while the rivers of Saug in Asuncion and Libuganon in Kapalong Davao del Norte also overflowed. The LPA was last observed 70 kilometers southwest of Cagayan de Oro City, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical an ...
Guam Homeland Security/ Office of Civil Defense hold management classes this ... - Pacific Daily News
The Russian Ministry of Civil Defense, Emergencies and Disaster Relief predicts increased chances for Arctic ship...
Walter Pendleton III Walter Pendleton III, 88, of Greenwich, died on October 30, 2013 from a chronic illness in Bridgeport Hospital. He battled this disease for over 10 years. Born in Greenwich on November 19, 1924. He was the son of Walter Pendleton Jr. and Estelle Cummings Pendleton. Mr. Pendleton was a veteran of the United States Navy serving during World War II on the USS Quincy, where the ship provided gunfire support during the Normandy Invasion and after in the European Theater of Operations. He was still serving on the USS Quincy in 1945 when President Roosevelt was transported to and from the Yalta Conference. He was awarded the Victory medal, The American Theater medal and the European Theater medal, 2 stars. When he returned from serving in the military, he attended West Virginia Wesleyan. He was a very proud resident of the Town of Greenwich and served the town in many ways. He was a member of the Greenwich Police Department, first as part of Civil Defense and later as an Auxiliary Offi ...
Had a fantastic day today down at UH, with the display the Heritage Team laid on for the "Restore" Company promotional event. Myself and Chris, took 50 people of a tour of the base in a London Transport Routemaster Bus, and ending up at the Battle Command Bunker, then back to "Restore" for some talks, with some fantastic food laid on for lunch. All set in the old 55th Squadron's Operations HQ. We had set up our display of Cold War artifacts from Upper Heyford's history, along with my collection of US Civil Defense items from the Cuban Missile Crisis. 51 years ago to the day, (Black Saturday) 27 October 1962. which was rather poigniant in some ways. We also found another building we had yet to explore.
Civil Defense responds to factory fire in Lebanon’s Metn
BREAKING: Huge erupts in cardboard factory in the region of residents call on Civil defense units to extinguish the flames
Yes I do! I was working the local Civil Defense back then!
We were not asked to register. Thats just a rumor. There's actually a clause in civil defense law that allows 4 traditional Nafeer.
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Everyone! There will be a Civil Defense Drill on August 21st at approx 2pm. You will hear the sirens but it is...
Gone were the days when people would love to help people throgh Civil Defense and all other programme
And here's link w names of survivors vs. fatalities from Office of Civil Defense - Visayas.
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PIA-4A: Office of Civil Defense (OCD-4A) reported that as of 8AM today all major roads within are not passable to...
A place of education, play and civil defense. It is like an anti-fraternity where you stay away from…
Brought to you by the Federal Civil Defense Administration. "Duck and Cover" (desk diving)
whiskeytrail asked: Aloha! Do you have any Civil Defense collections? It was such a weird period in our...
Since I already know my vocation which is Civil Defense, might as well I start training my fitness now.
I know! At least work is linked to civil defense? Idk how
PIA CAR/BAGUIO CITY: The Offìce of Civil Defense - Cordillera advises the public to be wary of possible...
PIA CAR/BAGUIO CITY: The Office of Civil Defense - Cordillera reports that around 30 people, tourists and their...
"PSC Chairman Mike Mbama Okiro has called for the establishment of a Civil Security Force. We already have "Civil defense"
Some top management of Civil Defense Singapore government department has been to court and jailed maybe for prostitution.
I don't care who you are, listening to the Emergency Civil Defense Alarm [air raid siren] will make you scared even though you know ur safe.
Office of Civil Defense-Central Visayas released on Sunday morning a list of identified fatalities. . Read full...
Damaged Civil defense building in Areesh-Sina hit by RPG by MB terrorist on August 17, 2013.
Amskroud forest fire about to be put out, civil defense: Rabat : The fire that broke out last... |
Bad luck is when you wear "My Oga At The. Top" shirt and then get into trouble with. Civil Defense officers. ww.seriousbeatings. Datz all
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News has been confirmed sabotage the Issuit water plant Nazlah by elements of the Muslim Brotherhood and the civil defense forces
Knowing the neighborhood will swell the group in SHTF using the Civil Defense book as a guide has helped
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Sudanese civil defense force headquarter in Khartoum, how can such government help people affected by rainfalls
Civil Defense Forces are still trying to put out fires of El Moqawlen El Arab Company at Ramsees Square. Sara
All blaming inefficient security forces and civil defense to put off blood bank building as if conditions normal to set on fire!
Gunmen bombing civil defense building Arish with rocket-propelled grenades and killed 3 people
“reporter: gunmen shelled civil defense building in with rockets, Syria?
Breaking News: Egypt's Center of Civil Defense in al-Arish targeted with RBJ rockets.
Nigeria`s Civil Defense corps rescued Temitope and Tayo from Abductor in Akwa Ibom State.
We ride in an International S-120 Civil Defense truck: Cold War-era four-wheel drive truck is an Atomic Age ti...
... There were conflicting reports about the explosions, which were heard in Latakia and the latest news and responded as follows: - - Green News Network Idlib pro | GENN Urgent Latakia: Field reliable source: Zionist enemy gangs targeting barracks "tough" near a military ammunition depots in Dibba Brief Latakia by several rockets land - the land .. And fire trucks of the Civil Defense launched a short while ago from Latakia towards the targeted place, note that the air force and artillery قاما a direct response to the shelling pounding the most and what is heard in the city from the sounds of explosions in a row .. No information on injuries until this moment, and the army imposed a security cordon around the area and prevent approaching, and fire trucks are flocking to the area .. Sommer wrote Hatem Al-Manar reporter: - The military source who told us that the votes is a returned artillery minutes ago confirms that these sounds caused by the explosion of an ammunition depots in a village in Lattakia ...
One of our Civil Defense sirens is currently malfunctioning in Locust Point. No emergency, please disregard as repairs begin.
Bad weather hampers rescue efforts: LEGAZPI CITY—The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Bicol has stopped i...
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Today,June 13, 2013.is the 48th anniversary of my Amateur Radio License...I have been continuously licensed for 48 years as a General Class Operator since this date in 1965.it has led me down many roads and adventures.I was heavily involved in emergency communications from Hurricane Camille in 1969...I received a personal Letter of Commendation from President Reagan in 1983 for my part in relaying communications from St George Medical School in GRENADA to the U.S. Navy and the Special Forces...and of course.the horrible Toccoa Falls Dambreak and Flood of Nov 6, 1977...where 39 people were drowned and crushed to death by the wall of water.we provided commo for the Red Cross and GA Civil Defense that day by Amateur Radio.never forget.and of course.how can we ever forget Palm Sunday Tornadoes of 27 March 1994.when hams provided back up commo for Lumpkin County CD.a day that will live forever in the hearts of Lumpkin Countians.I was a part of all that with my radios...
PHOTOS: Personnel from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Office of Civil Defense, provincial government of Albay and Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Bicol region and green media advocates led by the Philippine Network of Environmental Journalists, Inc. and Albay-Legazpi Press Association, Inc. have joined hands to reforest the coastal areas of Bacacay town in an effort to mitigate the adverse impact of climatic change in the place.
AGENDA CITY OF MOUNT CARMEL REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING Monday June 10, 2013 5pm at City Hall * Invocation * Roll Call * Visitors to address the Council (topics discussed by visitors is limited to 10 minutes) o Dean Kieffer- Kieffer Construction * Mayor’s Report COMMISSIONER’S REPORT: * *** Shoaff Finance and Senior Citizens * Joseph Judge Streets, Cemeteries and Parks * Rod Rodriguez Fire, Health & Safety, City Hall, Garbage and Civil Defense * Norman Brunson Water and Sewer STAFF REPORTS: * Rudy Witsman * Tom Price * Mike Gidcumb BUSINESS: * Resolution R-603 to approve MFT expenditure for chip and seal * Ordinance 991 – Prevailing Wage for 2013 * Vacate alley along the South and West sides of the B & G building * Motion to approve the minutes of the regular Council meeting held on 5/28/2013 * Motion to approve payment of all bills bearing the proper signature * Executive Session (if needed) * Motion to Adjourn
The landmarks of ABVP are……. 1949 : July 9th – ABVP founded in New Delhi, National Movement for (i) Hindi language (ii) Vande Mataram as National Song (iii) Bharat as name of the country. 1962 : Participation in Civil Defense (Chinese aggression). 1966 : Launching of SEIL Project for National Integration. 1970 : Entered Students Union Elections – Victory in various Universities, First National Charter of Demands on Education. 1971 : Indo-Pak War, Participation in Civil Defense. 1975 : First National Seminar on Education, New Delhi, June Emergency-10,000 students in Satyagraha and 500 under MISA. 1983 : National Seminar on Illegal Infiltration from Bangladesh in Kolkata. Nationwide agitation by thousands of students in support of SAVE ASSAM Movement and demonstration at Guwahati. 1985 : WOSY Founded (World Organisation of Students and Youth), 12,000 Students Conference organised at Delhi on the occasion of International Youth Year, District level Youth Right Conventions organised. 1986 : National w ...
Dated 08/04/2013 issued a decree by the Council of Ministers No. 10234, published in the Official Gazette on 13.04.2013, spent deduct 85 percent of the proceeds of the Independent Municipal Fund prior to the distribution of its assets, where the text in its second article reads as follows: "Is truncated rate of 5% (five Balmih) of the value of the proceeds allocated to municipalities, a total of / 18.348 billion / l.'s (Eighteen billion and three hundred and eight and forty million LP), and derived from the quotient (366960 × 5% = 183480), and so before the distribution of the proceeds to municipalities, and transmits this amount to calculate the Fund's independent civil defense open in the restrictions Directorate of the Treasury and the public debt, pursuant to the provisions of Article 30, paragraph 3, of Legislative Decree No. 50 Date 08/05/1967 (organizing civil defense), and that immediately after the issuance of this decree and to distract duly followed at the Directorate General of Civil Defense. ...
SAVAR TRAGEDY, 2013: 1. On 24 April 2013, an eight-story commercial building, Rana Plaza, collapsed in Savar, a sub-district in the Greater Dhaka Area, the capital of Bangladesh. 2. The search for the dead ended on 13 May with the death toll of 1,127. Approximately 2,500 injured people were rescued from the building alive. 3. It is considered to be the deadliest garment-factory accident in history, as well as the deadliest accidental structural failure in modern human history. 4. The building contained clothing factories, a bank, apartments, and several other shops. The shops and the bank on the lower floors immediately closed after cracks were discovered in the building. Warnings to avoid using the building after cracks appeared the day before had been ignored. Garment workers were ordered to return the following day and the building collapsed during the morning rush-hour. 5. The head of the Bangladesh Fire Service & Civil Defense, Ali Ahmed Khan, said that the upper four floors had been built without a ...
Storms, floods, and typhoons are potential threats that are usually known for causing damage to everything they pass and is only surpassed by its abrupt presence. Without warning, these things will swiftly sweep through a random neighbourhood, leaving nothing but destruction in its wake. I am working with the City Disaster Office since 1997, we only rely weather advisories from PAGASA through the Office of the Civil Defense in which I can attest that the advisory are very broad and delayed in disseminations to the different LDRRMC. Back in January 2009, weather disturbances caused by the Tail End of a Cold Front had caused heavy rainfall in Cagayan de Oro City, flooding its streets laying waste to its inhabitants. The disaster could have been prevented if there was an early warning system that would allow people to monitor the weather in a local and accurate level. The need of this specific weather warning system was further catalysed because of what happened during Tropical Depression Sendong, last Decem ...
Beginning in 1918, a series of fire lookout towers were constructed on Long Island to aid in the fighting of wildfires. The first constructed was on Telescope Hill in the fall of 1918 (only two were constructed that year), and went into operation in March 1919. The tower was a 60 foot Aermotor LS40 model, with a cab placed on top.The Telescope Hill tower reported 120 fires between March 17 and June 15, 1919. During World War II, a new cab was built below the original cab to be used for fire watching, and the original was used by Civil Defense observers. Nazi "U-Boats" were spotted three times from Telescope Hill, one of which was captured after being spotted. Telescope Hill was at the end of Tower Hill ave, Farmingville, NY
The Eggon tribe is the largest tribe in Nassarawa state and has never produced the governor. In a bid to realize this ambition,the ombatse militia group was formed. The violence in Nassarawa recently was purely political. The incumbent CPC governor,Al-Makura saw this as a threat to his 2015 re-election plans. Already there were rumours that Eggon people planned to present information Minister Labaran Maku as their sole candidate. The Governor organized an operation with the state commissioner of Police to raid the shrine and dislodge the group without informing Force Headquarters. The operation as we all know turned out a disaster where scores of policemen,Civil Defense personnel and SSS agents lost their lives. A visibly angry IGP during his visit to Nassarawa state last week shunned the governor. The Governor reportedly rushed to the IGP's office in Abuja after the visit to apologize for not informing him of the failed operation. Part of the reason why Niger State Governor criticized the poor security a ...
Civil Defense says flash floods in kill at least 24
Quick Tips For Corpers Before Leaving For Orientation Camp by PRINCE PHILIP 1. Don't be late in getting to camp!! Infact, be early so your registration can be stress free. 2. Avoid Camp Food. YES!! Camp food is made by a bunch of unprofessional cooks who just throw the miserly food ingredients given to them to make that crap called food. Its not the faults of these women but the government/NYSC officials. The best foods are made on Sundays..  3. Respect yourself and don't break the rules. 4. DONT BE AFRAID OF ANYBODY IN CAMP!! YES! The soldiers cant beat you. Neither the Civil Defense & Police. They can only drill you, but if you are tired, just squat on the floor and tell them you are tired. SIMPLE! Don't be rude because you can be thrown into the jail (After a camp court trial sha), but you don't have to do the frog jumps, press ups, e.t.c if you don't want to! 5. MAmmy Market is your friend.. If you are an Ajebutter like me who is very particular about where and what I eat, you can do what I did. Fi ...
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A message from a fellow Oath Keeper: To My Brothers at Oath Keepers: You need to understand you have lost your Constitution and the Republic which you served. Please turn your skills to your local communities as protector and providers. Organize the civilians, who have no military experience to draw on, to secure a base of safe haven. You must work as the Civil Defense did during the Cold War; work with local law enforcement if they are part of the community. Your enemies will be the looters and gangs of marauders. You most like will not be able to stand against an organized military force, I feel you understand this very well. You will only jeopardize the people and property you were trying to protect. Best resistance, is for the healthy among your group to revert to guerilla tactics. Use your judgment as to how well trained the military group is that confronts you. It could merely be individuals dressed as soldiers, but actually they are police and TSA personnel. Bunkering down can be suicidal!! Supplie ...
Well looks like the Civil Defense sirens do sound at night . And we're under a tornado warning now ...
The number of people missing after a typhoon devastated parts of the southern Philippines jumped to nearly 900 after families and fishing companies reported losing contact with more than 300 fishermen at sea, officials said Sunday. The fishermen from southern General Santos city and nearby Sarangani province left a few days before Typhoon Bopha hit the main southern island of Mindanao on Tuesday, triggering flash floods that killed more than 600, Civil Defense chief Benito Ramos said. Ramos said the fishermen were headed to the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea and to the Pacific Ocean. He said there has been no contact from them for a week. "We have declared them missing," he said. "Maybe they are still alive." Ramos said they may have sought shelter on the many small islands in the Spratlys and the Celebes Sea, and lost battery power and have not been able to call. He said the coast guard, navy and fishing vessels have launched a search. After slamming into the southern Philippines, the typhoon mov ...
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In April 1984, President Reagan signed Presidential Director Number 54 that allowed FEMA to engage in a secret national "readiness exercise" under the code name of REX 84. The exercise was to test FEMA's readiness to assume military authority in the event of a "State of Domestic National Emergency" concurrent with the launching of a direct United States military operation in Central America. The plan called for the deputation of U.S. military and National Guard units so that they could legally be used for domestic law enforcement. These units would be assigned to conduct sweeps and take into custody an estimated 400,000 undocumented Central American immigrants in the United States. The immigrants would be interned at 10 detention centers to be set up at military bases throughout the country. REX 84 was so highly guarded that special metal security doors were placed on the fifth floor of the FEMA building in Washington, D.C. Even long-standing employees of the Civil Defense of the Federal Executive Departm ...
JUST IN: PNoy appoints ret. Maj Gen. Eduardo Del Rosario, OIC of the Office of the Civil Defense replaces Usec Benito Ramos
Pres Aquino appoints Eduardo Del Rosario as Acting Administrator of the Office of Civil Defense replacing Benito Ramos effective Feb 1,2013
Hospital in Bacolor town holds earthquake, fire drill By Joelyn G. Baluyut BACOLOR, Pampanga, Feb.1 (PIA) -- Ricardo P. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital-Annex (RPRMH-Annex) in Bacolor town conducted on Wednesday an earthquake and fire drill to better equip its employees on what to do during calamities. “Employees took part in the exercise which covered six stages namely alarm, response (duck, cover, and hold), evacuation, assembly or head counting, incident command system, and mass casualty handling,” Michael Dumlao of the Office of Civil Defense - 3 said. Dumlao added the employees were eager learners. He said that nurses, doctors, and hospital personnel, regardless of their position, could help and save lives of patients when there's disaster. “What’s lacking though is the floor plan and evacuation routes for people inside the hospital would know what to do and where to go, said Dumlao. The Civil Defense officer suggested that the hospital should procure safety gadget devices such as helmets, radio c ...
Why are the Civil Defense sirens going off in Frankfort? Anybody? Anybody?
Davaoenos: The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) said affected families were also advised not to go back to their homes yet since water levels may still increase due to light to moderate rain caused by the tail-end of a cold front. Please be safe. To my fam and friends, I'm praying for all your safety.
lol... again... where's the fire alarm system?! Civil defense my *** ! even our residential buildings have none!
Civil Defense upgrades services with new centers
called the civil defense... LOLOLOL
As expected, neither the ACLU nor Anonymous stood with gun owners in defense of civil rights today.
A brave & compelling witness in defense of our Second Amendment: By her words, it's a necessity beyond civil defense.
What has civil got to do with total defense ?!
apparently people choose to ignore Deacons for Defense and Justice and other similar organizations crucial to civil rights
The Calls Obama a Dictator, but Disarmed the Alaska Civil Militia -
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MIGHT WANNA CHANGE THOSE HAPUNA PLANS: Civil Defense has closed Hapuna, Kahaluu and Laaloa beach parks today due to high surf. The high surf warning and high wind warning remain in effect.
Who are you to tell me what I need to protect my family.. If there are two intruders each packing fully automatic AK-47's with 50 round mags. They are not gonna stand still so I can shoot them. In a gun with fight bullets flying, adrenaline pumping, heart pounding, your kids hiding, fearing for your life, I hope that out of 20 bullets I hit the *** at least once. Im behind a barrier of some sort, so are they.. God forbid, I get hit in my right arm and have to shoot with my left. I want more than enough bullets to protect my family. I dont want to his some arbitrary number (7 in NY) pulled out the *** of some leftus *** just to give him a warm and fuzzy about doing something, then die when I need an 8th bullet.. I want them dead with 20 bullets waiting to fire in case they get up, or someone else walks in..
Civil Air Patrol was conceived in the late 1930s by legendary New Jersey aviation advocate Gill Robb Wilson, who foresaw aviation's role in war and general aviation's potential to supplement America's military operations. With the help of New York Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, the new Civil Air Patrol was established on December 1, 1941, just days before the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. The CAP insignia, a red three-bladed propeller in the Civil Defense white-triangle-in-blue-circle, began appearing on private aircraft everywhere. CAP initially planned only on liaison and reconnaissance flying, but the civilian group's mission expanded when German submarines began to prey on American ships off the coast of the United States and CAP planes began carrying bombs and depth charges." A CAP crew first interrupted a sub attack on a flight out of Rehoboth Beach, saving a tanker off Cape May, N.J. Since radio calls for military bombers were often unproductive, unarmed CAP fliers dived in mock attacks to force subs ...
Army: Combat medic. Civil Defense: Paramedic. Police: Riot Medic. Thats it, Im taking Nursing until I get my diploma and finally go for NS!
Just weeks after the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., the New Hampshire State Police and a local town police department (and students) are learning how to handle a shooter in a school. This was an approved police training session, in which students participated with police. The town and regional school that approved is quiet, semi-rural, very low crime, similiar to Newtown. The official state motto of NH is live free or die. Its on every license plate. In lifetimes since it became, we never thought we'd have to take it so literally here, that our SWAT teams would need to learn this, and that we'd need to fund APC vehicles, especially for our children. At least not since the bomb shelters and duck-and-cover early Civil Defense taught in schools at the beginning of the Cold War. Our police are different than some other states; they're our neighbors, go to the same stores, have children in the same schools, are extended family people, not the jackboots of the Nazi SS, or USSR KGB. There are about 2 ...
I keep finding old books in this house . We have only lived here a year and in the basement I just found a 1972 copy of "Introduction to Foot Trails in America" by Robert Colwell . A 1976 copy of "The Well Fed Backpacker" by June Flemming . A 1975 copy of "The Complete Farmer" a do it yourself guide compiled by the Main Street Press . Also a big pile of 1970s era Civil Defense papers covering fall out shelters , blast wave projections , how to use your dosimeter etc . Im thinking the former owner was on the township disaster emergency response board . Posted by Mike Bailey
RAPPLER: Nearly 400 passengers were stranded in the ports of Hindang and Bato in Leyte, Liloan, and San Ricardo in Southern Leyte, and Allen in Northern Samar due to TS Quinta, according to the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Eastern Visayas. Operations of ports and ferry terminals were suspended as early as 7 am in Leyte, and 11 am in Northern Samar. The Philippine Coast Guard stations in the region stopped issuing navigational clearances to sea vessels, and advised fisherfolk not to sail out into the sea due to the storm.
Typhoon Pablo Update: In Davao region alone, data from the Office of Civil Defense (OCD)-XI as of noon December 11 reported a total of 43 municipalities and three cities affected by the storm, affecting 958,050 families or 4,149,787 individuals. The update also said a total of 43,112 families or 198,287 individuals have also been displaced from 49 villages.
LEGAZPI CITY, Dec. 07 (PNA) -- Disaster authorities here are sending a 72-man humanitarian relief mission on Saturday to Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental a disaster stricken provinces in Mindanao, according to Bernardo Alejandro, Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and Regional Disaster Risk Reduction...
The Philippines - more deaths... "Situation Update No. 8 On 2012-12-06 at 04:35:46 [UTC] Event: Tropical Storm Location: Philippines Mindanao Regions A powerful typhoon that washed away emergency shelters, a military camp and possibly entire families in the southern Philippines has killed almost 350 people with nearly 400 missing, authorites said Thursday. More bodies were retrieved from hardest-hit Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental provinces and six others impacted by Tuesday\'s storm, the Office of Civil Defense reported. At least 200 of the victims died in Compostela Valley alone, including 78 villagers and soldiers who perished in a flash flood that swamped two emergency shelters and a military camp. In nearby Davao Oriental, the coastal province first struck by Typhoon Bopha as it blew from the Pacific Ocean, at least 115 people perished, mostly in three towns so battered that it was hard to find any buildings with roofs remaining, provincial officer Freddie Bendulo and other officials said. Afte ...
As of press time, the Office of Civil Defense reports zero casualties in Cagayan de Oro City.
Today in history: The role of the Central Registration Bureau in Civil Defense on Report on Civil Defense, 1950
'Pablo' leaves trail of destruction, 238 dead, hundreds missing in Mindanao December 5, 2012 3:48pm New Bataan — The death toll from a typhoon that ravaged the Philippines jumped to 238 Wednesday with hundreds missing, as rescuers battled to reach areas cut off by floods and mudslides, officials said. Typhoon Pablo (Bopha) slammed into the southern island of Mindanao Tuesday, toppling trees and blowing away homes with 210-kilometer (130-mile) per hour gusts before easing overnight as it headed toward the South China Sea. A total of 142 people died and 241 others were missing in the mountainous Mindanao town of New Bataan, Lieutenant-Colonel Lyndon Paniza told AFP. Eighty-one other people were killed in the nearby province of Davao Oriental and 15 in other areas, Paniza and the civil defense office said. Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman and other officials described scenes of utter devastation with houses and other structures in some towns and villages ripped apart by the most powerful storm to h ...
Doha: H.E. Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, Chairman of the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority, in the presence of the Minister of State for Interior Affairs H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani and the Minister of Municipality and Planning Development H.E. Sheikh Abdul ...
If you heard a siren go off in Kealakehe, there is NO emergency. The Kealakehe area siren malfunctioned. Civil Defense is notified of the problem.
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Many of you are posting on our Hawaii News Now page that you have been hearing emergency sirens on the Big Island for several minutes now. The State Civil Defense says there is NO emergency. It is a malfunctioning siren in Kealakehe-Kona.
Hawaii County police report a malfunction with Civil Defense sirens in Kona. We have reports of sirens going off in Kealakehe area. No emergency, crews are working on the problem.
Elko Warrior Flag Football League weekly recap: Ok Flaggers last this weekend was a tough one. Now as the playoff battle tightens up with a strong possibility of a three way tie for the second seat. But First lets get to the scores: First up you had the Dingbats taking on the Slayers. This game was a battle, the Slayers drove up and down the field on the strength of Brian Nye's arm and legs, scoring there first TD on a 16 yard scramble to the end zone. But not to be left out Bobby Bear then turned around and ran the ball from under the center 70 yards for the six. Alas the Slayers fell in the final few minutes. Dingbats 34 Slayers 20 Next up you had the Elko Warriors version of the civil war. But the shorthanded silver squad was unable to slow down Ely DeJesus and the high flying passing attack. Elko Warriors Black 42 Elko Warriors Silver 20 The third of Four games was all one sided. The Raccoons have been plagued by roster issues for the past few weeks and it showed here. Even picking up All Star Defensi ...
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The Office of the Civil Defense 12 advised the public to remain vigilant and the local DRRMCs to continue updating them on latest weather bulletin even if Typhoon Pablo has moved out Mindanao area.
Emergency Ordinance 2012-10 has been rescinded!!! Thank you to everyone for your outstanding support of the page and Michael Martin! If you see Mike, be sure to congratulate him!
0 0 Political activists would be pacified to sympathize with the government RELATED: Yes, The Re-Education Camp Manual Does Apply Domestically to U.S. Citizens A leaked U.S. Army document prepared for the Department of Defense contains shocking plans for “political activists” to be pacified by “P...
PIA-11/Davao City, Dec 5(PIA) Partial official count of casualties from the Office of Civil Defense XI in a briefing given to Mar Roxas, secretary/DILG Davao Oriental 82, Comval 49; Missing DavOr one, Comval 20.
Our nation's Constitution and heritage of responsible and safe firearms ownership are not to blame for the deaths of Kasandra Perkins and Jovan...
Blown in the wind. Deaths in flash floods. That’s what happened in areas in Mindanao raked by powerful Typhoon “Pablo” before dawn Tuesday.
We are 100% of the people. We are rich, poor and everything in between, but we are not corporations. Corporations are not people. People are welcome to speak on behalf of corporations, but corporations may not speak here. The new guidelines are simple: Trolls are not welcome. They will either be c...
Rwanda's powerful defense minister, Paul Kagame, has acknowledged for the first time his country's key role in the overthrow of president Mobutu Sese Seko in neighboring Congo, saying that the Rwandan government planned and directed the rebellion that toppled the longtime dictator and that Rwandan t...
The Senate voted 92-6 today to require the Pentagon to report on options for using U.S. military assets to degrade Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's ability to use air power against his own people.
NATO foreign ministers have approved Turkey's request for Patriot missiles to defend its borders, a statement of "solidarity" with its fellow alliance member. "Today NATO agreed to augment Turkey's air defense by deploying Patriot missiles to Turkey. Turkey has asked for NATO's support and we stand with Turkey in the spirit of strong solidarity," said NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen. "To Turkish people we say, we are determined to defend you and your territory. To anyone who would want to attack Turkey, we say, don't even think about it. " The move is in response to the spilling over of the Syrian civil war into Turkey, where errant Syrian artillery shells struck the border town of Akcakale and killed five Turkish civilians in October.
MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) - At least 80 people have died in Mindanao from the onslaught of Typhoon Pablo (international name Bopha), authorities said Tuesday. In New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, at least 43 people died when flash floods swept away an Army patrol base, a landslide hit a community, and trees fell on people. "I've counted 43 bodies on the floor," Lt. Col. Lyndon Paniza, spokesman of the Army's 10th Infantry Division, confirmed the deaths. He said 23 others were injured while 6 soldiers remain missing. Paniza said he has no confirmed information yet on the number of missing civilians in the Compostela Valley tragedy. Compostela Valley Governor Arturo Uy said local officials told him earlier in the day that 34 people were killed in New Bataan. "It's possible they have found more bodies," "Ang unang balita, may biglang isang malaking bugso ng tubig galing sa bundok na di nila inasahan," he said. "Nag-request na po ako ng chopper sa Army. Nanawagan rin ako na whatever assistance maib ...
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Law Clerk Position in El Segundo. Deadline to apply is 12/14. Must be 2L or higher. Full-service civil defense firm. Details posted at GUCL.
Ten percent of Americans rate the honesty and ethics of members of Congress as very high or high, above only car salespeople on a list of 22 professions. Medical professionals and engineers receive their best ratings on record.
NATO has agreed to send Patriot missiles to Turkey, after Turkey requested the anti-missile defense system as a form of protection against possible spillover from the increasingly violent Syrian civil war.
The year is almost over! What do YOU think is the top news story of 2012?
The newly released photos of Zimmerman make no difference, not sure how u think u can racially profile someone & think u can just walk away unscathed. He deserved a bloody nose & head beaten in for rolling up on an innocent boy who was just trying to get home. F&ck Zimmerman & his punk *** Geez
Well done Stevie Wonder After calls by thousands of individuals and organisations across the world the renowned music legend and civil rights leader, Stevie Wonder, has cancelled his scheduled performance at a benefit gala for the Israeli military. Wonder said: "[W]ith a heart that has always cried out for world unity, I will not be performing at the Israeli Defense Force Gala on December 6th. I am respectfully withdrawing my participation from this year's event to avoid the appearance of partiality. As a Messenger of Peace, I am and have always been against war, any war, anywhere. Hoping for one world, one people, one day." - Stevie Wonder According to the Associated Press, a contact at the United Nations recommended the canceling of Wonder's performance because he is an official "Messenger of Peace" for the UN. The twenty-two time Grammy Award winning singer, was scheduled to sing at a December 6th fundraising gala in Los Angeles hosted by the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF), a funding or .. ...
[11/20/09] Because Evelyn refused to go to the second doctor's evaluation - they [ Adult Protective Serices ] ordered an Ex Parte emergency order to be taken...
Beginning with the latest ceasefire, Goliath would be wise to learn from previous encounters with David and perhaps, for once -- a handshake would be more prudent than a punch.
If the President and Democrats want to take tax rates back to what they were during President Clinton's term - I have this to say: What about taking spending levels for government back to where they were during the Clinton Administration?
A dispute over an anti-Obama bumper sticker sparked a fight that ended with a veteran being pinned to the ground at gunpoint, according to police.
WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - A U.S. Republican senator underscored division within his party ranks on Tuesday by opposing a plan by the top Republican to increase tax revenues as part of a possible deal to avert the "fiscal cliff." Senator Jim DeMint, a favorite of the anti-tax Te...
Nice display of weaponry today. so how about deweaponization?
BALTIMORE — In the aftermath of another down-to-the-wire clash between bitter AFC North rivals, as players mingled on the field at M&T Bank Stadium — and the head coaches had their abrupt postgame handshake
After the defeat of the amendment to ban same-sex marriage in Minnesota, some advocates are beginning to organize an effort to make such marriages legal. Today's Question: Is it time to legalize same-sex marriage in Minnesota?
Media strike poster reads in Arabic “a constitution that terminates rights and restrains freedoms. No to dictatorship.” Several Egyptian newspapers on Tuesday suspended publication to protest both the recently issued presidential decrees and the draft constitution, some of them carrying
30 confirmed dead in Compostela Valley landslide - 24 oras
Guys! What are your dream careers? I myself want to work for NASA as an Astrophysicist c: -Eags
Just today, on the steps of the Alachua County Courthouse, I heard someone on a bike talking to someone else about the handguns he has, saying he just bought another one. He justified it based on the economy and the times we live in. The Mayans were right in a way, maybe the civilized world has come to an end. We've become a nation of desensitized, instant gratification, jaded people where our social reality is mostly virtual. Does not compute.
Dear all, After consultations with Jadinne, Simone and Olaf (who got stuck at the airport this morning) I have decided to cancel all activities in Leyte for today and tomorrow as Walter is currently attending the MT meeting and cannot send out this email. All local government offices in Region 8 were closed today as per advise from OCD (Office of Civil Defense) and it doesn’t make much sense to push through with activities even though the current wheather situation is not everywhere as bad. We will also close the Maasin Office due to Signal 3 but keep the Tacloban Offices open until further advise by Jadinne and Simone. Many thanks, Andreas
We're winning the gun control debate, and here's more proof: Jovan Belcher’s teammates on Kansas City Chiefs refuse to blame guns for horrifying murder-suicide "Jovan Belcher’s grieving teammates on the Kansas City Chiefs refused to blame guns for his horrifying murder-suicide. "If you have daughters, you should (have a gun),” Chiefs defensive lineman Shaun Smith said Monday. “You have to protect yourself. You work so hard to get to where you at, I'll be damned if I’ll just let someone take it from me.” Linebacker Brandon Siler, who had Thanksgiving dinner with Belcher, also had no problems with guns. “Well, a majority of people own one, especially in the places where they're legal. Most of the time they're for self defense or sport,” he said. Read more:
PIA-6/ILOILO: The Office of Civil Defense and the DILG had urged local government units in Western Visayas to conduct pre-emptive evacuation.
Emergency Hotlines (Office of Civil Defense in Visayas and Mindanao) |via Bayan Mo, iPatrol Mo: Ako ang Simula
Women set up volunteer Civil Defense team
Will County EMA was originally created as Civil Defense and later became Emergency Services and Disaster Agency.
18:17 one of Civil Defense (Firefighters) men killed after Israeli airstrike hit a house for 2nd time while they were searching it
Israel update As of November 18, 2012, the number of rockets and mortars fired at Israeli civilians from Gaza for 2012 stood at more than 1,700. More than three million Israelis live within range of rocket and mortar attacks. • All kindergartens and schools remain closed within a 40-kilometer radius of the Gaza border. • All places of work remain closed within a 7-kilometer radius of the Gaza border. Civil Defense officials have instructed all residents within this area to remain within a maximum 15 seconds from a bomb shelter or protected area – the amount of time residents have to reach shelter once radar detects incoming projectiles and triggers air raid sirens. • Since the beginning of Operation Pillar of Defense the IDF and news reports this morning indicate the Iron Dome neutralized at least 277 rockets aimed at Israeli civilians including eight rockets Sunday morning fired at the Tel Aviv area, Ashkelon and Ashdod, home to a combined population of over 1 million. • Israel deployed a fifth ...
I figured out why I am in the position I am now, because God had a plan for me to be an engineer, and engineers don't have very easy task, from all aspects of engineering, such as... Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and they all correlate with each other. For example. Automotive Engineering sometimes correlates with Environmental Engineering for fuel efficient cars that puts less of a carbon footprint in the environment. or sometimes Civil Engineering correlates with Computer Engineering for Drones that are unmanned air craft(s) used for Civil Defense. Yep now I know why I haven't had it very easy, because I was conditioned for what my dream career is. :)
The majority of my practice consists of representing liquor licensee holders in connnection with disciplinary proceedings and defending persons in NJ's Municipal Court system for matters such as DWI, Driving While Suspended, Disorderly Persons, Drug Offenses, etc. I also handle Civil Defense work...
Several warning sirens to be tested on Wednesday: State Civil Defense officials will conduct siren maint...
My father, Ralph Hollis Miller, ran away from a farm where he had been apprenticed out at the age of 14 to join the Navy, which you could do ninety or so years ago. After a life career in the Navy, he retired from there and joined the Coast Guard for the next twenty years or so. He then worked as an electronic engineer, and I recall a workbench in the basement which had both tubes and transistors on it. I had no idea what relics of a revolution I was seeing at that young age. One brother, Ralph, was a full time Navy man also, leaving home at age 17, just after I was born, to join the Navy. My other brother, George Winfield Scott, served four years in the Air Force as a mechanic. When my father retired, he worked for the Civil Defense. Although I don't really know my brothers, who were gone from home when I was growing up, still remembering these amazing men in my life on Veteran's Day. They used to blow a dollar on penny candy of my choice at the corner store when they came home on leave, I remember that. ...
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Tsunami warning sirens to be tested Tuesday by Civil Civil Defense
22 Dead, 111 Injured In Gas Tanker Explosion In Riyadh Riyadh - SPA : The Director General of Civil Defense, Lieutenant General Saad bin Abdullah Al-Tuwaijri, said the number of the dead people as a result of a gas tanker explosion, which occurred on Khurais Road on Thursday morning, rose to 22 and 111 injured with 3 persons still missing. He said in remarks broadcast from the scene on 'Al-Ekhbariyah' Channel that the incident occurred because of the misconduct of the tanker driver who is a national of an Asian country, pointing out that the civil defense as it was notified about the incident applied a contingency plan. He also noted that a huge fire had erupted as a result of the gas leak from the tanker which extended to a distance of 300 meters from the site of the collision of the tanker with a flyover of Khurais Road intersection with Sheikh Jaber Street in Riyadh, explaining that 'the fire has almost finished now.' He warned of injuries that might occur to about 10,000 people of the crowds and passe ...
Saudi Civil Defense: 10 dead, 52 injured in according to Al Arabiya bureau chief
Maui Civil Defense urges evacuation, county will shut down water and sewer services, so conserve water (via
TSUNAMI WARNING UPDATE is Maui Civil Defense Agency with a tsunami warning and immediate evacuation...
Please RT! Here's where to find more information from Hawaii State Civil Defense:
Visit for a backup of evacuation zone maps if you're having load trouble with Civil Defense websites.
State Civil Defense officials have issued a tsunami warning for the state of Hawaii following a 7.7 magnitude...
ok, one more and i'll get you back to the funnies (right after i finish calling my peeps) ~X® If you are not...
TSUNAMI WARNING IN HAWAII: Earliest waves to hit 10:28 p.m. Click here for maps of evacuation zones:
Tsunami warning for all islands of Hawaii | KHON2 Hawaii's News Leader via
Almost 30 years ago I was Public Information Officer and Assistant Director for Civil Defense for Kent Co. Maryland. I'll never forget sitting in a planning meeting one night discussing scenarios and offering my "nightmare" of a hurricane that tracked right up the Delaware Bay. An old fart blew me off with the line "oh..that's meteorologically impossible." What's really funny...that old farts name was SANDY!. The models are now saying this 'thing' will have a central pressure of 940 mbs. just before landfall. Look that up folks and you'll understand why the Weather Channel guys were stumbling over themselves to try and explain how/why a storm could deepen to a pressure that low so far north over such cold water... watched The Day After Tomorrow recently?
You can watch it streaming online if you're not near the TV: Starts in 1 hr, 45 min!
PIA-2/CAGAYAN: Office of Civil Defense is conducting a training for members of t...
Civil Defense evacuates 179 pilgrims after building catches fire
The single event that has affected me during my life is the murder of JFK. At the time John F. Kennedy was assassinated, I was a high-school junior who could recite JFK’s inaugural address and most of his speeches verbatim (both forward and backward); and, could deliver the inaugural in Spanish. I grew up during the Cold War practicing “duck and cover” every Friday morning at 10:00 AM when the Civil Defense air raid sirens sounded. In those days, the “tube” had a flickering and snowy black and white screen and I watched hour after hour as history unfolded before my young and impressionable mind. Watching the Cuban Missile Crisis was like waiting for the world to end. And so, almost 49 years later, I wonder what to believe about the JFK assassination; or, in the final analysis, just about anything and everything. How do we decide what we believe and what we don’t? Do you believe that Jesus Christ was the Son of God? Why or why not? Do you believe that Jimmy Carter “only lusted in his heart” ...
Civil Defense in Jordan says a roof collapsed at City Mall in Amman without injuries" hopefully so
The Civil Defense Department announced yesterday that it would deploy around 26,000 men, 6,900 equipment and devices and 19 helicopters in Makkah and other holy sites during this Haj season to ensure the safety and security of pilgrims.Lt. Gen. Saad Al-Tuwaijri, director general of the Civil Defense...
Civil Defense tests flood sirens installed in 33 neighborhoods
Child found murdered at home, maid held Arab News (SRPC) - 20 hrs ago An Asian housemaid in Yanbu was arrested after she allegedly decapitated the 4-year-old daughter of her employer with a cleaver on Wednesday. The parents were at work at the time the alleged crime took place. The crime that shocked the community in the industrial town of Yanbu unfolded at the Alo’yoon district. On arriving home, the mother was unable to enter the house, the maid having locked it from inside. She called her husband who was at work. He rushed home. Driving at high speed he collided with another car carrying a family. The collision killed one of the passengers and injured a young girl who was hospitalized along with the father of the maid’s victim. He had called Civil Defense before he left work, seeking their help to open his apartment door where his wife stood. Civil Defense workers broke into the house, entering with the mother. They found the child slain on the bed in the parents’ bedroom. The mother reportedly c ...
Emeka Mbata shared the following link and had this to say about it: This consistent burning of petroleum products by the Army and Civil Defense at Eneka amounts to economic waste and degradation of the farmland and general environmental pollution. The products and the trucks should be auctioned to the public.
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Mexico's Baja Peninsula, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
For those of you who get the Holly Shopper, you will notice my letter to the editor. If the letter seems disjointed and poorly written, I must apologize, but John Golden edited it and removed many parts. To give you the actual letter which includes all of my thoughts on the Sales Tax subject, I have included it here. I'm not sure what John's position is on the Sales Tax issue, but I feel it is irresponsible and misleading to change a letter the way he did without allowing me to approve the changes. - Town of Holly Sales Tax Ballot Issue 2A As a member of the Town of Holly Board of Trustees since 2008, and more recently as Mayor, my tenure has been a rewarding and enlightening experience. Rewarding in that it is a pleasure to give back to the hometown I love by becoming involved in decisions which directly affect our families, friends, and neighbors - our community. It has been enlightening because I now have an understanding of how the town goes about the business of budgeting so that it can pay for the d ...
The Fire Whistle ( civil Defense siren) at the Station was Sounded earlier this afternoon we were Checking it out somthing to do with the breaker box
Radio coverage of earthquake drill: "one woman who was in the CTV building says 'don't drop/cover/hold; if I'd done that instead of running outside I'd be dead now'". So 1.3 million of us wasted our time, in the opinion of one person. Isn't that known as the exception that proves the rule? Are we supposed to trust civil defense or not?
Was waiting for a civil defense siren or something on the radio to announce the pretend earthquake but it never turned up. Eventually I just went under the kitchen table anyway but didn't really feel like I was taking part in something, just felt silly. Did all y'all do it??
This is a recording transcribed off the original vinyl from DJ FLIK's collection. The album art and all photos are mine and not taken from any other third pa...
Why are the civil defense sirens keep going off? Tsunami warning?
Where was I at, ah, yes building pyramids. These are to be plaace at the City Limits Of Peoria, Illinois. To insure the Public that all is well in the Civil Defense of our Nation. Those micro-chip satellites will be buried un pills of construction. These pyramids are in relationship with the A.I.D.'s Virus epadimic Too. Those drops of blood on the signs posted on the pyramids will insure people that they can cause a plague of world perpotion an the drops of blood in-side a portrait of the micro-chip statellites buried inside the structure along with the drops of blood being in a tri-angle shape on the sign. We will probably use in this area of land and construction Limestone from rock State Park Security.
A civil defense broadcasting station is being erected in your area:
I not long ago recieved a email of a false report on Israel apparently these people are wanting Money. JNN News - Warning about false news reports on the internet Dear Friends, That you may be forewarned, we are forwarding a rapidly mushrooming but misinformed report that is being echoed on the Internet and via various prayer ministries. It conveys an urgent message that massive redeployment and protective tactics of forces in Israel are underway in preparation for an imminent military encounter with Iran. In some cases appeals are being made for money based on this update. Under conditions of this magnitude, there would normally be confirming witnesses from sources inside Israel such as public local reports (from Hebrew speakers), and the civil defense or the media. There have been no independent military, news media or other official channels to verify, confirm or even mention what is being claimed. On behalf of JNN News, we share our comments with you and ask that you pray this unconfirmed email report ...
Eventually I am gonna locate the Romulan time wave altering machine, hidden deep in the civil defense bunker basement on West End Blvd, and blow that sukka up! This darm machine keeps speeding up Saturday & Sunday and slowing down Monday thru Friday.
-- Iran denies hacking into American banks -- "Head of Iran civil defense agency denies Iranian involvement in attacks on US banks, says nuclear systems are immune to Stuxnet."
Update 11:45 p.m. – The Shockey Fire has swelled to 2,000 acres and is 10% contained, Cal-Fire Battalion Chief Mike Mohler advises. Evacuation notification is now in place for Jacumba; structure threat and evacuations continue for Boulevard and Tierra del Sol communities. Numerous structures are damaged or destroyed; Southwest Power Grid is also threatened. A Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) has been approved and Cal Fire’s Incident Management Team has been mobilized. Civil Defense in Mexico has advised ECM that the fire has not jumped south of the border.
Auctionality wrote: October 13, 2012 at 6:00 PM we will have our next exciting auction. We have some great items as the auction keeps getting better. One of the highlights are items from a US Government 1957 Civil Defense emergency operation. This items are not only historical but very useable.
“They’re coming to get you, Barbra”... And just in time for Halloween too! This fall the Springfield Contemporary theatre has a special spooky treat for the season as local horror maestro, Nathan Shelton, brings the ghoulish fiends to the Springfield stage in NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, LIVE!… well… D...
I love the guy's voice that does the monthly civil defense test on TV. He sounds like someone's toothless hillbilly grandpa.
"I have a fantasy: If a terrorist organization were to simultaneously trigger all of the world's alarm clocks, stove timers, beepers, factory whistles, car horns, doorbells, digital-watch alarms, fire alarms, burglar alarms, civil-defense alarms, and sirens-- namely, every man made, adrenaline-shocking device that signals 'Hurry' --do you think it would be enough to bring Christ back prematurely out of sheer pity?" (Richard A. Swenson, M.D.; Margin: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives; 2004; 112).
In 1958, I attended a conference in Akron, Ohio, where the key speaker was the then head of Civil Defense. He said that the US would not be conquered by military might; we would just wake up some morning and discover that we had been taken over by the enemy. Are we about there?
I always maintained that the duty of personal and national protection is the responsibility of the Citizen including during times of declared war. To give government the responsibility to ensure your protection is to set the stage for tyranny and usurpation. Here is part of what I said to the Citizens of Boston April 30, 1776 "I trust their Spirits are not depressd by the Injuries they have sustaind. The large Experience they have had of military Tyranny should rather heighten their Ideas of the Blessings of civil Liberty and a free Government. While THEIR OWN troops are posted among them for their Protection, they surely will not lose the Feelings and resign the Honor of Citizens to the military; but remember always that standing Armies are formidable Bodies in civil Society, & the Suffering them to exist at any time is from Necessity, & ought never to be of Choice."
Dale Steen Sue-I am sure Mr. Akin is a fine man-yes he made a mistake,as we all do, but he made one that will cost us a seat in the Senate. I hate no one, but feel that in support of the republican party he should have stepped aside as requested. If Obama gets re-elected and moves the muslims farther forward toward their goals---it will end up no democratic party or republican party and all women will be put in the servitude mode, with no rights what so ever. I have no problem dying for my country, but what of my kids, grand kids, and great grand kids? We may be putting them to where they have no choice at all. This is not a time for carelessness in speech or whatever--it seems as though everyone skits issues that matter--I guess hoping that they will go away on their own--that never happens. I am for re-instating civil defense, mandatory 2 yr enlistment of all male and females. Having voluntary gun training and safety classes for all those interested,provided by local law enforcement officials, whether i ...
The merger of British giant BAE Systems and EADS in Europe is likely to trigger further consolidation in aerospace companies globally. In particular,...
Fluoride Used by Nazis to Sterilize Inmates and Make Them Docile. Fluoride a Key Ingredient of Prozac First of all, it needs to be stated that the 'substance' referred to as 'Fluoride' is a misnomer - there is no such substance listed in the periodic chart of the elements, nor in the prestigious CRC handbook, nor in the sacred 'bible' of the pharmaceutical industry - the illustrious 'Merck Index'. Instead, we find a GAS called Fluorine - and from the use of this gas in various industries such as aluminum manufacturing and the nuclear industry -certain toxic byproducts are created which have 'captured' fluorine molecules. One such toxic, poisonous 'byproduct' is called sodium Fluoride - which according to the Merck Index is primarily used as rat and cockroach poison and is also the active ingredient in most toothpastes and as an "additive to drinking water". But sadly, there is much more to this sordid tale. Did you know that sodium Fluoride is also one of the basic ingredients in both PROZAC (FLUoxetene H ...
Official: Villaggio obtains Civil Defense approval, will re-open today (Thurday)
Why does it sound like civil defense sirens going off ? No I am not hearing things, my wife heard it as well and its not the alarms for the dam at great falls either that's a totally different noise
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is heading to Office of Civil Defense - X and DOT- X afterwards :)
This film, produced by the United States Office Of Civil Defense, aims to teach the basics of protection against fallout from a nuclear weapons attack. Diffe...
Bytemarks Cafe (9/19): Co-host Burt Lum writes, "First Ryan Ozawa and I look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Danielle Sherman from Social Wahines to talk about the upcoming Startup Weekend. Finally, we'll find out what preparations to consider in the event of a natural disaster with the Healthcare Assoc of Hawaii and the State Civil Defense." 5-6 pm, HPR-2. Tune in!
Zero-rise the gutted & ablazed Textile Mills Building in Baldia Town The Blazed Textile Mills in Baldia Town which has devoured 300 human lives needs to zero-rise. It is giving a pertinent threat for residents living around the building. The building in question has completely been cracked, damaged and can be collapsed any time. Building walls from different portion almost has narrowed & split into two. The existence of building in the area will keep the residents always in mental agony and will be a source of constant pain for the grieved family who lost their kith and kin, so better to demolish the building and convert it into a park. There should not be any textile mills in residential area any more. A complete survey from media to be carried out to highlight that how many textile mills, manufacturing industries are running in residential area and it has not been equipped or their staff & management has no knowledge what to do if fire erupted. Ministry of industry, Building approving authority, Civil d ...
It is high time that First Aid ,and Civil Defense be made compulsory in our schools. And basic CPR in our colleges. Also no plan for any apartment building or factory should be approved if it does not have a fire exit. And a department should be held responsible for it so that some heads could roll so that no Karachi fire like accident ever occur.
What are the importance of studying civil defense in relation to phil.policing system. - Fast answer
kudos for hon. auwalu saleh 15 candidates have gotten job in civil defense, 10 at smedan another 19 coming again in civil defense and immigration insha Allah .
Up all day and night again, time for another "crazy-man" post. You ever heard a persons bone break? How about someone who could cravk their neck, or knuckles really loud? That is close to what is going on in my bad ear right now, except there is a "wetness" to the sound. Plus you have to add the painful feeling you have as your eardrum spasms. It is more sickening than it sounds believe me. My eardrum perforated (AGAIN) a couple of days ago, and now the weather, changes in air pressure as the barometer moves up and down, is causing my ear to "crack" involuntarily. Sometimes just once, but most of the time it will crack 10, 20 times a row in less than a minute. You can't imagine how nauseating the experience is. I'm told it's like seasickness so I often think of the poor souls at Normandy that died because they were too seasick to move or defend themselves. I've gotten used to it, to a degree, For a couple of years, I threw up constantly when it happened. Now, thanks in part to the nausea meds that they g ...
Thanks Jeremy Scott, Eleanor Logan, Anita Chacinska & Ryan Crozier for the good vibes, times and tones at Civil Defense. So psyched to finish this thing next week!
How well I remember Civil Defense drills at school! Like ducking and covering was gonna save us in the event of a nuclear attack...
Duck and Cover was a social guidance film produced in 1951 by the United States federal government's Civil Defense branch shortly after the Soviet Union bega...
All is set for tomorrow sa relief operation.700 bags na ang nakalap natin. The participants: UP CSWCD and PWU (now under the banner of JSWAP-Junior Social Worker's Association of the Philippines), Office of Civil Defense and National Housing Authority. We call it: Operation Amihan contra Habagat. @ Kasiglahan Village Montalban Rizal, August 14 2012 :)
Help is not on the way… The old Civil Defense literature of the Fifties compares well with current FEMA inaction. The 1956 classic “Disaster Fatigue” prepared by physicians of the American Psychiatric Association provides a good example of emergency theorizing run aground. The happy 32-page booklet makes three incredible points. First, the physicians advance an apocalyptic vision co-opted later by Dr. Strangelove. They say that “The use of atomic weapons or other agents of mass destruction against populated centers will produce a maximum degree of terror, deprivation, and community disruption.” This Hiroshima scare, although a rational enemy might pursue more limited objectives. Apparently, “maximum degree” makes real defense impossible. The language trap embedded in “agents of mass destruction“ also helps undercut the efficacy of Civil Defense, even as a clean-up operation. Perhaps the authors meant to say “wide spread” instead. Physicians tend to be poor writers. The booklet offe ...
Chaminade Univ. hires Ed Teixeira, former head of state Civil Defense, as professor in its Homeland Security Leadership Development program.
I'm sorry for your electrical issues. It all sounds so familiar. Hawaii Electric Company (HECO) has the highest electrical rates in the nation, charges that are THREE TIMES the national average, and, I suspect, the most poorly maintained and oldest grid system in America. But they've never missed a dividend and are absolutely guaranteed a profit. They have media so buffaloed that everyone just parrots the HECO party line when anything goes wrong. A single lightning strike knocked out power to the whole island during Christmas, 2010. It went on for a couple of days. The Obamas were in residence for their Christmas vacation on the North Shore; and yes, the lights went out up there. Of course the Secret Service had backup generators on hand for just such an eventuality. But they had more generation capability than they needed, so the President ordered a bunch of the units at his rented house be turned over to Civil Defense, so they could be better deployed. What we NEVER have, however, are triple d ...
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* ** FOR RELEASE TO Amateur Radio ONLY ** * Hello all stations. In this message: … Update on RACES to ACS transition program. Bottom line, no changes. … Continuation of present RACES organization … RACES net training schedule. NO changes to schedule to the end of this year. … Exercise training with Operation “What do I do next?” Update on RACES to ACS transition program. As you know, we have been working with MEMA to affect changes to the RACES program since last fall. Their main premise is for us to reduce the local government use of AR resources providing gap communications in an emergency. They were concerned that Amateur Radio (AR) is still married to the old Civil Defense model, and that AR needed to fit better in the 21st century modern communication and response doctrine environment. MEMA’s main goal is that AR should rather focus on situational/incident reporting as part of our response activities under the ESF-2 umbrella, based on what is done in the highly successful SKY ...
This is so true! My Carol's late husband created the American Falls EMT/Ambulance. She then qualified as an EMT and spent many years being called out anytime, day or night, regular day or holiday. These kind of services in small towns save so many lives. In my late teens I had the great forturn to train in the Civil Defense where I received some firefighting training and got to use it. Pluse I was trained In Advanced First Aid and Medical Self Help, which was all there was in the late '60s. Thanks William, and to everyone...do more for those who selflessly protect all of us.
Beirut burbs set up local Civil Defense ctr to respond to crises & fill gap left by the gov’s limited emergency svcs. /
" Over 40 additional youth will also get employed very soon in; Civil Defense, Federal Road Safety Commission, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Standard Organization of Nigeria, NAFDAC, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National Intelligence Agency, Nigerian Air Force, Nigerian Army and Nigerian Navy. • I have lots of CVs in my office already but I will still advise job applicants to send CVs and photocopies of academic credentials to my constituency offices and the main office in Abuja as we continually strive to get lots of our Youths gainfully employed. " This is culled from the speech marking One year of Sen Akin Odusi as Senator representing Ogun west sen dstrc. May God help him in actualising this justly.
Singapore ex-civil defense chief charged with sex for favors...
SEE THE LASTEST BOKOHARAMINATION OF THE USE OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE BY MUMMY GEJ: (Patience Jonathan):I blame Road Safety for this Dana Air Crash.Civil Defense 'll investigate the matter in collaboratin with my office so that every victim will be happy... Like Husband like Wife.if the husband fit change Unilag To ,Maulag, then what do you expect from the wife.
AUGUSTINE, Ferrara (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 hit today at 4:04 in the morning, several areas of northern Italy , between Modena, Ferrara and Mantua, killing five people: four workers and a woman of 106 years. Another woman, in the province of Bologna , is dead "indirettamante" for quake , struck by illness after the earthquake , while dozens people injured. The centenarian, who initially thought she was dead for an illness, but was overwhelmed by a beam, confirmed to Reuters the Civil Defense of Ferrara. The epicenter was located between the towns of Finale and San Felice sul Panaro, near Modena, and Sermide in the province of Mantua. A second quake with a magnitude of 5.1 and a depth of 4.7 kilometers, was then recorded again in the province of Ferrara at 15.18 and was also felt in Milan. Because of this second shock, a firefighter who was carrying out checks on a roof of a house of Finale Emilia crashed and was taken to hospital. The Head of Civil Protection Franco Gabrielli, arrived th ...
Civil Defense and Homeland Security: A Short History of National Preparedness Efforts: This report is the result...
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