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War

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Have we passed the point of no return in Afghanistan?

We continue to read of more waste and outright fraud connected with the US presence in Afghanis...

Piracy increases now off WEST Africa

Piracy increases now off WEST Africa

  Piracy flourishes wherever ships are obliged to lie at anchor or travel without armed g...

What are they saying about the US Syria incursion?

Let the reader not misunderstand inent of the following questions, but our sifting of open sour...

Financial

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European youth fall into despair - unemployment >50%

European youth fall into despair - unemployment >50%

Even the Germans see the looming disaster. Even as claims of economic recovery rebound in the E...

Inflation hammers Egypt

How are things in Egypt these days? Aside from the growing student uprising nothing much unless...

Argentina warns Spain - you're on track to destruction

Spain's agony deepens as the unemployment rate climbs and hunger stalks the nation.Argentina's ...

 

Sunrise breaks over field training exercise with Civil Air Patrol

 World Disaster Report (WDR) staff deployed on 7/22/2012 as members of the Hall County Georgia Search and Rescue (SAR) Team and the DeKalb Georgia Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Squadron ground team. The purpose of the exercise was to practice field environment lost person search techniques, ground/air signal techniques, and test specialized equipment in an operational venue.

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WDR deploys trailer and radio capabilites in Georgia WIPPTREX 2012

Big Bird set up at WIPPTREX 2012

 

 

This photo shows an oblique view of the World Disaster Report incident response unit - "Big Bird". Our unit served as an interoperative message originator and link/relay point between local hospitals and the WIPPTREX 2012 exercise. We appreciate being able to assist, and have been invited to provide similar support in other upcoming state/county level training. Please notify us if your county would benefit in having our communications assets in play.

Health

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Greek health care system collapse accelerates

Greek health care system collapse accelerates

The decline of Greece continues unchecked as hospital beds reduce by more than 7 percent from l...

Drug testing scandal grows

Testing prospective drugs is risky business, but rewards are enormous. Since the number of drug...

How bad was it on the Triumph Cruise?

How bad was it on the Triumph Cruise?

Raw sewage gurgled up from toilets when the ship listed, rumors of armed gunmen on board spooke...

Good News

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Food Rescue organization created to help the hungry

We found this idea under way across the USA and in other areas of the world. Many needlessly go...

Americans begin relief drive to help struggling Greeks

How easy it is, when hunger or trouble comes to those far away, to shake one's head in sadness,...

The Disaster Group, Inc. assists in fund raising to prevent child…

We watched the sky apprehensively, hoping that the low gray clouds would not bring rain, at lea...

Nature

Achtung! Just how bad is a 500 year floo…

Achtung! Just how bad is a 500 year flood?

Germany was once a very well organized and resilient nation, however we opine that recent catastroph... Read more

Preparedness

Chemical spills cause problems in China

Chemical spills cause problems in China

Chemical spills or leaks can create problems above, on, and beneath the surface. It is good policy f... Read more

Politics

Immigration in Europe hits the wall

Immigration in Europe hits the wall

Facilitating immigration has been one of the main pillars of the European Union, however its local a... Read more

Environment

Germany abandons climate change plans

Germany abandons climate change plans

The expense of “climate change” programs in Germany has proven to be too much in the context of curr... Read more

Technology

Who's really driving? Can your automobil…

Who's really driving? Can your automobile computer be hacked?

An accident of a new species of murder? Your automobile functions are largely controlled by computer... Read more