Tag Archives: Search and rescue


Scene at epicenter of Tianjin blasts

Tianjin, China China Central Television (CCTV) – Rubble, ruins and burning debris evidence the devastation left behind in the blast site after Wednesday’s massive explosions in north China’s port city Tianjin.
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New radar technology already saving lives in disaster zones

The prototype of a new radar technology designed to detect the heartbeats of victims trapped in rubble is demonstrated. The technology was developed by NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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Teenager rescued five days after Nepal quake

Nepal’s Armed Police Force rescue a teenage boy, Pema Lama, from a collapsed hotel in Kathmandu six days after an earthquake hit the country.

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About 700 migrants rescued from boats near Libya – coastguard

Two commercial ships and an Italian coastguard vessel have rescued about 700 migrants from overcrowded boats near the Libyan coast. One hundred arrive on the Italian island of Lampedusa in the evening.
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