Two-thirds of all children in Central African Republic need emergency aid, the UN said Friday, citing a worsening “neglected” crisis in the impoverished country. Some 1.5 million children nationwide are in need of humanitarian assistance, an increase of 300,000 compared with 2016, the UN children’s agency UNICEF said in a report. The agency’s top representative […]
Rabbis, teachers, businessmen — even a magician — are part of Hatzoloh Montreal, a Jewish emergency response service staffed 24 hours a day.
Published time: 17 Oct, 2018 09:43 Edited time: 17 Oct, 2018 10:10 A powerful gas explosion has rocked a college in the Crimean city of Kerch, killing at least ten people and injuring 40. Emergency services and rescue vehicles are on the scene. Over 20 people have been taken to hospital so far. A possible […]
NASA is reporting that there has been an “issue with the booster” on the Soyuz craft that’s currently taking astronauts Nick Hague of NASA and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin to the International Space Station (ISS). Details are sparse at the moment, but it appears that the capsule is making a “ballistic descent,” descending at a high […]
Florida has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of Tropical Storm Michael which is due to hit the US coast next week. The cyclone has already affected some of the campaign trails of the 2018 midterm election hopefuls. On Sunday, Republican Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in 26 counties in the […]
On yet another Emergency Podcast episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by Steele Wars Podcast host Steele Saunders to talk about the latest Star Wars news: directors announced for the Jon Favreau-produced Star Wars live-action series The Mandalorian. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and […]
On an EMERGENCY episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by Star Wars expert Bryan Young and Jason Ward of Making Star Wars to talk about the breaking news: new details of Jon Favreau’s Star Wars live-action television series have been revealed. Join us as we nerd out, give our reactions and […]
If you didn’t get a message from the president on your phone Wednesday, don’t freak out. https://media.wired.com/photos/5bb52d6df867c63ebba1b050/master/pass/PrezText-823659670.jpg
When the next ice storm, wildfire or terror attack happens, Canadians who are deaf or hard of hearing will be in greater peril than others because most public notification systems are not accessible to them.
Lowe’s and Home Depot have emergency command centers monitoring Florence and thousands of trucks loaded and ready to go to stores in the storm’s path (HD, LOW)
Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP Hurricane Florence has people turning to local hardware and supply stores like Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Ace for assistance that the government can’t necessarily provide. These outlets have emergency command centers and meteorologists on duty. After 2017’s brutal hurricane season, Home Depot had revenue of more than $ 100 billion, […]