Monthly Archives: April 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021 evening weather forecast – NBC4 WCMH-TV

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Online resources available as residents prepare for hurricane season | News, Sports, Jobs – SANIBEL-CAPTIVA

Resources are available online to help guide residents this hurricane season, including short instructional videos outlining the supplies to have on hand, how to decide whether to go to a public shelter and what to expect if you do, and how to stay safe after the storm has passed. Officials reported […]

Cost-effectiveness of emergency preparedness measures in response to infectious respiratory disease outbreaks: a systematic review and econometric analysis

This article was originally published here BMJ Open. 2021 Apr 29;11(4):e045113. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045113. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVES: Respiratory infectious disease outbreaks pose a threat for loss of life, economic instability and social disruption. We conducted a systematic review of published econometric analyses to assess the direct and indirect costs of infectious respiratory disease outbreaks that occurred between […]

District of Muskoka pushing its new emergency alert app ahead of National Emergency Preparedness Week

Photo credit: District Municipality of Muskoka on Facebook National Emergency Preparedness Week will run from May 2nd to the 8th, and the District of Muskoka’s Deputy Chief of Paramedic Services and Emergency Planning Stuart McKinnon hopes it inspires people to download their new emergency alert app. The #AlertMuskoka app was launched at the end of […]

Weekend weather forecast: Colliding seasons will bring wind, snow and severe storms

One strengthening storm system is exiting the Northeast Friday, bringing rain, snow and winds to the region. Meanwhile in the South, a new storm will develop over southern Texas, tracking to the north and east through early-next week. Parts of the South have already dealt with severe weather and flooding this week, and more is […]

NC State researcher says new science will help predict hurricane season 18 months in advance

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – The start of hurricane season is one month away and past storms haunt North Carolina communities years after they happen. The earliest forecast of the upcoming season is released about a month and a half in advance. But new science looks to expand that forecast to a year and a half […]

Mount Meron stampede is “one of the worst disasters” in Israeli history, prime minister says

Ultra-Orthodox Jews look at the scene on April 30 following the Lag B’Omer festival on Mount Meron in Israel. Sebastian Scheiner/AP Israel’s emergency service director General Eli Bin said on Friday that the Mount Meron crush is “one of the most difficult civil disasters the State of Israel has ever known.” “It is difficult to […]
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