- USAID Deploys USAR Teams to Japan. // Fire Chief Exclusive Insight;3/14/2011, p1
The article reports that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is deploying two Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) teams to assist in search-and-rescue efforts in Japan after the earthquake and tsunami in 2011 in response to a request of the Japanese government. It is mentioned that...
- Army base relocation still undetermined. Ruano, Lida Estela // Caribbean Business;5/7/1998, Vol. 26 Issue 18, p49
Focuses on the plans to relocate the United States Army South (USAR) from Panama. Speculation on where the USARSO will be relocated; Comments from Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce President Juan Bauza; Where the USARSO was suppose to relocate to.
- Earthquake team finally gets nod to go overseas. Kent, Heather // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/08/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 3, p397
Reports on Canada's only specially trained civilian response team, Urban Search and Rescue (USAR), which was formed by the city of Vancouver and the federal government to deal with large-scale disasters. Inability of USAR to get permission to go to earthquake sites in Colombia, Turkey and...
- Envision Technologies Puts Customers First. // Caribbean Business;10/27/2005, Vol. 33 Issue 42, pS57
Reports on the emphasis of communication-solutions provider Envision Technologies Inc. in its customer service in Puerto Rico. Training of the technical team; Approach to service; Provision of disaster recovery equipment.
- REVERSING THE FLOOD. ADAMS, JOHN // Warrior Citizen;2013, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p22
The article discusses disaster relief and emergency management support offered by the U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) Quartermaster water-pump teams to U.S. states affected by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
- Intelligent systems in USAR. Dunbar, Ian // Crisis Response Journal;2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p25
The author discusses the need for urban search and rescue (USAR) personnel to be better prepared than ever before due to the emergence of a series of high profile natural disasters and other man-made events. It mentions the advances in all types of rescue equipment designed for USAR operations...
- TOURISM: briefs. Miralles, Elsa Fernández // Caribbean Business;7/24/2008, Vol. 36 Issue 29, p26
The article offers news briefs related to tourism in Puerto Rico. Winners of the Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association (PRHTA) annual tournament including Harry Rivera will accompany the Puerto Rico Culinary Team. The Puerto Rico Convention Bureau (PRCB) launches a new Web site for its...
- Building Collapse Rescue Operations: Technical Search Capabilities. DONNELLY, TOM // Fire Engineering;Oct2010, Vol. 163 Issue 10, p22
The article discusses the issues related to the equipment used in building collapse rescue operations. The two categories of equipment used in urban disaster settings include physical search and technical search. Among the technical equipment used by rescue/urban search and rescue (USAR) teams...
- Tech soars in Puerto Rico. // Golf World;03/09/2001, Vol. 54 Issue 32, p47
Reports the performance of Georgia Tech golf team in the Puerto Rico Classic.
- Hurricane Hortense claims $70M loss in Puerto Rico. Lonkevich, Dan // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;9/23/96, Vol. 100 Issue 39, p1
Reports that insurance losses from Hurricane Hortense, which struck Puerto Rico on September 9, 1996, was estimated at $70 million. Top property insurers in Puerto Rico; Top automobile insurers in Puerto Rico; Reason insurance losses were not higher; Declaration of 26 Puerto Rico municipalities...