News tagged with emergency plan

GIS siting of emergency vehicles improves response time

In an emergency, minutes matter. With this knowledge, University of Georgia researchers developed a new method for determining where emergency vehicle stations should be located. The results of their work could improve ambulance ...

dateMar 02, 2012 in Other
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FDA to allow 'morning-after' pill for 17-year-olds

(AP) -- Women's groups cheered the government's decision to allow 17-year-olds to buy the "morning-after" emergency contraceptive without a doctor's prescription, but conservatives denounced it as a blow to parental supervision ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Medications
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EU probes mismanagement in prized Spanish wetland

(AP) -- The European Union has launched an investigation into a prized Spanish wetland that has turned bone dry through mismanagement of water resources and is now on fire underground, white smoke now rising from areas where ...

dateOct 22, 2009 in Environment
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