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Disaster Drill Gives Towson University Nursing Students A Touch Of Reality

Dozens of young students were bleeding and wounded at Towson University. But they were not real injuries, just a drill to help nursing students experience a medical disaster situation.

04/11/2014

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Obama Signs Disaster Declaration For Md. Counties

The White House says President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for three counties in Maryland affected by a mid-February snowstorm.

04/10/2014

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Marylanders Doing Their Part To Help Residents In The Philippines

Residents in the Philippines are still sorting through the wreckage of their homes left after Typhoon Haiyan. Now, local organizations here in Baltimore are doing their part to help.

11/17/2013

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Marylanders Roll Up Sleeves To Help Those Suffering In Philippines

Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, hundreds of thousands of victims continue to struggle to survive. Almost 600,000 people are homeless.

11/14/2013

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1933 Hurricane Carved A Lifeline For Ocean City

Sometimes a great opportunity comes out of a terrible disaster. Eighty years ago, the Great Hurricane of 1933 ravaged Worcester County.

08/25/2013

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WJZ Community Commitment: How You Can Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims

The monstrous tornado that swept through Oklahoma Monday afternoon left dozens dead and countless without homes. The cleanup and recovery from this disaster will take some time.

05/21/2013

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Deadly Tornado Rips Through Oklahoma

A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph Monday.

05/21/2013

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Mixed-Weight Couples: A Recipe For Disaster?

New research shows mixed-weight couples have more conflict, including arguments.

03/20/2013

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2 More Md. Counties Get Disaster Aid For Sandy

Maryland is out of chances for bringing more federal disaster aid to five counties damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

12/17/2012

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Md. Helps Sandy Survivors With Housing

State agencies have been providing housing assistance to Eastern Shore residents affected by Superstorm Sandy while officials wait for a decision on a requested disaster declaration.

11/19/2012

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When Disaster Strikes: Red Cross Calls For More Volunteers

When disaster strikes, the Red Cross is always ready to jump into action. But with recent storms and fires, the organization is in need of volunteers.

07/17/2012

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Officials Say D.C. Is Better Prepared For Disasters

Federal and local officials say the Washington area is better equipped to respond to emergencies in the wake of an earthquake and a freak snowstorm that snarled traffic this year.

12/07/2011

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