Rescue Groups

Humanitarian groups urge IMF to allocate trillions of SDRs

Some economists and humanitarian groups believe that additional issuance of SDRs by the IMF will boost global economic recovery and public health. dean baker Dean Baker, Senior Economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), retweeted an article shared by CEPR on economists like Jayati Ghosh explaining the importance of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) with the help of ...

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Groups will continue to fight Bradford bypass project, despite federal government’s refusal to assess impact

Last week, the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada announced that it would not reverse its decision to refuse federal impact assessment designation for the Bradford Bypass. The request for a review of the decision was initiated by three local groups, Forbid Roads Over Greenspaces (FROGS), the Concerned Citizens of King Township (CCKT) and Stop the Bradford Bypass. Federal Environment and ...

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Operation Spay Bay reaches a milestone

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Operation Spay Bay has been in the works since March 2014 and it has no plans to slow down any time soon. “We usually have 60 to 100 or more a day,” says Cathy Harpe of Operation Spay Bay. In fact, he underwent his 70 thousandth operation on Monday, all by local relief groups coming ...

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Washington County officials consider prison expansion; questions raised over whether US bailout money can be used for the project

FAYETTEVILLE — A proposed $20 million expansion of the Washington County Detention Center has some justices of the peace at odds over the merits of the project and how the county might pay for it. Sheriff Tim Helder has proposed a 232-bed expansion, with additional space to reduce health and safety risks associated with the covid-19 virus. Jim Langford of ...

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Coast Guard cutter returns to Jacksonville after salvaging sunken ship

A Coast Guard cutter with a history of drug interceptions and successful sea rescues returned to Jacksonville after a 30-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. The Valiant returned to Naval Station Mayport on Friday after a 6,300-mile patrol carrying out various operations, officials said. Part of that mission was to rescue 39 people in the waters off Puerto Rico after ...

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Five Fun Ways to Help Local McHenry County Organizations Fulfill Their Missions

You’ve probably heard it before: volunteering not only helps the community, but volunteering also helps you. As a volunteer, you can meet new people, learn new skills and advance your career. Volunteering gives meaning to action. It can boost your self-esteem and lift your spirits. But some volunteer opportunities take things to another level and scream “fun” right in their ...

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RNLI partners with Shropshire Fire & Rescue to deliver life-saving training

The RNLI and the Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have held the first of a series of training sessions aimed at helping to prevent people from drowning in the river around Shrewsbury town centre. Pastors in Shrewsbury Street were the first to receive specialist training to help reduce the number of incidents of people getting into trouble falling into the ...

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Cats rescued from hoarder en route to adoption | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Julie Riddle Alpena County Animal Control volunteer Dan Sharp holds a cat rescued from a hoarding situation in Alpena Township last month. ALPENA — All but six of the 46 cats rescued from a hoarding situation in Alpena Township last month have moved into foster homes to recuperate until they are ready for adoption. An out-of-area organization ...

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Poots donates £2m to vital search and rescue services

A new £2million Covid scheme to help support vital search and rescue teams across Northern Ireland was announced today by DAERA Minister Edwin Poots. He told the Assembly that the funding will help Northern Ireland’s nine search and rescue teams (NISAR), which rescue some 500 people every year, buy essential life-saving equipment. “I am delighted to announce this new £2 ...

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Animal adoption event brings rescued animals and families together

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) — Finding a fur home for pets to adopt was the mission of the Carolina Animal Network, which hosted an event at Pet Supplies Plus in Greenville on Sunday. People came looking for a pet that needed a loving home. Some people have even traveled for hours to meet and bring home their new fur baby. “We ...

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State studying how to support search and rescue groups

Colorado Search and Rescue listed a number of ways search and rescue groups could use more support. DENVER (KDVR) – Search and rescue teams are requesting resources and support to keep the backcountry safe. Colorado Search and Rescue listed a number of ways search and rescue groups could use more support. These include funding for their relief teams, covering the ...

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More than 50 dogs rescued in ‘historic’ Gaston County hoarding case

GASTON COUNTY, NC (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – Dozens of dogs who were rescued from an apparent hoarding situation in Gaston County are being cared for across the region. Queen City News caught up with Piedmont Animal Rescue of Mooresville, one of the groups tasked with caring for nearly 60 dogs over the weekend at this property alone. Piedmont Animal Rescue ...

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Oklahoma animal shelter needs foster homes for hundreds of dogs

An Oklahoma animal shelter desperately needs foster homes for hundreds of dogs. It’s a race against time to save hundreds of subway dogs from euthanasia. Country Road Animal Rescue saves hundreds of pets, but to keep saving lives, they need help now. Now a local animal rescue group has said it is in desperate need of foster families to step ...

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Why efforts to help Afghanistan are failing

WASHINGTON – As winter deepens, a grim situation in Afghanistan worsens. Freezing temperatures are adding to the downward spiral of misery that accompanied the fall of the US-backed government and the Taliban’s rise to power. Aid groups and international agencies estimate that around 23 million people, more than half of the country, face severe starvation and nearly 9 million are ...

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Betty White’s Birthday Video Thanks Fans for Their Love and Support

item FILE – Actress Betty White (R) and Uggie the dog attend the Friars Club Salute To Betty White at Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers on May 16, 2012 in New York City. Weeks after her tragic passing, Betty White had one last message to share with her fans around the world on what would have been her 100th ...

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Alarming trend of dogs being left to starve in the cold prompts stern message from Pittsburgh animal rescue groups

LIVE NOW WITH THEIR MESSAGE. SHELN.DO >> The Reporter: YEAH, WELL, LIKE YOU SAID, IT’S A DISTURBING TREND THAT ANIMAL RESCUE GROUPS SAY HAS BEEN COVERED IN THE PAST THREE MONTHS. THIS AFTERNOON THE LATEST TWO CASES, TWO DOGS IN SEPARATE CASES FOUND HUNGER ON THE STREET AND BROUGHT HERE TO HUMANE ANIMAL RCUE.ES THIS IS A DOG FOUND THIS ...

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The Colleyville context | The Jewish Chronicle of Pittsburgh

Another heartbreaking Shabbat. Another shrine violated. Another assault on Jews and everything we stand for. For us, an attack on a synagogue is not just a visceral event; it’s personal. We don’t need to read the history books to understand how it feels. Colleyville was an anti-Semitic act of terrorism that should serve as a reminder to anyone who needed ...

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Fayetteville plans strategy for use of US bailout money

FAYETTEVILLE — The city is ready to hand out the bulk of its U.S. bailout money now that the federal government has released final rules. The city received $17.9 million in federal aid and received half the amount. The rest will come this year. So far, the city council has authorized the use of nearly $2.3 million. The city is ...

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Democratic and GOP caucus group sets session goals

BOISE — Gov. Brad Little kicked off the 2022 statewide legislative session by wanting to put more money back in the pockets of Idahoans, make strategic investments in education , broadband, maintenance, taxes and transport. After Little’s Jan. 10 speech, Democratic and Republican lawmakers weighed in on Little’s statements, with both caucus groups outlining their plans moving forward. Sen. Michelle ...

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Betty White Challenge urges fans to donate to animal shelters and rescue groups

LONG ISLAND (WABC) — Betty White fans across the country are asking people to commemorate the animal lover’s 100th birthday on Monday by donating $5 to their local animal shelter or rescue organization. The Betty White Challenge started on Facebook and has taken off. The American Humane Society says donations to its organization have skyrocketed since Betty White’s death “We’ve ...

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SES warns of flooding complacency in West New South Wales after several rescues

The state emergency service is warning people against complacency around flood waters following several rescues in west-central New South Wales over the weekend. Key points: SES crews in the western zone have carried out 121 rescues from flood waters since November SES fears people will be caught off guard by flash floods Campers are encouraged to consult the weather forecast ...

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Halifax Search and Rescue takes on new role and helps locate homeless people in the city

Halifax Search and Rescue recently took on a new role – on nights when the mercury drops or a storm hits, the city has tasked volunteers to watch those living on the streets. This weekend marked the seventh time that volunteers had come out. Walking through the woods of a park in the Halifax area around midnight on Saturday, volunteers ...

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Local pet organization wins awards

The Animal Pad, a non-profit all breed dog rescue based in La Mesa, recently won two awards from pet supply retailer Petco totaling $ 11,000. It was one of many animal rescue and welfare groups making money through the Petco Love Stories campaign. Petco Love Stories are stories from local residents about the pets they saved and how the animals ...

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Czech rescuers protest against vaccine mandate

A policeman receives a dose of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine during a trial at the National Vaccination Center located inside the O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic, April 9, 2021. REUTERS / David W Cerny Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PRAGUE, Jan.4 (Reuters) – Several thousand Czech firefighters, police and rescue workers have backed ...

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Powell River Orphaned Wildlife Society helps transfer tired cub to rehabilitation center

DEN DIGGER: A Westview resident noticed a small bear cub digging a hole under a porch. They called the BC RAPP line (1.877.952.7277), and the call went to local conservation officer Andrew Anaka. This little one, who was preparing for winter, was also beginning to fall asleep, even while digging. He was quickly picked up by Andrew and placed in ...

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Celebrate the New Year with the Holiday Concert by Rob Mathes

Thousands of people have already watched the Rob Mathes Holiday Concert, available for just two weeks this year on YouTube. If you haven’t watched it yet, there are still a few days left to see the concert online before it is gone forever on January 5th. “Last year, in the midst of the pandemic, myself and a few of my ...

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Indonesian Navy ship tows boat with Rohingya refugees to port

LHOKSEUMAWE, Indonesia – An Indonesian Navy ship was towing a boat carrying 120 Rohingya Muslims to the port on Thursday after drifting for days off the country’s northernmost province of Aceh, a navy official said. The refugee’s wooden boat reportedly leaked and had a damaged engine. Efforts to rescue its passengers, who are largely women and children, began after the ...

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Chandigarh University comes to the aid of Indian farmers; develops an AI-based mobile application to detect crop diseases – ThePrint

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Dec. 28 (ANI / PRNewswire): Among the many problems facing Indian farmers, the disease problem in crops has caused major losses to the farming community. According to one estimate, Indian farmers suffer an annual loss of Rs. 90,000 crore due to pests and diseases, which destroy the growing crops in the field. Chandigarh University has come forward ...

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Don, Rescue make the week before Christmas lively for COSAR – Keremeos Review

It was Christmas Eve and search and rescue activities in the central Okanagan were hectic. Just before 11 p.m. on Friday, December 24, Christmas Eve, COSAR was called to assist the Kelowna RCMP in locating an elderly woman with a mental health issue in the North Glenmore area. “The female had left her resident and was scantily clad for the ...

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Kelowna sledgers donate $ 15,000 to rescue group after being rescued near Revelstoke | iINFOnews

Revelstoke Search and Rescue found Andrew MacLeod and TJ Dumonceaux in 2018 and now they are giving back to rescue organizations. Image Credit: SUBMIT / COSAR December 24, 2021 – 9:20 a.m. Three years ago, snowmobilers Andrew MacLeod and TJ Dumonceaux were rescued by a search and rescue group. Today, December 24, they paid it off by donating $ 15,000 ...

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Dozens of refugees died after a ship sank in Greek waters | Refugees

Greek authorities have said dozens of refugees are believed to have died after a boat carrying up to 50 people, according to a witness, sank off the island of Folegandros in the second major loss of life in the Mediterranean in A few days. Nearly 24 hours after the rescue operation began on Tuesday evening, coastguard officials said it was ...

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China imposes sanctions on US officials against Xinjiang

BEIJING (AP) – China on Tuesday announced sanctions against four members of the US Government’s Commission on International Religious Freedom in retaliation for sanctions imposed on Chinese officials over complaints of abuse in the northwestern Xinjiang region . The tit-for-tat sanctions are adding to the growing tension in Xinjiang. Washington has banned imports from the region that could be done ...

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9 people in Arizona accused of defrauding pandemic relief program

December 19, 2021Update: December 19, 2021 11:33 a.m. PHOENIX (AP) – Nine people in Arizona have been charged with allegations that they fraudulently obtained more than $ 23 million in government aid in the event of a pandemic. Federal prosecutors allege that Jason Coleman, 40, and Kimberly Coleman, 38, of Mesa, conspired to prepare and submit about two dozen fraudulent ...

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Local Utah News Headlines – Friday Night, December 17, 2021

Friday evening, December 17, 2021 State Utah’s unemployment rate far lower than the nation’s Unemployment in Utah remains at record rates. According to the Utah Department of Workforce Services, the unemployment rate in November was 2.1%, half the national rate. About 34,500 Utahns are unemployed. Labor shortages have been a problem nationwide. But Utah’s chief economist said that while the ...

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HE STARTED as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – the chance to spend billions of dollars in unexpected federal and state funds to effect real change in Massachusetts – but as the process dragged on on Beacon Hill, the debate grew increasingly about process and less about change. Governor Charlie Baker has called for swift action to help the pandemic-ravaged economy recover ...

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Pakistani teenager saves hundreds of animals, finds them homes in Canada

LONDON: A British Parliament inquiry has heard new evidence of the government’s mismanagement of the withdrawal from Afghanistan, The Observer reported. The new information, which was obtained from various departments and agencies, reinforced critical testimony from a source at the British Foreign Office, whose allegations that incompetence “left people to die at the hands of the Taliban” have dealt a ...

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sex offender arrested for exploitation of children | USAO-MA

BOSTON – A registered sex offender was arrested yesterday for allegedly receiving and detaining child pornography through multiple groups on a messaging app. Angel Figueroa, 49, of Fall River, has been charged with receiving and possessing child pornography. After an initial appearance yesterday before United States District Court Magistrate Judge Page Kelley, Figueroa has been detained pending a detention hearing ...

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The United States spent most of the aid and stimulus money

Ambulances parked outside the United States Capitol. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Nearly two years and six relief bills in the pandemic, the United States has spent the majority of its available Covid rescue funds. But billions of dollars in a handful of categories have not been spent. Starting under then-President Donald Trump and continuing through President Joe Biden’s administration, Congress ...

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Indonesian volcano erupts again, hampering rescue operations

SUMBERWULUH, INDONESIA – Mount Semeru, Indonesia, spat more ash on Monday, hampering the search for survivors as aerial footage showed the extent of the devastation caused by the deadly volcano eruption over the weekend. The largest mountain on the island of Java came to life on Saturday, sending a volcanic ash mushroom high into the sky and raining hot mud ...

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Wild animals: Manatee rescued near Texas City Dike heads to San Antonio for medical treatment

TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) – It doesn’t happen often, but there has been a sighting of manatees near the Texas City seawall. The large mammal was spotted in an industrial canal near the refineries. Several organizations came together to save the manatee on Friday after a sighting was reported a few days ago. It was then that the groups started ...

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CFCC Hosts Public Safety Training Exhibit As Emergency Teams Search For Personnel

CASTLE HAYNE, NC (WECT) – Emergency personnel are one of the many groups that have faced staffing shortages during the pandemic. Thursday evening at Cape Fear Community College, emergency, fire and police services from across the region had the opportunity to meet with potential employees. “Anytime is a great opportunity to step into the realm of public safety,” said Chris ...

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Priti Patel gives in to pressure to prevent RNLI from prosecution for saving lives of migrants

Priti Patel has bowed to pressure to prevent the RNLI and other charities from being prosecuted for rescuing asylum seekers in the English Channel. A controversial series of new laws would criminalize “facilitating the entry of asylum seekers” by taking them ashore, even if it is not done for payment or any sort of criminal gain. The Home Secretary has ...

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Police officers rescue teens lured into gambling dens

This police repatriated an 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old woman who were apparently tricked into working for an online gambling operation in Cambodia. The move came after Nidia Wanla asked the media to help her younger brother, Hatthachai Wanla, who went to work in Cambodia with three friends – Krittapas Suwankun, 18, Issares Akkala, 18 and Aek, 16 – and ...

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Colorado groups want to make it easier for international medical graduates to work here

Three years ago, after multiple visits to the emergency room and her OBGYN practice, a patient with severe pain and no diagnosis turned to Wafa Elejmi for advice. Elejmi, who worked as a clinical researcher in Denver, was not a practicing physician in Colorado but had residency experience in OBGYN after graduating from medical school in Libya. Someone the patient ...

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County commissioners announce second round of relief funding

The Buncombe County Council of Commissioners announced the allocation of $ 11 million in the second round of distribution of COVID-19 relief funds on November 16. “No one outside of the city limits of Asheville has received funding,” said Sharon Tabor, executive director of the Black Mountain Swannanoa Chamber of Commerce. This latest American Rescue Plan Act funding allocation will ...

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Animal Advocates Supporting Maintaining Locally Managed SVASC

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WVIR) – In Waynesboro, animal rights activists returned Monday night to ask the city to keep the Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center with the communities. But Waynesboro, who oversees its management, says he’s struggling to keep it on staff. Waynesboro City Manager Mike Hamp says it’s not a high turnover issue, but rather filling vacancies. Animal rights activists ...

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Animals in good homes, safe and warm after flooding thanks to the kindness of Princeton residents and volunteers – Penticton News

Photo: ALERT A ‘defeated’ foster family, a Princeton resident and this semi-wild kitten bonded, eventually being adopted! Even though the city suffered massive damage and flooding that poured out on Sunday night, residents of Princeton opened their homes and donated what they could to help 76 rescue animals. Large numbers of cats and dogs were heading to the Heart & ...

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Animal shelters and desperate rescues for foster families this holiday season

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) – Now is the time of year to help those in need, including those on all fours. Dog rescue groups and local animal shelters in the area are asking people to foster the animals during the holidays. “We see a lot of puppies,” said Andrea Bonnette, co-founder of Nauti Dawg Rescue. “We see a lot ...

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Queensland bat rescuers build tiny houses for micro bats in last-ditch attempt to save species

It’s mealtime and a small group of volunteers are cutting fresh fruit and mixing a special juice with added salt for a small group of picky eaters. This rescue group on Queensland’s Capricorn Coast typically takes care of the megabats – or fruit bats – but now their energy is focused on saving their much, much smaller cousins: the microbats. ...

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US veterans urge State Department to save Afghans from Taliban

Veterans of the US military and members of aid groups met with Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday to push authorities to work faster to help Afghans escape the Taliban. Mr Blinken thanked representatives of #AfghanEvac, a coalition of more than 100 groups made up of veterans, social workers, lawyers and advocates, for their efforts to bring vulnerable Afghans ...

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November is “Senior Pet Adoption Month”

Save a life and make yours better by providing a home for an older dog during National Adopt a Senior Pet Month in November. Many senior dogs are waiting in shelters right now, hoping to be part of a family again. Puppies are cute, but older dogs are adorable, usually fluffier, and house-trained too. With an older dog, what you ...

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Washington County officials accept $ 4.8 million in bounties

FAYETTEVILLE – Washington County Justices of the Peace on Tuesday recommended spending about $ 4.8 million in US bailout funds on bonuses for some current county employees. According to Patrick Deakins, Justice of the Peace for District 5 and chairman of the finance and budget committee, the bonus would be paid to current county employees “for all essential work” performed ...

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Opening of an animal rescue center in the Freehold Raceway shopping center

The Garden State Animal Rescue Center, in conjunction with Husky House, has opened an adoption center in the Freehold Raceway Mall. According to the centre’s Facebook page, the new facility “will allow GSARC to increase our support to the community by offering adoptions, educational seminars and pet supplies.” They plan to hold monthly seminars on a wide variety of topics ...

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Community response program explores fire station | Item

1/2 Show legend + Hide caption – Students and staff from Camp Humphreys Middle School pose with firefighters from Fire Station 4 following their visit and hands-on experience on the Moderate to Severe Learning Program trip to the Camp Humphreys Fire Hall , South Korea, November 1, 2021. The class visited the fire station as part of their community response ...

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Fight fire with moss, the eco-friendly way

Two Virginia Tech researchers were awarded $ 1.2 million to develop an electronic molecular toolkit that uses machine learning and analytical techniques to support the development of environmentally friendly fire-fighting foam. Funding was provided by the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, the Environmental Science and Technology Program of the Ministry of Defense. Brian Lattimer, professor of mechanical engineering, is ...

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Opportunities to adopt, foster and volunteer to help animals abound in the metro area

Animal shelters in the greater Albuquerque area are overcapacity and are looking for volunteers to help them. Volunteers receive training and support services to optimize positive outcomes for animals and volunteers. Information on three major organizations is provided here, with more relief groups serving the community. Volunteer applications are available on the websites. The Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource ...

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Heroic dog receives award for saving over 100 koalas from Australian bushfires

A fearless 6-year-old dog helped save over 100 injured koalas from Australian bushfires in 2019-2020. BearTheKoalaDog – Instagram, USC / IFAW Today the Australian Koolie named Bear was named a hero, winning an award from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Bear was trained in Australia at the University of the Sunshine Coast, where their team of conservation scout ...

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Firefighters receive grain rescue training

Fort Macleod firefighters prepare for Saturday’s training session at Hilltop Dairy. Firefighters received training on Saturday for an emergency they hope will never happen – a person trapped in a grain silo. The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association brought its mobile training trailer to Hilltop Dairy, north of Fort Macleod, on Saturday. Firefighters from the departments of Fort Macleod, Granum, Nanton ...

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Shelter received 109 just last week

October 26, 2021 Orange County Animal ServicesMedia contact: [email protected] Orange County, Florida – Orange County Animal Services is once again struggling with canine capacity, with 174 dogs currently in the care of the shelter. Over the past week, from Monday October 18 to Sunday October 24, the shelter received 109 dogs, 34 of which were handed over by their owners. ...

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Big rate hikes coming in 2022 for some Michigan health insurance plans

State regulators have approved large increases in health insurance rates for 2022, which would reflect the recent pent-up demand for medical procedures and services that people are delaying due to previous outbreaks of COVID-19. The increases approved by the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services will take effect Jan. 1 and will average 7.1% for small group plans – ...

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Colorado animal rescue groups desperately seek forever homes

DENVER (KDVR) – One of Denver’s largest animal shelters is calling for help as it reaches capacity. The Dumb Friends League has seen its greatest number of animals in about a decade. Katie Parker, vice president of operations, said they started to feel pressure when they reached 800 animals at their Denver shelter. She said they were now hovering between ...

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“They told me about asylum here and I think it’s better, more correct, to do it right,” Mondragon said. He has young daughters and “I wouldn’t take the risk.” For Chacón, she made the decision to leave Guatemala after a machete attack, she said, showing scars along her left arm. Nadia’s sister, Esthela, disappeared in 2006 as she crossed the ...

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Child tax credit expansion divides swing voters

Some swing voters say the most important things to preserve in the Democrats’ massive social spending program are those that would cut prescription drug costs, cut pollution, and make child care or preschool free or more. affordable. Yes, but: Much less popular among Trump voters in Biden: Child tax credit extension extended to 2025. Stay on top of the latest ...

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Sunshine Coast Puppy Farm was dismissed after 400,000 objections; the council is preparing for the legal fight

A Queensland council went against its own staff’s advice to dismiss a major dog breeding establishment, while noting that it could trigger costly lawsuits. Key points: Proposed major dog breeding center for Sunshine Coast rejected by local council Counselors were concerned about the welfare of breeding females Dog breeder says all of his puppies were born and raised in a ...

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Local groups help Afghan refugees settle in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – Afghan refugees arrive in the Florida capital. The International Rescue Committee is focused on resettling families displaced from their countries due to hardship around the world, and now they are focused on helping people who have helped the United States for over 20 years. “In different capacities, either through their role as interpreters or through their ...

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Nassau Barkfest dog costume contest returns this year

EAST MEADOW, NY – Ghouls and four-legged goblins will descend on Eisenhower Park later this month, as the ninth annual Nassau Barkfest brings costumed pets to the park. Barkfest is a free pet Halloween costume contest and parade that takes place annually in Eisenhower Park. This year’s event is scheduled for October 30 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at ...

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Just Us Cat and Kitten Rescue is looking for donations

Just Us Cat and Kitten Rescue is asking for monetary donations from community members. The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on everyone, even furry friends. Just Us Cat and Kitten Rescue was established as a non-profit organization in 2006 to serve the communities of East Sussex by managing the communities of cats and kittens, both domestic and wild. With traditional ...

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After a week of deadly violence, community groups hope grants will boost fight against crime

Five organizations received grants from US bailout funds on Friday. INDIANAPOLIS – After a murderous week in Indianapolis, community groups dedicated to breaking the cycle of violence are hoping that an influx of money can make a difference. So far, we’ve seen at least 208 homicides this year. That’s nearly 30 more people killed than at the same time last ...

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Festival Fest: October 9 and 10

In this edition of Festival Fest, we take a look at the events taking place in western New York City on October 9-10. BUFFALO, NY – It’s officially fall here in western New York, but don’t let the cooler weather keep you inside, there are plenty of events happening in and around the city of Buffalo this month. -this. In ...

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Why the stories of rescued Afghan Christians cannot be told – Eurasia Review

By Alejandro Bermudez The stories of Afghan rescues are compelling human dramas, filled with miraculous rescues, deadly dangers and heroic choices on the part of volunteers and Afghans. But these stories can also compromise future rescue missions. A major American magazine recently published a story about how Christians are trying to stay safe in Afghanistan and how a group of ...

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Some states want to charge for the rescue of lost hikers

It was 11 p.m. one evening in July last year when a couple realized they weren’t going back down the Old Bridle Path. They were with their two children just over a mile from the popular Mount Lafayette hiking trail, about 70 miles north of Concord, New Hampshire. They had underestimated how long it would take to complete the two ...

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Veterans assist in emergency evacuations in Afghanistan

The grueling evacuation of Americans and Afghan army allies continues, weeks after the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban and amid recent bombing and violence. President Biden’s top military generals have testified that they advised keeping 2,500 US troops in Afghanistan as a transitional force, a contradiction to what Biden had claimed. America’s veterans are now helping in an attempt ...

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Twin towns see spike of wild cats on the street

item (FOX 9) – An animal rescue group from Twin Cities said they were witnessing an explosion of feral cats on the streets of the subway. The Bitty Kitty Squad is on the move more than ever, as the kitten and cat population is higher than many rescues have ever seen. The Bitty Kitty Squad currently has 400 kittens to ...

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Prisons, border wall: how the GOP seeks to use COVID money – GV Wire

CHICAGO – When Democrats adopted President Joe Biden’s $ 1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, Republicans called it liberal “pet projects” disguised as pandemic aid. But now that Republican governors and local leaders have the money in hand, they are also using it for things on their wish lists. Alabama lawmakers are pushing a plan to use $ 400 million from ...

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Ukraine boldly goes where no NATO member has dared to go

Last month, Ukrainian special forces carried out a daring operation in Kabul to rescue 19 Afghan refugees, including translators, including one who worked for Canada’s leading newspaper, The Globe and Mail, and another who served in the Canadian Army, as well as their families. . They arrived in Kiev on August 29. This rescue was coordinated by the Ukrainian army, ...

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Minneapolis school district embezzles pandemic relief funds

Minneapolis public schools face a series of crises. Some have been forced on us, like the COVID-19 pandemic. Others were created by years of district underfunding and missteps. Communities of color have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and constitute the majority of families in our district. That’s why the Minneapolis Teachers Federation was at the negotiating table months ago ...

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Focus group report shows local support for Akron police reforms

In the pandemic winter that followed last summer’s racial equity protests, Akron City Council asked Akron University to see if the public was okay with the course that he had put in place to rethink the police. The legislature had just published a list of possible police reforms in January. Board leadership wanted to know if the community would approve. ...

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Vista City Council Approves COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program

VISTA – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic hitting small businesses, Vista City Council recently approved a grant program to help ease financial hardship. The board approved its COVID-19 Small Business Grants Program at its September 14 meeting, offering grants between $ 1,000 and $ 25,000 for qualifying small businesses. The city received $ 26.1 million from the Coronavirus State and ...

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176 Wing receives Jolly Green Rescue Mission of the Year> Air National Guard> Post Display

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – 176 Wing operations and maintenance groups have been honored with the 2021 Jolly Green Rescue Mission of the Year award. Over Memorial Day weekend, Guardsmen from the 176th Wing generated and conducted 30 sorties, culminating in over 120 flight hours during two high altitude rescue missions that saved 13 people in Wrangell-St . Elias National ...

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For Cats’ Sake perk helps keep Fat Cat Cafe purring

For the Love of Cats: A silent art auction fundraiser is scheduled for October at the American Legion, Sauls Bridges Post 13, 229 Lake Ella Drive. The benefit is for Feline Advocates of Leon County (FALC), a local 501 © feline rescue (3). FALC is a rescue that focuses on the defense and rehousing of homeless cats and kittens in ...

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Colorado Search and Rescue Teams Gather in Summit County for Annual Training

Ryan Delano is practicing his rappelling technique during a search and rescue training course on Friday, September 24, near Windy Point Campground.Liz Copan / For the Daily News Summit Search and rescue teams from across Colorado gathered in Summit County this weekend for the annual SARCon event, an opportunity for members to learn about new tools and techniques, learn about ...

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Rhianna Celebrates Charity Dog Show and Fun Day in Braunston

Rhianna Conway, who runs Scamp’s Pet Boutique, hosted a dog show and family fun day at The Old Plow on Saturday. The event, held in bright September sunshine, raised £ 808 for the Pawprints rescue charity in Rugby. She wanted to make a few people smile in the village where she lives after the coronavirus pandemic. Rhianna and the dog ...

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The crackdown on human trafficking allows the rescue of 38 people

A major crackdown on human trafficking in Ireland has resulted in the rescue of 38 foreign nationals by gardaí over the past year, including 25 women who have been coerced into sexual exploitation. specialist detectives are investigating those behind a growing number of illegal immigrants from South America, including Brazil, who are forced into the sex industry here. Gardaí is ...

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Researchers attempt to locate the missing Crow Pass hiker

Through Annie berman Updated: 48 seconds ago Posted: 44 minutes ago Gary Fisk. (Photo courtesy of the Alaska Mountain Rescue Group) Rescuers are searching for a missing man from Eagle River who left Tuesday morning to hike Crow Pass, a popular hiking trail in the Chugach Mountains. Gary Fisk, 74, started at the end of the Girdwood Trail around 8 ...

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Family remembers pair of experienced outdoor enthusiasts after Yellowstone backcountry incident

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. – Search and rescue teams are always looking for an experienced outdoor enthusiast who has been reported “late” from a backcountry canoe trip earlier this week in Yellowstone National Park. Kim Crumbo, 74, from Ogden, has not been found. However, rescuers located the body of Crumbo’s brother Mark O’Neill, 67, on the eastern shore of Shoshone ...

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Former Nassau County firefighter receives 7-year sentence for receiving image of child sexual abuse – 104.5 WOKV

United States Chief District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan sentenced Robert Arthur Ginder to seven years and six months in federal prison for sharing images of child sexual abuse in an online chat room. The 35-year-old former Nassau County Fire Department logistics officer who pleaded guilty in April will also be serving a 10-year sentence of supervised release and will have ...

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Relief Fund Steering Committee recommends $ 6.3 million for Arkansas Boys & Girls Club chapters

A state panel on Wednesday approved a request from the Arkansas Alliance for Boys & Girls Clubs for $ 6.3 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to 23 Boys & Girls Clubs at approximately 50 Arkansas locations for support young people at risk. The 15-member Arkansas bailout steering committee – appointed by Governor Asa Hutchinson in May to recommend the ...

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‘Incredible’ stranded dolphin rescue took hours on Texas coast

A stranded dolphin has been rescued off the coast of Texas, volunteers said. Screenshot, Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network on Facebook A maritime rescue group knew that volunteers would have to “act quickly” if they were to save a dolphin trapped off the coast of Texas. The dolphin was stuck in the “very shallow water” of Lighthouse Lakes near Port ...

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