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Opportunity for Improvement Presents Itself during NYC Emergency Preparedness Exercise
NYC Office of Emergency Management hosted a catastrophic heat wave simulation exercise in which approximately 75 people representing about 35 agencies participated—including Mayor Bill de Blasio. The exercise gave participants an opportunity to think creatively about the challenges a real-life even would present, but also provided an eye-opener to the gaps that exist in the response plan. Read the full article.
Nigeria has a Fighting Chance Against Ebola
An article published in the New York Times highlights Nigeria’s efforts to combat Ebola. Nigeria has an advantage to limit the spread of the disease thanks to its developed health care system and its rapid response to the first Ebola cases.
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