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How long to search for survivors? – A review of evidence from Haiti’s quake

Dacia Herbulock posted in on February 28th, 2011.

In an effort to assist New Zealand-based rescue efforts, the journal Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness has published a series of open-access articles reviewing evidence from Haiti’s 2010 earthquake and other recent seismic disasters. The featured article, ‘Survival interval in earthquake entrapments‘ focuses on aiding decision-makers faced with the difficult task of weighing the […]

Experts: Multiple use of mine rescue robots unprecedented

Peter Griffin posted in on November 24th, 2010.

UPDATE: This morning’s news conference revealed new information about the use of robots in the research and rescue effort underway at the Pike River mine. – The adapted bomb disposal robot that intially broke down 550m up the mine tunnel was able to be reactivated and has progressed to the 1000m point in the tunnel. […]

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