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News and Opinion

Coverage of evacuations since July 12, 2024.

After Beryl, Houston-area farmers pull together to face unique challenges

"...Extreme weather like drought, floods and storms all hit farmers hard, especially those with small outfits, and scientists expect many of those nasty conditions to get worse as a result of climate change..."

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'It isn't threatening us right now': Flin Flon mayor provides wildfire update

"...A wildfire near the Manitoba-Saskatchewan border isnt threatening local communities at this time, according to the mayor of Flin Flon, Man..."

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Northern Quebec town preparing for possible evacuation as Labrador fire rages

"...FERMONT, QUEBEC A northern Quebec town is facing a possible evacuation order as a forest fire rages nearby on the other side of the provincial boundary with Newfoundland and Labrador..."

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All-night journeys for some fleeing roaring wildfire near Labrador City

"...There was only one stop for gasoline for people fleeing a wildfire near Labrador City on Friday, and workers at Strickland's Auto and Gas in Churchill Falls pulled an all-nighter to keep it open..."

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Smoking laptop in passenger's bag prompts evacuation on American Airlines flight in San Francisco

"...Flash floods took residents of the Annapolis Valley by surprise as the remnants of Hurricane Beryl rolled through on Thursday. Dropping in some places over 100 mm of rain in a few hours, heavy rain..."

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'Extreme fire behaviour': Labrador City ordered evacuated as wildfire approaches

"...LABRADOR CITY, N. L. Forestry officials have asked everyone in Labrador City to leave as a nearby wildfire creeps closer..."

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Small wildfire leads to precautionary evacuation of climate change research facility in Colorado

"...BOULDER, Colo. (AP) A small wildfire started Friday on a trail near a Colorado facility where scientists research climate change, including worsening wildfires, leading officials to evacuate the building..."

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US Forest Service pilot hikes to safety after helicopter crash near central Idaho wildfire

"...The wildfire was burning on less than a tenth of a square mile (about 0. 16 square kilometers) near Redfish Lake, a popular camping and recreation area nestled in the scenic Sawtooth Mountains. Authorities evacuated a small campground on the southern end of the lake Thursday afternoon..."

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Arizona wildfire sparks evacuations on reservation as officials warn of rising fire risk in the West

"...LOS ANGELES (AP) A wildfire that authorities say was fueled by strong winds has led to the evacuation of residents on the San Carlos Apache Reservation in Arizona, as authorities in Western states warned of the rising risk of wildfires amid a protracted heat wave this week that dried out the landscape, set temperature records and put lives at risk..."

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B.C. wildfire crews battle blaze in ancient forest park with 1,000-year-old trees

"...Environment Canada is maintaining heat warnings for parts of the southern Interior, from the Fraser Canyon to Kelowna, Nelson to Cranbrook in the southeast..."

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Canada's wildfire season close to 10-year average heading into the peak summer

"... The remnants of Hurricane Beryl have brought flash floods and destruction to parts of the Maritimes, but federal officials say the storm has also reduced the risk of wildfires in parts of Eastern Canada, at least for now..."

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Jobs in evacuations

Recent employment opportunities from across Canada.

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Mountain Patrol - Mountain Patroller Level 4

"...avalanche control missions, lift evacuations and search and rescue operations under the supervision of the Patrol Supervisor and the Avalanche Forecaster..."

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Winter Seasonal - Mountain Patroller Level 4

"...avalanche control missions, lift evacuations and search and rescue operations under the supervision of the Patrol Supervisor and the Avalanche Forecaster..."

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Nurse or nurse clinician in the short and long term care unit including Medevac aeromedical evacuations

"...Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services (Puvirnituq QC): The Inuulitsivik Health Center, with more than 950 employees, is part of the Quebec health and social services network, Nunavik region..."

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Rocky Mountain Program Manager

"...Supervise the evacuation systems and other field responses, manage field staff training for evacuations and act as the primary..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about evacuations.

Evacuations in Fort McMurray as wildfire nears

"...Thousands of residents have been forced to flee a fierce wildfire and will likely be out of their homes for days, as western Canada's wildfire season starts early..."

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Beijings Heaviest Rain in 140 Years & Racing Car Made From E-waste | WEF | Top Stories of the Week

"...3:30 These crops are suffering the most from change - Experts rank the food supply crisis as one of the worlds top 5 currently manifesting risks..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about evacuations relevant to the latest news.

Understanding California wildfire evacuee behavior and joint choice making

"...While extensive research has been conducted on hurricane evacuation behavior, little is known about wildfire evacuation behavior..."

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The verification of wildland?urban interface fire evacuation models

"...The evacuation tests are organized in accordance with different core components related to evacuation modelling, namely Population, Pre-evacuation, Movement, Route/destination selection, Flow constraints, Events, Wildfire spread and Trigger buffers..."

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Exploring the links between flood events and the COVID-19 infection cases in Romania in the new multi-hazard-prone era

"...To this end, hazard management data concerning the flood events that were severe enough to impose the evacuation of the population were corroborated with COVID-19 confirmed cases data..."

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Dual deep Q-learning network guiding a multiagent path planning approach for virtual fire emergency scenarios

"...With continuous deterioration of the natural environment and the corresponding significant increase in the occurrence of disasters, forest fire accidents have frequently occurred in recent decades..."

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An analysis of the socio-economic impacts of the 2021 mountain Semeru Eruption on household level using PLS-SEM

"...The Regional Government and the Regional Agency for Disaster Management in Lumajang are suggested to provide better facilities and improve regulations for mitigation and evacuation..."

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Grinding with minimum quantity lubrication: a comparative assessment

"...The minimum quantity lubrication (MQL) system, an eco-friendly, economical, and less hazardous lubrication technique, is affirmed to be an efficient substitute for these conventional lubricants..."

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Reducing the vulnerability of tourists to tsunami: challenges for decision-makers

"...Second, developing accurate evacuation simulations can show what would happen to tourists in a tsunami so that emergency management officials can be better prepared, and councils can improve evacuation planning and infrastructure to evacuate tourists and local communities safely..."

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Optimizing Shelters and Evacuation Paths Against Flood in Historic Urban Built Environments

"...When floods occur, pedestrians may be forced to evacuate the risk areas, and the presence of emergency plans is fundamental to reduce fatalities..."

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Arc Routing Problem and Solution Approaches for Due Diligence in Disaster Management

"...The planning, implementation, management and coordination of disaster management activities are very important..."

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A Brief Review of Integrating Psychological Factors in Discrete Element Method for Pedestrian Evacuation Research

"...Pedestrian evacuation is critical to safety management in various environments, including buildings, stadiums, transportation hubs, and public spaces..."

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