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  • Mass Area Evacuation Viewed as Impractical

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    The Washington Post
    Posted: March 15th, 2003

    The Capital Beltway, which slows to a crawl after one fender-bender, would come to a grinding halt if thousands of panicked people hit the road at once


  • A Worst-Case Enterprise

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    The Washington Post
    Posted: March 13th, 2003

    With fears of a biochemical attack on the rise, a Maryland manufactuer has created "The Doomsday Shower", which can sanitize 800 people an hour


  • Preparing For Disaster

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    The Washington Post
    Posted: March 13th, 2003

    George Washington University officials said a training center to help firefighters, police and paramedics from the Washington-metro area prepare for large-scale disasters.


  • Firefighters Seek More Terror Responder Aid

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    The Washington Post
    Posted: March 13th, 2003

    A firefighters union sent a letter to President Bush and congressional leaders yesterday pleading for "necessary funding" for first responders to terrorist attacks "before it is too late."


  • Catonsville Rotary Cites Top Cop, Firefighter

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    Catonsville Times
    Posted: March 13th, 2003

    A rookie police officer at the Wilkens precinct and a seasoned fireman with 13 years experience garnered top honors in the annual emergency personnel awards