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Forced From Home

Doctors Without Borders | Posted 09.29.2016 | Home
Doctors Without Borders

I once heard an astronaut describe his trip to space. At first he saw individual countries, then continents, bound by oceans. When he went high enough he could see only one world. Do we all need to go to the moon to understand that we live together in one interconnected world where peace can be found? I hope that this exhibit helps bring us closer to this view.

Saving Unknown Lives

Yara Zgheib | Posted 09.13.2016 | Home
Yara Zgheib

Oh and if I had a brain, Oh and if I had a brain, I'd be cold as a stone and rich as a fool That turned all those good hearts away. - Cherry Ghost, P...

Savings Lives And Having Fun: Teaching Search And Rescue Tactics To Dogs

Brie Witherspoon | Posted 07.05.2016 | Home
Brie Witherspoon

Nosey Dogs students, Frauke and her German Shepard, Harley, on a search A few years ago I was reading a mystery novel where a child was lost in the w...

French Investigators: Smoke Reported On EgyptAir Jet Before Crash

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.21.2016 | Home

PARIS/CAIRO, May 21 (Reuters) - The EgyptAir jet which crashed in the Mediterranean on Thursday sent a series of warnings indicating that smoke had be...

Grandma Lost In Wilderness Rescued After Writing 'HELP' In Rocks And Sticks

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.03.2017 | Home

An Arizona woman and her dog stranded in the state’s White Mountains for nine days were rescued thanks to her resourcefulness. Ann Rodgers, 72, spel...

Castaways Rescued After Spelling Out 'HELP' In Palm Fronds

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 04.09.2016 | Home

Three men stranded on a Pacific Island have been rescued after hatching resourceful plan that seems like it’s straight off of “Gilligan’s Island...

12 Missing After Collision Of 2 Marine Helicopters Off Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 01.15.2016 | Home

Two military helicopters collided off the coast of the Hawaiian island of Oahu late Thursday night, and a search is underway for 12 missing crew membe...

PEAK - Ep.6

Spottoon | Posted 10.29.2016 | Home

'We are the rescue rangers!' Yun with his crew faces a life-threatening journey as they are assigned to the mountain police rescue unit at Mount Bukhan for their mandatory military service. Relying only on their bravery, their lives are now in jeopardy. Would the group be able to beat the Mother Nature in the battle to survive?

#FindEdToday - National Response to Find Missing Long Island Man in California

The Advice Project | Posted 07.30.2016 | New York
The Advice Project

Thirteen days ago, Long Island native, Ed Cavanaugh, went missing while riding his motorbike alone through the El Dorado National Forest near Placerville, California.

Desperate Search Continues For Christian Missionary Missing At Sea

The Associated Press | Posted 01.06.2015 | Home

HONOLULU (AP) — A sailor missing since a boat capsized off Hawaii's Big Island was trying to spread Christianity. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser re...

Wisconsin Nonprofit to Provide High-Tech Help in Search for Two People Missing Under River Ice in Remote Alaska

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 02.25.2015 | Home
Alaska Dispatch News

A Wisconsin man who started a nonprofit to safely recover submerged bodies will be bringing high-resolution side-scanning sonar equipment to the search on Dec. 26.

Man Missing At Sea For Nearly Two Weeks Found Safe Off The Coast Of Hawaii

Associated Press | Posted 12.10.2014 | Home

HONOLULU (AP) — A 67-year-old boater missing at sea for 12 days is on his way to shore after being found uninjured 64 miles south of Honolulu. Th...

Sophia Jones

Migrants Still Dying After Mediterranean Maritime Rescue Operations Scaled Back | Sophia Jones | Posted 12.05.2014 | Home

ISTANBUL -- Just over a month after Italy announced it would end its maritime rescue operation for migrants crossing the Mediterranean, migrants are s...

Lost Hiker Survives Two Chilly Nights in Alaska's Chugach State Park

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.14.2014 | Home
Alaska Dispatch News

When John Carlos Mann finally stumbled out of the woods near Bird Creek on Sunday night, he had been lost in Chugach State Park for two days and two cold nights, growing colder and more tired as he searched for someone to help him.

AMAZING: How They Survived 8 Days Stranded At Sea

Sun Sentinel | Ben Wolford | Posted 11.24.2013 | Miami

Eight days after their boat tossed them into the sea, Mike Russell lost all hope. Anthony Douglas already had to save his friend several times. Cling...

Stranded At Sea For Eight Days

Sun Sentinel | HEATHER CARNEY | Posted 11.16.2013 | Miami

WEST PALM BEACH -- For the rescuer and the rescued, it wasn't supposed to happen like this. Two Bahamian men left for some fishing and ended up float...

Dementia and Wandering: A View From Search and Rescue

Dave Baldridge | Posted 09.11.2013 | Home
Dave Baldridge

We'll see more senior citizen wanderers in cities, parks, suburbs, and wilderness. Search and rescue teams do their best to mitigate the often-devastating effects of wandering, but they can't prevent the incidents.

Emran Hossain

Thousands Still May Be Missing In Bangladesh Collapse | Emran Hossain | Posted 04.30.2013 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Relatives of workers still missing in the collapsed Bangladesh factory building say the true number of dead is far greater than the offi...

Lucas Kavner

Unsung Heroes Of Hurricane Sandy Save Lives On Jersey Shore | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.06.2012 | Home

The Underwater Search and Rescue Squad 86 in Berkeley Township, New Jersey is made up entirely of volunteers, squad president Carl Mattocks among them...

LOOK: Heroic Strangers Rescue Abandoned Dog From 14,000 Ft.

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.16.2012 | Home

In an amazing feat of both mountaineering and selfless teamwork, a group of hikers, organized via an Internet message site, banded together to rescue ...

Andrea Stone

Americans Approve Of Some Drone Use, Not For Routine Policing: Poll | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.13.2012 | Home

A majority of Americans support some civilian uses of unmanned drone aircraft but routine policing, such as watching for speeders, isn't among them, a...

Teen Hikers Sing To Rescue Workers For Help

Posted 04.06.2012 | Home

Two Utah teens were rescued Friday after becoming lost during a short hiking expedition. Siblings Nathan, 18, and Allison Tolman,16, went on a hik...

Underprepared And Hiking On Drugs? Sounds About Right

Posted 11.26.2011 | Denver

Students at CU Boulder have long fit into the "adventurous" group. From skiing to hiking and rock climbing, pupils tend not to shy away from outdoor ...

Grizzly Bear Attacks 7 Alaska Wilderness Camp Teens

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 10.02.2011 | Home
Alaska Dispatch News

A group of seven teenagers who'd been learning survival skills in the Alaska wilderness were attacked Saturday night by a brown bear sow with cub.

Kids, Animals and Charities -- Who Knew?

Brian Buck | Posted 08.21.2011 | Home
Brian Buck

It's probably not surprising that some of the most popular charities among kids are those that assist animals. Here are five such organizations.