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Orthopaedics in Motion – Volume 3 – Fall 2011 is now available online

Orthopaedics in Motion – Volume 3 – Fall 2011 is now available online.

Orthopaedics in Motion is a quarterly newsletter containing sections on disaster preparedness and trauma care. The newsletter also includes overviews of the latest aspects of clinic care, continuing education, research and innovation pertinent to the practicing orthopaedic surgeon.

For Orthopaedics in Motion – Volume 2 – Summer 2011 please visit The Disaster Preparedness Toolbox and click the Newsletter link.

For Orthopaedics in Motion – Volume 1 – Spring 2011 please visit The Disaster Preparedness Toolbox and click the Newsletter link.

6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Indonesia

View of a Tornado Hitting a Hardware Store

Check out this amazing video of a hardware store absorbing a direct hit from a Tornado. You can see what kind of damage a tornado can do.

Thousands are Fleeing Bangkok

Due to the worst flooding since 1942, thousands of residents are leaving Bangkok.

Tips for Communicating Before, During & After Disasters

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have released new tips for preparing for major disasters when communications networks are more likely to be compromised or damaged.

These tips could save your life during a natural disaster.

Japan Earthquake Footage From Inside a Car

This video shows you what the Japanese earthquake looked like from inside a car. The video was taken with a HD camera mounted inside the car. Yu Muroga was driving the car and recorded this amazing footage.

Footage From the 2011 Japan Earthquake

Enjoy amazing footage from the 2011 Japan Earthquake.

Philippines Hailed as Model in Disaster Response

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Philippines hailed as model in disaster response.
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FEMA Avoids Shutdown

Faced with the imminent possibility of running out of money this week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency scoured every financial nook and cranny to come up with enough money to keep its disaster relief fund in the black for a few more days. Congress has been fighting over possible fixes.

Learn more about FEMA’s financial issues