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May 16, 2018

How FedEx Air Operations Prepares for Earthquakes

Memphis, Tennessee – home of FedEx World Headquarters – is located in the New Madrid Seismic Zone, an earthquake zone. While even the smallest earthquake is not common in this area today, a look farther back in time reveals a history of rare, but strong quakes. In 1811 a massive earthquake of at least 7.5

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March 21, 2018

Mobile Field Hospital Shines in Disaster Dress Rehearsal

Watch this video to see a simulation of how International Medical Corps deploys their mobile field hospital to disaster locations.

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July 6, 2017

Mobile Field Hospital Can Deploy to Disasters in Hours

The following is a guest post by Nikola Usenovic from International Medical Corps. Hurricane. Earthquake. Tsunami. For millions of people, those words have real, heavy meaning. The paralyzing fear brought by major catastrophe is not simply the loss of possessions. These disasters often snuff out even the basic structures of a region’s health care system.

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