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MMDA trains 100 dogs in UP to help save lives during disasters

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SEARCH AND RESCUE. The University of the Philippines adopts the MMDA K9 Corps search and rescue training at the UP vanguard. Photos by Rupert Ambil/Rappler

Dogs undergo a life-saving training every weekend for 8 weeks at the UP Vanguard grounds

MANILA, Philippines (Sept. 7, 2017) — University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) adopted the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) K9 Corps search and rescue training. Continue reading MMDA trains 100 dogs in UP to help save lives during disasters

Rescuers race to save 118 missing after Taiwan quake

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RESCUE OPERATION. The death toll is rising as emergency workers dig to find survivors of the 6.4-magnitude quake that toppled the 16-storey apartment complex in Tainan City on Saturday, February 6. Photo by Zachary Lee/UDN TV
The rescue operation continues as authorities launch a probe into the collapse of an apartment complex

TAINAN, Taiwan (Feb. 7, 2016) — Rescuers raced Sunday, February 7, to free 118 people buried under the rubble of an apartment complex felled by an earthquake in southern Taiwan that left 31 confirmed dead, as an investigation began into the collapse.

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Rescuers race to save over 100 buried after Taiwan quake

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RESCUE OPERATION. The death toll is rising as emergency workers dig to find survivors of the 6.4-magnitude quake that toppled the 16-storey apartment complex in Tainan City on Saturday, February 6. Photo by Zachary Lee/UDN TV
Census records show around 260 people living in the block but authorities say it was now thought that more than 300 had been inside at the time of the quake

TAINAN, Taiwan (Feb. 7, 2016) — Rescuers raced against time Sunday, February 7, to free more than 100 people still buried beneath the rubble of apartment blocks felled by a powerful earthquake in southern Taiwan that left 18 dead.

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