Divers are continuing the search for missing passengers around the wreck of a boat that was destroyed by a fire in the early hours of Monday off the coast of California. Emergency personnel have so far recovered 25 bodies. The scuba diving vessel Conception was on a three-day excursion and was moored off the coast of Santa Cruz Island when the blaze started. Five crew members were able to escape.
Our patient was bleeding. She was also seven months pregnant, did not speak English and we had limited medical history. Just for this patient alone, we ticked off several chapters from the obstetric emergencies book.
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A passenger said the engine “hit a window and busted it wide open”.
A passenger said the engine “hit a window and busted it wide open.”
“I feel badly for what’s happened,” he tells NBC.
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It's hard to imagine how things have gotten so much worse for the Rohingya children in Cox's Bazar over the last few months
Images of thousands of refugees fleeing Myanmar have quite rightly focused global attention on the human tragedy of displacement and the search for safety. However, there is another story here, namely the scramble to deliver aid to over 400,000 refugees - the population of a small city.
Even after all that planning, there may still be some slight emergencies. If you're getting married and don't know what you should include in your wedding emergency kit, you totally need to read this blog.