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My Turn: Helping sex trafficking victims redefine worth

...committed to addressing sexual violence in all of its forms, including trafficking. Believing victims, having response systems in place, providing support services to help victims of trauma heal and assisting with safe and affordable housing...
Hull damage forces Shell Arctic support ship back to dock

...and environmental standards," Kershaw said in a statement. "This includes having on hand the required emergency response systems necessary for each phase of its drilling program."Shell did not immediately know how the Fennica was damaged...
Juneau getting better at responding to glacial flooding, emergency programs manager says

...we're all going to do a better job going forward."The committee also discussed a recent Metropolitan Medical Response System exercise in Yakutat modeling how first responders would handle a shooting spree, as well as the committee's plans for...
Anchorage police took 48 minutes to reach Godfrey home

...with the system and affects about 5 percent of the municipality's 100,000 properties, Monegan said. Roughly 5,000 properties, mainly in Chugiak and Eagle River, don't show up in the databases used by the emergency response system.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Employees Federal Credit Union has announced the addition of a merchant verification service to its automated voice response system. The verification service is used to make sure funds are available to cover checks written on an account. Merchants...
Juneau's complementary transit systems

...Juneau Taxi & Tours which runs a lift-equipped cab. Unlike the Borough bus, the Care-A-Van is a "demand response" system and does not run along a fixed route. Care-A-Van provides door-to-door service for individual passengers...
Rescue efforts go high-tech

...Calnan said. Rescue 21 comes online nationwide as a 21st-century remodel of the 1970s-era National Distress and Response System that failed to meet Maritime Homeland Security demands covering 95,000 miles of U.S. coastline. The new Juneau...
Ketchikan seeks borough money for 911 call service

...residents to pay more would double charge them. The fee, Amylon said, covers the cost of the computerized emergency response system but not the salaries, benefits and supplied need to operate the dispatch center.The Ketchikan Daily News reported...
Fed agency approves Shell Oil Co. plan to drill in Arctic's Beaufort Sea responding to critics, has said that if necessary it's prepared to deploy "the most robust Arctic oil spill response system known to industry." The company has said its oil spill response capability exceeds its "calculated worst-case...
City to consider designating 'Treadwell Mine Historic District'

...a grant for almost $268,000 from the Alaska Department of Military & Veteran Affairs for Metropolitan Medical Response Systems. The city uses the funds for equipment purchases and training for situations like mass casualties, mass prophylaxis...


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