Emergency evacuation

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Is Travel Insurance Worth It?

Consider these pros and cons to determine if travel insurance is worth purchasing for your next trip.


Doctors at Bellevue Hospital Center take part in an emergency evacuation drill, Nov. 15, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Bellevue Hospital Conducts Emergency Evacuation Drill

Bellevue now uses the state health department’s Evacuation of Facilities in Disasters System. The state launched the e-FINDS wrist band system over the summer, in time for the 2013 hurricane season.


Midtown At Midnight, 8-28-11 (credit: Mark Rodriguez/CBS 2)

Hurricane Irene Lashes New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

Hurricane Irene is thundering up the east coast, lashing the tri-state with high winds and torrential rain and leaving millions without power.