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Since it was built by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service in 1998, 90,000 emergency responders have come to "Disaster City" to climb over mangled steel and through derailed chemical trains.
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November 29, 2014 A Texas training site prepares first responders to deal with emergencies like earthquakes and bombings. The facility is now turning to outbreaks like Ebola, and smart machines may play a key role.
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Sept. 11, 2001: A firefighter walks through the rubble at New York's World Trade Center.
April 22, 2011 Anyone who applies for help from the fund set up to assist those who suffered health problems because of exposure to toxins at the attack sites must be checked against a government terrorism database.
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