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Channel NewsAsia
External structure from Tampines block collapsesfell at around 10am. “I heard sounds of glass shattering,” she said. The area
External structure from Tampines block collapses
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 hours ago
fell at around 10am. “I heard sounds of glass shattering,” she said. The area is currently cordoned off, with police at the scene. According to the Singapore Civil Defence Force, no one was injured. This story is developing. Refresh for u... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Wandering farmer found sitting by riverbankto the village,” Mohamad Ali said yesterday. Joining the fire and rescue team
Wandering farmer found sitting by riverbank
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 hours ago
to the village,” Mohamad Ali said yesterday. Joining the fire and rescue team in the SAR operation were personnel from the Civil Defence Force, the police and the villagers themselves. According to Timbang’s cousin, Durahman Bakar, 66, who joined... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Residents claim spotting croc in Klang RiverKUALA LUMPUR: Personnel from the Fire and Rescue Service and Civil Defence Forc
Residents claim spotting croc in Klang River
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
KUALA LUMPUR: Personnel from the Fire and Rescue Service and Civil Defence Force are scouring the Klang River near Taman Seri Sentosa here for a crocodile that some residents claim to have spotted in muddy undergrowth last night. The residents... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Authorities launch SGSecure app in fight against terrorismSINGAPORE: A new mobile app that enables the police and Singapore Civil Defence
Authorities launch SGSecure app in fight against terrorism
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: A new mobile app that enables the police and Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) to send important alerts to the public during terrorist attacks or other major emergencies was launched by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Saturday (Sep... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SGSecure launched to prepare public for terror attacksalso highlighted the need for active responders, who will be trained to help ot
SGSecure launched to prepare public for terror attacks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
also highlighted the need for active responders, who will be trained to help others during a crisis. He said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and their partners have trained more than 1,800 residents in six constituencies to administer... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Man arrested for using 'criminal force' against public servant after Eunos accidentcarrying out his duties. The car appeared to be badly damaged and mounted a ke
Man arrested for using 'criminal force' against public servant after Eunos accident
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
carrying out his duties. The car appeared to be badly damaged and mounted a kerb following the accident. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it despatched an ambulance to the scene after being alerted to the accident at 7.30am. "A... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The ceasefire unravelshit. I spent the night pulling the dead out,” says Ammar al-Selmo, the director
The ceasefire unravels
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
hit. I spent the night pulling the dead out,” says Ammar al-Selmo, the director of Aleppo’s White Helmets, a volunteer civil defence force that works in rebel-held areas, of the attack on the UN aid convoy. Mr Kerry, whose plan probably... Read more
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The Borneo Post
It takes over 10 men three hours to bring 250kg man to hospitalto help move a man weighing over 250kg to hospital yesterday. The rescuers com
It takes over 10 men three hours to bring 250kg man to hospital
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
to help move a man weighing over 250kg to hospital yesterday. The rescuers comprising personnel from Sibu Hospital, Civil Defence Force as well as Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) were called to the man’s house in Ulu Sungai Merah around... Read more
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Namibia Economist
A resumption in fighting signals even darker days for Syriahit. I spent the night pulling the dead out,” says Ammar al-Selmo, the director
A resumption in fighting signals even darker days for Syria
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
hit. I spent the night pulling the dead out,” says Ammar al-Selmo, the director of Aleppo’s White Helmets, a volunteer civil defence force that works in rebel-held areas. Mr Kerry, whose plan probably represented America’s last real diplomatic... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Tests being conducted to establish Zika strain of sisterswas stepping up cleaning efforts with the cooperation of related government age
Tests being conducted to establish Zika strain of sisters
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
was stepping up cleaning efforts with the cooperation of related government agencies. “We are asking agencies like Rela, Civil Defence Force (APM) and even the army and the police to support community cleaning activities. “With such support, we... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Car lands up in Woodlands HDB lift lobby after driver loses controlShe added that the car had come to a stop diagonally from the lift, and that no
Car lands up in Woodlands HDB lift lobby after driver loses control
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
She added that the car had come to a stop diagonally from the lift, and that nobody appeared to be injured. The Singapore Civil Defence Force confirmed that it received a call for an ambulance. Paramedics assessed that a Chinese man in his 60s had... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bus catches fire along Yishun St 11; no reported injuriesthe entire rear section of the vehicle. No injuries were reported as a result o
Bus catches fire along Yishun St 11; no reported injuries
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
the entire rear section of the vehicle. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident, according to the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). A spokesperson for SCDF said it was alerted to the blaze at about 4.35pm. The fire involved the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SCDF to sound islandwide signal on ThursdaySINGAPORE: The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) will sound the "Important M
SCDF to sound islandwide signal on Thursday
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) will sound the "Important Message" signal through Public Warning System (PWS) sirens islandwide on Thursday (Sep 15) at 12.05pm. "Members of the public are advised not to be alarmed by the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Search continues for teen believed to have fallen into riverafter he went missing on Sunday afternoon. An operation involving three boats
Search continues for teen believed to have fallen into river
The Borneo Post / Posted 11 days ago
after he went missing on Sunday afternoon. An operation involving three boats and over 20 personnel from the Samarahan Civil Defence Force (APM), police and Fire and Rescue Department yesterday ended around 6pm. According to an APM... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Car overturns along Newton Road; no injuries reportedcall at about 1.55pm informing them of the accident, which happened along Newto
Car overturns along Newton Road; no injuries reported
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
call at about 1.55pm informing them of the accident, which happened along Newton Road towards Thomson Road. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said they dispatched an ambulance and a red rhino to the scene. SCDF added that a man in his 40s... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Civil Defence mulls allowance hikeKEPALA BATAS: The Civil Defence Force is considering an increase in service all
Civil Defence mulls allowance hike
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 16 days ago
KEPALA BATAS: The Civil Defence Force is considering an increase in service allowance for its volunteers in an effort to look after their welfare and attract more members. Its chief commissioner, Datuk Ogu Salim Omar, said the proposal to increase... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Civil defence mulls allowance increase for volunteersKEPALA BATAS: The Civil Defence Force is considering an increase in service all
Civil defence mulls allowance increase for volunteers
The Borneo Post / Posted 16 days ago
KEPALA BATAS: The Civil Defence Force is considering an increase in service allowance for its volunteers in an effort to look after their welfare and attract more members. Its chief commissioner, Datuk Ogu Salim Omar, said the proposal to increase... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NS enlistees can indicate vocation preference starting Novemberare grouped by operational requirements in seven categories across the Singapor
NS enlistees can indicate vocation preference starting November
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
are grouped by operational requirements in seven categories across the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), Singapore Civil Defence Force, and Singapore Police Force. Pre-enlistees can indicate their interest in two or more vocations in each... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sentosa Fire Station will raise island's emergency preparedness: Amrin Aminannually, and he said this is projected to increase further with more developme
Sentosa Fire Station will raise island's emergency preparedness: Amrin Amin
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
annually, and he said this is projected to increase further with more development projects in the pipeline. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has considered the need to prepare for a greater demand for emergency response due to the rising... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Anti-terror exercise to be held at Bishan on Thursdaylast week. Thursday's drill will involve the community, members of the Safety
Anti-terror exercise to be held at Bishan on Thursday
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
last week. Thursday's drill will involve the community, members of the Safety and Security Watch Group, and the Singapore Civil Defence Force, SPF said. “During the exercise, there will be firing of blanks within the bus interchange and vicinity... Read more
18d
The Borneo Post
Civil Defence Force rescues proboscis monkeySIBU: An endangered proboscis monkey was rescued on Monday night after a member
Civil Defence Force rescues proboscis monkey
The Borneo Post / Posted 18 days ago
SIBU: An endangered proboscis monkey was rescued on Monday night after a member of the public notified the Civil Defence Force and Sibu Community Policing Organisation. The young long-nosed monkey, weighing less than five kg, was resting on the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
7 sent to hospital after chlorine leak at industrial facility off Tuasa chlorine gas leak at an industrial facility at Jalan Samulun in the Jurong Sh
7 sent to hospital after chlorine leak at industrial facility off Tuas
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
a chlorine gas leak at an industrial facility at Jalan Samulun in the Jurong Shipyard area on Sunday (Sep 4), the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said. According to the SCDF, the leak was traced to a one-tonne cylinder of chlorine gas housed... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Simulated terror attack at Esplanade for Exercise Heartbeat 2016SINGAPORE: The Singapore Police Force (SPF) and the Singapore Civil Defence For
Simulated terror attack at Esplanade for Exercise Heartbeat 2016
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Police Force (SPF) and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) conducted a simulated terror attack on Friday (Sep 2) morning at the Esplanade, as part of the annual "Exercise Heartbeat". Exercise Heartbeat was organised... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Batam-Singapore ferry accident: Ferry ran aground after taking shortcut, MPA saystwo passenger ferries. The exercise involved more than 15 craft and 450 personn
Batam-Singapore ferry accident: Ferry ran aground after taking shortcut, MPA says
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
two passenger ferries. The exercise involved more than 15 craft and 450 personnel from 15 agencies, including the Singapore Civil Defence Force, the Health Ministry and the Police Coast Guard, and aimed to test their readiness in ferry... Read more
24d
Channel NewsAsia
Simulated terror attack to be held at Esplanade on FridayPolice Force said on Thursday. The exercise, codenamed Exercise Heartbeat, wil
Simulated terror attack to be held at Esplanade on Friday
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
Police Force said on Thursday. The exercise, codenamed Exercise Heartbeat, will be held together with the Singapore Civil Defence Force and members of the Safety and Security Watch Group from 8.30am to 11am. “Blanks, thunder flashes and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
3 hurt after taxi crashes through barricade along Scotts Roadalong Scotts Road on Wednesday (Aug 31). The accident involving a taxi and a ca
3 hurt after taxi crashes through barricade along Scotts Road
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
along Scotts Road on Wednesday (Aug 31). The accident involving a taxi and a car also caused a tailback as Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) personnel arrived at the scene. SCDF said two casualties - in their 30s and 60s - were sent to... Read more
25d
Sabah Daily Express
Civil Defence Force from tomorrow, targets 2 milCivil Defence Department Director Colonel Mulliadi Al-Hamdi Ladin. The Civil D
Civil Defence Force from tomorrow, targets 2 mil
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 25 days ago
Civil Defence Department Director Colonel Mulliadi Al-Hamdi Ladin. The Civil Defence Department, which will be known as Civil Defence Force from Sept 1, is expected to increase the number of volunteers to two million members as intended by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fire breaks out at Orchard Towers; none injuredSINGAPORE: A fire broke out at Orchard Towers on Wednesday morning (Aug 31). Ac
Fire breaks out at Orchard Towers; none injured
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
SINGAPORE: A fire broke out at Orchard Towers on Wednesday morning (Aug 31). According to the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), it was alerted to the incident at about 8.15am. There were no reported injuries, it said. The blaze was extinguished... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Crime rate down in first half of 2016, but online scams on the riseof new abusers below 30 years old increased by 8.7 per cent.Source: Ministry of
Crime rate down in first half of 2016, but online scams on the rise
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
of new abusers below 30 years old increased by 8.7 per cent.Source: Ministry of Home Affairs Meanwhile, the Singapore Civil Defence Force responded to 2,146 fire calls in the first half of 2016, a 10.8 per cent fall from the 2,406 fire calls... Read more
27d
CTV News
Saudis say rocket fired from Yemen kills 2 childrenin Saudi Arabia's southern border region of Najran, killing two children and wo
Saudis say rocket fired from Yemen kills 2 children
CTV News / Posted 27 days ago
in Saudi Arabia's southern border region of Najran, killing two children and wounding five other people. The kingdom's Civil Defence force said Sunday that those killed and wounded were all members of the same family. Saudi forces and Shiite... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Coach catches fire at Bukit Batok; no injuries reportedinto flames at the junction of Bukit Batok Road and Bukit Batok West Avenue 2 o
Coach catches fire at Bukit Batok; no injuries reported
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
into flames at the junction of Bukit Batok Road and Bukit Batok West Avenue 2 on Sunday night (Aug 28). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to a vehicle fire involving a bus at 9.24pm. It dispatched one fire engine and... Read more
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express
MERKEL'S MASTER PLAN: German leader whipping up fear to ensure re-election, blast rivalsasylum policies. Mrs Merkel sparked concern in Germany this week when she put
MERKEL'S MASTER PLAN: German leader whipping up fear to ensure re-election, blast rivals
express / Posted 30 days ago
asylum policies. Mrs Merkel sparked concern in Germany this week when she put forward a proposal for a new federal civil defence force, which would see mandatory national service reintroduced for school leavers. Her government has also... Read more

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