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Mounting a response to a disaster requires immense coordination, but how do first responders prepare for the unimaginable? Disaster City is the world’s largest emergency training centre. Located in College Station, Texas, the centre gives emergency responders the opportunity to simulate a wide range of disasters including earthquakes, train derailments, bombs and fires. (Popular Science)
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