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Article Emergency response
The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  14/05/2018
The Telok Blangah Emergency Preparedness Day involving the Singapore Police Force's Clementi Division Emergency Response Team saw the attendance of more than 1,000 residents. It is part of the SGSecure movement to help citizens respond to a possible terrorist attack.   (58 words)
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Article Non-emergency calls still a concern
By: KOK YUFENG,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  13/02/2020
"Non-emergency and false alarm cases still required the deployment of SCDF resources which could otherwise have been dispatched to attend to emergency cases which could be life-threatening," said the SCDF. "SCDF will continue to raise public awareness of the differences between emergency and non-emergency cases."   (272 words)
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Article HK protesters defy emergency law
The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS FRONT PAGE)  07/10/2019
Hours after Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam invoked emergency powers last used more than 50 years ago, tens of thousands defied the anti-face mask law and marched through several locations in the city. Protesters threw bricks and petrol bombs, as police fired tear gas and baton-charged them. FOR MORE, SEE PAGE 4 & READ THE STRAITS TIMES   (59 words)
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Article Stay savvy in travel emergencies
By: LEE SIEW HUA TRAVEL WRITER,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (LIFE TRAVEL)  19/05/2019

Here are quick pointers on what to do in travel emergencies:

 Register overseas travel with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at
The ministry can contact or assist Singapore citizens in an emergency.   (1104 words)
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Article Singlish emergency calls? Also can
By: FABIAN KOH,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  10/05/2019
New automated speech recognition system for SCDF recognises the 4 official languages and even Singlish

A system being developed here to transcribe 995 emergency calls in real time for the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) may recognise Singlish.   (405 words)
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Article Debunking myths on medical emergencies
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  16/03/2019

I hope this helps the public in any emergency situation.
Leong Choon Kit (Dr)   (349 words)
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Article Empower commuters in emergencies: NTWU
By: KOK YUFENG,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  17/01/2019
Transport workers union submits proposals for next land transport master plan

The National Transport Workers' Union (NTWU) has called for the public to be roped in to help during emergencies or when trains break down.   (487 words)
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Article Emergency ambulance hotline: 600 callers redirected
By: CARA WONG,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  10/10/2019

That was about three months after a new policy kicked in for the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) as part of its Emergency Medical Services Tiered Response Framework, which assigns and deals with 995 calls based on three categories: life-threatening cases, minor emergencies and non-emergencies.   (286 words)
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Article Emergency lights will be checked again
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  23/10/2018
We thank Mr Thomas Reginald Vernon for his feedback (System needed to ensure all blocks meet emergency requirements; Oct 10).
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) understands from the Tampines Town Council that the replacement of faulty emergency lights in the estates Mr Vernon referred to is still in progress.   (186 words)
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Article Not all blocks have emergency lights
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  21/09/2018

Second, as there has been a law requiring the fitting of emergency lights in all high-rise buildings for many years, why is this system not in place in so many blocks?
In Tampines, several hundred blocks appear to not be fully fitted with emergency lights.   (394 words)
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