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Although America had not yet been drawn in, it was inching closer and closer toward its undeniable destiny. Many parts of the world had already been at war for over two years, but in early 1941, Americans were still isolationists. The U.S. economy was rebounding from the Great Depression and many families were still struggling to meet financial responsibilities.

PHOENIX--About 8,600 people live within 10 miles of the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (PVNGS)—an area called the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ).

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A delegation from Israel’s emergency preparation, response and recovery team recently visited Arizona for 10 days as part of the Firefighters Without Borders program in partnership with the Greater Tucson Fire Foundation (GTFF).


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