Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 5:25 PM ET

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National Audio 5:25 PM ET

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NAT157 - (Halifax-Evacuation-Gaming) HALIFAX x-15s. A pair of researchers in Halifax are working on a computerized disaster-planning simulator that will one day function like a multiplayer video game. Dalhousie professor Kevin Quigley says the gaming scenario will be used to train emergency planning officials. He says the first version has yet to include several variables, including widespread panic. ("..to be.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Dalhousie professor Ahsan Habib says the elaborate computer model has suggested it would take 15 hours to evacuate the Halifax peninsula if it was inundated by a catastrophic flood.

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NAT158 - (Halifax-Evacuation-Gaming) HALIFAX. x-18s. A pair of researchers in Halifax are working on a computerized disaster-planning simulator that will one day function like a multiplayer video game. …

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