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Located in College Station, Texas, this $7.7 million, 52-acre training facility was created by the Texas Engineering Extension Service. Disaster City« is a mock community utilizing full-scale, collapsible structures designed to simulate various levels of disaster and wreckage which can be customized for specific training needs in Urban Search and Rescue. Disaster City« features full-size, collapsible structures that replicate community infrastructure, including a strip mall, office building, industrial complex, assembly hall/theater, single-family dwelling and train derailment, as well as three rubble piles. Disaster City« has hosted numerous operational readiness exercises for military, federal, state and local search and rescue teams. The facility provides the capability to sustain training and exercises over multiple operational periods.

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