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Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of May 19, 2015

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Large rescue exercise shows vulnerabilities, report finds 
Svalbard generally has well-trained emergency rescue and medical personnel, but their relatively low number and lack of equipment is a significant vulnerability if a large-scale disaster occurs, according to a report by The Governor of Svalbard assessing a massive rescue exercise last November.