Philadelphia Resilience Project

Alternative Response Unit
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Paul Kurtz
October 07, 2019 - 7:56 am
City officials say an emergency response unit that launched last April in response to the opiod crisis is showing promising results. They're saving lives and getting more people addicted to heroin into treatment. Read more here.
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Police Tow Truck
Dan Wing
February 02, 2019 - 1:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The next step in city's ongoing battle with the opioid epidemic is taking place this weekend, as the Philadelphia Police Department targets hundreds of abandoned cars from a portion of Kensington that is at the heart of the crisis. Officers will join up with various...
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Aug 21, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; A general view of the William Penn statue atop City Hall during the 2017 partial solar eclipse in Philadelphia, PA.
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Pat Loeb
October 18, 2018 - 10:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney unveiled a new plan to address the opioid epidemic two weeks after declaring a disaster in Kensington. He revealed the plan at the Emergency Operations Center, which the city uses to respond to snow storms and major events, to underscore...
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