Natural Disasters


New York Daily News

Maritime homeland security drills kick off in Lake Champlain
New York Daily News
A multiagency homeland security exercise and boating and environmental enforcement event was underway on upstate's Lake Champlain on Saturday. The exercises address threats including natural disasters, crude oil spills, invasive species and human ...

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Edmonton Journal

Premiers talk disaster mitigation on final day of Whitehorse meetings
Edmonton Journal
WHITEHORSE – Provinces want more cash from Ottawa to deal with natural disasters. Premiers came together to discuss the issue Friday at the final day of the Council of Federation meeting in Whitehorse. It was added to the agenda by Alberta in the wake ...

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CBC.ca

Notley, other premiers call for more federal help with disaster response
CBC.ca
Provinces and territories need more federal financial help dealing with natural disasters such as flooding and this year's Fort McMurray wildfire, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said Friday in Whitehorse. "We clearly are seeing an increased frequency in ...

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Henry County included in drought disaster designation
Henry Herald
Farmers and ranchers in a number of counties in Georgia also qualify for natural disaster assistance because their counties are contiguous. Those counties are: Bartow, Haralson, Murray, Cherokee, Harris, Pickens, Forsyth, Jasper, Polk, Gilmer, Monroe, ...

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Disaster Response and Recovery
Canada NewsWire (press release)
WHITEHORSE, July 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Today, Premiers discussed the significant impact of natural disasters on Canadians and their communities, disaster response and the subsequent recovery process. Recent events across Canada have underscored the ...

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Report Offers Guidance on Disaster Recovery, Rebuilding for Resilience
RealEstateRama (press release)
The aftermath of major natural disasters can change the fortunes of a city or region forever. Post-disaster reconstruction can offer opportunities to fix long-standing problems: to improve construction and design standards, renew infrastructure, create ...



Tas farmers want natural disaster help
Yahoo7 News
"Given the social, economic and environmental impacts it is not unreasonable to call on the federal government to treat it as (a total loss due to a natural disaster) and provide the financial resources to help those impacted get their lives back ...

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Research, preparation is the key to better disaster management | Mysore NYOOOZ
NYOOOZ
Mysuru: If we want to live in an environment which can cope with natural events and for a better understanding of disaster management, Engineering and Natural Sciences should go hand in hand, said Prof. Uwe E Dorka, University of Kassel, Germany and ...

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USDA Designates 6 Counties in Georgia as Primary Natural Disaster Areas
Southeast AgNet
WASHINGTON, July 21, 2016 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Bartow, Habersham, Hall, Rabun, Stephens and Whitfield counties in Georgia as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by a recent drought.

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Vital training for headmen
Fiji Times
"He is the one who informs us of the damage in the village and assists us get immediate help straight after the natural disaster so it was very important that we got our village headmen trained in these basic skills." He said the leadership training ...

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