Natural Disasters


The Inquisitr

Official Report: U.S. Government 'Not Fully Prepared' For Nuclear Attacks Or ...
The Inquisitr
An official report by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says that the U.S. government is not fully prepared to handle nuclear terrorist attacks or a large-scale natural disaster. The report goes on to say that the government lacks effective ...

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Farm and Dairy

FSA disaster assistance program expanded; Jan. 14 deadline set
Farm and Dairy
According to Steven Maurer, Farm Service Agency state executive director in Ohio, the new options provide greater coverage for losses when natural disasters affect specialty crops. Those crops include vegetables, fruits, mushrooms, floriculture, ornamental ...

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Daily Caller

Report: US Unprepared To Handle Nuclear Disaster
Daily Caller
According to a watchdog agency, the U.S. government is woefully under-prepared for handing a nuclear attack or natural disaster because of a basic lack of coordination and medical resources, The Washington Times reports. The Government Accountability ...

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Channel 5 News

Tsunami disaster 10 years on – 5 News returns to Thailand
Channel 5 News
The tsunami became one of the worst natural disasters in history - claiming hundreds of thousands of lives and destroying countless communities. It started in the Indian Ocean when a powerful earthquake sent huge waves as far away as Africa. Among the ...

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ESCAP, Thailand Commemorate 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami
IISD Reporting Services
UNESCAP 15 December 2014: During an event that convened ten years after one of the deadliest natural disasters the world has ever seen, panelists took stock of progress made in building greater resilience to disasters in the Asia-Pacific region, and ...

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Christian Broadcasting Network

US Not Prepared for Nuclear Attack or Disaster
Christian Broadcasting Network
The United States is not fully prepared for a nuclear terrorist attack, or a large-scale natural disaster. A congressional audit conducted by the Government Accountability Office found the government lacks effective coordination, and in some cases is years away ...

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Eurasia Review

Ten Years After Indian Ocean Tsunami: Walking Last Mile Together On Early ...
Eurasia Review
On 26 December 2004, the world experienced one of the deadliest natural disasters ever recorded. A 9.1 magnitude earthquake off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, triggered a massive tsunami that directly affected fourteen countries in Asia and Africa.

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Belfast Telegraph

US 'not fully ready' for disaster
Belfast Telegraph
"This report makes clear that there are some areas of our country's preparedness that need strengthening up," said Senator Bob Casey, who co-chairs the US Senate Caucus on Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism. Referring to natural disasters, the report ...

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Press TV

US not prepared for a nuclear terrorist attack: Report
Press TV
The US government is years away from preparing itself to handle a nuclear terrorist attack or a large-scale natural disaster, according to a new congressional report. The federal government would need one to five years to develop a strategy to determine if ...

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The Westside Story

Study claims birds have foreknowledge of natural disasters
The Westside Story
When calamities like the tornadoes strike, they always cause massive havoc – properties damaged and lives lost. It has always been on the mind of researchers to find a system that can warn perfectly ahead of natural disasters. According to a recent discovery ...

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