Natural Disasters


Declare Kashmir floods as natural disaster: KCSDS
Kashmir Reader
“KCSDS notes with concern the statement of Chief Secretary calling the floods as a disaster of international dimension, yet failing to issue a notification classifying it as a natural calamity that shall facilitate the interests of business establishments,” the ...

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Daily Mail

Montpellier 'natural disaster' forces 4000 people to evacuate
Daily Mail
Montpellier was underwater today as devastating flash floods created a 'natural disaster' across the south of France. The city, which is hugely popular with British expatriates and tourists, was hit with almost 10 inches of rain in just over three hours on Monday.

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Tips to protect your pets in the event of a natural disaster
WTOC
If you have never thought about what steps you would take to protect your pet in the event of a natural disaster, perhaps now is the time. You need to be sure that your home is equipped for any crisis. Not only do you need to be prepared to mitigate physical ...

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Albuquerque Journal

NM farmers eligible for federal assistance after floods
Albuquerque Journal
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency (FSA) Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program, or NAP, provides financial assistance to producers when a natural disaster either destroys or prevents the planting of crops. Eddy County's cotton ...

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Kashmir: Case For International Aid
CounterCurrents.org
It is not asking for alms. During natural calamities and manmade disasters people of Jammu and Kashmir have the right to get aid from the United Nations, the Organization of Islamic Conference, and other international organizations, on more than one count.

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African Business Review

REPORT: Risk Management Shortfalls Lead to Business Interruption Threats
African Business Review
“This is highly concerning because in the event of a serious interruption, such as a natural disaster or cyber-attack which can render key functions incapacitated, both the revenue and bottom line may be severely affected,” Comline continued. Of the 40 percent ...



Press TV

France declares flood-hit south natural disaster region
Press TV
“We will put in place natural disaster measures for about 60 towns,” Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve confirmed on Tuesday, adding that he would head to the flood-hit region later in the day. Torrential downpours inundated a wide region of the country ...

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How to Prepare Your Children for Natural Disasters
Newswise (press release)
“The first place to start is at home,” says Jeffrey Upperman, MD, director of the Trauma Program and Pediatric Disaster Resources and Training Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), and a member of the National Advisory Committee on Children ...



KCSDS demands notification identifying Kashmir floods as a natural disaster
Kashmir Life
“Prime Minister Modi in spite of his statements acknowledging it as a national disaster yet not coming up with a notification to the same effect. We demand that the State Government should not only issue a notification declaring it as a natural calamity but also ...

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RIA Novosti

Southern France Flooded, Government Declares State of Natural Disaster
RIA Novosti
MOSCOW, September 30 (RIA Novosti) –In the aftermath of massive floods affecting roughly 60 southern towns, France has declared a state of natural disaster, AFP reports. “We will put in place natural disaster measures for about 60 towns”, said French ...

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