Natural Disasters


The Sunshine Coast Daily

Could your business cope in a natural disaster?
The Sunshine Coast Daily
Sunshine Coast Council is holding three Economic Disaster Recovery Information Sessions across the region next week to help local businesses become more resilient to natural disasters. Economic Development Portfolio Councillor Stephen Robinson said ...



Live Trading News

The Cost of Natural Disasters in Australia in the Billions
Live Trading News
The cost of natural disasters, fires and floods, in Australia is now 50% more than previously estimated, A$9-B in Y 2015, and is set to increase to $33-B by Y 2050 even ignoring the effect of climate change, according to 2 reports commissioned by the ...



Reports of Nagaland disaster still pouring amid bad communications
Web India 123
As the reports of natural disaster are still pouring in due to bad communication system in many parts of the state, more villages were hit by the storm on Sunday night in Zunheboto and Mon districts. According to a latest report from Mon, heavy ...



CHEK

Canadian Red Cross to launch new app for natural disasters
CHEK
The Canadian Red Cross is launching a new app for Emergency Preparedness Week to help people prepare for natural disasters. Almost half of Canadians believe they are ready for a disaster like an earthquake or tsunami, according to the Canadian Red ...

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Prepared for a natural disaster?
Montreal Gazette
MONTREAL, May 2, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of the Emergency Preparedness Week, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) would like to remind everyone how important it is to be prepared for all kinds of natural disasters. Whether it's a tornado, torrential ...

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Telefonica Chile joins disaster relief initiative
Telecompaper (subscription)
Telefonica Chile has been invited to join the Humanitarian Connectivity Charter, an initiative set up in March 2015 for telecommunications operators to provide support and connectivity during natural disaster or catastrophes. According to the GSMA ...



Livemint

Forest fires for dummies
Livemint
Photographs of the wildfire may have set the social media abuzz, but the “expert” comments on the natural disaster remain off the mark. Forest fires, man-made or natural, are an annual phenomenon in the hill states. They usually happen in patches in ...

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The Indian Panorama (registration)

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes disaster-hit Ecuador: USGS
The Indian Panorama (registration)
(AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd). Elvia Parre, 21, eats lunch with her children and nieces and nephews inside a barn after their previous home was damaged in an natural disaster one week ago, on the outskirts from Pedernales, Ecuador, Saturday, April 23, 2016.



Mozambique: Nyusi Calls for Training in Disaster Management
AllAfrica.com
Maputo — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Friday proposed that the question of natural disasters should be added to the curriculum of the Mozambican Civic Service. The Civic Service is a complement to military service for young Mozambicans who ...



State of the State KS (subscription)

Japan natural disaster forces evacuation of 40 000
State of the State KS (subscription)
Japan's public broadcaster NHK reports that eight people are still missing in the village of Minamiaso. Drone footage shows landslides, seismic faults and destruction after two earthquakes and more than 230 aftershocks hit southern Japan since April 14.

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