Natural Disasters


Shed complacency in disaster management
Borneo Bulletin Online
His Royal Highness further highlighted the importance of multi-stakeholders' readiness in preventing and fighting natural disasters, especially increasing awareness among the general public. In this regard, all disaster risk reduction activities must be guided ...



Forum: Building Resilience around Natural Disasters
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND, 21 April, 2017 --- Recent events, like the Kaikoura earthquake and Cyclones Debbie and Cook, have shown that natural disaster can strike at any time with potentially devastating results. Experience has shown that every ...



Edmonton Journal

Search and rescue dogs scour rubble in Sherwood Park to prepare for disaster situations
Edmonton Journal
Buddy, 3, with his handler Jaimie Jackson of the Canadian Search and Rescue Dog Association held training sessions for dogs they send abroad to conduct rescues after natural disasters, on a big pile of rubble at a recycling depot in Sherwood Park ...

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Preparedness can 'minimise losses' during disasters
The Tribune
Pangtey was addressing a valedictory session of two-day workshop entitled “Disaster Management – To create awareness for the people in hill regions and to understand the scientific facts of Natural Calamities” organised by the Rural Litigation and ...



Fiji Broadcasting Corporation

Ensuring food security after a natural disaster
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
Preparing for and responding to natural disasters as they affect access to food for millions of people in the Pacific Islands, is one of the major themes that was discussed at the first-ever meeting of the Regional Pacific Food Security Cluster last week.



Normangee Star

Strong quake hits Mindanao, no damage reported so far
Normangee Star
The natural disaster was also reported at instrumental intensities 5 in General Santos City, 4 in Zamboanga City, and 3 in Cotabato City. Its deck sustained a crack, the Department of Public Works and Highways said, and they have informed the local ...

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Tahlequah Daily Press

Volunteers sought for Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps
Tahlequah Daily Press
Disasters can strike anywhere at any time. Whether it's a natural disaster such as a tornado, or a man-made terrorist attack, there is a need for volunteers to respond to all hazards, as well as to provide public health support throughout the year. It ...



Daily Trust

News judgement
Daily Trust
The nature of a story throws up two things, namely death/tragedy/natural disaster and personality. In a less imperfect world, the weight of a story, in order of importance, would be death/tragedy/natural disaster and personality. The reason is simple ...

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WQAD.com

Dozens of QC locals trained to handle a natural disaster
WQAD.com
EAST MOLINE-- More than a dozen people trained to handle a natural disaster on April 29th. The training took place at Zion Lutheran Church. A church-wide disaster response program called LERT or Lutheran Early Response Team hosted the event.



Sudbury.com

First comes fire, then comes marriage: Busy year for Fort McMurray couple
Sudbury.com
They got hitched, bought a house and had a baby — all against the backdrop of the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history. Four days before her May 7 wedding, the bride-to-be was planning to pick up her dress from the seamstress after work ...

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