Natural Disasters


Water crisis deepens in Berhampur as Rushikulya water level falls
odishatoday.com
The Natural Disaster Management Committee expressed its concern over the speedy decline in the water level of river Rushikulya at its meeting held at the Ganjam Collectorate at Chhatrapur on Wednesday. Such a decrease in the water level would ...

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FEMA Announces 2014 Hazard Mitigation Grants
Occupational Health and Safety
The Pre-Disaster Mitigation grant program provides funding for hazard mitigation planning, with a goal of reducing the risk of natural disasters to the general population and structures. It also aims to reduce reliance on federal funding from actual disaster ...

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Things we learnt in plenary: banking union, posted workers, aid for natural ...
European Parliament (press release)
A reform of Europe's banking system, quicker aid for member states hit by natural disasters and stricter checks for workers posted abroad... It might have been the last plenary session before the European elections in May, but MEPs managed to approve many ...

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Reason No. 6 for a Smart911 Safety Profile
Lonoke News
Smart911 Safety Profile service is available to all Arkansans through an act of the State Legislature. The service is paid for, it is ready for residents to use – all that needs be done is for individuals to sign up. Reason No. 6 – Natural disasters: tornado, flooding, ...

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Entrepreneur

Don't Let Disaster Devastate You. Take These 3 Steps Now.
Entrepreneur
Emergency plans are often tedious to build but crucial for success. Natural disasters occur in nearly every corner of the globe, so knowing what to do in an emergency is essential not only for your own survival, but for your business. Don't think emergency ...



Fars News Agency

Official: Iran Needs Austria's Experiences in Confronting Natural Disasters
Fars News Agency
TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran's Red Crescent Society Mohammad Farhadi in a meeting with Austrian Envoy to Tehran Friedrich Stift announced that Tehran is eager to use Vienna's experiences in fighting natural disasters. Iran's Red Crescent Society wants to ...

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Brisbane Times

Insurers deny gouging disaster victims
Brisbane Times
“Anecdotally, there are concerns that some companies are deliberately pricing themselves out of the northern Queensland market to avoid further exposure to the risk of natural disaster-prone regions,” said chamber spokesman Nick Behrens. Mr Behrens said ...



USDA Designates 9 Counties in Florida as Primary Natural Disaster Areas
Insurance News Net (press release)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated nine counties in Florida as primary natural disaster areas in two separate designations due to various disasters. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Flagler, Putnam and St. Johns counties in ...

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Ahead of Sendai conference, Ban pushes for 2015 global agreement on disaster ...
Malaysia Sun
The group of States share similar sustainable development challenges, including small but growing populations, limited resources, remoteness, susceptibility to natural disasters, vulnerability to external shocks, excessive dependence on international trade, ...

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Assistance for farms impacted by Cyclone Ita
Beef Central
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Minister John McVeigh visited farmers in Bowen, Ingham and Hope Vale and said Category B disaster assistance was available in 16 shires under standard Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements.

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