Natural Disasters


5newsonline.com

USDA: 23 Arkansas Counties Declared Disasters Due To Severe Flooding
5newsonline.com
“The USDA reviewed the Loss Assessment Reports and determined that there were sufficient production losses to warrant a Secretarial natural disaster designation,” Secretary Perdue said. “Therefore, I am designating … 23 counties … as primary natural ...

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Thomson Reuters Foundation

Keeping track of disaster impact helps stave off future risk - experts
Thomson Reuters Foundation
CANCUN, Mexico, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Compiling facts and figures to show the human and economic loss from natural disasters is essential, but not all nations are providing a full picture, experts said on Friday at a major United ...
2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction - unisdr2017 Global Platform

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23 Arkansas Counties Designated Disaster Areas After Floods
U.S. News & World Report
23 Arkansas Counties Designated Disaster Areas After Floods. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared 23 counties in Arkansas to be primary natural disaster areas after recent flooding. | May 26, 2017, at 5:02 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon ...

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Bulldog Adjusters Expert Opinion on Sinkholes in Florida
satPRnews (press release)
As Vince Lefton, co-owner of Bulldog Adjusters, states, “Some think they do not have to worry about sinkholes, but it's especially important to be covered for a natural disaster like this.” One thing Lefton notes is that sinkholes are much less ...

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The Manila Times

Asean environment: Wetlands for disaster resilience
The Manila Times
Not to be missed is the Asean Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (ADMER), which came into force in 2009 with the intention of providing “effective regional mechanisms to mitigate impacts of natural disasters….through concerted ...



Cuba Exposes in Mexico Experiences to Face Natural Disasters
Prensa Latina
Mexico, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has shared its experiences in the Fifth Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, which concludes today in Cancun with the participation of statesmen, and representatives of international and national organizations.

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The Friday Flyer

Hilltop Touchdown by Mike Clary
The Friday Flyer
Canyon Lake's Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) is a written plan for reducing the potential for harm of natural disasters throughout our community. In other words, if we consider what could happen during a natural disaster and put strategies and ...



YourStory.com

India's natural disaster management plan receives praise from the United Nations
YourStory.com
India is set to become the first and the only country to produce a national plan and local strategy targeted at reducing the losses caused by natural calamities. With this global plan, aimed at reducing losses during such mishaps, the country has ...

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The Guam Daily Post

UN: Early warning systems still missing in 100 countries
The Guam Daily Post
"Even though often the human impact of conflict and conflict displacement is prominently in the press, actually the displacement from natural disasters is far greater and often unreported as well." – Robert Glasser, head of United Nations Office for ...

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Independent Catholic News

Vatican calls for change of mentality and lifestyle to reduce disaster risk
Independent Catholic News
There is a need, first of all, to reinforce the work of prevention, education and training, in order to reduce the human, material and economic losses caused by natural disasters. These, as we know, are often the result of poor management and ...

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