Natural Disasters

Checklist for preparing your pet for an emergency
September is National Preparedness Month, and the ASPCAhas information that can help you prepare for a natural disaster or emergency before it strikes. Here are some things you can do this month to help your pets weather a storm - or an earthquake.

Emergency Preparedness
Michele Ledoux, of the Cornell Co-op Extension, said, "It can always happen, and I deal with disasters here in the county. But I need to make sure that everybody is set and I like the whole idea with the go-bag. I think that's a really good, relevant thing and it's ...

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Keeping Seniors Safe
Siouxland News
A meeting was held earlier tonight at the Le Mars Senior Center to make sure they're safe in the event of an emergency situation, whether it's a natural disaster or something man made. Officials say it's important for everybody to be prepared, regardless of ...

Training offered to LIers to prepare for natural disasters
At community centers across Long Island in recent weeks, green-garbed troops have schooled residents on preparedness techniques to leave them less dependent on rescuers in the first days after a natural disaster. Organizers of the program, ordered by ...

Loving rain storm could classify as natural disaster
KRQE News 13
LOVING, N.M. (KRQE) – It's a part of the state known for it's dry weather and high temperatures, but now southeastern New Mexico looks less like a desert and more like a swamp. “It was coming down more than I've seen in my lifetime,” said Eddy County ...

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Right place, right time: Aurora captured above erupting volcano
The Weather Network
Monday, September 15, 2014, 2:07 PM - Natural disaster and natural beauty joined forces over Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano and thanks to some hardy adventurers, we get a chance to see it. There were a couple of great opportunities for aurora-watching ...


Tweets Help Engineers Check Disaster Damage
In addition to helping members of the public share their thoughts around the globe, Twitter is also helping structural and geotechnical engineers monitor damage to critical infrastructure assets during natural disasters. Tweets sent during a flooding disaster in ...

Arab states join hands with Japan to reduce disaster risks
Natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis, typhoons and volcanic eruptions, frequently occur in Japan, giving the country a lengthy experience in how to address natural disasters. Ahmed Bin Helli, deputy secretary general of the Arab League, called ...

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Free Press Journal

Valley must not go from disaster to rift
Free Press Journal
It is terribly bad form to “play politics” with human suffering, especially if they are a consequence of natural disasters. Yet, even before the waters have receded from human habitations in Jammu and Kashmir, a fierce battle that goes well beyond the normal ...

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62nd Airlift Wing

WPAFB hosts national disaster training
62nd Airlift Wing
9/15/2014 - WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- More than 55 personnel from various mobile acute care teams within the National Disaster Medical System attended a three-day training event conducted by Department of Health and Human ...

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