Natural Disasters


Patch.com

Get CERT Certified In Los Alamitos
Patch.com
Community Emergency Response Team is organized to be on hand as a resource to your family and neighborhood, when it might take first responders up to seven days to reach a given area during an earthquake or other natural disaster. Get free real-time ...

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NOLA.com

85 percent of Louisiana's population in recovery from natural disasters
NOLA.com
Here's a sobering statistic: 85 percent of Louisiana's population, in 56 out of 64 parishes, is in recovery of some sort from natural disasters since March. That was part of the data poured out Thursday (Feb. 23) to the state Senate Select Committee on ...



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Steelers, NFL donation helps high school football team recover from natural disaster
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Natural disasters do not take into account the football season being around the corner. Flooding in West Virginia during the summer of 2016 damaged the Clay County High School football field and all of the team's equipment. The Pittsburgh Steelers and ...
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The Times Telegram

Local Red Cross seeks more volunteers
The Times Telegram
When the worst befalls your family, whether it be a fire or a natural disaster striking your home, the American Red Cross is there. But for the Red Cross to do its job properly in responding to theses emergencies, it needs help. Volunteers are in short ...

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Eclipse preparations comparable to those for natural disaster
Newport News Times
DEPOE BAY —North county cities, anticipating pandemonium on an unprecedented scale, are preparing for a total solar eclipse in August as though it were a natural disaster. Predicting thousands of people for the rare event, officials in Depoe Bay and ...



Jerusalem Post Israel News

Cabinet to vote on natural disasters compensation bill
Jerusalem Post Israel News
The Ministerial Committee for Legislation will vote on Sunday whether to support a bill to grant compensation to victims of natural disasters. Currently, there is no national system to deal with compensating citizens whose privately owned property gets ...



Dezeen

Edible Pouncer drone will deliver aid to victims of natural disasters and conflict
Dezeen
This drone, designed for hard-to-reach disaster areas, will soon be getting an upgrade that allows it to be consumed along with its cargo. The Pouncer drone, developed by former army logistics expert Nigel Gifford, has a three-metre-wide hull and wings ...

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Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

ODPEM Training Health Workers in Disaster Risk Management
Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service
Three hundred health workers are to receive Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) training in order to strengthen the capacity of the country's health sector to respond to natural disasters and emergencies. The Office of ...



The Kathmandu Post

Natural disasters cost 443 lives across country in 10 months
The Kathmandu Post
Feb 23, 2017- Natural calamities have cost a total of 443 lives across the country in the past 10 months alone, a data with Home Ministry revealed. The data was made public during a discussion programme with media-persons organised in the Capital on ...



Mail & Guardian

ANC MPs rally behind Dlamini: Missing Sassa deadline 'no natural disaster'
Mail & Guardian
“I don't see a natural disaster here. We [the ANC] have been paying grants for 23 years and we have not stopped paying grants. I don't see how that will stop in April,” MP Hope Malgas said. Opposition parties criticised Dlamini for being negligent and ...

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