Natural Disasters


Aid for natural disaster victims may be revised soon – BorneoPost ...
The Borneo Post
SIBU: Minister for Welfare, Women and Community Wellbeing Datuk Fatimah Abdullah hopes to table the proposed revision of rates of assistance to victims of ...

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Theadanews

Students learn about disaster recovery
Theadanews
DUNCAN — Students at Horace Mann Elementary got to see how Farmers Insurance responds to natural disasters around the United States. The company has created three Catastrophe Response Buses. These buses have technology that can help re-map ...



Three New York counties qualify for natural disaster aid in Massachusetts freeze
Mid-Hudson News
WASHINGTON – The US Department of Agriculture has named three New York counties as being eligible for natural disaster aid due to cross losses caused by front and freeze that occurred from February 14 through May 4 in 11 Massachusetts counties.

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TravelPulse

Visit These Destinations Before They Are Wiped Out by a Natural Disaster
TravelPulse
Is natural disaster tourism the next step for “last-chance tourism,” “apocalypse travel” or dark tourism? Lately, there has been a lot of coverage of tourism to places that are disappearing and travelers are trying to get to them before they are gone ...



La Junta Tribune Democrat

Workshop focuses on disaster scenarios
La Junta Tribune Democrat
At the quarterly meeting of the Healthcare Coalition on Wednesday, Chris Mitchell and Michelle Hewitt of Go-Onward Innovations led a workshop on Medical Counter Measures in case of various scenarios of disaster: natural, terrorist or disease (pandemic).

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WHDH-TV

USDA says 14 counties designated as natural disaster areas due to drought
WHDH-TV
BOSTON (WHDH) - The USDA has announced that 14 counties in Massachusetts have been designated as primary natural disaster areas due to the continued drought impacting the region. The designation means that farmers in the counties are eligible for ...

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Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)

Preparing for, managing natural disaster
Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)
There are both natural disasters and man-made disasters. Earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes, landslides, spontaneous bush-fires, droughts and the associated famines, and snow storms are examples of natural disasters. Wars, terrorism ...

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The Star Online

Lecturer and varsity graduate bag Merdeka Award Grant
The Star Online
KUALA LUMPUR: A study on natural disaster risk reduction is the winning topic for the 2016 Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment. The research is aimed at helping communities become more resilient in dealing with natural disasters by looking ...

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USDA designates Bowman County, neighboring counties as disaster area
The Dickinson Press
Farmers and ranchers in Bowman County—as well as in neighboring Adams and Slope counties in North Dakota, Fallon County in Montana, and Harding County in South Dakota—qualify for natural disaster assistance. "Our hearts go out to those North ...

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AgWeb

USDA Declares Natural Disaster Areas in Louisiana
AgWeb
In August, Louisiana suffered from historic rainfall, damaging thousands of acres of crops, homes, and businesses. The USDA has now declared 11 parishes as primary natural disaster areas. According to the Ag Department, 12 adjacent parishes are also ...


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