Natural Disasters

Prepare Your Business For Natural Disaster
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
We often wait until the last minute to prepare for these events, but really, a natural disaster like a wildfire, tornado or flood can strike at any time with little to no warning. As we creep further into hurricane season, it's a perfect time to assess and update our ...


Worst natural disasters in the Philippines
MANILA, Philippines - Executive Order 137 mandates the Philippines to commemorate “National Disaster Consciousness Month” every July. The country is no stranger to natural disasters, as it is surrounded by bodies of water, and is located along the Pacific ...

Ridiculous Sharknado-Inspired Animal/Disaster Mashups
Before the film's premiere, we were wondering what other animal/natural disaster mashups would terrify us. So, we took to Twitter to find out what our community could create that would cause the most pandemonium. Here's what they had to say! NOPE.

Experts call mudslide 'man-made disaster'
The Asian Age
The mudslide at Malin was seen as a natural disaster by the government machinery, but experts and politicians alleged it was a man-made disaster that occurred due to forced farming in the mountain areas like the hamlet. “I had written several letters to the ...

Begich Ensures Alaska Natives Are Heard and Disaster Relief Needs Are Met
Insurance News Net
In his role as a member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs , U.S. Senator Mark Begich directed the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to better assist tribes in responding to natural disasters as it develops its 2016 budget request for ...

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High court questions state's disaster preparedness
Times of India
The judges also questioning the government's preparedness to handle natural disasters. "What alternative arrangement the government has thought about?" asked Justice Kanade. Posting the hearing on August 7, 2014, the judges said "concrete solutions" ...

Council created to assist communities impacted by natural disasters
The Lane Report
Steve Beshear signed an executive order establishing the Council for Community Recovery and Resiliency or CCRR, a new group that will provide support, leadership and guidance to Kentucky communities drastically impacted by natural disasters.

The Open Company's Go Bag Ensures You'll Be Ready for Any Natural Disaster ...
I joke a lot about the zombie apocalypse, but when you boil it down, being ready for the walking dead to rise is just standard disaster preparedness. Whether it's zombies, an earthquake, a hurricane, a sharknado, or any of another countless possible natural ...

Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

Fragile States, Fragile Lives: Child Marriage Amid Disaster and Conflict
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
Drivers of child marriage, such as weakened institutions, lack of economic opportunity, and increased occurrence of sexual violence and assault, are exacerbated during armed conflict and natural disaster. In my latest Council on Foreign Relations publication, ...

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National Journal
Everyone sees the destruction caused by a natural disaster - the loss of life and property make headlines for weeks. But natural disasters can have lasting effects that don't garner as much media attention. Beyond property and infrastructure costs, disasters ...

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