Natural Disasters


Upstate volunteers learn to deal with natural disaster scenes
Spartanburg Herald Journal
... association, arranged four statewide volunteer training sessions for those interested in helping with a Family Assistance Center in the case of a mass casualty event involving a plane or train crash, hurricane or other natural disaster, or pipeline explosion.



The Punch

NEMA records 743062 displaced persons
The Punch
The National Emergency Management Agency on Thursday said it had recorded about 743,062 persons that were internally displaced by conflicts and natural disasters in various parts of the country. The Director-General, NEMA, Mr. Sani Sidi, according to a ...

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A Landmark First for Africa: Seychelles Uses Contingent Credit for Disasters
World Bank Group
The drawdown options acts as a contingent line of credit that enables Seychelles to “draw down” funds in the immediate aftermath of any natural disaster, such as a cyclone or landslide, which is declared a national emergency by the government. Why is this ...

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Disaster Prevention and Mitigation
Kashmir Reader
From the natural disaster trends since 1945, scientists have observed that, there was an increase in the number of small and large natural disaster events during last half a century. Most of the natural disasters were meteorological in origin, river flooding, ...



My Everett News

Everett Community College To Host Natural Disaster Display
My Everett News
“Mayhem: Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes of the Pacific Northwest,” was created by EvCC geology instructor Steve Grupp and English instructor Gary Newlin. The two are team-teaching an environmental geology Learning Community during fall quarter ...



More than 743000 persons displaced in Nigeria - official
StarAfrica.com
The Director-General of Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr. Sani Sidi, says that the agency has recorded about 743,062 persons that are internally displaced by conflicts and natural disasters in various parts of the country

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Huffington Post

Five Ways Hospitals Prepare For Natural Disasters
Huffington Post
Do you ever notice in movies when a natural disaster hits, they always show doctors and nurses rushing around chaotic, overcrowded hospitals? There's a reason for that. We assume these massive infrastructures can withstand any hurricane, flood or tornado ...



Nigeria: 743062 Displaced in Nigeria By Conflicts, Disasters-NEMA
AllAfrica.com
No fewer than 743, 062 persons are internally displaced by conflicts and natural disasters in various parts of Nigeria as at September, 2014, Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Muhammad Sani Sidi has said.

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Seychelles Qualifies for World Bank Resilience Financing
IISD Reporting Services
World Bank 15 October 2014: The World Bank announced that Seychelles has become the first African country to gain access to the Bank's contingency financing to help build resilience and better respond to natural disasters, such as cyclones, flooding and ...

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Nigeria records 743062 IDPs in September
BusinessDay
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in September alone recorded about 743,062 persons that were internally displaced by conflicts and natural disasters in various parts of the country, Muhammad Sani Sidi, director general of the agency, ...

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