Natural Disasters


Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Natural disaster shows the good, bad and ugly in the region
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
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Ceylon Daily News

Afghan avalanches kill at least 108
Ceylon Daily News
The avalanches buried homes across four northeast provinces, killing those beneath, said Mohammad Aslam Syas, the deputy director of the Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority. The province worst hit appeared to be Panjshir province, about ...

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USDA provides $84 million for disaster recovery efforts
Agri-Pulse
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2015 -- USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest an additional $84 million through the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) to help disaster recovery efforts through more than 150 projects in 13 states.

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Bills to Prevent Widespread Power Failures; Provide Wildfire Disaster Relief ...
HSToday
Under current law, victims of wildfires aren't eligible for the “post-disaster” mitigation resources that victims of other natural disasters such as hurricanes and tornadoes are eligible for. Polis and Ruiz want to make these same resources available to mitigate the ...

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Natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific cost nearly US$60 billion in economic ...
Canadian Underwriter
More than half of the world's 226 natural disasters occurred in the Asia and Pacific region last year, affecting 80 million people and costing nearly $60 billion in economic losses, said a new report from the United Nations. Disasters in Asia and the Pacific: 2014 ...

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Fox News

Gear to help you survive the first 24 hours after disaster strikes
Fox News
Taurus has created a solution to improve your chances in pretty much any crisis you could encounter; from a natural disaster to a zombie apocalypse. The First 24 Kit contains smart components to help people survive the first 24 hours of any crisis and make ...



Flowfinity mobile software helps ShelterBox collect data in disaster relief zones
FinancialNews.co.uk
Flowfinity Wireless Inc. said it has partnered with non-profit organization ShelterBox to transform the way data is collected from the front lines in areas affected by natural disaster and humanitarian crisis. ShelterBox provides emergency shelter and supplies to ...



USDA to Invest $84 Million to Help Communities in 13 States Recover from ...
Southeast AgNet
26, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest an additional $84 million through the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) to help disaster recovery efforts through ...

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ClaimsJournal.com

Legislators Introduce Bill to Improve Wildfire Disaster Relief and Prevention
ClaimsJournal.com
Under current law, victims of wildfires aren't eligible for the “post-disaster” mitigation resources that victims of other natural disasters, such as hurricanes and tornadoes, are. These resources can be used to mitigate the effects of wildfires, such as post-fire ...

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US senators seek to end recoupment
Queens Chronicle
U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) last Thursday introduced a new bill that would allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to forgive the overpayment of emergency aid to victims of natural disasters, if the funds were ...

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