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‘Super typhoon’ Dujuan kills two and injures hundreds in Taiwan

Powerful waves roar over a barrier, scaring spectators along the Qiantang River in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, Sept 28, 2015. [Photo/IC] Image source: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2015-09/28/content_22001522.htm

Powerful waves roar over a barrier, scaring spectators along the Qiantang River in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, Sept 28, 2015. [Photo/IC]
Image source: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2015-09/28/content_22001522.htm

‘Super typhoon’ Dujuan killed two people and left more than 300 injured in Taiwan after it swept across the island before reaching land in eastern China, authorities said on Tuesday. Almost half a million people are still without electricity in Taiwan. The storm hit the Chinese coastal city of Putian on Tuesday morning, state news agency Xinhua said, but there were no immediate reports of damage. Many of the injured in Taiwan were hit by flying debris or involved in traffic accidents, the emergency operation centre said. It put the death toll at two and the number of injured at 324…

 

A Navy SEAL shares 8 secrets to grit and resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there right now, actually, with my laptop.) The emerging science of grit and resilience is teaching us a lot about why some people redouble their…

 

Portraits Of Typhoon-Ravaged Saipan Show Resiliency Amidst Ruin

It’s been nearly two months since Typhoon Soudelor made a direct hit on Saipan, the most populated island among the Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. Commonwealth located in Micronesia. But, despite local and federal recovery efforts, many there are still without life’s basic necessities, such as reliable access to water or electricity, or even a safe shelter to call home. Photographer Dan Lin originally traveled to the island on assignment from the Associated Press and the Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, but after spending more than a week in Saipan embedded with many of the island’s now-homeless residents, Lin left with more than just photographs of the typhoon’s aftermath…

 

 

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