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What Pakistan needs to do to improve its disaster management The Chief Minister of Punjab Mian Shehbaz Sharif has admitted himself that Pakistan still needs good governance and every department … Continue reading

01/12/2015 · Leave a comment

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Dire Prospects Seen When the Full Nepal Earthquake Death Toll is Tallied Yesterday, I received word of a chillingly high projection of the eventual death count in the Nepal earthquake, … Continue reading

01/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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The Lost Children of Katrina Ten years ago, the Lee family evacuated from New Orleans to a Houston neighborhood so rife with hostility for evacuees that the ice-cream truck refused … Continue reading

10/04/2015 · Leave a comment

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The extreme weather and climate events of 2014 in 13 photos It’s been a rough year, meteorologically speaking, on the Blue Marble. We’ve seen record heat, record snow, record flooding, … Continue reading

06/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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At least 45 dead in Brazil floods The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in Brazil’s southeast states of Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo climbed to 45, local Civil … Continue reading

28/12/2013

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My first year as a typhoon survivor The old people said that they haven’t ever experienced this kind of typhoon. They said this is like the wrath of God because … Continue reading

25/12/2013

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UN outlines plans for 2015 global disaster risk reduction deal The UN hopes to seal a global agreement on reducing the risks from extreme weather events, earthquakes and tsunamis at … Continue reading

19/12/2013

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Genes May Determine Response to Disasters Recent studies have shown that 50 percent of survivors of natural disasters experience PTG (posttraumatic growth), with a greater prevalence among older adults, non-Hispanic … Continue reading

13/12/2013

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Special needs and natural disasters Your coverage of Typhoon Haiyan and the November tornadoes has been thorough, but you and numerous media outlets miss one aspect: How are people with … Continue reading

04/12/2013

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SES: Take care of vulnerable locals during natural disasters Natural disasters affect everyone, but for vulnerable residents an emergency event is particularly challenging. The State Emergency Service (SES) is encouraging … Continue reading

13/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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