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Japan volcano eruption Recovery of bodies underway at Mt Ontake

Sep 29, 2014

Japan volcano eruption Recovery of bodies underway at Mt Ontake

Four victims were flown down on Sunday, and rescuers returned to Mt Ontake to recover the remaining 27. Exactly how they died remains unclear. #Japan #NewsTracker #Volcano #Natural Disaster #Japan volcano #Mount Ontake #Mt Ontake #Volcano explosion
Natural disasters displaced over two million in India in 2013 UN report

Sep 18, 2014

Natural disasters displaced over two million in India in 2013 UN report

About 2.14 million people were displaced in India last year due to natural disasters, according to a United Nations-backed report. #India #China #United Nations #UN #TheySaidIt #Philippines #Natural disasters #displaced #Phailin #UN report #Global Estimates 2014
California wildfire razes hundreds of houses to the ground

Sep 17, 2014

California wildfire razes hundreds of houses to the ground

Fire crews aided by calmer winds and aircraft knocked down a wildfire on Tuesday that damaged or destroyed 150 homes, the saw mill and a church and forced more than 1,000 people to flee a small town. #US #California #Fire #Weather #Wildfire #Natural disasters #evacuation #Weed #US wildfires
Out-of-control wildfires in California force hundreds to flee

Sep 15, 2014

Out-of-control wildfires in California force hundreds to flee

Two out-of-control wildfires in California forced hundreds of residents to flee from their homes on Sunday. One fire near a lakeside resort town has destroyed several structures, authorities said. #US #California #Fire #Weather #Wildfire #Natural disasters #evacuation #US wildfires
Kashmir 70 missing after bus falls into stream due to floods

Sep 04, 2014

Kashmir 70 missing after bus falls into stream due to floods

An official says a crowded bus has been swept away by a flooded stream in Kashmir and about 70 people are missing. #NewsTracker #Kashmir #Floods #accident #Natural Disaster #Bus accident #Kashmir floods

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Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

Oct 02, 2011

Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

There are many views on the best way to protect coastlands against Tsunamis. Sand dunes might be the best answer. #ToTheContrary #Environment #Natural Disaster #Kudankulam #Coastal management #Tsunamis
Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

Sep 28, 2014

Phil Robertson doesn't believe in govt handouts for natural disasters

Phil Robertson is not a fan of entitlements or even government aid in the wake of a flood or hurricane...
Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

Oct 01, 2014

How to change settings for emergency alerts on your Android phone

The emergency alerts feature on modern smartphones is legitimately useful: It can warn you about dangerous weather conditions, natural disasters, AMBER alerts, or other important tidbits of information. But perhaps you already keep up on the news. Or...
Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

Sep 30, 2014

Abad: No salary increase for gov’t workers in 2015

Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad on Tuesday said the government couldn't grant salary increases for government employees next year, as the government needed to fund other programs after the country was hit by natural disasters in 2013 and earl...