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Disasters & Climate Change: Managing Risks & Building Resilience - ReliefWeb


Between 1995 and 2015, floods have affected the largest number of people, negatively impacting the lives of 2.3 billion (65% of the world population). During the same time period, drought affected 26% of the global population. Storms, similarly ...and more »

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 11:25:17 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Top nuclear power disasters - Energy Business Review - Energy Business Review


Though nuclear power is one of the high potential energy sources, any accidents at the generation sites can cause severe damage to the nearby places.and more »

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:13:19 GMT | MORE DETAILS

How Redlands, Calif., is Making Sure it's Ready for Disasters - Government Technology


Members of the county VOAD are deployed to assist following disasters throughout the county, including the numerous fires as well as the Elementary School shooting and the terrorist attack in San Bernardino. by Sandra Emerson, Redlands Daily Facts, Calif.

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:41:49 GMT | MORE DETAILS

What you need to know before returning to tourist sites after disasters - Washington Post


Bad things can happen to good places. Like New Orleans, a city forever changed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Or Alabama's Gulf Coast, peppered by oil pellets after the Deepwater Horizon spill seven years ago. Or Colorado's Royal Gorge Bridge, which was ...

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:53:43 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Workshop helping homeowners be better prepared for disasters - WIFR


FREEPORT, Ill. (WIFR) – After recent floods, some homeowners across the Stateline are now realizing they weren't as prepared as they could have been. FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport hosts disaster preparedness workshops today to inform ...

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 02:07:12 GMT | MORE DETAILS

How Michigan works to prevent fair ride disasters - WOODTV.com


PARK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Wednesday's deadly carnival ride disaster at the Ohio State Fair underlines the potential dangers of traveling summer amusement parks. “I'm just hoping that they really double-check things more,” said Jackie Boss of ...and more »

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:02:42 GMT | MORE DETAILS

50 schools to be prepared for tackling disasters - Times of India


Of those surveyed for the study, 93% had no idea if there was a disaster management plan in their child's school and nearly the whole surveyed population did not know of a disaster helpline number. In Delhi, most parents were only concerned about road ...

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:03:35 GMT | MORE DETAILS

PRESS RELEASE: Partnerships essential to building regional resilience to disasters - St. Lucia News Online


The importance of partnerships in building a more resilient region against the impact of disasters was the highlight at the official launch ceremony of the 10th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM10). The launch was held on ...and more »

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:31:33 GMT | MORE DETAILS

What It's Like Living in the Land of Natural Disasters - WIRED


Indonesia is a gorgeous archipelago of 13,700 islands dotting the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It's also incredibly vulnerable to natural disasters. There are 150 active volcanos, plus countless earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, wildfires, and floods ...

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:01:37 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Africa: Insurance for Poor Could Protect the Most Disaster-Vulnerable - Governments - AllAfrica.com


Insurance is an underused way to help save lives in natural disasters and soften their impact on the poorest countries - and it needs to be better understood by governments and aid groups, said insurers, aid experts and government ministers on Thursday.

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 11:01:31 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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  • July 28, 2017: We count 36 year(s) since the 1981 Kerman earthquake (Mw 7.3, fatalities: 3000, 31000 homeless), IRAN

  • SIGNIFIANT EARTHQUAKES IN
    JULY 2017
  • July 20, 2017:
    Mw 6.7 in TURKEY
  • July 17, 2017:
    Mw 7.7 in KAMCHATKA
  • July 11, 2017:
    Mw 6.6 in NEW ZEALAND
  • July 06, 2017:
    Mw 6.5 in PHILIPPINES
  • MOST RISKY AREAS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE IN JULY 2017
  • 01. PAPUA NEW GUINEA (6.83%)
  • 02. INDONESIA (6.04%)
  • 03. PHILIPPINES (6%)
  • 04. JAPAN (5.77%)
  • 05. SOLOMON ISLANDS (4.84%)
  • 06. ALASKA (4.79%)
  • 07. MEXICO (4.79%)
  • 08. CHINA (3.8%)
  • 09. NEW ZEALAND (3.44%)
  • 10. TURKEY (3.42%)
  • 11. MONGOLIA (2.68%)
  • 12. CHILE (2.55%)
  • 13. COLOMBIA (2.52%)
  • 14. IRAN (2.37%)
  • 15. INDIA (2.35%)
  • MOST RISKY DAYS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE TO OCCUR
  • 01. SUNDAY (15.047%)
  • 02. SATURDAY (14.7335%)
  • 03. FRIDAY (14.5246%)
  • 04. TUESDAY (14.5246%)
  • 05. MONDAY (14.4201%)
  • 06. WEDNESDAY (14.4201%)
  • 07. THURSDAY (12.3302%)
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