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DHS will work to engage homeowners, builders and contractors in communities at high risk for certain natural disasters to take proactive steps to enhance the resilience of the homes in their communities. Home Pilot Project at: http://www.
The death and destruction in the Philippines is the worst since 1991. There are no annual budgetary outlays for climate change [impact] or natural disasters, he said. If finance ministries could look into how much a country is incurring due to such
Tevita Vuibau Monday, December 09, 2013 IT will cost Fiji about $47million per square kilometre to rebuild the Suva Peninsula if proper disaster risk reduction strategies are not made before a natural disaster. This was the finding included in the
Twenty five years ago, on December 7, 1988, a catastrophic earthquake ripped through Armenia, decimating the town of Spitak and surrounding areas. The quake left more than 25,000 people dead, 15,000 injured, 517,000 homeless, and $14.2 billion in
Subcommittee on Catholic Home Missions awarded nearly $3.4 million in grants to six dioceses and two archdioceses that have been severely impacted by natural disasters in the U.S. The grants were awarded at the Subcommittee's meeting in Baltimore on
Science reporter Jamie Morton concludes a five-part Herald series on natural disasters with a look at the threats to New Zealand and lessons we can learn from such catastrophic events The 22 Feb 2011 Christchurch quake caused widespread devastation...
Reader, Geography and Environment at University of Southampton In the developed world where many people happily post their current locations on Facebook and can look up the exact locations of buildings online, it is often overlooked how poor
Major news outlets reported earlier this week that, on account of the ever more tightened blockade, a severe shortage of electricity and diesel fuel has led to the shutdown of the only power plant in Gaza, which in turn has resulted in raw sewage
With this mechanism, the monitoring and early warning capabilities of drought-prone countries will be significantly strengthened through the effective use of space-based information provided by service nodes in the region. Every year in the Asia-
IT researchers a step closer to developing natural disaster app Updated November 28, 2013 18:36:48 Scientists working on a mobile communication system that operates in natural disaster zones where network coverage is down say they have made major