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2 hrs ago | Switched

MSF: Wealthy Countries Must Send Medical Teams To Halt Ebola

The worst ever outbreak of the Ebola virus will not be halted unless wealthy nations dispatch specialized biological disaster response teams to West Africa to stop its spread, the head of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Tuesday.

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7 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

Race the Wave 5K fun run/walk to practice tsunami evacuation routes.

September is National Preparedness Month and Pacific Northwest coastal communities are leading by example.

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9 hrs ago | AmmoLand

Top 5 Foods To Have After TEOTWAWKI

Of course, it stands for "The End Of The World As We Know It," a phrase that was itself probably apocalyptically clichA© by the time it became the title of R.E.M's hit song way back in 1987.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Tsunami, Life, Food, Fruits

17 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Fukushima Nuclear Plant Workers Suing TEPCO Over Working Conditions

Four workers engaged in the decommissioning of Tokyo Electric Power Co. 's Fukushima nuclear plant in northeast Japan plan to file a lawsuit demanding parties pay some 91.4 million yen in hazard and other allowances.

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Related Topix: Tokyo Electric Power Company, Energy, Tsunami, World News, Thailand

21 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Paper-Container Battery Eyed as Phone Charger in...

Two Japanese companies plan to sell a battery in a paper container that they say can be used to recharge cellphones during a disaster when the power is out.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

AlertNet

Older people bear the brunt of Pacific island disasters

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Related Topix: Samoa, Oceania, World News, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Earthquake, Tornado

Get Reading

Epic cycle ride to help orphans of Boxing Day tsunami

Nicholas Peck, who worked for 30 years as a Thames Valley Police diver will join 10 others on the 500 mile ride from Bangkok to Phuket A retired police diver is taking the plunge and preparing for a bumpy ride when he cycles more than 500 miles across Thailand.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Republic

Japan urges toilet paper stock for major quake

On national disaster prevention day, Japan's government is urging people to stock up on toilet paper, because more than 40 percent of the nation's supply comes from a high-risk earthquake zone.

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Nothing To Do With Arbroath

Japanese government urges the public to be prepared and stockpile toilet paper

The Japanese government is calling on its citizens to be prepared for the worst-case scenario should a major disaster hit the quake-prone archipelago by stockpiling toilet paper.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Archinect School Blog

Orandajima House by Martin van der Linden

After a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the town on 11 March 2011, several major companies were urged to help by a longtime friend of Yamada-machi in The Hague, the Netherlands.

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ZDNet

Google reveals crisis response map for Tokyo

In order to mark the anniversary of an earthquake which shattered the lives of citizens in Japan, Google has unveiled an interactive map to make crisis preparation easier.

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Stuff.co.nz

Japan stockpiles toilet paper to avoid panic

Japan's bureaucrats don't want the nation to be caught with its pants down the next time toilet paper supplies run short after a natural disaster.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Weak Japan data heap pressure on policymakers

Japan's economy slowed markedly last month as consumer spending dropped and factory output ran out of steam, data showed on Friday , underscoring concerns about the state of the country's recovery.

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Business Times

Weak Japan data heap pressure on policymakers

Japan's economy slowed markedly last month as consumer spending dropped and factory output ran out of steam, data showed on Friday, underscoring concerns about the state of the country's recovery [TOKYO] Japan's economy slowed markedly last month as consumer spending dropped and factory output ran out of steam, data showed on Friday, underscoring ... (more)

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Yahoo!

Weak Japan data heap pressure on policymakers

Japan's economy slowed markedly last month as consumer spending dropped and factory output ran out of steam, data showed Friday, underscoring concerns about the state of the country's recovery.

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International Business Times

TEPCO Loses in Fukushima Suicide Case, Ordered to Pay $472,000 to Family

People pray for victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami as Tokyo Electric Power Co's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is seen in the background at Namie town, Fukushima prefecture March 11, 2014.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KITV-TV

Hawaii lacks technology to use new tsunami alert system

Sensors covering the state are not dense enough or technologically advanced enough to support the new cell phone tsunami and earthquake alert system.

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Baxley News-Banner

Decisions made now will have deep impact on next generation

By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff, Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 The partying was in high spirits on the Titanic before the iceberg.

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West Hawaii Today

By Michael R. Blood The Associated Press

A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California's last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whether the facility's twin reactors can withstand powerful shaking from nearby earthquake faults.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Tsunami, Los Osos, CA

The Japan Times

Fukushima's high number of disaster-related suicides likely due to nuclear crisis: Cabinet Office

The number of suicides in Fukushima Prefecture linked to 3/11 is higher than elsewhere, most likely because of the nuclear disaster, according to the Cabinet Office.

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