Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Survivor tells of living through collapse of Taiwan buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Republic

    After propping himself against a wall for 20 hours to avoid smothering his girlfriend, Ko Ching-chung's strength was draining away. The young couple had been trapped in Saturday's pre-dawn collapse of the Weiguan Golden Dragon apartment complex in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan following a strong earthquake.

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  2. New England mops up as snow falls on East CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Republic

    A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and dropped several inches of snow on southeastern Massachusetts is expected to bring snow to other parts of the East Coast. Snowflakes will still be flying Tuesday as New England residents continue mopping up from the storm that could eventually leave behind more than a foot of snow in some communities.

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  3. UK weather: Storm Imogen brings 100mph hurricane-force winds leaving...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    More than 15,000 residents in Britain have been left without power as Storm Imogen batters Britain with hurricane-force winds reaching speeds of almost 100mph. Coastal communities in Wales and south west and southern England bore the brunt of the weather that tore in from the Atlantic, with intense problems for road, rail and ferry users.

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  4. Search for life continues at Taiwan complex toppled by quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

    Rescue workers carry 28-year-old Vietnamese woman identified as Chen Mei-jih, rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building complex to a waiting ambulance in Tainan, Taiwan, on Monday. More than 100 people are believed to still be under the debris in a powerful quake that struck on Saturday, Feb. 6, during the most important family holiday in the Chinese calendar - the Lunar New Year.

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  5. Farmers plead with authorities to act as water hogging worsens amid El NinoRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    As El Nino continues to scorch acres of rice in the Mahaica and Mahaicony areas, the situation is being compounded by the monopolising of the limited water by farmers closer to the source. But the Mahaica/Mahaicony/Abary-Agriculture Development Authority said there isn't much that can be done and made another strong appeal to the farmers to cooperate with one another.

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  6. Behind the Headlines: What now for Duffryn High School?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    THIS time last week Newport was on the verge of getting a brand new Welsh-language school and another city high school was set for a much-needed revamp. But following last Wednesday's decision by the city council's planning committee to throw out the plans for Duffryn High in Lighthouse Lane, suddenly it's back to square one for parents, teachers and pupils.

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  7. New England mops up as snow falls on ...Feb 8, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Brian Libby of Eastham, Mass., walks back from looking at Nauset Light Beach where the steps were washed away during the storm Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. A wind-driven winter storm brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and threatened to drop up to 18 inches of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday.

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  8. Floods in the UK Blamed on EU Water PolicyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

    The widespread flooding experienced in towns and cities in the County of Cumbria in North West England in late December is in large part due to the United Kingdom's adoption of European Union environmental regulation preventing the dredging, deepening and on occasion widening and building embankments along rivers according to critics of the policies. The BBC reported more than 16,000 houses were flooded during December storms across Northern England with more flooded in Scotland.

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  9. Rescue workers using excavators continue to search the rubble of a...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SFGate

    Rescue workers using excavators continue to search the rubble of a collapsed building complex in Tainan, Taiwan, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. At least four people, including an 8-year-old girl, were rescued Monday from a high-rise Taiwanese apartment building toppled by a powerful quake two days earlier, as frustration grew among families waiting for searchers to reach their buried loved ones.

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  10. Bushfire cause suspiciousRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Hamilton Spectator

    PORTLAND police detectives and the Country Fire Authority are investigating the cause of a fire that ignited in Annya State Forest at Hotspur on Monday. The fire was first noticed from a tower about 3pm and 90 firefighters, jointly provided by the CFA and Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning responded.

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  11. In Somalia, food security and malnutrition situation is 'alarming' a " UN reportRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | United Nations

    A mother cradles her malnourished and dehydrated baby at Banadir Hospital in the Somali capital Mogadishu 2011. UN Photo/Stuart Price 8 February 2016 – According to a new United Nations food security and nutrition assessment, the situation in Somalia is alarming and could get worse, especially in parts of Puntland and Somaliland, which have been hard hit by drought exacerbated by El NiA o.

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  12. UN agencies mobilize to support Government response after Benin confirms cases of Lassa feverRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | United Nations

    Medical staff discuss a patient in the Lassa Fever Ward at Kenema Government Hospital, Sierra Leone. Lassa fever is a rodent-borne, acute viral haemorrhagic illness endemic to parts of West Africa.

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  13. Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea: USGSRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Express India

    A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island early today, US seismologists said, with no immediate tsunami warning issued. The quake hit some 96 kilometres southwest of Panguna at 2:19 am , according to the US Geological Survey.

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  14. 'We refuse to give up hope': Families ache for dozens lost in Taiwan quakeRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    After making sure his wife wasn't injured, he rushed out of his house to check on his brother's apartment building. As he got closer, his heart sank as he took in the stunning sight of the 17-story Weiguan Golden Dragon highrise tower collapsed in complete ruins.

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  15. Weather Authority Afternoon Forecast: Monday, February 8thRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Echo

    The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning from 10 p.m. Monday until 6 a.m. Tuesday . Of more certainty was moderate flooding at the Shore: The weather service issued a coastal flood warning for Tuesday for all the New Jersey and DE coasts.

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  16. US, Colombia to team up on Zika researchRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Echo

    We would not be where we are today with the outbreak of the Zika virus in Central and South America had there not been serious lapses in aggressive government-led mosquito control in affected countries. The World Health Organization said that the Zika virus could be linked to 4,000 suspected cases of microcephaly in Brazil.

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  17. Graziers warned about buried rubbish, cow dies from lead poisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ABC News

    One beast is dead, and two more are sick, after licking crystallised lead salts off dumped car batteries in the state's north west. The cattle contracted lead poisoning after coming into contact with an old battery dump on land owned by the Mount Isa City Council, three kilometres outside the Queensland border town of Camooweal.

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  18. Tropical disturbance located 1,000 kilometres west of RotumaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Fiji Village

    The Nadi Weather Office is calling on people to take necessary precautions as many parts of Fiji are expected to feel the indirect effects of a tropical cyclone which is expected to pass to the far west of Fiji later this week. Weather Office Director, Ravind Kumar says the weather system is anticipated to track southwards and gradually intensify over the next 12 to 24 hours.

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  19. UN health agency convenes emergency meeting to address 'dramatic' spread of Zika virusRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | United Nations

    Director of the Pan American Health Organization Dr. Carissa F. Etienne , and World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan, at WHO Executive Board meeting on Zika virus situation. Photo: WHO/C.

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  20. Teijin para-aramid fabric protects structures from airborne volcanic fragmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Composites Technology

    Designed specifically for use in Japan and other volcano-prone regions, the para-aramids protect structures from fragments as large as 100 mm in diameter. Teijin Ltd. reports that it has developed two new fabrics of Twaron and Technora para-aramid fibers to protect facilities such as lodges and evacuation shelters from airborne volcanic fragments measuring as much as about 100 mm in diameter.

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