Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 4)

Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Natural Disasters. (Page 4)

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  1. Famine officially declared in parts of South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    This file photo taken on October 11, 2016 shows a mother breastfeeding her child who suffers acute malnutrition at the clinic run by Doctors Without Borders in Aweil, northern Bahr al-Ghazal, South Sudan. , UN children's agency UNICEF and the Food and Agricultural Organization .

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  2. UN says 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death in faminesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Nearly 1.4 million children are at "imminent risk" of death in famines in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN children's agency UNICEF said on Tuesday. People are already starving to death in all four countries, and the World Food Program says more than 20 million lives are at risk in the next six months.

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  3. Widespread flooding hits Jakarta, 1 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Widespread flooding hit Jakarta on Tuesday after hours of torrential rain, with thousands of homes inundated and at least one person killed. Jakarta is prone to flooding during tropical Indonesia's months-long rainy season, with the city's numerous riverside communities worst affected AFP/BAY ISMOYO JAKARTA: Widespread flooding hit Jakarta on Tuesday after hours of torrential rain, with thousands of homes inundated and at least one person killed.

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  4. Prosecutors request eight years' jail for Sara Connor over Bali cop's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Age

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  5. Deadline looms for Dakota Access pipeline protest campRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

    As dawn breaks over an encampment that was once home to thousands of people protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline, a few hundred holdouts rise for another day of resistance. They aren't deterred by the threat of flooding, nor by declarations from state and federal authorities that they must leave by Wednesday or face possible arrest.

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  6. Jaishankar meets Sri Lankan leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Foreign Secretary also met members of Tamil National Alliance , the largest political group representing minority Tamils. It had even said that it would not allow a referendum to be held on the issue.

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  7. Creeks, rivers top banks after latest California stormRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Penticton Herald

    Creeks and rivers topped their banks, hundreds of homes were evacuated and several thousand people found themselves trapped in a rural hamlet as Northern California emerged Tuesday from yet another winter storm. The atmospheric river of moisture that has saturated drought-parched ground with a series of drenching storms in recent weeks returned with a vengeance to the north on Monday after briefly focusing its fury on Southern California.

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  8. Flood insurance: Does your excuse hold water?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... begin to swell. It's easy to forget about how powerfully destructive water can be. In fact, nine out of 10 natural disasters include flood, making it the number one disaster in the United States according to the National Flood Insurance Program ...

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  9. The Next Pandemic Could Be Dripping On Your HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    This is Gomantong - an ancient cave carved out of 20 million-year-old limestone in the middle of the Borneo rain forest in Malaysia. It's part of a vast network of tunnels and caverns.

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  10. Profoundly disabled boy's 'co-mommas' make legal historyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    Natasha Bakht, left, and Lynda Collins aren't lovers, so according to law, they couldn't both be mothers to the same profoundly disabled boy, Elaan. Lynda Collins loves thinking back to the day Elaan was born.

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  11. 'I am a man with no land': African migrants wait in limbo, dreaming of sanctuary in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    Abdikadir Ahmed Omar, of Somalia, travelled from the West African nation of Togo to Brazil and then made a three-month trek across nine countries in South and Central America. But it was only after two men armed with AK-47 assault rifles shot up the home he shared with his wife and young child that Abdikadir Ahmed Omar says he knew he would be forced to flee his home country of Somalia.

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  12. Hola residents forced to use raw water as taps run dryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Kenya Power has disconnected electricity supply at the Hola Water Supply, forcing Hola Town residents to rely on raw water from the crocodile-infested River Tana. The power distributor disconnected supply last Friday over a Sh.

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  13. The Latest: California levee breach pluggedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WAOW

    Authorities have stopped a leak in a levee in California's Central Valley but about 500 people remain under evacuation orders until the area is deemed safe. The levee on the San Joaquin River in San Joaquin County was breached Monday afternoon and repaired about five hours later.

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  14. Stop stirring nationalist fervour over Occupy police jailingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Dong Lei says the uproar over the jailing of the officers is straying into dangerous territory, given the sharp divisions in Hong Kong As I watched the video of the seven Hong Kong police officers beating up a protester at the time the news broke, I must admit that it looked bad. Let's be clear: the officers are not heroes, as some have suggested.

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  15. Nauru, Manus transfers to US to start in 'a couple of months', says Peter DuttonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

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  16. .com | PICS: Fires in drought-stricken Western Cape highlight need for community effortRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News24

    Just as the notorious South Easter took up its post again on Monday, 20 February, wildfires in the drought-stricken Western Cape raged on. In Pringle Bay on the Overberg coast, a wildfire gutted one home on Monday, the Overstrand Fire Brigade confirmed to News24 .

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  17. Infograph: Barren Island erupts againRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times of India

    India's only active volcano, on Barren Island in the Andaman Sea, has this year again spewed smoke and lava after the first such activity was reported there in 1991, following a period of 150 years for which the volcano had remained dormant. Here's what the scientists of Goa-based National Institute of Oceanography have reported.

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  18. Bushmeat trade tests Cameroon's Ebola preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    The market in Ambam, a colonial town with brick-red cottages and rusty roofs, near the southern borders with Equatorial Guinea and Gabon , is a cluster of booth-sized shops and stalls. Under one stall, a small deer with a slit throat lies next to a porcupine in the mid-January heat.

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  19. 14:58 India's Barren Island volcano active againRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AkiPress

    India's only live volcano is active again, say Indian scientists who witnessed the mountain spewing lava and billowing clouds of black smoke, reports CNN . The Barren Island volcano, on a remote uninhabited island off the country's eastern coast, had been lying dormant for more than 150 years until it saw a major eruption in 1991.

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  20. Creeks, rivers top banks after latest California stormRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    Creeks and rivers topped their banks, hundreds of homes were evacuated and several thousand people found themselves trapped in a rural hamlet as Northern California emerged Tuesday from yet another winter storm. The atmospheric river of moisture that has saturated drought-parched ground with a series of drenching storms in recent weeks returned with a vengeance to the north on Monday after briefly focusing its fury on Southern California.

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