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Friday, August 1, 2014

August 1, 2014

What happened this week?

Earthquakes jolt 4 different areas of Alaska. Several earthquakes, including one with a magnitude of 5.9, occurred around the same location in the southeast part.. Read More

Mexico Earthquake: Terremoto strikes off the coast. A strong Mexico earthquake has hit off the coast  began just after sunrise... Read More

Paraguay floods lead to evacuation of thousands. Tens of thousands of people in Paraguay have been evacuated after torrential rains caused extensive flooding... Read More

Town of Richmond declares state of emergency. Consistent, heavy rains shut down roads, caused power outages and flooding across the region... Read More

Interesting Facts

A disaster waiting to happen, and what to do when it does. A Japanese group is helping teachers and pupils to be prepared for earthquakes, tsunamis and other violent upheavals... Read More

What's new in Disaster Risk Reduction?

MP announces $350,000 for Latin America and Caribbean Region. MP announced the federal government would be providing $350,000 in new humanitarian assistance to Latin America and the Caribbean Region... Read More

Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre to benefit from German assistance. The Belize-based Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) says it will implement an Euro 12.8 million (One Euro =US$1.29 cents) project later this year to address to address ecosystems-based adaptation... Read More

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