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Friday, April 10, 2015

April 10, 2015

What happened this week?

Flood Kills 26 in Chile: The death toll from flash floods that devastated Chile's normally arid north has risen to 26 and could increase further, with another 120 people still missing, officials said... Read More

Armenia, Colombia: 49 houses, 5 districts affected by rain and winds... Read More

Medellin, Colombia: Landslide in the District of Andalusia, leaves eight destroyed houses and 26 houses evicted... Read More

Interesting Facts

A new level of earthquake understanding. What about the stresses that cause earthquakes? How much is known about them?... Read More 

Fracking is causing Oklahoma’s earthquake “swarm”. Over the last few years, Oklahoma has experienced an insane uptick in earthquakes... Read More 

What's new in Disaster Risk Reduction?

Honduras and Colombia Share Knowledge to Reduce Disaster Risks. Honduran and Colombian authorities participated in an exchange of knowledge and experience about incorporating disaster risk management and environmental considerations into broad development and territorial planning processes at the national, regional, and local levels. These processes included organizational, normative, and methodological practices... Read More

Earthquake Simulator Aims to Prevent Future Devastation. A construction firm has unveiled a new earthquake simulator it hopes will help prevent the sort of death and devastation caused by mega-quakes... Read More

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