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Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 15, 2014
"The study may also allow government agencies to communicate more effectively to the public and be better prepared for both natural and human-made crises."
World | Associated Press | Saturday December 13, 2014
A mudslide set off by torrential rains rushed down hills into a village in central Indonesia and swept away scores of homes, killing at least 18 people and leaving 90 others missing, officials said on Saturday.
World | Reuters | Saturday November 29, 2014
A European satellite beamed images to earth using new laser-based communications technology on Friday, opening the way for uninterrupted and near instantaneous viewing of natural disasters being sent to governments and relief agencies.
Friday November 28, 2014
Paul Walker aided Reach Out Worldwide (ROWW) which provides relief in area affected by natural disasters
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 14, 2014
As Jammu and Kashmir grapples with one of its worst natural disasters, the state government today asked its employees to listen to their conscience and report for duty immediately.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 24, 2014
More than 2.2 billion people are "poor or near-poor", with financial crises, natural disasters, soaring food prices and violent conflicts threatening to exacerbate the problem, a United Nations report said on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 24, 2014
Japan successfully launched a new mapping satellite on Saturday that will be used to survey damage from natural disasters and changes affecting rainforests.
World | Agence-France Presse | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Japan is scheduled to launch a new mapping satellite on Saturday that will be used to survey damage from natural disasters and changes affecting rain forests.
World | Reuters | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Climate change is threatening US landmarks from the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor to the Cesar Chavez National Monument in Keene, California with floods, rising sea levels and fires, scientists said on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Monday February 24, 2014
Natural disasters including droughts, floods and earthquakes cost China 421 billion yuan in 2013, official data showed on Monday, nearly double the total in the previous year.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday January 30, 2014
The Philippine economy was one of the fastest-growing in Asia last year after shrugging off devastating natural disasters and expanding at a "remarkable" pace in the final quarter, the government said on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 10, 2013
Super Typhoon Haiyan may go down in history as the deadliest natural disaster to hit the calamity-prone Philippines, with authorities estimating at least 10,000 dead on one island alone.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 26, 2013
Twitter Alerts could be useful in natural disasters or other emergencies when traditional channels may be overloaded or unavailable.
Cities | Radhika Iyer | Wednesday September 25, 2013
Nearly 8000 IT professionals in the IT City have volunteered to be a part of the National Disaster Management Authority or NDMA's Civil Defence Wing, which is witnessing a gradual rise in enrollment. An initiative of the Union Home Ministry, the Wing...
India | NDTV.com | Saturday September 7, 2013
It's now established that natural disasters are occurring around the world and in India both with greater ferocity as well as greater frequency than ever before. And over the next few years India can expect an increased number of floods, earthquakes,...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 1, 2013
To provide a helping hand during times of natural calamities, students from a university in the national capital region are developing a robot.
India | Pallava Bagla | Thursday August 1, 2013
Minutes after the INSAT-3D satellite was launched last month to help forecast weather and predict natural disasters, scientists at the Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO) were in nail-biting agony.
Tuesday January 22, 2013
Given the persistent political unrests, natural disasters and cyber threats, 80 per cent the companies worldwide are seeking better protection of supply chains on priority basis, said a World Economic Forum report today.
Thursday January 3, 2013
Natural disasters cost insurers $65 billion last year, with the United States accounting for nine-tenths of the bill and hurricane Sandy prompting payouts of $25 billion, a leading insurance company said today.
World | Press Trust Of India | Thursday January 3, 2013
Natural disasters cost insurers $65 billion last year, with the United States accounting for nine-tenths of the bill and Superstorm Sandy prompting payouts of $25 billion, a leading insurance company said on Thursday.