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Four years ago today... on Oct 29, 2012... Sandy... - NOAA NWS Weather Prediction Center

Four years ago today... on Oct 29, 2012... Sandy... - NOAA NWS Weather Prediction Center | Disaster Response | Scoop.it
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Soberanes Fire becomes costliest to fight in US history

Soberanes Fire becomes costliest to fight in US history | Disaster Response | Scoop.it
Big Sur >> The Soberanes Fire is now the costliest blaze to suppress in U.S. history, according to National Interagency Fire Center data.The center estimates the cost of fighting the blaze at $197.8 million. According to Iveth Hernandez,
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Forecasters: Arizona weather conditions ripe for wildfires

Forecasters: Arizona weather conditions ripe for wildfires | Disaster Response | Scoop.it
Forecasters say the dry and windy weather on tap for parts of eastern Arizona early this week means conditions are ripe for wildfires. . Arizona's source for breaking news, weather, traffic, sports, investigations and Smart Shopper reports. Share your news tips, photos and video: share@abc15.com
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The Civilian Saviors of Iceland

The Civilian Saviors of Iceland | Disaster Response | Scoop.it
Following emergency-response volunteers through a country where calamity is commonplace.
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How Rain Turns Dirt Into Disaster

How Rain Turns Dirt Into Disaster | Disaster Response | Scoop.it
El Niño is here, and so is la lluvia (the rain). Already, the storms are triggering massive mud flows.
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Valley Fire Animal Heroes - YouTube

**I also wanted to give a special thank you to LEAP, Lake Evacuation and Animal Protection who have been saving the lives of animals since the fire first bro...
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Unprepared: Japan Earthquake Holds Lessons For Oregon Coast

Unprepared: Japan Earthquake Holds Lessons For Oregon Coast | Disaster Response | Scoop.it
Advanced engineering and a location just outside of the tsunami zone allowed the Ishinomaki Red Cross Hospital in Japan to survive the 9.0 magnitude earthquake of March 11, 2011.
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Views of strong shaking in Nepal and what they teach us

Views of strong shaking in Nepal and what they teach us | Disaster Response | Scoop.it
When the ground shook throughout Nepal in April, it was neither predicted nor surprising--the paradox of inevitable but chaotic large earthquakes within well known seismic zones. Though warnings of...
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Nepal Earthquake shifts Mount Everest, world's highest peak, by 3 cm | Recent Natural Disasters | Emergencies | Hazards | Calamities

Magnitude 7.6 earthquake in Nepal has shifted Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, by three centimeters to the southwest.
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Success Story: How the city of Austin enhanced crisis communications using social media | icma.org

Success Story: How the city of Austin enhanced crisis communications using social media | icma.org | Disaster Response | Scoop.it
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Record temperatures are making wildfire season worse

California just suffered through its hottest summer on record, and Earth is on track for a record-warm year.
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Jaw dropping video of dusty anticyclonic tornado in colorado 06/04/15

This is hands down the best anticyclonic tornado I have ever seen. Only one out of every thousand are anticyclonic and most are brief. This tornado wa
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NFPA Journal - Perspectives, Mar Apr 2016

NFPA Journal - Perspectives, Mar Apr 2016 | Disaster Response | Scoop.it
For the “Perspectives” feature, NFPA Journal spoke with Val Charlton of Working with Fire about an innovative program for dealing with wildfire and founded in South Africa that is being spread across the world.
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Texas Tornado’s Winds Topped 200 mph; 11 Dead in Storms

Texas Tornado’s Winds Topped 200 mph; 11 Dead in Storms | Disaster Response | Scoop.it
Texas Tornado’s Winds Topped 200 mph; 11 Dead in Storms
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For Mexico, Hurricane Patricia hit just the right spot

For Mexico, Hurricane Patricia hit just the right spot | Disaster Response | Scoop.it
Monster storm came ashore packing record winds, but it hit a remote area of the Pacific Coast and then faded.
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Homes destroyed, 4 firefighters injured in Valley Fire in Lake County

Homes destroyed, 4 firefighters injured in Valley Fire in Lake County | Disaster Response | Scoop.it
Scores of homes were consumed by a fire in Lake County that has exploded in size to 40,000 acres and four firefighters were hospitalized after suffering burns from the fast-moving blaze just south of Loch Lomond, said officials of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in Lake and Napa counties Sunday morning, freeing up resources to aid firefighters already on the ground and setting the stage for the California National Guard t
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Aftershock: Find Your Earthquake Story

Aftershock: Find Your Earthquake Story | Disaster Response | Scoop.it
A magnitude 9.0 earthquake could hit off the Northwest coast at any time. Enter your location above for a personalized report on your seismic risks and how to prepare.

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Before a wildfire

Before a wildfire
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via Government of Canada > "How to prepare for a wildfire" and other natural hazards, including Earthquakes and Floods. Useful information!

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The Earthquake That Will Devastate Seattle

The Earthquake That Will Devastate Seattle | Disaster Response | Scoop.it
When the giant fault line along the Pacific Northwest ruptures, it could be our worst natural disaster ever.
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