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Stay safe on the cheap with a disaster preparedness kit put together at the 100-yen shop

We recently celebrated Instant Ramen Day, marking 56 years since the very first packs of easy-to-cook noodles appeared in Japan. Not every anniversary that comes at this time of year is so lighthearted though. 641 more words


Social Media and Disasters - Guest Post

Below is a guest post from Tanya Ferraro. She is a Medical Reserve Corps Coordinator for two emergency-based units that cover southwestern and central Virginia, and she has been working in the emergency management field since 2007. 1,242 more words

Weather Communications

Celebrate National Preparedness Month: Make a plan, get a kit, be informed!

September is National Preparedness Month.  There are many ways that your family and community can prepare for an emergency. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be showcasing some of the simple steps that you can take to get prepared. 479 more words


Hiroshima begins recovery projects following tragic, deadly landslides

In the early hours of the morning on August 20, Hiroshima City was hit by severe thunderstorms. As the downpour continued, the ground gave way in the… 442 more words


Elusive As A Butterfly

Life is hard at present and I am distraught. Everyday I do a 1 –2 hour walk in an area I think FAN maybe. I have spoken to many people, met some farmers and all, including the neighbours, are being very supportive. 119 more words


Tie Cutter

1. Who was the Comp who would befriend ALL newcomers in the Comp Room?

2. He would gather all the information about their lives, their marriage, their children and their hobbies. 167 more words