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Avalanches claims over 100 lives in Afghanistan

Gulf Today: KABUL: Avalanches triggered by heavy winter snow have killed more than 100 people in mountainous areas of northern Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday, as rescuers clawed through debris with their hands to save those buried beneath. 29 more words

Environment

Reconstruction of Christchurch

I’m a Geography teacher. I have spent the last dozen years teaching students about natural disasters. Teaching them that disasters are not just one off events, that a major part of understanding a disaster is the reconstruction afterwards. 410 more words

Alberta holding 3-day emergency disaster exercise simulating ice storm

EDMONTON – Alberta’s provincial government and emergency management experts are holding a three-day emergency disaster exercise Tuesday through Thursday to better prepare residents for future disasters. 336 more words

News

So looking at the devastation wrought about by that powerful typhoon that streaked across the Visayas region, I can’t help but notice and compare certain areas being left decimated as if a low-yield nuclear device was detonated in their vicinity… 285 more words

Local (Philippines)

Resilience NEWS

Why Some Things Get Better After A Disaster

We often associate disasters – be they environmental, social, political, or economic — as terrible things, worthy of avoidance. 353 more words