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X2oz7 The Most Devastating Natural Disasters Of The 21st Century
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In every single disaster situation – from hurricanes to grid outages to warfare – one thing is almost always certain: hygiene disasters. Want examples? After the 2010 hurricane in Haiti, there was a massive outbreak of cholera which killed more than 7,000 people and affected more than 700,000. After the 2009 typhoons in Taiwan, outbreaks of infectious Leptospirosis occurred, which can cause symptoms from headaches to bleeding of the lungs. After the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan…

In every single disaster situation – from hurricanes to grid outages to warfare – one thing is almost always certain: hygiene disasters. Want examples? After the 2010 hurricane in Haiti, there was a massive outbreak of cholera which killed more than 7,000 people and affected more than 700,000. After the 2009 typhoons in Taiwan, outbreaks of infectious Leptospirosis occurred, which can cause symptoms from headaches to bleeding of the lungs. After the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan…

This site has a free pattern and tutorial for making cloth dolls.  A great idea for those crafty shoebox packers! :)

This site has a free pattern and tutorial for making cloth dolls. A great idea for those crafty shoebox packers! :)

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In every single disaster situation – from hurricanes to grid outages to warfare – one thing is almost always certain: hygiene disasters. Want examples? After the 2010 hurricane in Haiti, there was a massive outbreak of cholera which killed more than 7,000 people and affected more than 700,000. After the 2009 typhoons in Taiwan, outbreaks of infectious Leptospirosis occurred, which can cause symptoms from headaches to bleeding of the lungs. After the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan…

In every single disaster situation – from hurricanes to grid outages to warfare – one thing is almost always certain: hygiene disasters. Want examples? After the 2010 hurricane in Haiti, there was a massive outbreak of cholera which killed more than 7,000 people and affected more than 700,000. After the 2009 typhoons in Taiwan, outbreaks of infectious Leptospirosis occurred, which can cause symptoms from headaches to bleeding of the lungs. After the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan…

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This paper was written for those involved in planning and implementing relief and early recovery operations in urban areas. Focusing mainly on earthquakes and flooding, it attempts to capture what is currently known about disaster response in urban contexts taking into account recent urban disasters such Typhoon Ketsana in the Philippines (2009), the Haiti earthquake of 2010 and the Northeast Japan earthquake and tsunami of 2011.

This paper was written for those involved in planning and implementing relief and early recovery operations in urban areas. Focusing mainly on earthquakes and flooding, it attempts to capture what is currently known about disaster response in urban contexts taking into account recent urban disasters such Typhoon Ketsana in the Philippines (2009), the Haiti earthquake of 2010 and the Northeast Japan earthquake and tsunami of 2011.

Between the Japan earthquake/tsunami, Haiti's earthquake, New Orleans, and countless other natural disasters of epic scale, the fact remains that disa

Between the Japan earthquake/tsunami, Haiti's earthquake, New Orleans, and countless other natural disasters of epic scale, the fact remains that disa

Woman searches through debris where her house once stood, Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia by simminch, via Flickr

Woman searches through debris where her house once stood, Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia by simminch, via Flickr

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WEEKEND EDITION AUGUST 2-4, 2013: Scenes From the Highway Profiling Patrol: A Very Short History of Driving While Black This essay is excerpted from “Killing Trayvon: Racism in Post-Racial America,” edited by Jeffrey St. Clair & Kevin Alexander Gray

WEEKEND EDITION AUGUST 2-4, 2013: Scenes From the Highway Profiling Patrol: A Very Short History of Driving While Black This essay is excerpted from “Killing Trayvon: Racism in Post-Racial America,” edited by Jeffrey St. Clair & Kevin Alexander Gray

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