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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Federal Emergency Management Agency: 50% Americans out of emergency plan for family members

Fifty percent of Americans have not discussed or developed an emergency plan for family members about where to go and what to do in the event of a local disaster, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said in its news release on August 28, 2014.

Pacific hurricane Marie kills 1, produces largest swell in southern California

Hurricane Marie is the sixth-most intense Pacific hurricane on record which became the first Category 5 hurricane in the Northeast Pacific since Hurricane Cella in 2010.
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) upgraded Marie to Category 5 hurricane on August 24.

Federal Emergency Management Agency: $84,740 granted to Stearns County for tornado safe room construction

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted $84,740 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to Stearns County, Minnesota for the construction of a safe room at the Rose Park manufactured home community, FEMA said in its news release on August 27, 2014.

Landslide in Guizhou province of China claims 7 lives

A landslide in Guizhou province of China has claimed lives of at least seven people and left 20 others missing, Xinhua News Agency reported.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Strongest earthquake in 25 years in Napa, California injures 172

A shallow magnitude 6.1 earthquake has been recorded 6 km (4mi) NW of American Canyon, California. It is the strongest earthquake to hit the Bay Area since 1989, CNN reported. Follow latest updates below:

Saturday, August 23, 2014

46 dead, 41 missing in landslides in Hiroshima, Japan

Update 15:25 UTC, 2014/08/23
Death toll from Hiroshima landslides have risen to 46. Still 41 have been missing,  Japan Today reported.

Related Post: Latest natural calamities in Japan

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Iceland's largest Bardarbunga Volcano at high-risk of eruption

The Civil Protection and Emergency Management of Iceland has elevated the Bardarbunga aviation color code to orange which means Bardarbunga volcano is exhibiting signs of elevated unrest above known background level.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Natural Disasters List August 18, 2014 – Iran earthquake injures 60

Recent Natural Disasters 2014: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.

Flooded coal mine in China leaves 2 dead, 14 trapped

A flooded coal mine in China has left two dead and trapped 14 others, Xinhua News Agency reported.

Coal mine flood occurred at 1 p.m. on Thursday at the Anzhishun Coal Mine in the city of Jixi. Rescue work for those trapped is still ongoing.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Natural Disasters List August 16, 2014 – Floods and landslides in Indonesia

Recent Natural Disasters 2014: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.