An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

The 7 Worst Natural Disasters Of The Last Decade

An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers Take on Illegal Dumping in one Clearwater Neighborhood    This week, Scientology Volunteer Ministers announced their campaign to deal with illegal dumping on one neighborhood in Clearwater Florida.  Every week for the past four weeks, the Volunteer Ministers have fanned out in force in the North Greenwood community picking up TVs, furniture, bottles and other thrash dumped along the train tracks and other parts of North Greenwood.    Ms. Glendy Goodsell…

Scientology Volunteer Ministers Take on Illegal Dumping in one Clearwater Neighborhood This week, Scientology Volunteer Ministers announced their campaign to deal with illegal dumping on one neighborhood in Clearwater Florida. Every week for the past four weeks, the Volunteer Ministers have fanned out in force in the North Greenwood community picking up TVs, furniture, bottles and other thrash dumped along the train tracks and other parts of North Greenwood. Ms. Glendy Goodsell…

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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

In addition to our primary focus around clean water, we coordinate and execute natural disaster relief efforts around the world. Over the past four years, we’ve responded to almost every major global disaster, earthquake or tsunami: in Nepal, Bosnia, Philippines, Indonesia, Haiti, Japan, and Chile; in Pakistan, India and Mexico; and on the east coast of the United States with a comprehensive initiative in response to “Superstorm-Sandy."

In addition to our primary focus around clean water, we coordinate and execute natural disaster relief efforts around the world. Over the past four years, we’ve responded to almost every major global disaster, earthquake or tsunami: in Nepal, Bosnia, Philippines, Indonesia, Haiti, Japan, and Chile; in Pakistan, India and Mexico; and on the east coast of the United States with a comprehensive initiative in response to “Superstorm-Sandy."

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.

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The Most Devastating Natural Disasters Of The 21st Century

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