20 dead, mostly children, in Nigeria building collapse

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 11:55:09 +0000

20 dead, mostly children, in Nigeria building collapse

Twenty people, mostly children, have been confirmed dead in the school building that collapsed in Nigeria on Wednesday.

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VIDEO: Progress and Challenges to Decommission Fukushima Daiichi

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:18:48 +0000

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), the Japanese utility that took on the behemoth task of controlling and decommissioning the six-unit Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture after the March 11, 2011, accident, recently released a video showing progress at the site.  Source: https://www4.tepco.co.jp/en/news/library/archive-e.html?video_uuid=t820ghcq&catid=61795 The disaster began as a 15-meter (49-foot) tsunami inundated and disabled the […]

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Indonesia ends search for victims of gold mine collapse

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:54:20 +0000

Indonesia ends search for victims of gold mine collapse

Authorities in Indonesia say the risk to rescuers from constant rockfall has ended the search for the dozens of victims of a gold mine collapse.

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Poe to LGUs: Use geohazard maps in disaster risk reduction planning

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 02:14:28 +0000

MANILA, Philippines—Senator Grace Poe called on local government units (LGUs) to maximize the use of the government’s geohazard maps which could identify “danger zones” in the country to help lessen the impact of natural disasters.

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Thai officials get pat on the back for tropical storm response

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:40:08 +0000

Scenes of destruction wreaked by tropical storm Pabuk, like this damaged house in Ban Chang-hoon of Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Muang district, are a common sight throughout the province a day after the storm’s exit.

Authorities and the public sector have won praise from experts for their role in disaster prevention and management during tropical storm Pabuk, which academics say minimized casualties and damage.

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Death toll in landslide-hit Camarines Sur town rises to 22; 5 still missing

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2019 07:27:02 +0000

The number of casualties in the town of Buhi in Camarines Sur province has risen to 22 after 11 more casualties were reported in a village a week after Tropical Depression “Usman” (later downgraded to low pressure area) spawned landslides and floods in Bicol region.

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Death toll in landslide-hit Camarines Sur town rise to 22; 5 still missing

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2019 07:27:02 +0000

The number of casualties in the town of Buhi in Camarines Sur province has risen to 22 after 11 more casualties were reported in a village a week after Tropical Depression “Usman” (later downgraded to low pressure area) spawned landslides and floods in Bicol region.

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CamSur classes disrupted by ‘Usman’ to resume Jan. 7

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 04:42:51 +0000

MANILA, Philippines —Classes in all levels in the province of Camarines Sur which were suspended due to the effects of Tropical Depression “Usman” will resume on Jan. 7.

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NDRRMC validating 85 ‘Usman’ deaths

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 03:28:33 +0000

NDRRMC validating 85 ‘Usman’ deaths

MANILA, Philippines — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said it was validating reports that 85 people died in massive floods and landslides brought by Tropical Depression “Usman” after it barreled through the Bicol Region and Eastern Visayas. In a report, NDRRMC noted that as of Wednesday 6 a.m., 20 were reported […]

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