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4 Western States Are Braced For A Cosmic Traffic Jam.....Caused By The American Eclipse
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Fiona
- 113 days ago - hcn.org
4 Western states within the path of totality are getting ready as if theyâEUR(TM)re expecting a natural disaster. There are task forces, hotlines, and rerouted police. Local resources will be overwhelmed.
Afghanistan-Pakistan Earthquake Leaves Hundreds Dead
Offbeat  (tags: Natural Disaster, Earthquake, Pakistan, Afghanistan )

Ray
- 775 days ago - bbc.co.uk
More than 260 people have died, mostly in Pakistan, after a magnitude-7.5 earthquake hit north-eastern Afghanistan
Nepal Earthquake, Magnitude 7.3, Strikes Near Everest
Offbeat  (tags: Natural Disaster, Earthquake, Nepal, Mount Everest )

Ray
- 942 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A major earthquake has struck eastern Nepal, near Mount Everest, two weeks after more than 8,000 died in a devastating quake.
Nepal Earthquake: Death Toll Rises Above 3,000
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Ray
- 958 days ago - bbc.co.uk
At least 3,218 people are now known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, say officials.
Nepal Quake 'Followed Historic Pattern'
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Ray
- 958 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Nepal's devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake on Saturday was primed over 80 years ago by its last massive earthquake in 1934, which razed around a quarter of Kathmandu to the ground and killed over 17,000 people.
Nepal Earthquake: Hundreds Die, Many Feared Trapped
Offbeat  (tags: Natural Disaster, earthquake, Nepal )

Ray
- 960 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Hundreds of people are known to have died in a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal, with many more feared trapped under rubble, officials say.
Indian Ocean Tsunami: Emotional Reunion in Aceh 10 Years on
Offbeat  (tags: Indian Ocean tsunami, natural disaster, Emotional reunion )

Ray
- 1083 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Andrew Harding returns to Aceh 10 years after the devastating tsunami struck, It's hard to recognise Lhoknga at first. The trees have grown back so enthusiastically that, from the road, the tiny village seems hidden behind a lush green curtain.
Our Never Ending Obsession With the Apocalypse
Offbeat  (tags: Science & Environment, Death, Extinction, Future, Natural disaster, Planet )

Ray
- 1097 days ago - bbc.com
Fears that the world will end on 21 December are rife, despite there being no evidence. So, why are we so fixated with end of the world theories?
Chile Declares Disaster in Quake-Hit Regions
Offbeat  (tags: earthquake, natural disaster, Chile )

Ray
- 1348 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Chile has declared two northern regions hit by a 8.2 magnitude earthquake to be disaster areas.
A Must-Have Item For When Disaster Strikes
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, shelter, personal shaleter, evacuation, natural disaster, Japan, Noah, odd, business )

Naoko
- 2262 days ago - asahi.com
HIRATSUKA, Kanagawa Prefecture - A tiny local factory here is attracting national attention with a spherical-shaped personal evacuation shelter for use in natural disasters.
We Need Better Tsunami Warning Systems!
Offbeat  (tags: Natural disaster, tsunami, earthquake )

Trequl
- 2590 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.com
Indonesia is in a dire state right now. An earthquake that occurred off of the coast of Sumatra on October 25th, 2010 triggered a tsunami that has decimated at least 10 villages and killed close to 300 people.
Philippine Volcano Expected to Erupt, IFAW to Evacuate Animals
Offbeat  (tags: phillippine volcano, natural disaster, IFAW. evacuation animals, officlas )

Simone
- 2903 days ago - prnewswire.com
As residents of the Philippines brace for the imminent eruption of the Mayon volcano, officials have asked the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to help evacuate affected animals. At this time, there are an estimated 2,000 head of water
   

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