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4 hrs ago | The Age

Some MH17 victims' remains may never be found: AFP

There is a real possibility that not all the remains of MH17 disaster victims will be recovered, the Australian Federal Police confirmed yesterday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

U.S. is urged to prepare better for catastrophic nuclear accidents

While nuclear design rules have focused on withstanding more predictable problems, it's the highly unusual but extreme events that have caused the worst accidents in recent decades, such as Chernobyl in 1986, Three Mile Island in 1979 and Fukushima three years ago.

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International aid worker to spend next week at University

A leading international humanitarian aid worker will be talking to students at the University of Canterbury next week to encourage them to get out into the world and people in need.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Fukushima-area river declared Japan's cleanest

The Arakawa River originates near, and flows through, Fukushima city, which is located about 70 kilometres from the devastated Daiichi nuclear power plant.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia, Nuclear Energy, Tsunami, Natural Disasters,

Star Tribune

Earthquake can hit 'almost any place'

A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the United States and lowers it for one-tenth.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Tsunami, Tennessee, IL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Hispanic Business

DoD, Partners Share Mapping Technology for Disaster Relief

The open-source software is called GeoSHAPE, which stands for geospatial tool for security, humanitarian assistance and partnership engagement, , Technology and Logistics, or AT&L.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Sign floated here by tsunami sent back to village in Japan

The sign belongs to Tanohata Village, a hamlet in Iwate prefecture, Japan, on the northeast coast of Honshu, population roughly 3,550.

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Chosun Ilbo

Japan Posts 24th Straight Month of Trade Deficits

Japan on Thursday posted its 24th straight month of trade deficits, as imports continued to increase and exports unexpectedly fell.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Irradiated and brainwashed: Japanese citizens somehow still support nuclear industry

Virtually no one in the Japanese public supports nuclear energy production anymore, thanks to what many now agree was the worst nuclear disaster ever to occur in recorded history.

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The New Zealand Herald

Thailand: Sand and silence awaits

Exclusivity and privacy is still available for a family holiday in the sun, even at bustling Phuket, finds Leanne Chamberlin.

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News24

.com | Report finds gaps in US nuclear disaster plans

Vladimir Putin has no soul, US Vice President Joe Biden concluded after meeting with the Russian leader at the Kremlin in 2011, according to an article in the New Yorker.

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Cybercast News Service

Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters

A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios.

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The News Tribune

Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters

This March 24, 2011, file photo shows a young evacuee being screened at a shelter for leaked radiation from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant in Fukushima, Fukushima prefecture, Japan.

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The Republic

Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters

A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios.

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ABC News

Fukushima Study: Think About Unthinkable Disasters

A U.S. science advisory report says a key lesson from Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident is that the nation's nuclear industry needs to focus more on the highly unlikely but super-serious worst case scenarios.

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NHK World

Undp report cites Japan's disaster resilience -NHK World English

The United Nations Development Program is urging countries around the world to enhance their disaster preparedness by learning from Japan's experience with its 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Kiwi Police To Help Identify MH17 Crash Victims

New Zealand specialists are to join international efforts to identify all 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Xinhua news agency reported.

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WISN-TV

MH17: What happens to victims' bodies next?

In all, 298 passengers and crew -- among them dozens of children -- were killed when the packed Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 they were on crashed in eastern Ukraine last Thursday.

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New Zealand Police to assist in MH17 victim identification

New Zealand Police is sending three Disaster Victim Identification specialists to the Netherlands to assist in the international effort to identify victims from the MH17 tragedy.

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Free Republic

VA, News Media Fail America's Fukushima First Responders

It's been more than three years since the Fukushima disaster, in which an earthquake and subsequent tsunami devastated the Fukushima region of Japan and significantly damaged its nuclear power plant.

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