Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Deadliest tsunami in recorded history now helping save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBC News

    Thai people go through ruins left after devastation caused by tidal waves at Pathong beach, near Phuket, on Dec. 27, 2004. When the deadliest tsunami in recorded history devastated more than a dozen countries around the Indian Ocean on Dec. 26, 2004, few people knew what was happening.

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  2. AirAsia plane with 161 on board missing in IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    An astonishingly tragic year for air travel in Southeast Asia turned worse Sunday when an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people disappeared over stormy Indonesian waters, with no word on its fate despite several hours of searching by air and sea. AirAsia Flight 8501 vanished in airspace thick with storm clouds on its way from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore.

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  3. Top Stories of 2014, No. 4: Drought exacts a tollRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | RecordNET

    Lawns are dying, people are installing water-saving devices, and talk continues on a conveyance to take water around the Delta as California enters its fourth year of drought. Massive storms in December moved the Central Valley from the most-severe designation to one below the worst, but the drought continues.

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  4. Del Stone Jr.: Ice storms and macrobursts and floods, oh myRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    From a hurricane season of crickets chirping to a freakish hard freeze in November, the weather in 2014 can be described with a single word: The weirdness began in January with, of all things, an ice storm.

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  5. Hawaii isle officials see 'sluggish' activity at lava breakoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    While the front of the flow hasn't advanced in the past five days, county officials continue to monitor breakouts. PAHOA, HAWAII>> Hawaii County officials continued Friday to monitor breakouts of lava upslope from the Kilauea Volcano flow front that stalled Monday afternoon.

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  6. Search resumes for AirAsia jet lost in stormy weather 24 hours ago with 162 people aboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Weyburn Review

    Passengers queue for their flights at the AirAsia check-in counter in Changi International Airport on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 in Singapore. In the third air incident connected to Malaysia this year, an AirAsia plane with 162 people on board went missing on Sunday while flying over the Java Sea after taking off from a provincial city in Indonesia for Singapore.

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  7. Talking TapRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | My Mother Lode

    The Calaveras County Water District is offering customers an opportunity to have all their questions answered regarding their water flow. A town hall will be held Wednesday January 21, at West Point Elementary School in the multipurpose room, starting at 6 p.m. The meeting will start with a CCWD staff presentation, followed by an hour-long question and answer period.

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  8. New Laws To Take EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | My Mother Lode

    A number of bills signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown will take effect January 1, 2015. Some of the new measures will impact veterans, film production, lumber, and the controversial fire fee.

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  9. Jet carrying 162 lost over stormy Indonesian watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    Several hours of searching Indonesian waters turned up no sign of an AirAsia plane that disappeared Sunday with 162 people on board in airspace possibly thick with dense storm clouds, strong winds and lightning, officials said. Aircraft searching for AirAsia Flight 8501 called off the effort for the night and will resume at Monday morning, said Achmad Toha of Indonesia's search and rescue agency.

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  10. In Kelantan, desperate flood victims loot homes for food and fresh waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lim Kit Siang

    Grim conditions facing flood victims in Kelantan are driving a man here to consider renting a helicopter to fly aid to his family trapped by the deluge in the state. Fearful of the dangers brought by the inundation that has already claimed seven lives and forced over 100,000 people from their homes, Ryonn Leong is mulling the drastic measure to reach his sister, elderly parents, younger brother and his pregnant wife, and their two-year-old daughter marooned in Kuala Krai.

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  11. Cambria emergency water project behind scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cal Coast News

    The Cambria Community Services District did not meet its target date of earlier this week to launch its $9 million emergency water supply project. [ Tribune ] CSD workers are nearing completion of a water treatment plant and supply system that will transform a mix of fresh water, seawater, creek underflow and wastewater into potable water for residents.

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  12. Mudslide threat: Trains to Seahawks game canceledRead the original story

    Friday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The agency that runs commuter trains in the Seattle area has canceled some service for the Seahawks game against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday due to the threat of mudslides. Sound Transit said Friday night that it will not run Sounder trains between Everett and Seattle.

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  13. County may close Phoenix homeless sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | The Arizona Republic

    County may close Phoenix homeless shelters Funding problems may lead Maricopa County to shut down two shelters next year. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1BaFtJN Next year, Maricopa County is planning to close down one, and possibly two, of the Valley's most popular homeless shelters.

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  14. Who Won and Who Lost in 2014? Here's the Winner's EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | The New York Observer

    On Wednesday, you read about 2014's biggest political losers . Now that Christmas has come and gone, it's time to crown the winners.

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  15. Under control? 2014 difficult year for public healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Berkshire Eagle

    Young Mennonite girls gather at the health and safety clinic, which included a Measles, Mumps, & Rubella vaccinations in Shiloh, Ohio. Health officials said Ohio's outbreak of measles consisted of more than 360 cases and was the biggest in the U.S. since 1994.

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  16. Local hospice helps keep fellow workers on the job in TanzaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | The Baltimore Sun

    In the mid-2000s workers at Gilchrist Hospice Care had raised about $5,000 for some counterparts in Tanzania to give their overwhelmed center a boost. But when U.S. government aid ran out in 2011 for Nkoaranga Lutheran Hospital palliative-care program, the Baltimore area caregivers made a decision.

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  17. A White Christmas - in HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Bad Astronomy Blog

    A bit more than a third of the lower 48 states of the United States enjoyed a white Christmas yesterday. Meanwhile, halfway across the Pacific Ocean, all that residents of the Big Island of Hawaii had to do to enjoy a white Christmas was to look up.

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  18. Napa, Solano Co. Residents Have Monday Deadline For Earthquake AssistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Patch.com

    Residents and businesses in Napa and Solano counties who had damage or losses from the August earthquake have until Monday to register for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA has served 2,500 homeowners, renters and business owners who dealt with damage from the 6.0-magnitude South Napa earthquake on Aug. 24. FEMA is closing its assistance center at 301 First St. in Napa at 6 p.m. Monday.

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  19. Floods, fires and a rescued puppy: Winchester's Year in Review Part OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Basingstoke Gazette

    FROM dramatic fire rescues to widespread flood chaos, the Chronicle takes a look over what happened around Winchester between January and March 2014... The year starts with one of the most dramatic rescues in Winchester's recent history. Alex Mutulescu , 24, clambers down the ladder as fire rips through his smoke-logged flat in Jewry Street.

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  20. As the floods, expected to the worst in nation's history since...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Lim Kit Siang

    As the floods, expected to the worst in nation's history since 1971, are already "worse than expected" according to Muhyiddin, Najib must rush back to chair an special meeting of Cabinet within 24 hours to pave the way for declaration of a state of emergency I commend the Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin for finally starting to visit the flood-hit states starting with Kelantan this morning to oversee the Federal Government's flood-relief operations in what could be the worst floods in recent history. I also fully support his call for deployment of more air, sea and land assets and the stockpiling of one-week food supply instead of only for four days in every evacuation centre.

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