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May 23, 2013

While New Hurricane Season Approaches, Hurricane Isaac Wreckage Removal Ends in Plaquemines

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As the new June 1 hurricane season approaches, Plaquemines Parish government has announced that the FEMA-funded wreckage removal plan from Hurricane Isaac is coming to an end. Plaquemines people have until May 27, to place all Isaac debris by the side of the roads for pickup.

The parish government emphasizes that debris placed on rights of way by construction companies will not be picked up as the companies are dependable for their own debris removal. On Oct. 29, FEMA announced that it would offer Plaquemines with about $29 million for debris removal.

The parish received an extra grant of nearly $19 million to repay the parish for private property debris removal. Under FEMA’s Public Assistance grant program, FEMA provides the state with 75 percent of suitable costs, as the parish must cover the remaining 25 percent.

May 18, 2013

Ice Tsunami Knocks-Houses in Canada

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A huge ice wave has ploughed through lakeside cottages in Canada and the United States. The ice tsunami was up to 3m elevated and had some residents fleeing for their lives. The ice wave came on shore like a slow-motion, cold tsunami.

At first it tinkered its way across front lawns, prior to it shunted towards homes and cottages on a Canadian lakefront.

At Ochre Beach at Canada’s Lake Dauphin, a wall of ice damaged its way through a dozen summer cottages. The ice has come on these goods historically over the years but never this close, says Dennis Stykalo, whose holiday home was destroyed.

Residents are left to clean up the icy mess as diggers burrow through the spring thaw, trying to prepare for the fishing season in the summer.

February 15, 2013

Hurricane Sandi -Deadliest in Nation’s History

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Hurricane sandy, the deadliest hurricane to hit the northeastern U.S. in 40 years and the second-costliest in the nation’s history. The storm is heading north after extensive damage in the Caribbean. According to the National Hurricane Center report, the storm’s effects reached far and wide.

A chilly storm is chugging across the country from the west and frigid air is streaming south from Canada. Forecasters supposed that they could meet around New Jersey or New York on Tuesday morning, creating a meteorological mess.

Heavy rain would cause flooding along the coastline and inland. Strong winds are expected to down trees and power lines. Emergency management officials are advising inhabitants to be prepared. Effects will depends on the track of the storm and forecasters say there’s still quite a bit of uncertainty about where Sandy will go.

December 11, 2012

Meteorological Group Issued 1meter tsunami hits Japan

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A one-meter-high wave tsunami has hit Japan’s northeast coast region, the country’s meteorological agency surveys. The wave was recorded in Ishinomaki, a city in Miyagi region that was badly hit by the tsunami of March 2011, which killed thousands and thousands peoples.
A magnitude-7.3 earthquake strike north-eastern Japan previous on Friday and the meteorological group had issued a tsunami warning for coastal areas. No damage or injuries were instantly reported from the 5:18 pm (1918 AEDT) huge quake, which was centered off the prefecture at a depth of 10 kilometers. The region was struck on March 11, 2011, by a magnitude-9 quake, which caused main damage and set off a tsunami that overcome coastal communities.

A lot of Fishermen Missing in Philippine tsunami

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The numeral of people was missing due to the strong tsunami. Following a typhoon devastated the Philippines jumped to almost 900 after families and fishing companies’ statements losing contact with additional than 300 fishermen at sea.

The fishermen since southern General Santos city and close by Sarangani region left a few days previous to Typhoon Bopha hit the major southern island of Mindanao on Tuesday, Civil Defense chief Benito Ramos says. The death toll has previously surpassed 600, mostly from flash floods that wiped absent precarious communities in the southern region impracticable to typhoons.

Civil Defense chief Ramos supposed the fishermen were head to the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea and to the Pacific Ocean region. Coast guard, navy forces and fishing vessels are searching the missing peoples, and some could have sought shelter on the lot of small islands in the area.

November 27, 2012

Tsunami-hit Region Feel Losing As Japan Election

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The Japan’s is first national election as the March 2011 earthquake, not any of the contenders has managed to be successful the hearts, and votes, of those hardest-hit by the tragedy with many feeling let down by the total political class.

Volunteers and aid had poured in after the enormity 9.0 quake off the northeast coast of Japan’s central island Honshu unleashed a toxic tsunami that killed virtually 19,000 and triggered reactor meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear plant. But 20 months later, populace of towns and cities ravaged by the country’s worst tragedy in generations say the nation’s biggest upgrading effort since the result of the World War Two has slip off the political program.

November 7, 2012

The Mass Tsunami shocks-Haida Gwaii Region

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The Haida Gwaii region continues to sense the aftershocks of a violent earthquake measuring 7.7 that jolted British Columbia’s north-central coast, alarming residents and forcing many to provisionally leave their homes for higher land ahead of a possible tsunami.

The largest, a 6.4 magnitude tremor, struck 136 kilometers south of Masset. There have been over 40 aftershocks in the area. Tsunami warnings were issued for the North Coast of the Haida Gwaii islands, parts of the central B.C. coast, the coast of Alaska and as far away as Hawaii.

Early morning the warnings were downgrade to advisory rank, meaning evacuations were no longer necessary, and they were cancelled altogether a few hours later. Residents near the centre of the shake said the vicious jolting lasted for up to a minute, but no injuries or major damage had been reported.

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