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Magnitude 5.5 quake hits Rota
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:42:00 +0100   marianasvariety (en)

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck about 11 miles northeast of Rota, in the Northern Mariana Islands before 7 p.m., Monday, causing some of the buildings in Guam to shake. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the earthquake’s epicenter was recorded at a depth of about 64 miles.

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Eboulement d'ordures en Ethiopie : au moins 65 morts
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:37:00 +0100   leparisien (fr)

Le bilan s'est encore alourdi ce lundi avec au moins 65 morts dans l'éboulement d'une gigantesque décharge en périphérie d'Addis Abeba. A u moins 65 personnes ont été tuées, selon un nouveau bilan établi lundi, et des dizaines d'autres ont été blessées lors du gigantesque éboulement d'ordures dans....

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Eboulement meurtrier dans une décharge
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 19:01:00 +0100   lematin-CH (fr)

Des dizaines de personnes ont été tuées samedi soir par un immense éboulement d'ordures dans la plus grande décharge d'Ethiopie. Les riverains attribuent cette catastrophe à des travaux d'aplanissement sur la partie supérieure de l'océan de déchets. L'accident s'est produit en périphérie d'Addis Abeba.

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Eboulement meurtrier dans une décharge
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 18:38:00 +0100   24heures (fr)

Des dizaines de personnes ont été tuées samedi soir par un immense éboulement d'ordures dans la plus grande décharge d'Ethiopie. Les riverains attribuent cette catastrophe à des travaux d'aplanissement sur la partie supérieure de l'océan de déchets. L'accident s'est produit en périphérie d'Addis Abeba.

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Eboulement meurtrier dans une décharge
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 18:37:00 +0100   tdg (fr)

Des dizaines de personnes ont été tuées samedi soir par un immense éboulement d'ordures dans la plus grande décharge d'Ethiopie. Les riverains attribuent cette catastrophe à des travaux d'aplanissement sur la partie supérieure de l'océan de déchets. L'accident s'est produit en périphérie d'Addis Abeba.

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ASIA'S FUTURE CITIES: Can Manila avoid climate catastrophe as it teeters on the brink?
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 04:21:00 +0100   channelnewsasia (en)

MANILA: When Typhoon Nesat hit Metro Manila in 2011, it was one of the most destructive typhoons the city had ever confronted. Maricris Ramos was 23 at the time and recalls the pure fear that struck her community in Navotas, an exposed district facing Manila Bay. “First, the waves became big, alarmingly big.

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YEARS AGO FOR MARCH 11
Sat, 11 Mar 2017 07:17:00 +0100   vindy (en)

Today is Saturday, March 11, the 70th day of 2017. There are 295 days left in the year. The Jewish holiday Purim begins at sunset. Daylight saving time returns Sunday at 2 a.m. local time; clocks go forward one hour. ASSOCIATED PRESS. On this date in: 1861: The Constitution of the Confederate States....

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Philippines: NDRRMC SitRep No. 18 re Effects of Magnitude 6.7 Earthquake in Surigao City, Surigao del Norte
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:36:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW. At 10:03 PM on 10 February 2017, Friday, a strong earthquake of magnitude 6.7 shook the island of Mindanao. The epicenter is located 16 km offshore northwest of Surigao City, Surigao Strait with a depth of 10 km. The earthquake was generated by the movement of Surigao segment of the Philippine Fault.

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Disaster response for recovery : survivors experiences, and the use of disaster radio to promote health after natural disasters
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:10:00 +0100   avhandlingar (en)

Sammanfattning: Disasters occur all over the world, and affect a rising number of people. The health effects of natural disasters depend on several factors present before, during, and after a disaster event. However, there is only limited knowledge of survivors experiences, needs, and health after natural disasters.

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Heading off a climate migration crisis in Asia
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 07:49:00 +0100   eco-business (en)

Nearly 15 million people worldwideapproximately the population of Cambodiawere forced from their homes in 2015 by weather-related disasters, including violent storms, floods and landslides. As climate change intensifies, those numbers will rise. Not everyone will end up resettling elsewhere, but a....

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Early start to severe weather season takes its toll on US economy in February, according to Aon catastrophe report
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:19:00 +0100   prnewswire (en)

CHICAGO March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Aon Benfield's catastrophe model development team, today launches the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report , which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during February 2017 Aon Benfield is the global....

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L'actualité du 8 mars 2017 en images
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 16:21:00 +0100   arcinfo (fr)

1/24 - L'acteur Jason Isaacs pose aux côtés d'Aragog l'Acromantula, dans la "Forêt interdite" des studios Warner Brothers, à Watford, en Angleterre. Keystone 2/24 - Ces femmes philippines brûlent un drapeau américain, à l'occasion de la Journée internationale des femmes, à Manille.

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Philippines: Japan Provides Funding for the Japanese NGO Activities in the Philippines
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 11:48:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

Japanese Ambassador Kazuhide Ishikawa signed 2 grant contracts at the Embassy of Japan on March 6, 2017 between each representative of Japanese NGOs which are conducting activities in the Philippines for its development. The total amount of US$ 1,019,051 (approximately 45.

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Belgium: Modular Field Hospital - Development Manager (m/f)
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 17:33:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

Context. This Project concerns the Non-Medical components (Shelter + NRG + WHS) of the Modular Field Hospital. Our current Modular Field Hospital (MFH) was developed by Operational Centre Paris (OCP) mainly for surgical interventions in natural disasters 10 years ago following the Pakistan Earthquake (10/2005).

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Un muerto y 25 heridos deja terremoto al sur de Filipinas
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 15:50:00 +0100   nuevaya (es)

La víctima mortal es una mujer de 65 años, residente de Surigao, falleció en la calle de un ataque cardíaco, mientras que otras 25 personas fueron atendidas por heridas menores en los recintos hospitalarios de la región, informa el diario local Inquirer.

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Sri Lanka: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (28 Feb - 6 Mar 2017)
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 10:22:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

SRI LANKA. As of 3 March, an estimated 1.2 million people are affected by prolonged drought in 16 districts across Sri Lanka’s nine provinces. Kalutara District (Western Province) has the most people affected due to salinisation of the water supply. Harvests due in the coming months are expected to....

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Sismos sacuden Filipinas y Papúa Nueva Guinea
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 08:16:00 +0100   lostiempos (es)

Manila y Sídeney | Al menos una persona murió y 25 resultaron heridas tras el terremoto de magnitud 5,7 registrado hoy en la isla de Mindanao, sur de Filipinas. Horas más tarde, un terremoto de magnitud 6,5 sacudió el noreste de Papúa Nueva Guinea. El epicentro del terremoto en Filipinas se situó a....

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Un muerto y 25 heridos deja terremoto al sur de Filipinas
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 06:18:00 +0100   elpueblopresidente (es)

La víctima mortal es una mujer de 65 años, residente de Surigao, falleció en la calle de un ataque cardíaco, mientras que otras 25 personas fueron atendidas por heridas menores en los recintos hospitalarios de la región, informa el diario local Inquirer.

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Filipinas: terremoto de 5,7º deja un muerto y 25 heridos
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 02:49:00 +0100   expreso-PE (es)

Al menos una persona murió y 25 resultaron heridas tras el terremoto de magnitud 5,7 registrado hoy en la isla de Mindanao, sur de Filipinas. El epicentro se situó a 8 kilómetros al noreste de la localidad de Surigao. a una profundidad de 19 kilómetros del epicentro del sismo, informó el Servicio....

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Un muerto y 25 heridos en el sur de Filipinas tras terremoto de magnitud 5,7
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:04:00 +0100   noticierovenevision (es)

Al menos una persona murió y 25 resultaron heridas tras el terremoto de magnitud 5,7 registrado hoy en la isla de Mindanao, sur de Filipinas. El epicentro se situó a 8 kilómetros al noreste de la localidad de Surigao. a una profundidad de 19 kilómetros del epicentro del seísmo, informó el Servicio....

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