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00 - National and International Disaster News Sources

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News, response to Disaster/Emergency, available assistance reports!!!
http://www.fema.gov/news/disasters.fema

World, Americas, Regional, etc:

Huge Directory:
http://www.refdesk.com

www.reliefweb.int
http://www.citizencommandcenter.org/shelters/show/3815

CBS News
http://www.cbsnews.com/digitaldan/disaster/disasters.shtml

Reports response and updates by groups:
http://www.disasternews.net

Environmental News (Toxins)
IncidentNews
http://www.incidentnews.gov/

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Here is a list that came from the NVOAD list:
(I took the liberty to take out the obvious search engine generated entries for things like "fashion disasters", thanks to Lesli Ramali of CAN for the posting!)
Note, most of these are press release sites, rather than real news sites, but they seem to be interesting anyway. I'd stick with the FEMA site and DNN for US-based disaster news. CNN has "some", but it's location-specific rather than full coverage. In other words, CNN covers "some" disasters. TF

Google News Alert for: disasters

[http://www.irinnews.org/Report.aspx?ReportId=75916] BANGLADESH: More aid needed, says World Bank official
IRINnews.org - New York,NY,USA
"There needs to be a long-run strategy because the natural disasters will cyclically occur more and more," the senior official said. ...
[http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ncl=http://www.irinnews.org/Report.aspx%3FReportId%3D75916] See all stories on this topic

[http://business.inquirer.net/money/breakingnews/view_article.php?article_id=107541] Telcos form group to mitigate risks from natural disasters
Inquirer.net - Philippines
Under the terms of the MOU, the group will develop "Disaster Recovery Principles and Mechanism (DRP/M)" to ensure each party's quick return to ...
[http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ncl=http://business.inquirer.net/money/breakingnews/view_article.php%3Farticle_id%3D107541] See all stories on this topic

[http://www.floridatoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071218/OPINION/712180319/1004] Our view: Avoiding disaster
Florida Today - Melbourne,FL,USA
But thanks to a new think tank at Florida Tech where public and private agencies can develop techniques for responding to hurricanes and other disasters, ...
[http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ncl=http://www.floridatoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article%3FAID%3D/20071218/OPINION/712180319/1004] See all stories on this topic

[http://thestar.com.my/lifestyle/story.asp?file=/2007/12/18/lifefocus/19749831&sec=lifefocus] Keeping disasters at bay
Malaysia Star - Malaysia
By TAN CHENG LI chengli@thestar.com.my NATURAL disaster" – that's the phrase we always hear in the aftermath of a hurricane, typhoon, flood, storm, drought, ...
[http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ncl=http://thestar.com.my/lifestyle/story.asp%3Ffile%3D/2007/12/18/lifefocus/19749831%26sec%3Dlifefocus] See all stories on this topic

[http://www.thenational.com.pg/121807/Nation%2021.htm] Morobe to be ready for natural disasters
The National - Port Moresby,Papua New Guinea
THE provincial disaster centre should be fully equipped to deal with all sorts of natural disasters. During discussions on National Government functions in ...
[http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ncl=http://www.thenational.com.pg/121807/Nation%252021.htm] See all stories on this topic

[http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/NEWS/0,,contentMDK:21589647~pagePK:34370~piPK:34424~theSitePK:4607,00.html] Home > News > Cyclone Sidr: World Bank Assistance to B...
World Bank Group - Washington,DC,USA
Together with climate change, this makes Bangladesh extremely vulnerable to natural disasters. As recent research has shown, climate change is projected to ...
[http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ncl=http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/NEWS/0,,contentMDK:21589647~pagePK:34370~piPK:34424~theSitePK:4607,00.html] See all stories on this topic

[http://www.moberlymonitor.com/articles/2007/12/17/news/news4.txt] Red Cross continues ice storm response
Moberly Monitor Index - Moberly,MO,USA
Community members can join the Red Cross in their mission by providing help and hope in the face of this current disasters and future emergencies -- by ...
[http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ncl=http://www.moberlymonitor.com/articles/2007/12/17/news/news4.txt] See all stories on this topic

[http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/12/071217141422.htm] A 'Gizmo' That Saves Lives After Disasters
Science Daily (press release) - USA
But he also felt some hope that his advanced emergency technology work at University of California, San Diego can some day save lives in similar disasters. ...
[http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ncl=http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/12/071217141422.htm] See all stories on this topic

[http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/panflu/news/dec1707spiritualpp.html] PROMISING PRACTICES FOR PANDEMIC PLANNING Project illuminates ...
CIDRAP - Minneapolis,MN,USA
Media coverage of disasters frequently portrays people struggling with spiritual pain and confusion. Victims may wonder why they were harmed, ...
[http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ncl=http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/panflu/news/dec1707spiritualpp.html] See all stories on this topic

[http://www.crosscut.com/politics-government/9839/] The governor's Katrina moment
Crosscut - Seattle,WA,USA
Plus, big-time disasters have what's called a high "CNN factor," meaning the TV images are so dramatic that they get the government moving if for no other ...
[http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ncl=http://www.crosscut.com/politics-government/9839/] See all stories on this topic

[http://www.cbronline.com/article_news.asp?guid=3907DA42-262D-4959-B6C9-9DF1E2211517] Iridium provides ITU global communications services for disaster ...
Computer Business Review - UK
By Staff Writer International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has said that it has developed a disaster management program which aims to deliver and deploy ...
[http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ncl=http://www.cbronline.com/article_news.asp%3Fguid%3D3907DA42-262D-4959-B6C9-9DF1E2211517] See all stories on this topic

[http://www.ecofriend.org/entry/hairy-idea-to-tackle-environmental-disasters/] Hairy idea to tackle environmental disasters
By PiyushMehta
PiyushMehta:. It had been the human nature and it goes from generation to generation with transformations only to capitalize on current trends of Hair Styles but we never thought of what to do from the discarded trimmings. ...
[http://www.ecofriend.org/] Ecofriend - http://www.ecofriend.org

[http://www.worldwatch.org/node/5546] Bird Extinctions Likely to Rise with Climate Change
By Alana Herro
Climate change may drive many birds to extinction. Photo by Fort Photo via Flickr. As warming temperatures push organisms to seek cooler climates at ever-higher altitudes, habitat areas are shrinking, putting many species of plants and ...
[http://www.worldwatch.org/taxonomy/term/443+53+55+62+435+70/all] - http://www.worldwatch.org/taxonomy/term/443+53+55+62+435+70/all

[http://www.rootly.com/topics/science/A_Gizmo_That_Saves_Lives_After_Disasters/] A 'Gizmo' That Saves Lives After Disasters
Police, firefighters and other emergency workers responding to natural or manmade disasters may someday save more lives with the help of an advanced mobile wireless communications device. "Gizmo," which looks like a cross between a ...
[http://www.rootly.com/] Rootly: Latest news - http://www.rootly.com/

[http://governingthroughcrime.blogspot.com/2007/12/next-disaster.html] The Next Disaster
By Jonathan Simon(Jonathan Simon)
I've argued for some time that the mentalities shaped by a generation of governing through crime are totally unhelpful when it comes to preparing for these 21st century disasters. But this change will not come by itself. ...
[http://governingthroughcrime.blogspot.com/] Governing through Crime - http://governingthroughcrime.blogspot.com/

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Created At: Mon Dec 10 03:12:07 -0700 2007
Updated At: Fri Jan 15 05:38:15 -0700 2010
Updated By: tfri


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