Tag Archives: CivilProtection

Volunteers propel Mexico City earthquake response

Mexico City awoke to a strange mix of calm and chaos on Wednesday, following a powerful earthquake that has killed at least 225 people.

In the financial district where buildings were largely unscathed, restaurants served …

At least 226 killed by earthquake in Mexico civil protection agency

NNA – At least 226 people were killed by a powerful earthquake that struck central Mexico on Tuesday, the nation’s civil protection agency said.

The death toll in Mexico City surged to 117 people, Luis …

Deadly, powerful earthquake hits off Mexico; tsunami waves observed

NNA – A major earthquake off Mexico’s southern coast killed at least five people, with the president saying Friday it was the biggest in a century to hit the country. Houses toppled and the quake …

Answer – Management of fire prevention in Galicia – E-004302/2017

The Rural Development Programme (RDP) of Galicia for the 2014-2020 period has currently reserved a budget of EUR 120 million for the prevention of damage to forests from forest fires and EUR 12 million for …

Freetown’s mudslides and the slippery slope of urban risk in Africa

On Monday 14 August, the world awoke to reports of devastation caused by large-scale mudslides and localised flooding in Freetown, Sierra Leone’s rapidly urbanising capital.

The death toll rose within a few days to approximately …

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