Tag Archives: NaturalDisasters

Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Hits Region in Eastern Indonesia

NNA - A magnitude 6.2 earthquake on Friday hit a region in the eastern part of Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The earthquake hit about 6:30 a.m. in the Sumbawa region, the agency said. …

'Big One' is coming in 2017: A total solar eclipse

The “Big One” is coming.

In astronomical circles there is no greater, more spectacularly stellar event than a total solar eclipse. And at long last, we …

Written question – Haiti and the cholera epidemic – E-008753/2016

More than 1 000 people were killed by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, according to figures released by the civil protection authority in Port-au-Prince. These numbers are still provisional and may rise as new information is …

HMCS Vancouver concludes emergency relief operations in New Zealand

November 19, 2016 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Vancouver has completed emergency relief operations in New Zealand following a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the South …

INTERVIEW: What extreme weather and global temperature rise mean for humanity – WMO chief

15 November 2016 – In a new report analyzing the global climate between 2011-2015, the World Meteorological Organization – the United Nations system’s weather agency – found an increasingly visible human footprint on extreme weather …

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