Tag Archives: NaturalDisasters

Answer – Preparedness of Greece to deal with forest fires – E-003594/2017

So far, the 2014-2020 European Regional Development Fund under the thematic objective ‘Promotion of the climate change adaptation, risk prevention and management’ has supported the acquisition of equipment for the fire brigade in 8 out …

Iran’s cyberthreat; surviving tsunamis in the U.S.; floating islands off Louisiana, and more

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Published 26 July 2017

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New blazes break out in fireravaged central Portugal

NNA – More than 2,000 firefighters were battling forest fires that broke out Sunday in central Portugal, which was hit by deadly blazes last month.

The largest of the fires was raging near Serta and …

Earthquake in Turkey and Greece leaves at least two dead in Kos, 200 injured

NNA – A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 has killed at least two people on the island of Kos and injured 200 in Greek and Turkish coastal towns.

The quake struck near major tourist destinations …

Earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude strikes off Tonga: USGS

NNA – An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck off the South Pacific island nation of Tonga on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake, at a depth of 97 km (60 …

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