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After Harvey, some South Texans more wary than ever about plan to build landfill near floodplain

Disaster risksAfter Harvey, some South Texans more wary than ever about plan to build landfill near floodplain

By Shannon Najmabadi

Published 19 December 2017

Nearly four months ago, Hurricane Harvey’s rainfall inundated ultra-polluted Superfund

Moderate earthquake – South Of Java, Indonesia – December 15, 2017

Most important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude : 4.9

Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown

GMT/UTC Time : 2017-12-15 21:10:02

Depth (Hypocenter) : 10 km

Depth and Magnitude updates in the list below.

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Record temperatures, refugee wishlists, and a grim anniversary for South Sudan: The cheat sheet

Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around the globe:

War without end

Few anniversaries offer less cause for …

Minor earthquake – Molalla, Oregon – December 14, 2017

Most important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude : 3.96

Local Time (conversion only below land) : 2017-12-13 17:24:26

GMT/UTC Time : 2017-12-14 01:24:26

Depth (Hypocenter) : 17.37 km

Depth and Magnitude updates in the list below.

Conflicts, drought drive hunger despite strong global food supply – UN agriculture agency

7 December 2017 &#150 Despite strong global food supply, localized drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity, the United Nations agriculture agency reported Thursday.

The new edition of the UN Food …