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September 18, 2014
Far more displaced by disasters than conflict: study
United Nations, United States (AFP) Sept 17, 2014
Disasters last year displaced three times more people than violent conflicts, showing the urgent need to improve resilience for vulnerable people when fighting climate change, according to a study issued Wednesday. The Norwegian Refugee Council, an independent group that focuses on emergency aid, released the findings ahead of a United Nations summit on Tuesday aimed at building momentum for a global agreement on climate change. The report said that 22 million people were displaced in 2013 due t ... read more

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Fresh rain hampers rescue bid in flood-ravaged Kashmir
Fresh rain hampered rescue operations in Indian Kashmir Sunday a week after deadly floods swamped the Himalayan region, with medics and survivors describing nightmarish conditions in the devastated city of Srinagar. ... more
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Kashmir militants suspend jihad to help flood efforts
An alliance of pro-Pakistani militant groups fighting in Indian Kashmir announced Monday it was suspending jihadist activities to carry out rescue and relief work for flood victims. ... more
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Dutch say need to know MH17 missile launch site to prosecute
Dutch prosecutors said Friday they need to know where a missile that may have shot down flight MH17 was fired from in eastern Ukraine before criminal charges could be laid. ... more
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Displaced Iraqis brace for onset of Kurdish winter
Displaced Iraqis who escaped a jihadist-led onslaught north of Baghdad during the scorching summer are braced to face another enemy: the onset of winter in the mountains of Iraqi Kurdistan. ... more
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Rising anger in Indian Kashmir over flood rescue delay
Anger mounted Wednesday over the slow pace of rescue operations in Indian Kashmir as officials said they were "overwhelmed" by the scale of deadly flooding that has left hundreds of thousands stranded in the Himalayan region and neighbouring Pakistan. ... more
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Malaysia calls for new MH17 search for victims' remains
Malaysia's defence minister on Wednesday called for experts to carry out a final search at the crash site of downed flight MH17 in east Ukraine to recover any remains left behind before winter hits. ... more
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Sikorsky delivers search-and-rescue helicopter
The first of nearly a dozen S-92 helicopters configured for search-and-rescue service has been delivered by Sikorsky Aircraft to Bristow Helicopters Ltd. ... more
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Thousands attend funeral for Bosnia miners
Several thousand people on Monday paid their last respects to five Bosnian miners killed last week when a gas explosion caused part of a mine to collapse. ... more
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Sorrow and frustration of MH370 families six months on
Grieving family members of passengers aboard MH370 held an emotional gathering in Beijing on Monday, six months after the plane disappeared, demanding answers and accusing Chinese authorities of turning against them. ... more
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German insurers pay out record claims in 2013
German insurers paid out a record 50 billion euros ($65 billion) in claims in 2013, the GDV industry federation said on Monday. ... more
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Italian Air Force SAR units fly AgustaWestland HH-139A aircraft
The Italian Air Force's search-and-rescue wing near Rome is now conducting missions using AgustaWestland HH-139A helicopters. ... more
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50 feared dead as bus plunges into gorge in India
Flood waters swept an overcrowded bus carrying a wedding party into a gorge on Thursday with all 50 on board feared dead in India's Himalayan Kashmir region, officials said. ... more
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Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for danger pay
Workers employed in decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant are to sue operator Tokyo Electric Power and some subcontractors, demanding millions of yen in unpaid danger money, their lawyer said Tuesday. ... more
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Macedonia detains 100 Syrian, Iraqi immigrants
Macedonian police said Monday they have detained more than 100 Syrian and Iraqi immigrants, among them women and children, hiding in a train transporting coal from the Greek port of Thessaloniki. ... more
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New Zealand police investigate quake building failure
New Zealand police said Tuesday they will proceed with a criminal investigation into the catastrophic collapse of an office block in the 2011 Christchurch earthquake which claimed 115 lives. ... more
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Japan holds nationwide disaster drill
About 2.35 million people took part in a government disaster drill in Japan on Monday, hoping to prevent a catastrophe when the quake-prone country is hit by another natural disaster. ... more
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Fukushima accepts 'temporary' radioactive waste storage
The governor of disaster-struck Fukushima agreed Monday to accept the "temporary" storage of nuclear waste from the Japanese accident, paving the way for an end to a years-long standoff. ... more
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Japan gov't calls on citizens to stockpile toilet paper
The Japanese government is calling on its citizens to prepare for the worst-case scenario, should a major disaster hit the quake-prone archipelago: Stockpile toilet paper. ... more
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China landslide kills seven: report
Seven people died and another 20 were left missing by a landslide in China, state media reported Thursday. ... more
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Japan landslides death toll hits 70 one week on
A week after huge landslides swamped the Japanese city of Hiroshima, the confirmed death toll from the tragedy hit 70 on Wednesday, with 18 people still missing. ... more
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EU urged to act over surge in migrant deaths in Med
Italy's navy said Tuesday that 24 corpses had been recovered from the latest capsize of a boat carrying migrants from Africa, as EU officials debated how to stem a surge in the numbers dying in perilous efforts to reach European shores. ... more
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Expectant newly-weds among Japan landslide missing
Details emerged Tuesday of a newly-wed couple who had been expecting their first baby when huge mudslides engulfed their home in western Japan, as the number of confirmed deaths from the disaster hit 63. ... more
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GenDyn building next-gen 911 call service for Massachusetts
General Dynamics Information and Technology is to design, build and operate a new IP-based emergency communications system for Massachusetts. ... more
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Families wage citizen campaign to solve MH370 mystery
Chinese physics student Jimmy Wang had no interest in aviation until March 8, when Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 went missing with his 58-year-old father Wang Lijun aboard. ... more
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