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суббота, 4 сентября 2010 г.

Wildfires in Russia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev declared a state of emergency on Monday in seven of Russia's 83 regions due to wildfires fueled by the worst heatwave in over a century, news agencies reported.

Flood in Pakistan

The northwest Pakistani province is witnessing worst floods since 1926. A newly constructed part of a dam in the Charsadda district collapsed, while the UN said it had reports that 5,000 homes were underwater in that area.

пятница, 13 августа 2010 г.

Russia
Top 10 Natural Disasters
                 
             Disaster                                   Date                          Killed
  1. Earthquake                             27-May-1995                  1,989
  2. Extreme temp                         Oct-2001                         332
  3. Extreme temp                         Jul-2001                           276

Definition

Natural disasters include such events as tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, wildfires and tsunamis. Often these events are unexpected, sudden and overwhelming.
Even when you’re not hurt physically, disasters can take a serious emotional toll. Normal reactions include intense, unpredictable feelings; flashbacks; trouble concentrating or making decisions; disrupted eating and sleeping patterns; emotional upsets on anniversaries or other reminders; strained personal relationships; and physical symptoms such as headaches, nausea or chest pain.