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Tokyo: 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.
A HOSPITAL must adopt a major disaster protocol because of "extremely dangerous" overcrowding, a nurses' group claimed yesterday.
A major disaster leave-sharing plan operates similarly to a standard leave-sharing bank, but the leave accumulated in the bank is used only by employees adversely affected by any presidentially declared major disaster.
TWO Bahrainis were yesterday honoured for their prompt action and courage which averted a major disaster and saved the lives of a family.
30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac's (OTC: FMCC) full menu of relief policies for borrowers affected by disaster is being extended to homeowners whose homes were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Sandy and are located in jurisdictions that the President has declared to be Major Disaster Areas and where he has made federal Individual Assistance programs available to affected individuals and households.
Rick Perry, and the Obama administration that began in April when Perry submitted a broad request that 252 of Texas' 254 counties be given a Major Disaster Declaration because of large wildfires burning throughout the state.
President Obama declared a major disaster for Del Norte and Santa Cruz counties from the tsunami waves resulting from the March 11 earthquake that hit Japan.
Operation Busan Gold involved 150 top planners, responders and support staff from more than 20 different agencies, brought together with the aim of preparing for a real major disaster.
On this occasion, thanks to the skill of the firefighters and other emergency services, a major disaster was averted.
NICK Clegg may come across as the caring, dedicated politician but the last TV Prime Ministerial Debate was a major disaster for him.
Summary: British Consular officials in South Africa have staged a mock emergency to help test responses to a major disaster during the World Cup.
This month, Hurricanes Ike and Gustav struck the Gulf Coast producing widespread damage and leading to federal major disaster declarations.