diaster


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diaster

(daɪˈæstə)
n
(Biology) cytology rare the stage in cell division at which the chromosomes are in two groups at the poles of the spindle before forming daughter nuclei
[C19: from di-1 + Greek astēr star]
diˈastral adj
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Major organization : KARNATAKA STATE NATURAL DIASTER MONTIORING CENTRE
Assessing diaster preparedness among Latino migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Eastern North Carolina.
The National Diaster Management Authority (NDMA) said there was a risk of fresh flooding in parts of Punjab, Khyber Pakhthunkhwa and Balochistan provinces and also in Kashmir.
Demonstrators from a number of Teesside groups including the Teesside Solidarity Movement and the Teesside Palestine Solidarity Campaign gathered on Linthorpe Road near McDonald's last night to show their feeling following the deaths of around 800 migrants in a boat diaster in the Mediterranean on Sunday, April 19.
In Turkey, about about 270 people were hospitalized, most with minor injuries, as a tremor shook buildings, the government diaster and emergency department (AFAD) said.
Shinichi Yamada was lucky to escape the waves in 2011 - but in the weeks following the diaster he says an eerie chill began to follow him around the house.
Colonel Mohammad Ali Al Dallal, senior identification manager said: 'Many might wonder why the Diaster Victim Identification [DVI] unit has been set up here with no disasters or major events leading to mass casualties.
Using an online backup service is a good way to protect your most valuable documents, just in case double-disaster strikes and both your hard drive and backup go dead, or both are destroyed in a diaster.
BECAUSE of UEFA's decision to impose a ban on English clubs in Europe for the third year following the Heysel diaster, Coventry were unable to take their place in the Cup Winners Cup.
The March 11 diaster made many couples rethink their priorities.
The diaster affected the lives of the millions of people.