natural disaster


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natural disaster

An emergency situation posing significant danger to life and property that results from a natural cause. See also domestic.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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He gazed down at her for a moment with a sombre stare, as one looks at ruins, at the devastation of some natural disaster.
Indeed a natural disaster event at a glance disrupts all the major socio-economic players which directly and indirectly absurd the life of the common man and the society as the whole.
Abstract: Romania is highly exposed to natural disasters. Although the current system for natural disaster risk financing is being modernized, its capacity to cover all losses caused by extreme natural events is limited and the Government's residual fiscal exposure remains high.
The Coca-Cola Employee Disaster Relief Fund, for example, helps provide financial relief to associates facing hardship immediately following a natural disaster.
The SAVE program provides disaster victims with $250 gift cards following a natural disaster. Local fire stations receive the cards from the California Fire Foundation and then distribute them to those in need within 24 to 48 hours of a disaster event to purchase basic necessities like clothing, food and toiletries, in the earliest stages of disaster recovery.
Summary: 1,797 people attend a natural disaster awareness lesson on fog at Hamdan Sports Complex
When a natural disaster occurs or is anticipated, supply conditions change.
LAHORE -- The department of Environmental Sciences of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences(UVAS) observed "International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction" here on Wednesday in City Campus.
HYDERABAD -- To mark the International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction, a rally led by Deputy Commissioner Hyderabad Mohammad Aslam Soomro was taken out here Saturday.
Addressing the rally the DC Hyderabad said that in 1989 the UN General Assembly designated the October 13 as the 'International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction'.
Avalanche, which refers to sliding of a large slab of snow down a mountainside, is also a natural disaster. The avalanche on Mount Kazbek, Russia, in 2002 killed 150 people and is considered one of the deadliest of the 21st century.
continued its commitment to supporting communities in need throughout 2017 by providing 665 tons of cleaning, sanitizing and public health products, valued at more than $5 million, to support natural disaster relief efforts throughout the world.

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