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24-Year old Fighting to Live Through Flesh Eating Disease

Aimee Copeland continues to fight for her life as doctors work towards her recovery from a deadly flesh eating disease. According to her parents, her main concerns are “where is she” and “completing her thesis” as she wakes from her medication induced sleeping. This is reported in the CNN Wire Staff post “Family watches ‘miraculous [...]

Volunteers Needed for Debris Of Japan’s Tsunami Surfacing in West Coast

The aftermath of Japan Tsunami just never seems to end. Recently, debris from the destruction caused by the tsunami has began washing up all over the shores of the West Coast. This is causing authorities to seek help from others to assist with the clean up process. This is the news reported in the post [...]

Was Jensen Farms Food Outbreak Preventable?

A food outbreak in the U.S. was the cause of contamination to fruit. Cantaloupe being the infected fruit and causing deaths all over the US. Scott Bronstein and Drew Griffin of the CNN Special Investigations Unit, talk about the effects of a food outbreak in the US in their blog post entitled “Third-deadliest U.S. food [...]

New Study Uncovers 2010 Earthquake and Tsunami Effects

The following is a May, 2012 press release on how the earthquakes and tsunamis of 2010 are currently affecting the earth. The resent press release, “First-of-its-Kind Study Reveals Surprising Ecological Effects of Earthquake and Tsunami”...Show More Summary

Earths Rice Bowl Threatened by Climate Change

This story is part of a special National Geographic News series on global water issues. The reports is entitled “Scientists Race to Save World’s Rice Bowl From Climate Change” by Ker Than For National Geographic News: “Climate change is predicted to cause more intense and frequent floods and droughts in Southeast Asia, threatening the world’s [...]

Forum on Flooding Offered to Iowa Residents

We have all gad to deal with bad weather. Storms of heavy rain and flooding have overwhelmed us all but some of us don’t know how to prepare for a flood. The Hawk Eye talks about flood awareness in their blog entitled, “State, Local officials to offer forum on flooding.” “The National Weather Service has [...]

Afghanistan Flash Flood Killed 27 People, 100 Missing

Last week, flash floods hit the province of Sar-e-Pol, causing major death and destruction of homes. At least 100 people are still missing, as reported in “Flash flood in north Afghanistan kills at least 27” by AP on the Emirates 24/7 News Website. “It was May 6, Sunday night, when the northern part of Sar-e-Pol [...]

Mexico’s Massive Volcano Popocatepeti Poses Local Threat

It’s been eighteen years since Mexico’s massive volcano, Popocatepeti has erupted. After 18 years it has showed its ugly head again. The biggest problem with the volcano is not the lava overflow but the mudflows that come from it. “Andrea Mustain” talks about this in her blog post “Popocatepeti Awakens: Why Mexico’s massive volcano poses [...]

Flooding In And Around Manitowoc Counties

High winds, hail and rain tore through central and eastern Wisconsin causing flooding problems for Brown County area, Oshkosh area, and Manitowoc County. The Associated Press and Wisconsin Media talks about the effects of the flooding in their blog post entitled “Hwy. 41 near Oshkosh flooded; roads impassable in Calumet, Manitowoc counties” on the Green [...]

Tri-State Victims Still Remember 2011 Floods

Although, it’s been a year since Indiana was hit with a flood, two victims recall the Tri-State’s 2011 floods that hit their home and business like it was yesterday. Max Roll talks about the effects of the Tri-State 2011 floods in his blog post entitled “Memories of 2011 floods still fresh for victims” on the [...]

Haiti Cholera Epidemic Causing Need for Emergency Medicine

Americares is a worldwide health and disaster relief organization. The cholera epidemic is spreading through Haiti, causing for an emergency shipment of medicine to treat the cholera disease. The Market Watch Press talks about this in their press release entitled, “Emergency Aid Shipment for Haiti Cholera Epidemic”: “Americares is rushing to deliver more than 100,000 [...]

House-in-a-Box for Natural Disaster Housing

After a natural disaster hits, whether it’s a hurricane, a tornado, flooding or an earthquake, the people that get hit hard by one of these disasters usually lose everything. Then, they have to find shelter in a temporary help center. That’s why Judith Kinnard and Tiffany Lin have designed the “House in a Box.” This [...]

Washington DC Suffering from a Bat Killing Epidemic

A popular area in Washington DC has seen around 7 million bats die from a deadly disease. The bat colony that’s been stricken is located in the C&O Canal National Historical Park. The disease is being called a wildlife epidemic, as reported by Kansas City Infozone in “Bat-killing Epidemic Strikes and Stretches Through Nation’s Capital”: [...]

Haiti Earthquake Shows We Need to Rethink Aid Relief

“A Disaster of Good Intentions” is what Rolling Stones calls the relief efforts made by the world to help Haiti after the earthquakes. Billions of dollars of fund raised have never been used to help the residents, according to Gretchen Gavett of “A year and a half after the island was reduced to rubble [...]

Drought Hit England and Wales Fear Upcoming Flash Floods

If it’s not one thing, it’s another. For the drought stricken areas of England and Wales, rain is a much needed resource. But, flash floods are just another natural disaster that could cause more harm than help. Residents are fearing the worse as discussed in the post “Flash flood fears in drought-hit areas” by, Emily [...]

Debris Of Killer Tsunami In Japan Found In Alaska One Year Later

Misaki Murakami, 16 years old, was one of the thousands of people who were affected by the great earthquake and tsunami in Japan more than a year ago. This is part of an update on the 2011 Tsunami is the blog post “Alaskan finds Japanese tsunami survivor … a football” by the Associated Press in Tokyo, [...]

Mexico’s Largest Forest Park On Fire

The fire of Mexico’s largest forest park in Guadalajara showed evidence of being intentionally set. The fire was set by intruders wanting the land and turned worse because of gangs and drugs. The Associated Press of The Washington Post writes about this on their blog post “Mexico’s biggest city forest park devastated by fire, troubled [...]

Tornado Sirens Old Technology Still Saves Lives

Tornado sirens warn us if bad weather hits or is coming. They have been around for many years, since the Cold War and they are still being used in hopes of saving people’s lives. Doyle Rice talks about the use and effects of tornado sirens in his blog post entitled “Tornado Sirens Still Saving Lives” [...]

Kenya Floods Cause Death and Destruction

There have been lives lost and many homes and businesses have been destroyed by the floods that have swept through Kenya. This just in, recent report entitled, “Floods wreak havoc in Kenya” from the correspondents at The Daily Monitor. The correspondents are Maurice Kaluoch, Jackline Moraa, Otieno Owida and John Shilitsa. “Massive flooding in many [...]

Mad Cow Disease: First Case in US in 6 years

Mad Cow Disease is an epidemic that affects the brain and spine in a cow. It has been six years since the last known case was identified in the US. Stephanie Strom talks about this in her blog post entitled “Case of Mad Cow Disease is found in U.S.” on the New York Times news [...]

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