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  1. News - China - DISASTERS

    Another 'super typhoon' on the way as Matmo follows hot on the heels of deadly Rammasun

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:13am by Reuters, AFP, Bloomberg, Teddy Ng

    ... city had started returning to normal, with shops opening as people began to clean up, the Haikou Evening News reported. The South Sea Fleet of the People's Liberation Army navy also ... injured in the island province, Xinhua reported. Four cadres in Changjiang and Wuzhishan city were reported missing, the People's Daily website reported. At least three people were killed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1556698/typhoon-rammasun-kills-14-southern-china
  2. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Anger mounts in Indian Kashmir at slow pace of flood rescue efforts

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:53am by Reuters

    ... left them to their fate. Residents stranded for days by the floodwaters said the army had selectively evacuated tourists and people according to a pre-set priority list, leaving locals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591874/anger-mounts-indian-kashmir-slow-pace-flood-rescue-efforts
  3. News - Asia - INDIA/PAKISTAN

    Rescuers evacuate tens of thousands in Indian Kashmir as flood waters recede

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 05:35pm by Reuters

    ... priority was to distribute clean drinking water, medicines, food for infants and prevent the spread of water-borne diseases. The Indian army has evacuated 76,000 people from their homes, mosques ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1589433/rescuers-evacuate-thousands-indian-kashmir-floods-recede
  4. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Over 200 dead as India and Pakistan are hit hard by monsoon floods

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by AP

    ... affected because of rains and floods," he said. He said the army was evacuating people from affected areas. Rizwan Naseer, the director general of rescue services in Punjab, said the waters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586735/over-200-dead-india-and-pakistan-are-hit-hard-monsoon-floods
  5. News - Asia - DISASTER

    109 killed and scores missing as storms cause landslides in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 04:09pm by Reuters

    ... and 113 are still missing." Army officials rescued 300 people yesterday, while hundreds more awaited in the worst-hit districts of Surkhet and Bardiya, where electricity lines snapped, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574918/53-killed-and-scores-missing-storms-cause-landslides-nepal
  6. News - China - WEATHER

    Southeastern provinces evacuate coastal areas ahead of Fitow's fury

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 01:43pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... and heavy rain in southern China, and we cannot rule out the possibility that it will run into the cold front from the north and cause serious flooding," Chen said. The People's Liberation Army and armed police forces had been mobilised for disaster relief and sensitive facilities in costal regions such as nuclear power plants, oil refineries and dams had been told to stay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1325722/china-evacuates-417000-people-it-issues-highest-alert-typhoon-fitow
  7. News - China - WEATHER

    Three boats lost, 74 Guangdong fishermen missing in Typhoon Wutip

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:18pm by He Huifeng, Clifford Lo, Danny Mok and Agence France-Presse

    ... crew spotted a suspected life raft and a life jacket drifting in the scene, but no survivor or missing boat was discovered," she said. The People's Liberation Army South Sea Fleet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1321268/three-boats-lost-74-guangdong-fishermen-missing-typhoon-wutip
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Observatory blows it again with late lifting of No 8 signal

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... depicts soldiers of the People's Liberation Army raising a red flag inside a trench. It reflects the gritty realism of warfare and is in stark contrast to many of the paintings of the period ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1316283/observatory-blows-it-again-late-lifting-no-8-signal
  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    No casualties as cyclone slams into Queensland coast, but alerts remain

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 01:33pm by AFP

    ... chickens," Newman said. "There are also banana crops that are going to be decimated or severely damaged, and those are people's livelihoods as well. While there hasn't been the catastrophic impact of a category five, there will be impacts and hurt to people's lives." As authorities started the clean up in the wake of the storm, cyclone warnings remained in force ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1478256/australia-avoids-worst-cyclone-ita-more-wind-rain-due
  10. News - World - WEATHER

    Flooding in Bosnia causes new landmine danger in Balkans

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:27am by AP

    ... volunteers joined the army and emergency services in building sandbag barriers. Tens of thousands of homes were without electricity in Serbia and around 150,000 in Bosnia, where whole swathes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1515129/flooding-bosnia-causes-new-landmine-danger-balkans

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