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China + 10 more

Earthquakes caused the deadliest disasters in the past decade

UNISDR 2010/01 Geneva - In the past decade, nearly 60 per cent of the people killed by disasters died because of earthquakes, the Center for Research on Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) revealed...

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China

China says flood causes 84.60 bln yuan losses in 2009

Flood had caused 84.60 billion yuan (12.39 billion U.S. dollars) direct economic losses in China last year, down 30 percent from the average level in the previous years, according to the State Flood...

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China

China: The Journey to Fujian

Typhoon Moroket has been gradually fading away from people's mind, but the damages it brought to the Typhoon-hit people cannot be erased away so easily. Large amount of death fish sunk the fish man's...

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World + 4 more

Annual Tropical Cyclone Report 2009

Executive Summary The Annual Tropical Cyclone Report (ATCR) is prepared by the staff of the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), a combined United States Air Force/Navy organization under the...

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China + 1 more

China: Appeal No. MAACN001 Programme Update No. 2

This report covers the period from 1 July to 31 December 2009. In brief Programmes summary: The International Federation's support to the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) has had many achievements...

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China + 5 more

East Asia: Appeal No. MAA54001 Programme Update No. 2

This report covers the period from 01 July 2009 to 31 December 2009 In brief Programmes summary: The International Federation's East Asia regional office serves to support and build capacities within...

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Kenya + 12 more

2000-2009, the warmest decade

Press Release No.869 Geneva, 8 December 2009 (WMO) - The year 2009 is likely to rank in the top 10 warmest on record since the beginning of instrumental climate records in 1850, according to data...

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Philippines

Philippines: EL NIÑO ADVISORY No. 3

Conditions in the equatorial Pacific remain indicative of a weak-to-moderate El Niño. The latest global observation shows sea surface temperatures (SST's) warmed slightly in recent weeks indicating a...

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Philippines

RCA dispatches relief aid to Philippines

WAM Manila, Oct 24th, 2009 (WAM) -- The Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has offered humanitarian aid to the victims of floods in Philippines. The relief aid, which included food stuff items, was...

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