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Wildfires Force State of Emergency in Eastern Washington

Posted by feww on September 16, 2012

DISASTER CALENDAR SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,277 Days Left

[September 16, 2012] Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016. 

  • SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,277 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

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Global Disasters/ Significant Events

  • Washington, USA. Gov. Gregoire has declared a State of Emergency for all counties east of the Cascades on due to destructive wildfires.
    • “This is one of the worst fire situations that I can recall during my time as governor.  Firefighters have done a tremendous job to keep people safe, and keep the number of homes lost to a minimum. But they need more resources – especially as we expect weather conditions to remain less than favorable.” Gregoire said.
    • Multiple fires “currently threaten over 500 homes, resulting in numerous evacuations,” she added.
    • The Wenatchee Complex includes over 50 lightning-caused fires burning in Chelan County.
  • Alaska. “An unseasonable storm of considerable size and strength is affecting the southern mainland this weekend with strong winds and heavy rains. The low is near the Alaska Peninsula moving towards Bristol Bay.” NWS reported.
  • Utah. Washington County has declared a state of emergency after flash floods damaged Santa Clara, Ivins and St. George, reports said.
  • Idaho. Up to a million acres are being consumed by wildfires across Idaho.  The largest blazes include:
    • Mustang Complex: 315,000 acres
    • Trinity Ridge Fire
    • Sheep Fire
    • Mcguire Complex
    • Halstead
    • Porcupine Complex
    • Powell Sbw Complex
  • Portugal.  In the first 8 months this year,  16,168 forest fires consumed 73,055 hectares of forest, up 81 percent from 2011, said a report.
    • “One single giant blaze at Tavira, in the Algarve, which broke out on 18 July, ravaged 21,347 hectares of forest – some 29 percent of the total for all of Portugal from January and August.”
  • Okinawa.  NEWS BLACKOUT IN EFFECT CONCERNING THE EXTENT OF DAMAGE CAUSED BY TYPHOON SANBA

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Floods Force Evacuations in Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand

Posted by feww on September 16, 2012

DISASTER CALENDAR SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,278 Days Left

[September 15, 2012] Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016. 

Pakistan’s Dera Ghazi Khan, parts of Manila, Philippines and 10 Thai provinces submerged by floodwater

Thousands of people have been evacuated in central Pakistan, Metro Manila, Philippines and 10 of Thailand’s 77 provinces after floodwater inundated large areas.

  • Pakistan. At least 400 people have been  killed or injured due to flooding, triggered by extreme rain events, in Pakistan since late August.
    • Nearly four weeks  of torrential heavy rains across Pakistan have caused significant damage to property and public infrastructure in the country.


Aerial photo of flooded area in central Pakistan’s Dera Ghazi Khan taken from a military helicopter on Sept. 15, 2012.  (Xinhua/Stringer). More images…

  • Thailand.  Flooding in 10 of Thailand’s 77 provinces have forced at least 150,000 people to abandon their homes, and submerged about 300 square kilometers of farmland.

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