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Global Disasters/ Significant Events – 31 May 2013

Posted by feww on May 31, 2013

Unemployment in Eurozone reaches new record high in April

Unemployment in the eurozone,  has hit yet another record high, with the seasonally-adjusted rate for April climbing to 12.2%, up from 12.1% the previous month, according to official statistics.

  • Some 95,000 additional people were out of work in the 17 countries that use euro (€), raising the total to 19.38 million.
  • Jobless rates were worst in Greece (27.0% in February 2013), Spain (26.8%) and Portugal (17.8%), Eurostat reported.


Hundreds Evacuated as Major Brush Fire Burns Out of Control in Calif.

A brush fire is burning out of control in the Angeles National Forest north of Castaic, officials said. The so-called  Powerhouse Fire, had burned about 1,300 acres and was uncontained, said the U.S. Forest Service.

Authorities were forced to evacuate hundreds of people on Thursday as the flames threatened homes and high-voltage power lines.

The fire broke out on Thursday afternoon in Francisquito Canyon, near Drinkwater Reservoir, said a report.


Iraq Body Count Continues Climbing

At least 38 more people were killed across Iraq on Thursday bringing the civilian death toll for May to 881 so far.


US: Risk of Severe Thunderstorms

Tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds from central Okla. to parts of the Ozarks forecast for Friday afternoon and evening; a Moderate Risk area is in place across extreme northwest Ark., extreme southeast Kan., extreme southwest Mo. and central and northeast Okla. Severe storms are also possible from northwest Texas to the Great Lakes. —NWS Storm Prediction Center


1,016 Days Left 

Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.

  • SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,016 Days Left to ‘Worst Day’ in the brief Human  History
  • The countdown began on May 15, 2011 …


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Drought Disaster Declared for 72 Counties in 9 States

Posted by feww on May 31, 2013

Drought Disaster Plagues at least 1,260 Counties across the U.S.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 72 additional counties in nine states as agricultural disaster areas due to the ongoing drought.

The latest designations including both primary and contiguous disaster areas are:-

  • Texas:   Total of  20 counties including Aransas, Atascosa, Crane, Bexar, Ector, La Salle a, Medin, Refugio, Ward, Calhoun, Frio, Live Oak, Neuces, San Patricio, Wilson, Crockett, Karnes, McMullen, Pecos and Upton.
  • Utah: 13 Counties including Piute, Sanpete, Sevier, Beaver, Emery, Juab, Utah, Carbon, Garfield, Millard, Wayne Rich and Summit.
  • Montana:  9 Counties including Jefferson, Madison, Beaverhead, Deer Lodge, Lewis and Clark, Silver Bow, Broadwater, Gallatin and Powell.
  • Idaho:  7 Counties including Canyon, Owyhee, Payette, Washington, Bear Lake, Bonneville and Cariboulll.
  • Nebraska:  6 Counties including Nuckolls, Adams, Clay, Fillmore, Thayer and Webster.
  • Nevada: 6 Counties including Humboldt, Eureka, Elko, Lander, Nye and White Pine.
  • Wyoming: Lincoln, Uinta, Sublette, Sweetwater and Teton counties.
  • Oregon: Malheur, Baker, Grant and Harney counties.
  • Kansas: Adams and Clay counties.

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U.S. Drought Disaster Map as of May 29, 2013. A total of at least 1,260 counties across 28 states are currently designated as [primary or contiguous] drought disaster areas.

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