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State of Emergency Declared in DavNor, Philippines

Posted by feww on January 21, 2013

Flood emergency as 40,000 people evacuated in Davao del Norte province, Philippines

A State of Emergency has been declared in the province Davao del Norte following an extreme rain event that has triggered severe flooding throughout the region since last week. 

  • “The province is practically under the water for four days now so I have declared a state of emergency,” said the provincial  governor.”
  • The worst-hit areas are the municipalities of Kapalong , Carmen and Asuncion, said the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Center (PDRRMC).
  • More than 1,100 people have also been evacuated from New Corella, said the report.
  • “A total blackout has been reported in Kapalong for two days now and in Asuncion, while partial blackout was reported in Mankilam, Tagum City.”

Flooding in Jakarta, Indonesia displaces 100,000

Severe flooding in Jakarta has now claimed dozens of lives, affecting about 250,000 people and forcing more than 100,000 out of their homes.

  • At its peak, flooding inundated about a third of the Indonesian capital with up to 2 meters of water.

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U.S. Drought Disaster Spreads

Posted by feww on January 17, 2013

DISASTER CALENDAR SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,150 Days Left 

[January 17, 2013] Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.

  • SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,150 Days Left to the most Fateful Day in Human History
  • Symbolic countdown to the ‘worst day’ in human history began on May 15, 2011 …

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Dozens of additional counties across 8 states declared drought disaster areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated dozens of  additional counties across 8 states as drought disaster areas.  The designations include both primary and contiguous disaster areas.

  • The latest designations are for counties in the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Georgia, Florida and Alabama.
  • Drought Disaster 2013 has now spread to at least 904 counties across 27 states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wyoming.

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Deadly floods paralyze Indonesian capital, Jakarta

A state of emergency was declared by the new governor of Jakarta as severe flooding triggered by days of heavy rain inundated large parts of the Indonesian capital Jakarta, blocking roads and forcing up to 100,000 people from their homes.

  • Many businesses and government offices, especially in the capital’s central business district, were forced to close because staff could not get to work. Dozens of schools have told their students to stay at home.
  • At least half dozen people have been killed in the extreme rain and flood-related incidents so far.
  • “Rain will continue to fall in the greater Jakarta area … the potential for flooding remains,” a spokesman for the Meteorology Climatology Meteorology and Geophysics Agency told Reuters.

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