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New Jersey Declared Disaster Area, Again

Posted by feww on December 1, 2011

The Disaster President Signs New Jersey Disaster Declaration

Eight counties in New Jersey have been declared disaster areas due to damage caused by a severe snowstorm  on October 29, 2011.

Disaster Calendar 2011 – December 1

[December 1, 2011]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,567 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • New Jersey, USA.  The Disaster President has declared 8 New Jersey counties as disaster areas due to damage caused by a severe snowstorm  on October 29, 2011.
    • The disaster areas are Cape May, Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren counties.
    • Still reeling from the impact of Hurricane Irene, New Jersey counties have been declared major disaster areas for the 5th time so far this year.
    • Previous Major Disaster Declarations issued in 2011 were
      • Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee (Declared a Major Disaster Area on October 14).
      • Severe Storms and Flooding (September 15)
      • Hurricane Irene (August 31)
      • Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm (February 4)
    • New Jersey counties have also been designated as agricultural disaster areas multiple times.

[NOTE: About 50,000 people in New Jersey were affected by Irene. FEMA approved more than $160million for the individual claimants.]

Other Disasters

  • USA. More than 25,000 Americans have died from prescription drug overdose in the last 12 months. [The actual figure could be as high as 50,000 or even higher, that is at least 14 deaths per standard 100,000 population. FIRE-EARTH]
    • The main culprits based on narcotic pain relievers are hydrocodone (Vicodin), methadone, oxycodone (OxyContin) and oxymorphone (Opana).
    • The highest death rate occurred among people aged 35 to 54.
    • The number of overdose deaths was greater than deaths from heroin and cocaine combined.
    • An estimated 20 percent of Americans have used prescription drugs for nonmedical reasons.
    • Prescription drug abuse can lead to addiction and death. Main categories of drug abuse include:
      • Narcotic  painkillers
      • Sedatives and tranquilizers
      • Stimulants (Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse)


Source: Astho/CDC

Note: In 2007, a total of 2,423,712 resident deaths were registered in the United States. The total includes 451,034 deaths from residual or non-specified causes.

Top 15 causes of death:

1. Diseases of heart (heart disease) ~ [616,067 deaths]
2. Malignant neoplasms (cancer) ~ [562,875]
3. Cerebrovascular diseases (stroke) ~ [135,952]
4. Chronic lower respiratory diseases ~ [127,924]
5. Accidents (unintentional injuries) ~ [123,706]
6. Alzheimer’s disease
7. Diabetes mellitus (diabetes)
8. Influenza and pneumonia
9. Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis (kidney disease)
10. Septicemia (bacterial blood poisoning)
11. Intentional self-harm (suicide) ~ [34,598]
12.  Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis
13. Essential hypertension and hypertensive renal disease (hypertension)
14. Parkinson’s disease
15. Assault (homicide) ~ [18,361]

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Flooding Forces Thousands to Evacuate in India, Vietnam

Posted by feww on November 8, 2011

Floods Continue to Wreak Havoc Across SE Asia

Reported death toll from continued flooding in SE Asia now exceeds at least 1,000.

Disaster Calendar 2011 – November 8

[November 8, 2011]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,590 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • Vietnam. About 100 people have been killed or reported as missing in Vietnam’s worst flooding this century.
    • About 70 of the victims are said to be children under the age of 16, according to the UN.
    • Large areas in Central Quang Nam province as well as the Mekong Delta remain submerged.
    • About 150,000 homes have been inundated.
    • At least 10,000 of Quang Nam residents have been evacuated.
  • Tamil Nadu, India.
    • Extreme rain events have claimed at least 40 lives in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, displacing more than 6,500 others.

Other Global Disasters

  • South Korea. About 41 S. Koreans are committing suicides every day. The rise in suicide rates is said to be caused by increasing prevalence of mental health problems within the population.
  • Virginia, USA. The White House has declared a major disaster exists in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the area affected by an earthquake (Louisa County) during the period of August 23 to October 25, 2011.
  • Connecticut, USA. Connecticut’s death toll has climbed to 10  from the early nor’easter that struck New England on October 29.
    • At least 50,000 people are still without power nine days after the storm.
  • Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand.  For details of flooding in these countries see below links.

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Deadly Flooding in Italy Caused by Pre-Halloween Nor’easter Remnants

Posted by feww on November 5, 2011

Storm System Causes Intercontinental Devastation

Remnants of deadly pre-Halloween storm system that killed at least 22 people in New England causes severe flash flooding in northern Italy, leaving more than a dozen people dead or missing; more flooding is expected.

Disaster Calendar 2011 – November 5

[November 5, 2011]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,593 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • Genoa. Italy. At least a dozen people were killed or reported as missing when the Italian port city of Genoa was hit by flash floods following torrential rainfall caused by the remnants of pre-Halloween nor’easter that killed more than 22 people across New England and knocked out power to 4 million homes and businesses on October 29-30.
    • The system brought in heavy rains to much of northern Italy, flooding several areas including Venice.
    • Last week storms buffeted portions of Italy’s NW coastal regions of Liguria and Tuscany, causing severe flash floods and mudslides, destroying at least two of the five Cinque Terre villages, leaving more than a dozen people  dead or missing and prompting the authorities to declare a state of emergency.
  • Oman. Death toll from a tropical storm that swept across Oman has climbed to at least 16, reports said.
  • Somerset, England. A pile-up involving about 30 vehicles on England’s M5 highway has left about a dozen people dead and up to 40 others injured, some critically.
    • “It looked like two lorries had jack-knifed at the front. In all, there must have been eight or nine lorries and 15 cars behind them. There was smoke and flames everywhere.” Said an eyewitness.
    • Surface flooding and fog contributed to the deadly pile-up, reports said.

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