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The cholera epidemic in the Dominican Republic do not subside

CARACAS, July 9. / Itar-Tass Sereda /. The number of inhabitants of the Dominican Republic who died of cholera, to 71. According to the Ministry of Health of the Caribbean islands, the number of people who have died from suspected cholera since November last year was 174 people, but only 71 cases of suspicion was confirmed.

The number of inhabitants of the Dominican Republic, had been ill with cholera in the current epidemic has exceeded 1,600 people and the total number of patients with suspected disease of this dangerous disease, was close to 11 thousand Only during this week

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New Zealand earthquake destroyed the city of dust covered

The New Zealand city of Christchurch, which in February 2011 was badly damaged by the earthquake, has covered a huge cloud of dust. As reported on Wednesday, March 2, Agence France-Presse, strong — up to 70 kilometers per hour — the wind picked up in the air about 200 thousand tons of sand and silt trapped on the surface because of the aftershocks.

The incident greatly complicated the rescue operation, which continues in the city. It is noted that rescuers have continued to work, putting on face masks.

The earthquake that occurred in Christchurch on February 22, dozens of buildings

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Tomsk Region intends to restore fish stocks

Gosrybtsentr Tyumen branch opens in Tomsk in early 2013, the organization plans to study the fish stocks of the Tomsk region in order to restore them, told RIA Novosti the regional department of natural resources.

He noted that members of the department and the Tyumen Gosrybtsentr already discussing state and structure of the Tomsk branch. Order to create a plan to sign at the beginning of 2013. Perhaps it will be organized in the form of a research institute.

"This center research we need. Recent research in the field of ichthyology in the region — half a century ago, the

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An earthquake with magnitude 5.2 occurred near the border of Panama and Costa Rica

An earthquake with magnitude 5.2 occurred near the border of Panama and Costa Rica, no injuries or damage were reported

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 7. / Correspondent. ITAR-TASS Sergey Novozhilov /. An earthquake measuring 5.2 occurred today in the border area between Panama and Costa Rica. As the representatives of these countries, the data on damaged or destroyed as a result of the disaster has been reported.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was in Panama in the western city of Puerto Armueles, located on the Pacific coast. It occurs at a depth of 4.5 km.

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Transocean accused BP of distorting the data on state of emergency in the Gulf of Mexico

Transocean blames BP British oil and gas company in the distortion of the data on the volume spilled in the accident in the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster that will last for two months, reported Bloomberg.

By its actions, BP breached the contract with Transocean, is the owner of the sunken platform in the accident Deepwater Horizon, said Transocean.

After the explosion of BP's U.S. regulators make recommendations on a number of measures aimed at ending the oil spill, the priority of which was assessed, including on the basis of estimates of its volume. According to the Swiss company, based

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Southwest Colombia experienced a strong earthquake

In the south-western Colombia earthquake with magnitude 6.9. The epicenter was in shock 9.6 km to the southwest of the city of Pasto in Nariño municipality and had a depth of 128.8 km. Despite decent depth, strength of the earthquake was enough to feel the tremors even in Quito, capital of Ecuador, and in neighboring Peru.

It is reported that the earthquake was originally assigned a higher magnitude of 7.0 points, which was later reduced Geosluzhby U.S. seismologists. The earthquake injured eight people, all of them received injuries of various kinds. Six injured live in a village Jarque, Nariño,

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Fire put out on Mount Vitosha, a tourist symbols of Sofia

Forest fire occurred on Mount Vitosha, a tourist symbols capital Sofia, said on Monday the local state radio BNR, citing the head of the Sofia-fire Metodieva fire service.

Vitosha is close to Sofia. Located on a mountain on the Balkan Peninsula's oldest national park, which is visited by many tourists in the summer. Furthermore Vitosha known several ski routes are also popular among tourists in Bulgaria.

According to local media reports, the fire broke out the day before, but put it out so far. Fire occurred in remote areas where there is a lot of dead wood. In addition, in

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In Samara, the hurricane knocked dozens of trees

On the morning of the storm raging in Samara, does not stop the wind. According gidromettsetntra Volga, its speed reaches the city of 15 m / s, in the region — 20 m / s. Strong winds have led to falling trees, billboards. According to operative data, entered the control room of the Department of Ecology and improvement of administration g.o.Samara at 11:35 there were 18 fallen trees. For example, at the intersection of Sovetskaya and Win a tree fell on the tram tracks. In addition, trees were felled in the streets Victory Neverov, Chekistov Liberty Nagornaya Kakhovka, Artsybushevskoy, Democratic,

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Tens of thousands of people were left without Internet Vladivostok

As the last day before PCH downpour damaged communication of one of the ISPs. Access to the network is open to two major areas of the city. In addition, some sites do not work local companies and organizations.

Restoration work, according to the provider, will take approximately a few hours.

It is reported that the storm also deenergized traffic lights and street lights were flooded low-lying roads. Currently, utilities suggest in order.

On the subject:

Beijing suffered a severe thunderstorm

Beijing comes after a severe thunderstorm. Last night just an hour in the

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ASF virus is detected in the Bryansk region goszakaznike

African swine fever (ASF) was detected in wild boar in goszakaznike "Kletnyansky" in the Bryansk region, said on Thursday the regional emergencies department.

Six dead wild boars were found on Wednesday in place of bait in goszakaznike, near the village of Telc. Experts took samples of biological material, then killed pigs were burned on the spot. Studies have shown the presence of dead animals ASF virus.

"Measures are taken to prevent the spread of African swine fever virus: shoot the remaining herd of wild boar by hunters, public awareness … of measures to eliminate the virus from African swine fever,"

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