In five provinces of Ecuador entered emergency mode

The Government of Ecuador has declared a state of emergency due to a natural disaster in five coastal provinces worst affected by the rains and floods: Manabi, Los Rios, Guayas, El Oro and Loja. President Rafael Correa has ordered the Ministry of Finance to allocate the necessary funds to ensure the provision of all the necessary people in the affected provinces.

Most of this winter hit Manabi province, where most of the problems detected, especially in the cantons Portovieho, Chone, Hupihapa, Santa Ana, Tosagua, Manta. In Portovieho, for example, some of the streets filled with mud flowing

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Because of the typhoon in the Philippines Uoshi killed more than 900 people

Philippine authorities reported that floods and landslides caused by typhoon "Uoshi" killed at least 957 people in the country. As reported in the Tuesday, December 20, Reuters, 49 more people remain missing.

Most of the "Uoshi", which hit the Philippines late last week, affected coastal villages around the cities of Cagayan — de Oro and the league, in the south of the country.

Reuters notes that the authorities of the city as quickly as possible trying to bury the dead, to prevent the spread of infectious diseases in the centers where evacuated people affected by the typhoon.

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Two months of rain in Colombia turned the death of about a hundred people

Season of torrential rains that hit the Columbia, and the resulting landslides, mudslides and floods in September this year, has already claimed the lives of 96 people, seven were missing and 68 were injured, according to the Red Cross of the South American country.

In early November of this year in a single day in the central part of the country were killed by landslides immediately 35. According to the forecasts of meteorologists, tropical storms do not stop in Colombia, at least until the first months of 2012. The reason for such a long period of rain is an atmospheric

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In the north-east of India was a strong earthquake

In the Indian state of Sikkim in the north-east of the country, an earthquake measuring 6.8 magnitude. Much affected, at least nine people were killed.

After the first quake was followed by new tremors comparable power — up to 6 magnitudes. According to preliminary data, resulting in up to 12 buildings collapsed in the state capital — the city Gangtok.

In addition, in some areas went landslides, which caused power cuts in some cities in the state disconnected cellular communication. In the affected communities are already working teams of rescuers, TV channel "Russia-24".

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In southern Brazil because of rains declared emergency mode

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 1. In the 10 cities of the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina because of heavy rains obyavlen emergency mode.

As RIA "News", the verse zastronula more than 50 cities in the state.

Heavy rain, held in the region in the past two days, soprovozhdallsya hurricane wind and hail, which broke windows and roofs of houses.

As a result, affected 235 thousand inhabitants. 3 thousand 742 people homeless, one hurt.

Recall that in February, more than 900 people were killed in landslides and floods that hit the January 11-12, mountainous areas of the Brazilian state

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More than 1.57 million people were affected by natural disasters in the South China

Beijing, July 16 / Xinhua / — More than 1.57 million people were affected by natural disasters in the eight provincial administrative units located in the area between the Yangtze and Huaihe rivers, south of the Yangtze River in the south and south-west China. Such information is disseminated on Friday the Office of the State Committee to minimize damage from natural disasters.

From 11 to 14 July in the above areas, heavy rains have fallen in some places — the rains accompanied by strong winds, thunderstorms and hail, resulting in 42 counties of 20 cities Jiangsu, Anhui, Jiangxi, Hunan,

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Successful operation of Swiss doctors

According to the press service of the University Hospital of Zurich, for the first time in the world was carried out a unique operation, in which, the Swiss surgeons removed a fragment of the heart and had a liver transplant. According to doctors, the comprehensive operation involved about twenty professionals. In April, the patient was found desyatisantimetrovaya tumor on the liver. In addition to the liver, the tumor has spread to part of the atria, the upper vein and peripheral tissues affected. During the eleventh hour operation, surgeons reconstructed upper vein with blood vessels that connect it to the heart.

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Filipino about. Mindanao was another flood

Philippines recorded in its history another flood, which at this time was in the interior province of South Agusan region Karaga on about. Mindanao. There is evidence that at the time of the disaster drowned one 4-year-old child. After the rains, the ruling in the province for about a week, affected 49,073 Filipinos and 10,599 families from more than 45 villages.

As of 26 February, in the municipality of Veruela number of flooded villages was the highest (12 villages and 12,125 people) compared to other areas of Southern Agusan. The second account is San Luis, where the water affected

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Japan disposed of only 5% of waste arising from the tsunami in 2011

Japan of 22.5 million tons of trash and debris as a result of a giant tsunami on March 11 last year, yet managed to destroy or be recycled only 1.17 million tons, or 5% of the total, reported the Ministry of Environment.

The problem of waste disposal is very acute in affected by the disaster three prefectures — Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima. The volume of waste is far exceed Prefectural recycling, processing and disposal. For example, Iwate Prefecture take 11 years for it to recycle themselves, Miyagi — 19 years.

Immediately after the disaster, 572 administrative units made known willingness

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U.S. South disrupt the April tornado

About 300 people were killed in a series of tornadoes in the southern United States. Dozens of people are still unaccounted for. Hardest hit Alabama, where the element has claimed the lives of nearly 200 people. Cmerch wider than a mile was the largest in the history of weather observations in the state.

In just two days of the southern states swept at least 300 tornadoes. Hurricane rains accompanied by thunderstorms and hail. Storm warning meteorologists announced in advance. But no emergency services, nor the inhabitants of the disaster of such a force did not have time to

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