Asian cities under threat of natural disasters

Asian cities under threat of natural disasters Natural Disasters

Global warming leads to such storms, droughts and heat shock, and in some places and floods that people of the world it's time to have in stock plan in the event of another natural disaster before met destructive power. Particularly worth to be on guard zones with high population density, poor regions of the planet, though from natural disturbances are not perfect, the new tropical cyclones, floods and drought threaten all from Mumbai to Miami.

The impact of rising temperatures and sea levels annually bring the world economy damage in 80

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Scientists fear the growth of cities

The fear of urban growth to save the planet

If 2030 does not change the existing structure of the development, the city will be able to take an additional 1.5 million km2, which is comparable with the territory of countries such as France, Germany and Spain. This may require an increase in the number of the world's population from 7 billion to 9 billion, when every week for the next 38 years an increase of about a million people. While the urban population will increase from 3.5 to 6.3 billion people.

Fig. One hundred years ago there were fewer than

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Areas of Krasnoyarsk Territory received new buses

Nine new buses will transport LiAZ people in three cities — Achinsk Divnogorsk and Zaozernoye, and four areas — Shusha, Taseevskoye, Karatuzskoe and Balahtinskoj areas.

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Before the end of this year to upgrade the bus fleet of state-of the regional budget allocated 60 million rubles. Thus the end of December districts will receive 13 new buses PAZ.

According to the Prime Minister's edge, a program to upgrade public transport is realized in the region for several years. "We were able to completely solve the issue on school buses, and today in the 49 municipalities

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Chinese rivers burst their banks, is dead

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BEIJING, Sept. 20. / Correspondent. Itar-Tass Kirillov /. About 71 thousand people have been evacuated in Shaanxi Province in northwest China because of the strong over the past half-century flood, according to Chinese media today.

Its banks went Weihe River and its tributaries. Disasters caused by heavy rains — the rise of water levels and landslides — have resulted in the deaths of Shaanxi 35 people, 17 of which were buried under a landslide at a factory on the outskirts of the provincial capital — the city of Xi'an. Another 15 people reported missing.

To

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Farewell to the American Dream!

The socio-economic situation in the United States began to deteriorate as a result of massive defaults on the grassroots, municipal level, which is carefully concealed from the federal and international statistics

Over the past two years showed a strange migration trend of 21 of my classmates and friends, has long been safely ensconced for permanent residence in the United States, more than half, 12 people, unexpectedly returned to Russia. On the question of "why", says people are just horrible stories, more similar to the round-up of the poorest countries in Africa. "America is not the one!", —

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Torrential rains caused floods in southern Spain

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MOSCOW, May 19 — RIA Novosti. Heavy rains that began on Wednesday in the province of Andalusia in southern Spain, led to flooding in a number of cities, killed an elderly woman, reported Thursday by the Associated Press, citing local media.

According to the National Spanish TV channels, the most affected by the disaster was the area around the city of Cordoba. Flood waters destroyed homes and carried cars through the streets. Residents of more than 150 homes have been evacuated.

It was learned that rescue workers found the body of 85-year old woman.

Other details are not yet

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Ekaterinburg and Chelyabinsk are on the list of seismically dangerous cities

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In the next 50 years in the Central and Southern Urals can happen earthquake measuring up to eight points on a 12-point scale Medvedev — Shponhoyera — Karnik. It is reported that such a forecast of the Russian Federation State Committee for Construction posted.

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Worn over the Iranian city of UFOs

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April 21, residents of Pyla-Sevar Ardabil province in northern Iran witnessed a UFO flying in the sky over this city. According to an eyewitness, who shot flying object on a video camera, a glowing ball that has two plechevidnyh luminous wings, appeared in the sky over the

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More than 50 cities have declared emergency mode due to drought in Brazil

March 27. More than 50 cities have declared emergency mode due to the prolonged drought in the northeastern Brazilian state of Piauí, said local civil defense service.

According to authorities, the state is experiencing one of the most severe droughts in the last ten years, as a result of which has already affected more than 500,000 people. From September 2011, the region fell to only 124 millimeters of rain at the rate of 300-400 millimeters. This led to a massive loss of crops in the fields and caused a crisis in the state of agriculture, said GO

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Seven cities in Brazil are cut off from the outside world due to rains

Heavy rains washed out roads and cut off from the outside world the seven cities in the northern Brazilian state of Para, said on Thursday the local civil defense service.

According to the ministry, which lasted from the beginning of the week the rains have washed away the roadbed one of the main thoroughfares of the region — Transamazonskoy highway. Local rivers burst their banks, 350 families were forced to leave flooded homes. No casualties were reported, said GO service.

According to meteorologists, the rainy season in the Brazilian Amazon is just beginning, and with

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