42 million people have emigrated from natural disasters in 2010

About 42 million people have been forced from their homes because of natural disasters around the world in 2010, is more than double that in the previous year, experts said. One reason could be the number and climate change, the international community must do more to contain it, the experts said. Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, said the increase of 17 million displaced people in 2009 was mainly due to the effect "mega-disaster"Such as the massive floods in China and Pakistan and the earthquakes in Chile and Haiti. He noted that more than 90% of natural disasters were caused by

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Transportation of containers by Trans-Siberian Railway in international traffic in 2011 increased by 27%

Volume shipments of large containers on the Trans-Siberian Railway in international traffic in 2011 amounted to 564 thousand TEUs, up by 27.3% more than in 2010, reported IA "rzhd-PARTNER" in the Coordinating Council on Transsiberian Transportation (CCTT ).

In particular, transit of 45.6 million TEUs, up 40.7% from a year earlier. Import — 279.1 thousand TEU (+20.8% in 2010) export — 239.3 thousand TEU (+33.4%). Including container trains transported 26.2 thousand, 130.4 thousand and 59 thousand TEUs respectively (total — 215.5 thousand TEUs).

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In 2012, the Earth and the sun blind will come doomsday

NASA with the National Academy of Sciences of the United States made the calculations of solar activity and get the result, according to which in 2012 is expected to release a giant solar plasma and paralysis, as a result, the global energy system in the world.

Charge plasma spewed Solntses paralyzes all electrical networks and everything that runs on electricity. Electromagnetic catastrophe breaks out on Earth without warning, the planet will be unprepared for such a disaster, Komsomolskaya Pravda.

Enormous solar flare — the so-called coronal mass ejections lead to geomagnetic storms of unprecedented strength and global catastrophe. Alarm by

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In ancient times, the continents were sent to flight

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700 million years ago our planet experienced a sudden strain, which sent the entire continent in moving across the equator at a breakneck speed in geological terms — in just a few million years. Previously, this idea has been the subject of controversy, but now it's been

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China: more than 30 million people have been affected by drought

The consequences of the worst in the last 50 years of drought in China in more or less experienced about 35 million people, according to the government.

More than five million people lack drinking water, in addition, due to the reduction of hydro there is a shortage of electricity in the region.

Employees of the world's largest dam on the Yangtze River have warned that if in the next two weeks is not the rain, they are no longer able to discharge water from the river.

The effects of drought in the agricultural sector could have a

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Russia’s first drug for the treatment of hepatitis C

March 18, 2013 drug for the treatment of hepatitis C, "Algeron" received a certificate of registration. Russia's first drug pegylated interferon alpha — an innovative biopharmaceutical company developing BIOCAD. Today, the world's only two drugs are similar level, both — imported. "The emergence of the domestic market of the drug pegylated interferon alpha will significantly improve the availability of modern effective treatment of chronic hepatitis C to Russian patients. According to the results of clinical trials, "Algeron" demonstrated high efficacy and safety, nothing rivals the imported drugs for the treatment of hepatitis C, "- said vice-president of research and

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The first resident Titanium Valley has started construction work

The first resident of SEZ "Titanium Valley" — LLC "Stroydizel-Composite" started construction work at the site of a special economic zone in the Upper Salda. By September of this year, here will bring construction materials and equipment, as well as manufacturing equipment and lines for the production of nanostructured composite fiberglass pipe.

The first phase of the plant for the production of composite pipe will open in November 2013. Fully complex will start in the summer of 2014. The company is designed for 500 jobs. The total area of the industrial site of the plant will be

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More than 20 people have died in China since the beginning of July due to heavy rains

More than 20 people have died in China since the beginning of the month as a result of heavy rains, destroyed around a million homes, according to local media.

Heavy rain does not stop in a number of regions of the country for several weeks, which caused many landslides and mudflows.

According to the latest data, only in the last four days of the element has claimed the lives of 11 people in the southern province of Guangzhou. The region has damaged nearly one million dwellings. According to weather forecasts, weather will remain in the province has at

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Flooding in Pakistan is ignored by Western media

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April 6. Pakistan still have a long way to restore because of the devastating floods that have occurred in the past year.

Some areas of Sindh (The third largest in Pakistan — annotated. Translator) in southern Pakistan are still under water, and hundreds of thousands of people are still living in temporary camps. On the restoration of millions of homes, bridges, and schools will go for years. As John Barrent, one of those who are engaged in flood relief, the Department for International Development, United Kingdom, that "it is difficult to

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A map of the famine in 2011

For the UN World Food Programme made a map of the famine in 2011. The map was prepared on the basis of last year's report on the situation of food security in the world. The report of the UN World Food Programme states that the main causes of hunger in many parts of the world are natural disasters, conflict and a lack of infrastructure in agriculture. According to the report, at present there are about a billion people live in poverty. 1 of 6 people are malnourished, needed for healthy living.

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