More than 30 people have died this week in China as a result of rainfall

More than 30 people were killed last week in several provinces of China as a result of heavy rains, said on Tuesday agentstvoSinhua.

Rainfall continues in some regions of China from the end of June. Rains cause landslides, mud flows, collapse of houses.

According to the Ministry of Civil Affairs, the fate of the four people are missing. The total number of victims of elements during the summer is not given.

All suffered from the weather for more than 7 million people living in 233 districts of the provinces of Jiangsu, Anhui, Hubei, Sichuan, Guizhou, Chongqing municipalities.

According to preliminary

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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 least a

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GSS report for 2012

Some (but almost everything!) Noticed in the media report only the amount of GSS debt of $ 2 billion, making up an unhealthy sensation of the alleged bankruptcy soon.

However, the proposed studythe report itself, there are a lot of interesting things.

From the annual report for 2012 GSS

 

Design

In 2012, construction work was carried out to complete the following tasks: 1) Development of design documentation for the life extension to 6000 flight 9000 flight hours. 2) Delivery, assembly, installation, carrying out acceptance tests in a simulator

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The number of refugees is growing for environmental reasons

It is no secret that millions of people are moving to other countries and cities due to ecological imbalance. Until recently, people thought of refugees only in a political context. Despite the fact that the modern world in which more and more people are becoming dissatisfied occurring in natural and environmental disasters, takes a new concept of "environmental refugees", many countries are trying hard to ignore the folding state of affairs.

According to the UN Convention of 1951, under a refugee is a person experiences fear of persecution on account of membership in a social group or class

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In Adygea clinics will run until December 1, a system of electronic records to doctors

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Maikop. November 23. Interfax-South — The project on the introduction of a unified national health information system is completed in Adygea, "Interfax-South" in the regional Health Ministry on Friday.

"This system includes, among other things, a system of electronic patient records to the doctor. In 2011-2012, the introduction of this system has been planned allocation of 42.8 million rubles. It will run until December 1 this year, "- said the source.

As the representative of the national Ministry of Health, as at present more than 90% of the planned volume of contracts to equip ambulances GLONASS system, which should

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Bangladesh threatens water crisis

Water and sewerage company (PEC) reports that the residents of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, the daily required 2.2 billion gallons of water, but the real number is less than 2 billion liters.

VIC oversees 600 deep wells extracting water, but apart from them in the capital is located about 2000 private wells. About 87% of people get fresh water from deep wells, and the rest are treated surface water. April Showers in 2012 were able to slightly improve the situation, but the problem persists.

Dhaka is a problem, depending on the water table, while for improvement need to use

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53 houses partially destroyed by tremors in eastern Tajikistan

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17.01.12.CA-NEWS (TJ) — 53 houses partially destroyed by ongoing for three weeks of tremors in Darvaz district in the east of Tajikistan, said at a press conference in Dushanbe on Tuesday, the first deputy chairman of the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense (CSF) of the Republic Abdusattor Khushvakhtov.

According to him, the magnitude of the oscillations reaches 2.0-3.0.

He noted that in the area of organized point of ongoing monitoring and 10 households provided first-needed assistance in the form of food and warm clothing.

According to seismologists, the oscillations of the earth's crust in this region are

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Drought in Texas killed 300 million trees

Conduct re-examination of hundreds of sites in the forests in the state of Texas showed that the drought in 2011 killed about 301 million trees.

Last December the Texas Forestry Department stated that, according to preliminary data, the drought has led to the deaths of 500 million trees, the newspaper "Yu-Es Tudey Hey." According to the results of three studies using ground inspections and studying satellite images, it became clear that the number of dead trees was significantly less than predicted. The researchers studied the trees in the rural areas, victims of drought, insects and diseases caused by stress from

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The reason for the largest volcanic activity of the last 300 million years remains a mystery

The biggest example of volcanic activity of the last 300 million years, could not have been caused by a meteorite.

About 120 million years ago, about 1% of the Earth for 7 million years there were volcanic eruptions. It was in the Pacific, the site of the present-Ontong Java Plateau, which was formed as a result and.

The hypothesis of a meteorite launched long ago. For verification team analyzed Gorgo rock-a-Cherbara in central Italy at the time connected to the scope of the eruption.

The researchers focused on platinum group elements, ie platinum, iridium, ruthenium, rhodium, palladium, osmium,

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Withdrawn almost 2,000 cars Chevrolet Niva

The defect caused the brake system reviews 1973 cars built joint venture GM-AvtoVAZ. Manufacturer began to check the vacuum amplifier of brakes on all machines Chevrolet Niva, shipped from 6 to 18 October. Appropriate instructions given to dealers and customers have already started visiting the service station. It should be noted that the work on the bugs — a rare occurrence for the Russian automobile industry. Some design flaws models are well known, and yet the cars in this form may be off the production line for decades. Although the machine malfunctions issued a circulation of several million

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