In Taiwan, 5,000 people were evacuated due to an approaching typhoon

In Taiwan, 5,000 people were evacuated due to an approaching typhoon danger zone

August 23, 2012 in Taiwan evacuated 5,000 residents as a precaution before the impact of Typhoon "Tembin." According to military officials, this is necessary to avoid this fatal accident three years ago, when typhoon "Morakot" took the lives of over 600 people in August 2009.

"The evacuation of residents in low-lying regions of the place or the places most prone to landslides. It also means that people will not be caught off guard, "- said the representative of the Ministry of Defence, David Lo. When

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Women could play a key role in the deepening crisis reducing the amount of available water

Women could play a key role in the deepening crisis reducing the amount of available water to save the planet

2000 years ago the Romans had a more advanced sewer system and free access to clean drinking water than many people of the modern world.

Women in developing countries could play a key role in improving the situation. This article will provide basic ideas presented Ph.D. Jeanette A. Brown at the symposium "International Sustainable development: the institutional framework" within the 224th National Meeting of the American Chemical society.   No matter how sad to admit it, but most

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Heavy rains take life 26 Pakistanis

Heavy rains take life 26 Pakistanis Natural Disasters

According to official figures, 23 August 2012 as a result of heavy rains and landslides killed at least 26 people and destroyed hundreds of homes in northern Pakistan. Pakistani Prime Minister Abdul Majed said that 685 houses and 125 shops were destroyed, along with surrounding roads. At the moment, expected financial aid from the government. Representative of the National Disaster Management reported that the final damage assessment was not carried out.

The cause of death of most people in the region of Kashmir was the collapse of buildings due to

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Russia luring Latvian youth

Ministry of Defence of Latvia: Latvian Russian luring young people

In the camps of the paramilitary nature of the Russian spring 2012 visited the Latvian youth, said Defense Minister Artis Pabriks, calling the situation threatens the security of Latvia.

"After analyzing the facts and documents, we can conclude that the purpose of these camps — the reintegration of Latvian society in the post-Soviet space. Young people who have been there, agree that in the post-Soviet space, the main language to be Russian, as well as the fact that it is impossible to review the history

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Typhoons in Vietnam and the Philippines

Typhoons in Vietnam and the Philippines Natural Disasters

According to authorities, the strong wind and rain caused by typhoon "Kai Tak" in the northern part of Vietnam, on 21 August took the lives of at least 17 people, destroying homes and inundating thousands of families a valuable crop. Coglasno National Committee of flood control, the typhoon that hit the country back on August 17, brought wind gusts that reached 100 kilometers per hour.

It is believed that many people were killed by landslides or trying to cross over the banks of the river. In the capital, Hanoi, have

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If they exist, then it is the new weapon of mass destruction

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Vladimir Emelianenko

Ministry of Health will soon report on the mental health of the nation will be on the table Russian parliamentarians. Its preparation involved deputy director of the Center for Social and Forensic Psychiatry. VP Serbian Zurab Kekelidze. On the question of why Moscow can

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Russia in the first person. Chechnya.

From 1994 to 2009, the Chechen Republic was in a state of war. When finished the main fighting in Grozny, 66% of the buildings were heavily damaged, and 28% — were completely destroyed. The question of the transfer of the capital to Gudermes. It took several years. Today Grozny — one of the most beautiful cities in Russia. Throughout the country is a grand building, financed by the federal government. Restored the destroyed hospitals, schools, stadiums, cultural facilities, build new. In Chechnya back people fleeing from the war.

This film — not about war and

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The number of refugees is growing for environmental reasons

The number of refugees is growing for environmental reasons Facts

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

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4 people were killed after an earthquake in Indonesia

4 people were killed after an earthquake in Indonesia Natural Disasters

According to official data, the Indonesian government a strong earthquake that occurred in the northern part of the island, took the lives of four villagers, and several dozen people were injured.

The representative of Indonesia's Department during the Holocaust said the cause of death of four people, including a 9-year-old boy, were brought down the rubble. 12 people have been hospitalized with severe cuts and fractures. An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred in the evening on August 18 at 35 kilometers from the south-east of Palu on

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Farm on the roof are increasing in the confined space of Hong Kong

Farm on the roof are increasing in the confined space of Hong Kong Facts

On the roof of high-rise 14-storey residential buildings in Hong Kong over vanity producers of organic crops grown in vegetable gardens, for example, potatoes and cucumbers. This need has appeared in a growing consumer demand for organic food in one of the most densely populated places on the planet.

"Better to grow food, you buy it in the supermarket," — said one of the residents of Hong Kong, who attends the "urban farm" twice a week. "Undoubtedly, the vegetables that people grow themselves, juicy

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