From landslides killed 10 times more people than previously thought

From landslides killed 10 times more people than previously thought Facts

According to a British study published August 14, 2012, the number of victims of landslides in 10 times more than previously thought. The vast majority of deaths occur in South Asia, Latin America and China.

In the period from 2004 to 2010, worldwide there were 2620 landslides took the lives of 32,322 people. As reported by researchers at Durham University in northeast England, estimates are preliminary. Landslides often occur in the summer in the northern hemisphere, particularly in the Asian monsoon. Most often, the victims are residents

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Planet do not have enough people

«Pew Research Center» summed up a long study that showed: Childbearing in the United States had fallen to a record low — 63.2 children per 1,000 women of childbearing age. Analyst Jason Riley notices, that the fanatics of population control in ecstasy, but in actual fact there is no reason for joy.

Other countries tend to build up in the long-term economic prosperity associated among the rest, and with the reduction of the birth rate, but quite the opposite: the tendency of decline of childbearing may be a danger of future prosperity. So says Miriam Jordan of the center "Drink."

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Vietnam helps North Korea to survive floods

Vietnam helps North Korea has experienced flooding Facts

Vietnam is going to help North Korea experienced flooding five thousand tons of rice, because after the terrible events of the fields have been destroyed, 212,000 people lost their homes, and 160 people died. Such assistance will help to dispel the fears of the population of the impending famine, which can take the lives of 1 million people, as has happened in the 90's. However, according to the UN, a full assessment of damage will be installed by the end of September. More than 65,000 hectares of land flooded during the floods,

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Heat wave in France can reach the danger level 2

Heat wave in France can reach the danger level 2 Weather and Climate

Temperature readings in parts of France can reach 40 degrees Celsius 18 and 19 August 2012, causing concern among the population especially after the period 2003 heat wave killed about 15,000 people. It was after this, in 2004, France provided a warning system heat waves.

Health Minister Marisol Touraine said that the level of risk can reach 2 on a scale of 1 to 3 alert system heat waves. Early warning allows people most susceptible to the influence of heat, avoid the adverse effects of

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Floods in central Nigeria took the lives of 28 people

Floods in central Nigeria took the lives of 28 people Natural Disasters

According to local authorities, the floods in central Nigeria, caused by heavy rain, took the lives of 28 people. List of missing grows. Many houses, bridges and land destroyed. It is reported that about 1,500 residents were evacuated.

The Red Cross is assessing the magnitude of floods. According to preliminary data of the water it took at least 5 settlements. Two days of heavy rains are the most this season. Evacuated people remain in need of food and blankets.

This is not the first

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Fires in Southeast Asia take away lives of 15 thousand during the El Niño

Fires in Southeast Asia take away lives of 15 thousand during the El Niño Facts

According to scientists, forest fires in Southeast Asia each year take the life of 15,000 people when the El Niño phenomenon covers the region. The death of so many people due to severe air pollution to the local increase in the concentration of ozone, which are stress factors, such as the heart and to the lungs.

U.S. scientists Environment analyzed the levels of harmful particles in the air in the south-east Asia in the period from 1997 to 2006. It should be noted

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Disaster particularly seriously affected the Asian cities

Disaster particularly seriously affected the Asian cities Facts

Deadly floods, power outages, endless traffic jams — all a result of rapid economic development, extreme weather conditions and migration of rural residents to cities. Accordingly, the absence of a competent strategic development plan, a minor investment in infrastructure and the lack of political will has meant that large cities are critically vulnerable to climate change.

Over the last few years in Bangkok and Manila hit by severe floods for decades, while India was the world's largest power outage due to queries raised by the burgeoning industry, a growing number

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Fires in Spain led to the evacuation of thousands of people

Fires in Spain led to the evacuation of thousands of people Natural Disasters

Since the beginning of the fire at the two Canary Islands La Gomera and Tenerife evacuation exposed 5000 people. Many roads are blocked for security reasons. Fire swept the smallest island of the archipelago more than a week ago, but so far the operation to extinguish not yielded results. The flames threatened the safety of local national parks. In one of them, called Garajonay destroyed almost 810 hectares of forest. This is a huge loss, as many of the species of flora have an age of more

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More than 300 people of Iran are victims of two earthquakes

More than 300 people of Iran are victims of two earthquakes Natural Disasters

Overcrowded hospitals northwestern Iran helped several thousand people after two powerful earthquakes that took place on 11 August 2012. About 300 people died in the disaster.

Was recorded about 60 small earthquakes that caused panic among the population. As a result, thousands of people spent the night in tents or on the streets for fear of repeated powerful earthquakes. It is believed that the greatest losses and major damage occurred in the villages around the towns of Ahar, Varzagan and Aris, and near the major

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Fires in southern Greece

Fires in southern Greece Natural Disasters

On the Greek island of Kos, located in the Aegean Sea, in the new wave of fires forced the evacuation of three tourist hotel. All visitors had to be expected on the beach near the water, while firefighters tried to control the fire. Among the people there were no injuries, although their health deteriorated somewhat because of thick acrid smoke from the burning wood.

As it turned out, there was originally a fire in the forests of Arcadia and spread rapidly through the wind with a speed of 50 km / h

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