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Man survives 1976 Big Thompson flood, still recovering from loss in 2013

Loveland Reporter-Herald - ‎vor 15 Stunden‎
DRAKE - Jerry Shaffer survived the 1976 flood clinging to a tree, fighting for his life and that of a dear friend he held wrapped in his arms as the water literally washed them from their Cedar Park homes.

Crew members forced to abandon ship in Bering Sea heading to Anchorage - ‎27.07.2016‎
Smiloff said the mayor flagged her down late Tuesday morning after hearing word from the Coast Guard that the 220-foot trawler was in trouble and that the crew had donned survival suits and were awaiting rescue in three life rafts. The former Naval ...

The Sinking of Andrea Doria

History - ‎25.07.2016‎
The collision left the Doria damaged and listing heavily to one side, but thanks to the efforts of rescue ships, 1,660 people were saved before the ship finally capsized and sank the following morning.

Flash Flooding at campground - ‎23.07.2016‎
People at the Paradise Valley Campground, in Clayton County near McGregor and Garnavillo, are evacuating due to massive floods. Viewers at the campground say their campers and RVs are stuck. Police and fire rescue crews were working to help pull ...

Community pulls together

Moose Lake Star-Gazette - ‎25.07.2016‎
With two rivers, the Moose Horn and Portage, flowing into Moosehead Lake, the water level in the lake rose quickly, flooding the Moose Lake Campground. On Tuesday morning, campers had to evacuate the campground and move to higher ground.

Post-Quake Nepal Is Still Reeling 1 Year Later—For All the Wrong Reasons

Foreign Policy Journal - ‎22.07.2016‎
In fact, the sensationalism around the quakes and pleas for financial help by international non-governmental organizations (NGOs)with accompanying graphic portrayals of damage (to small pockets of the country) has devastated tourism throughout the land ...

How To Decide Whether To Launch Our Military

The Federalist - ‎20.07.2016‎
In August 1982, French, Italian, and U.S. forces arrived in Beirut under a United Nations (UN) peacekeeping agreement to assist in evacuating PLO forces to Tunisia. With the PLO safely ... Thus, the Marines in Lebanon lost any semblance of neutrality ...

Changing rhythms of life on the Mississippi

Press Tribune Newspaper - ‎21.07.2016‎
It takes some historic imagination to see this part of Mississippi's banks as they once were; though the crew of the Creole Queen riverboat is ready to help visitors find those lost pictures. ... It was the moment one of the most culturally unique ...

Lessons from the gas leak: City officials review emergency protocols and communications

Richmond-News - ‎21.07.2016‎
A gas leak in the city of New Richmond just after 5 p.m. Thursday, July 14 - a leak that prompted the evacuation of about a two-block area around the intersection of North Starr Avenue and East First Street - also resulted in the calling out of city ...

Westport's big storm still looms

Westport News - ‎21.07.2016‎
"In general, we should always be prepared for a hurricane," Jacquemin said, "as well as tornadoes, blizzards, floods and the like, because the reality is that in any given year, the severe weather can hit." Jacquemin's words echo those ... Koskinas ...

Red Cross opens shelter after flash floods in central NC

Greensboro News & Record - ‎17.07.2016‎
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - The American Red Cross opened a shelter Sunday for people forced to evacuate their homes after flooding caused by heavy rains that lashed across central North Carolina. Six people quickly checked into the shelter at Hillside High ...

Photo: The Canadian Press - ‎22.07.2016‎
Murdoch said Fox managers Bill Shine, Jay Wallace and Mark Kranz will assist him in day-to-day management of the network. Long-term ... Canadian aviation regulations prohibit any aircraft crew members from working while intoxicated or within eight ...

ICG saves vessel near Mumbai

The Asian Age - ‎15.07.2016‎
... Coast Guard (ICG) saved a flooding vessel near offshore Mumbai. ICG officials said that the vessel was evacuated safely and all of its crew was safe as only the forward side of the vessel had touched bottom. ... ICG officials informed that the ...