1. Corey

    Necessity of a Survival Kit?

    Do you think a survival kit is a necessity these days? Do you think there is a reason to have one other than for natural disasters?

    Asia-Pacific prone to natural disasters

    INCHEON, South Korea, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- More deaths occur from natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific than any other place in the world, a U.N. report released in South Korea found. A report from the U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific and the U.N. International...

    Natural Disasters Leave 173 Dead, Missing in Vietnam in October

    Natural disasters are estimated to have left 173 dead and missing, and 168 injured this month, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said Oct 28. Of the total, Quang Binh province reported the highest human loss of 72, followed by Ha Tinh with 31 and Nghe An 30. The calamities have caused...
  4. Unhypnotized

    Natural disasters at decade low in 2009-UN report

    Richard Cowan Reuters Tuesday, Dec 15th, 2009 The world this year suffered the fewest number of natural disasters in a decade, but floods, droughts and other extreme weather continued to account for most of the deaths and economic losses, according to a United Nations report released on...