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Cyclone Pam ‘wipes out’ development

Herald Scotland reports on the situation on the pacific island nation of Vanuatu after being hit by cyclone Pam: The Pacific island nation of Vanuatu has lost years of development progress and must “start anew” following a powerful cyclone that … Continue reading

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Threefold increase in natural disaster-related deaths in Asia-Pacific

Mintnews reports on the statistical increase in deaths caused by natural disasters recorded in recent decades in the Asia-Pacific region: The Asia-Pacific region has recorded a near threefold rise in deaths because of natural disasters, with over 700,000 recorded deaths … Continue reading

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Pineapple Express to deliver ‘strongest storm since 2009′ to West Coast of the US

The Washington Post reports on a weather front building off the West coast of the US: A river of atmospheric moisture is setting up between the tropics in the Pacific Ocean and the West Coast of the United States, forecast … Continue reading

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