11:32 am - Monday May 28, 2012

Archive: Disasters Subscribe to Disasters

hqdefault

How to Help with North Texas Tornado Relief

The Volunteer Center of North Texas sent out a news release Tuesday night calling for North Texans who can volunteer to help those whose homes were destroyed or damaged in Tuesday afternoon’s tornadoes and storms. They are assembling a...

Tornado Relief Efforts Under Way

Several relief efforts are under way for the victims of the tornadoes that ripped across North Texas Tuesday afternoon. The Red Cross of North Texas is collecting donations to pay for rent or hotel rooms, food, clothes and other items for families...
tornado-relief

How You Can Help Texas Tornado Victims

There are several ways that you can help out people affected by yesterday’s tornados across North Texas. The easiest, and most effective, is to give money to the Red Cross of North Texas. This money helps pay for rent or hotel rooms, new...
Texas Tornado Images, Texas Tornado Pictures

Schneider National Dealt ‘Financial Hit’ by Texas Tornado

About 100 pieces of truck equipment were damaged Tuesday after a tornado hit at a Schneider National Inc. facility in Dallas. The company said Wednesday that recovery efforts started Tuesday night and are “proceeding quickly.” About...
tornado

Tornadoes Tear Through Dallas Area As Storms Rip Across Texas

DALLAS — Tornadoes raked the Dallas area Tuesday, crumbling a wing of a nursing home, peeling roofs from dozens of homes and spiraling big-rig trailers into the air like footballs. More than a dozen injuries were reported. Overturned cars...
big tornadoes, real tornadoes

Powerful Tornadoes Strike Texas

More than a dozen injuries ranging from minor to severe have been reported after tornadoes and violent storms raked through the Dallas area. Officer Paul Beck in the Dallas suburb of Lancaster says 10 people were injured when a reported tornado...
Latest Natural Disaster, Natural Disaster Images

IADB Plans Natural Disaster Fund for Latin America

The Inter-American Development Bank has proposed allowing member countries to tap loans in case they need to respond to natural disasters, the multilateral lender’s president said on Saturday. Luis Alberto Moreno said the disaster funding...
natural disasters

Despite Disasters, Leaders Say Cruise Industry Safe

Cruise industry leaders on Tuesday gathered for their inaugural convention since the Costa Concordia disaster, driving home their commitment to safety and expressing confidence that the resulting lull in business is only temporary. The Concordia...
tornado

Towns Declared Natural Disasters

Following extensive rainfall which has plagued the north and north-west of New South Wales this year another two council areas have been declared natural disasters. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher has announced Brewarrina...
natural-disasters

Australia Helps Fiji Prepare For Natural Disasters

Natural disasters take lives, shatter communities, inflict devastating economic losses and erode hard-won development gains. Over the past 50 years natural disasters have affected almost four million people in the Pacific, or half the current...
<-- Google Analytics Start --> <-- Google Analytics End--> <-- Infolinks Start--> <-- Infolinks End-->