Posts Tagged ‘Natural disaster’

Iran – At least 180 killed in Iranian quake

Sunday, August 12, 2012 Comments off


August 12,  2012

The number of those killed by the earthquake on Saturday in northwestern Iran has risen to 180 people with number of injured now exceeding 1,300.
Two powerful tremors measuring 6.4 and 6.3 on the Richter scale stroke on Saturday near the towns of Tabriz and Ahar with their epicenters Read more…

50 killed in China flooding

Friday, June 29, 2012 Comments off

Heavy flooding has killed 50 people while over 40 remain missing in southern and northern Chinese provinces. The regions have been seeing heavy downpours since June 20. Read more…

Second powerful earthquake strikes Italy – at least 15 dead

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 Comments off

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake has struck northern Italy with authorities reporting 15 dead. It comes a week after a 6.0-magnitude tremor hit the same region, killing seven and destroying hundreds of buildings. Read more…

Japan -Telecom symposium to learn from 3.11 disaster

Friday, March 16, 2012 Comments off

An international forum has been held in the quake-hit northeastern Japanese city of Sendai to discuss telecommunication networks which can withstand natural disasters. Read more…

EU gives no safety assessments on nuclear plants

Friday, November 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 25,2011

The European Union has released an interim report on its stress tests for the bloc’s nuclear reactors, but gave no safety evaluations.

In response to the Fukushima nuclear accident in March, the EU has been conducting stress tests since June on all 143 reactors in 14 of its member Read more…

More seawater damage on farmland found

Monday, April 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 25,2011
More farmland in the city of Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan was found to have been damaged by seawater.

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