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A perfect storm is hitting the Gaza Strip.
Before Israel’s military assault this past July and August, the 1.8 million inhabitants of the Gaza Strip were living under a suffocating economic, cultural and political siege that made life unbearable. 423 more words
MY PIECE: Disaster response is a time for excuses and shirking as far as our bureaucracy & govts are concerned
Having covered some of the natural disasters in recent years, one can say that with the exception of Odisha vis-Ã -vis cyclone Phailin, hardly any state administration or bureaucracy has displayed the resolve and ability to act decisively in the face of a natural disaster. 842 more words
#JammuKashmirfloods: Flew maiden sortie onboard IAF's sole 'giant crane', its Mi26 helicopter, on deployment towards flood relief ops
Pressed to meet the growing requirements of rescue operations in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday deployed its only operational “flying crane” – the Mi-26 helicopter – from Chandigarh to Pathankot en-route to Awantipur south of Srinagar. 424 more words
While Martha was walking from the north end of town she met a good friend whom she had not seen for some time. As they were greeting each other with a hug, the earth trembled. 1,344 more words