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Crisis Angels have different human faces

No, I never saw an ANGEL,
but it is irrelevant whether I saw one or not.
I feel their presence around me.

Paulo Coelho

My faith in the meaning of the words is unquestionable. 594 more words


The Economic Impact on women in disaster affected areas in Australia: Community Forum October 23

Economic Security 4 Women and the National Rural Women’s Coalition are holding a forum on a gendered approach to disaster relieve.

“We know that women do the greater amount of unpaid care work in the family as well as in the community, and that this increases during and after a disaster. 89 more words


Stunning Scenes From California's Central Valley Drought

Source: zerohedge

No matter what you have read or seen so far on California’s historic Central Valley drought, you probably haven’t been touched by it as much as you will be by the following video from the… 9 more words

Natural Disaster

October 19 - A New Low

Today’s factismal: The most intense Atlantic hurricane ever recorded was Wilma, with a low pressure in the eye of just 882 mbar.

If you are a meteorologist, then 2005 is probably your favorite year. 300 more words

Earth Science

Where Were You?

Where Were You?
D. Paul Angel
750 Words

Yesterday was the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake.  This is an autobiographical #FridayFlash of the 16 year old me’s experience of the 6.9 Earthquake. 753 more words


October 18 - Winner By A Landslide

One of the amazing things about science is how often things at one scale apply at another as well. For example, you can measure the way that a cup of lye reacts with a cup of water and know how much heat will be produced if you use a ton of lye and a ton of water instead. 1,568 more words