Swedish Social Services received a request yesterday to accept a UNICEF worker smitten with Ebola for treatment. They merely responded with a demand for more information and when they did not get that information they rejected the request. 466 more words
Tags » Natural Disasters
- Obituary: Dr (Robert) Ivan Skinner 1923-2014
- Ring Spring Dampers: Passive control system for seismic protection of structures, N W Bishay-Girges, A J Carr
- Non- destructive method to investigate the hardness-plastic strain relationship in cyclically deformed structural steel elements, H Nashid, W G Ferguson, G C Clifton, M Hodgson, M Battley, C Seal, J H Choi… 121 more words
From death and vampires to the consideration of the world’s continuation.
It seems 2014 is holding its own against history-making past years such as 2001, which saw the destruction of the Twin Towers, and 2005, which was dominated by the London bombings, not to forget the countless natural disasters in between. 847 more words
CHINA ACCOUNTS FOR a disproportionate share of the world’s disaster-related displacement. That is not only a function of the size of its population. The country is at high-risk of being stricken by drought, seasonal floods, cyclones, earthquakes and landslides induced by the latter two. 307 more words