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Italian-Americans Race to 'Step Up and Do Something' After Earthquake - NBC News

In Italian communities across the U.S., Italian-Americans are working the phones and keeping close watch on coverage of the disastrous earthquake.

Source: Italian-Americans Race to ‘Step Up and Do Something’ After Earthquake – NBC News


Italy quake: Emergency declared as hopes for more survivors fade - BBC News

Italy declares a state of emergency in the regions worst hit by Wednesday’s earthquake as hopes of finding more survivors fade.

Source: Italy quake: Emergency declared as hopes for more survivors fade – BBC News


Strong earthquake hits Italy, with reports of buildings collapsing

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 strikes north-east of Rome, with shock felt across region and mayor in town of Amatrice saying people buried under rubble An earthquake recorded at magnitude 6.2 has struck central Italy, with reports of extensive damage, people trapped, others fleeing into the streets and blackouts near the epicentre. 9 more words

Today in disaster resilience (26 August 2016)

Please find below some links to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news…

Current emergencies/disasters

Louisiana Flooding, One Week Later http://www.fema.gov/blog/2016-08-19/louisiana-flooding-one-week-later

Two dozen structures destroyed by eastern Washington wildfires… 1,530 more words

Emergency Management

Covert Media Launches Lexica Films For Foreign-Language Pics; First Project Is 'Earthquake'

Independent production, financing and distribution company Covert Media has formed international sales label Lexica Films and plans to launch five to 10 films per year through it. 229 more words

Breaking News

EARTHQUAKE ALERT: M 4.6 - 26km WSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska

Time 2016-08-25 23:13:22 UTC 2016-08-25 14:13:22 -09:00 at epicenter Location 52.030°N 177.237°E Depth 1.00 km (0.62 mi)

from USGS Magnitude 4.5+ Earthquakes, Past Hour http://ift.tt/2bmXMo6… 11 more words


Deadly earthquake rocks central Italy

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has hit central Italy, killing at least 120 people. The worst-hit towns of Amatrice and Accumoli have been partially demolished.

The earthquake struck near the central Italian town of Norcia in the province of Perugia at 3:36am local time (0136 UTC) on Wednesday. 361 more words