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How To Cope Up With Natural Calamities Like Earthquakes?

Natural calamities such as earthquakes can occur at any time so you need to be prepared for the same in advance. Almost each day you heard about earthquakes happening around the globe and many people got their lives in these. 265 more words

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Ang Mundo, Tao, at Diyos

ANG MUNDO, TAO, AT DIYOS

Ni Apolinario Villalobos

Babala:  Ang blog na ito ay para lamang sa mga naniniwalang may Diyos…

Ang mga bagay sa ating paligid, pati na ang tao, at ang maayos na pamumuhay ng lahat ang patunay na may Diyos….yan ang paniniwala ko na hindi pwedeng kontrahin ng iba. 634 more words

Forest fires and climate change: is there a link?

While the cases of forest fires have been increasing all over the world, most of them have been due to human activities and carelessness. As I’ve mentioned in my previous post, Forest Survey of India believes that 95% of the fires caused are due to human negligence. 775 more words

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Forest Fires: A burning issue

Forests have been a natural resource that humans have depended on for millions of years. Today, forests are also one of the most “endangered” natural resource. 825 more words

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A Plot of Earth: How Much Land Do I Need?

If given a plot of land and the financial resources to do whatever I please, what would I do?

My initial idea is to get a small portion to build a decent house for my family. 301 more words

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Interesting linkages between natural calamities, labor migration & remittances

According to World Bank’s recent Migration and Development Brief, remittances to labor-sending developing countries rise in the aftermath of a disaster. Moreover, those countries witness gradual increase in remittances in following years if extreme disasters, climatic & geological, affect more than 10% of the population – All developing nations saw rise in remittances by about 2% of average GDP in the first year following an extreme disaster and by approximately 5% by the third year. 36 more words

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