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Consolidation: A PCV's worst nightmare!

Having already been through an evacuation, I know how difficult this is.  The unknowing, the mourning and feeling of loss can overwhelm you.  The worst part is that you get to be moved to safety while those you love and care for are left to grasp a disaster without the benefits of being moved to safety. 189 more words

Peace Corps

Can we ignore common sense?

Yesterday there was a tsunami, hurricane, volcanic eruption and an earthquake.

You wouldn’t doubt these things if you woke up and every news station reported the devastation of lands near and far.   437 more words

Pan Guangxue: Friendship Tested

By Tan Xingyu

“On December 26, 2004, the tidal waves of a powerful tsunami swept away towns and villages on the coast of the Indian Ocean for thousands of miles,” recalled Pan Guangxue, a senior former Chinese diplomat to ASEAN member states, in an interview with… 1,130 more words

China

God’s Will

When something happens to us or to others and we say it is God’s will, so often we aren’t just saying God meant for that to happen… 3,784 more words

Religion

Cedar Rapids Residents Flee Homes Ahead of Expected Floods

Residents are evacuating low-lying parts of Cedar Rapids, Iowa following a request from authorities to leave the area by Sunday night due to a flooding risk from the rising Cedar River. 461 more words

Leadership

16-39 Segment 2: Disaster Response

http://media.blubrry.com/viewpoints/mediatracks.com/shows/Viewpoints_2016/VIEWPOINTS_16-39B.mp3

We’ve had quite a number of natural disasters this year, and many Americans have been killed or injured in the chaos, not to mention losing all of their material possessions. 1,918 more words

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