After weeks of tell-tale rumbles, Mount Agung is spewing ash clouds over Bali while residents and travelers fear for the worst. The Indonesian resort island saw the volcano erupt at least three times over the course of Saturday night and Sunday. 338 more words
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Fukushima should be ranked LEVEL 10 nuclear disaster (INES scale only goes up to 7) — Plant Worker: We caused the “worst kind” of accident (VIDEO)
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Will Grant (BBC) writes about the differences and similarities between Cuba and Puerto Rico’s responses to Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria, respectively: If Hurricane Irma hitting Cuba and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico had one thing in common it was that – despite ample warning – they seemed to take many by surprise.
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Ana Campoy (Quartz) writes that Puerto Rico is still a disaster zone, three weeks after Hurricane Maria: Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico on Sept. 20.
Source: Phnom Penh Post
Provinces nationwide – particularly those along the Cambodia-Thailand border – are likely to experience more flooding as a result of a low-pressure system that is expected to bring rain across the country, according to a forecast from the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology. 155 more words
Source: Khmer Times
Women in rural areas are at greater risk of harm during natural disasters such as floods, a government official has warned.
Speaking at a conference in Siem Reap province, Environment Ministry secretary of state Sabo Ojano said women are more vulnerable because they are expected to care for family members at home and lack access to educational information. 258 more words