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Natural Disasters, October 21

I have nothing on this day, but remember, last month was National Preparedness month, so if you haven’t prepared for winter, including winter driving, now would be a good time to do that.

Dealing with post-tornado insurance abuse

I’m one of the many victims of the Aug. 24 tornado, and there haven’t been any repairs done on my house or many others, as of this submission on Oct. 129 more words


Calgary fire department honours over two dozen local civilian heroes

One saved a fellow transit passenger. Another performed first-aid on an unconscious cyclist in a city park.

In all, 27 civilians and emergency personnel were honoured by Calgary Fire Chief Steve Dongworth with a Medal of Bravery or certificate of recognition for their heroic acts. 315 more words

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Natural Disasters, October 20

A 6.8 Mw earthquake struck the Uttarkashi region of India killing more than 1000 people.

Natural Disasters

Flood advances across Dangkor

Source: Phnom Penh Post |Thu, 20 October 2016, by Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Joey Chua Xue Ting

More families have been forced to temporarily move and numerous businesses were affected after a still-unpatched… 402 more words


The Great B.C. ShakeOut—take a minute to save your life

This year’s Great British Columbia ShakeOut takes place on Thursday, October 20, at 10:20 a.m. So get ready to participate along with everyone else in the province. 178 more words

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We Can Help Haiti

We’d mentioned this before, that the Prime Minister had asked local commercial banks to create accounts for people to donate to the Haitian Relief effort. 104 more words