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Pandemics in the age of panic 23.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Pandemics in the age of panic
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Dozens injured, homes collapse in cental Japan quake 23.11.2014 Hindu: News
At least 37 homes were destroyed in two villages, and 39 people were injured across the region, including seven seriously, mostly with broken bones.
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Pandemics in the age of panic 22.11.2014 Hindu: Home
In a ‘risk society’, social media should be a positive force, and public health systems should focus on prevention of epidemics.
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Housing scheme for fisherfolk affected by tsunami 22.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Housing scheme for fisherfolk affected by tsunami
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Housing scheme for tsunami-affected fisherfolk in Puducherry 22.11.2014 Hindu: News
Soon houses will be built for those not covered under Tsunami Rehabilitation project
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Housing scheme for tsunami-affected fisherfolk 22.11.2014 Hindu: Home
Soon houses will be built for those not covered under Tsunami Rehabilitation project
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Suddenly the horizon didnt look right 15.11.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Edie Fassnidge was kayaking with her mother, sister and boyfriend off a Thai beach 10 years ago when the Boxing Day tsunami struck. She reveals what happened next Read an excerpt from Rinse, Spin Repeat, Edie Fassnidges graphic novel about her experience What is your memory of the Boxing Day tsunami in 2004? Share your memories via GuardianWitness Just before the first wave hit, Edie Fassnidge took a picture of her younger sister Alice and their mother. The scene was idyllic, Boxing Day 2004, the three of them kayaking off Ao Nang beach in Thailand with Fassnidges boyfriend, Matt: blue skies, clear waters, perfectly calm weather. I remember saying, Its so beautiful here, Fassnidge says. We were floating along in the sea, and there was a dramatic limestone column right by us, a little island in the background, and we were all really happy. The camera was still aloft when something in the air shifted. Fassnidges mood switched to high alert. I caught sight of the horizon and suddenly that didnt look right. ...
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Birthday promises to be a blast 13.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Birthday promises to be a blast
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CM Unveils 12 Work Shelters for Fisherfolk 13.11.2014 newindianexpress.com
Centres to offer landing facility, give space to mend nets and store engines of boats
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Mayor’s police complaint triggers protest 12.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Mayor’s police complaint triggers protest
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Opposition sit-in at Thiruvananthapuram Mayor’s office 12.11.2014 Hindu: News
The issue of the Corporation Mayor filing a police complaint against an opposition councillor for allegedly demolishing a house in his ward snowballed into a confrontation between the two parties...
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Mayor's plaint against councillor invites wrath of UDF fold 11.11.2014 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
The demolition of a house at Valiyathura after which mayor K Chandrika filed a police complaint demanding action against Valiyathura councillor Tony Oliver has developed into a fresh duel between the LDF and UDF in the ...
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Ebola Volunteers Wrestle With Quarantine Mandates 9.11.2014 newindianexpress.com
Health workers in the US are reassessing whether they can be among the hundreds that officials say are needed to fight the outbreak.
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Typhoon-shattered Philippines slowly on mend 5.11.2014 Zee News : World
Philippine communities shattered by Super Typhoon Haiyan a year ago are starting to bustle again as a mega-reconstruction effort takes root, but millions of survivors still endure brutal poverty and are dangerously exposed to the next big storm.
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Fear and indifference leave West Africa desperate for Ebola staff 25.10.2014 FirstPost: World

DAKAR (Reuters) - When Australia offered more than $2 million last month to the medical charity leading the fight against Ebola in West Africa, Medecins Sans Frontieres bluntly rejected it. What was urgently needed from rich Western countries, MSF said, was not more money but doctors and nurses

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Country’s anti-disaster skills win UN praise 17.10.2014 TOI: India
India's disaster management credentials have come in for praise from the UN after it successfully limited casualties in the Hudhud cyclone and achieved a similar feat last year when cyclone Phailin struck the Odisha ...
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UN praises India's disaster management system 16.10.2014 TOI: India
India's disaster management credentials have come in for praise from the UN after it successfully limited casualties in the Hudhud cyclone and a similar feat it had achieved an year ago when cyclone Phailin had hit the Odisha coast.
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Cyclone Hudhud tears into Visakhapatnam at 195kmph, wreaks havoc in city 13.10.2014 TOI: Home
After ducking the devastating effects of the 2004 tsunami and the 1977 cyclone, the "City of Destiny" sadly had its date with disaster yesterday.
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Centre's response to Jammu and Kashmir flood tragedy inadequate, tardy: PDP 4.10.2014 DNA: Wide Angle
Terming Government's response to the flood tragedy that struck Jammu and Kashmir as "grossly inadequate" and "tardy," opposition PDP has asked the Centre to come out of the "indifferent attitude" toward the state and reach out to the victims. "PDP wants to convey to Government of India in strongest terms that the response to the tragedy in Kashmir has been grossly inadequate, tardy and it looks cruelly indifferent. "(Prime Minister Narendra) Modi's reputation as pragmatic leader is on test in Jammu and Kashmir and even after one month after the catastrophic floods the Government of India is yet to convey a sense of urgency in rehabilitation and reconstruction of the ravaged state," PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said addressing a party convention here. He said the Centre has in the past responded with all urgency and seriousness to the natural calamities that have struck various parts of the country, whether it was tsunami, earthquakes or floods. "However, in case of Kashmir there seems to be a lack of ...
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Dumping of plastic waste keeping people away from the beaches 29.9.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Dumping of plastic waste keeping people away from the beaches
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