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    Natural And Man Made Disasters: A Case Study In A Part Of Uttarkashi District, Garhwal Himalaya, Uttarakhand.

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    The Himalaya is very prone to the disastrous processes like Earthquake, Flash floods, landslides and debris flow etc. The area of investigation lies in the lesser and central Himalayan part of Garhwal Himalaya in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand from Hinna to Gangnani along Bhagirathi River. The occurrence of natural and man-made disasters are shown in the present study. The area is tectonicall..   more

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    Thailand – Warnings Issued as Floods Hit Northern Provinces

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    The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) in Thailand has warned of heavy rain and flooding in 30 provinces around the country. Flooding has been reported in Mae Hong Son and Nan provinces. DDPM Director-General Chatchai Promlert reported that recent downpours have also caused flooding in Chiang Rai and Phayao. However, he warned that from 16 to 19 August, more heavy rains..   more

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    Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami on Sri Lanka

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    The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December with the epicentre off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. The shock had a moment magnitude of 9.1–9.3 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). The undersea megathrust earthquake was caused when the Indian Plate was subducted by the Burma Plate and triggered a series of devastating tsunamis along the coasts ..   more

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    Social media play part in Haiti's recovery efforts (Haiti Social Media Disaster Monitoring Initiative)

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    The department's Haiti Social Media Disaster Monitoring Initiative is designed to get information more quickly to people involved in recovery efforts by tracking up to 60 Internet sites including Google Blog Search, The Huffington Post and Twitter, according to a department report."It's part of the way people communicate, so it should be part of the way we gain situational awareness,..   more

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    Fukushima Nuclear Plant Rescue Robot - Critical players in nuclear disaster cleanup

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    Approximately 12 Million Ton of highly concentrated contaminated water was held in the Fukushima nuclear plant. Radiation was extremely high due to the remains of earthquakes and hydrogen explosion. TEPCO employees tried to recover the plant despite the deadly nuclear radiation .coating, but the probationary work failed to show progress. Robot Commission sent numerous robots for quick prob..   more

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    How Drones Can Help Nepal Recover From the Earthquake

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    Nepal has suffered its worst earthquake in 80 years. Across the affected region, which stretches into India and Tibet. The poor Asian nation’s limited infrastructure has been stretched to the breaking point by overwhelming need, as first responders attempt to rescue those trapped in remote areas and assess the damage. Drones will play a practical part in the national and internatio..   more

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    Global Ebola Response Monitoring and Mapping System

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    Ebola outbreaks from 1976 to now – interactive map. This interactive map shows the history of Ebola – from the first known case in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1976 to the ongoing crises in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and the first case in the US. Upload reports about organized information on Ebola occurred Bureau, infectors etc. Upload Ebola occurred Bure..   more

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    Loss-Estimation Modeling of Earthquake Scenarios for Each County in Nevada Using HAZUS-MH

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    With the support of the Nevada Division of Emergency Management the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (NBMG) conducted a project to model the potential earthquake loss in each county in the state of Nevada using HAZUS-MH. Potential earthquake faults that are located near each County seat where selected as the basis for each County HAZUS-MH model. The results generated by HAZUS-MH for this..   more

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    Landslide and Mudflow in Khatlon Province of Tajikistan

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    Heavy rains on 11-12 Apr caused floods and landslides in Vose, Shurobod, and Hamadony districts and in Kulob city in the south of Tajikistan, Storage buildings, stocks for cooking/heating (e.g. firewood), cooking utensils and bedding/clothes of the most affected households were damaged or destroyed and 301 heads of livestock were lost. One medical center and 80 hectares of land were also affected..   more

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    Haiti earthquake

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    A major earthquake of magnitude 7 struck south-east of Haiti, the capital city Port-au-Prince, on Tuesday, 12 January 2010, followed by several aftershocks over 5. The earthquake caused major casualties and damage affecting about 5.4 million people. The 2010 Haiti earthquake was a catastrophicmagnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, with an epicenter near the town of Léogâne (Ouest)..   more

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    North India floods

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    In June 2013, a multi-day cloudburst centered on the North Indian state of Uttarakhand caused devastating floods and landslides becoming the country's worst natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami. The reason the floods occurred was that the rainfall recivied was on a larger scale than the regular rainfall the state usually received . The debris blocked up the rivers, causing major overflow. ..   more

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    Super Typhoon Haiyan(Yolanda) in the Philippines

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    Super Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) made landfall over the central Philippines at 04:40, local time, on 08 November 2013. The official death toll from the storm was 6,300, but a full tally of the lives lost may never be achieved. Millions of people in 20 provinces were affected. The category five storm brought winds as strong as 314 km/h and analysts believe it may be one of the ..   more

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    Utilization of satellite photographs for the analysis of flood flooding uncertainty

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    In this study, it was evaluated whether satellite data could be used to analyze the uncertainty rate of flood inundation, and the uncertainty of the flood inundation area of ​​the Ohio river around Ohio Metropolis Illinois was quantitatively estimated using GUJE . The conclusions obtained from this study are as follows. (1) The water level obtained from the Landsat 5 TM image using ISODATA has..   more

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    Development of 3D GIS system to visualize flood inundated area

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    As a part of the project to construct the flood control linkage system for the Nakdong River basin dam, the study is based on the analysis of the flood level in the stream simulated by the FLDWAV model, The results of this study are as follows. First, the system is developed for visualization of the Nakdong River basin. 1. Based on the IKONOS satellite associations, the RGB Composite and Gaussian..   more

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    Research on calculation of flash flood index using statistics

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    It deals with the process of developing statistical sudden flood index based on hydrological weather information of TOPLATS index analysis model in metropolitan area from 2009 to 2012 and 38 flood damage cases in metropolitan area. The proposed flash flood index responds sensitively to short - term rainfall, surface runoff and soil moisture, so it has the advantage of detecting the short-term flo..   more