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PWDs left behind in Marikina's disaster preparedness efforts
ABS-CBN News
Or else, the former disaster management officer pointed out, plans to include Marikina's registered PWD population in disaster preparedness efforts will be kept in limbo. In the meantime, family members of PWDs have no other choice but to keep them close.


Yonhap News

(2nd LD) S. Korea steps up bird flu quarantine measures
Yonhap News
27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will step up quarantine measures against bird flu ahead of the long holiday as a suspected case was reported in the country's southern region, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said Wednesday. The ministry ...
Gov't to Strengthen Quarantine Measures against Bird FluKBS WORLD Radio News

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USPOULTRY Foundation approves $125000 in new avian influenza research
Feedstuffs
The USPOULTRY Foundation has approved $125,000 in additional emergency funding to support avian influenza research and communication. The research is a follow-up study on a previously funded project (BRU007) in which researchers provided insight ...


Farm-gate price of chicken still below pre-bird flu level
Business Mirror
The liveweight price of broilers in Central Luzon has gone up to more than P60 per kilogram, but poultry growers in the region are still losing money, according to the United Broiler Raisers Association (Ubra). Ubra President Elias Jose Inciong said ...


Report Examines Effectiveness Of Australian Aid To Help Prevent Pandemics, EIDs In Asia, Pacific
Kaiser Family Foundation
... the Office of Development Effectiveness, discuss findings from a Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) “evaluation of Australia's assistance to combat pandemics and emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) in Asia and the Pacific from 2006 to 2015.


PWDs left behind in Marikina disaster preparedness plan (2)
Malaya
Marikina City conducts regular trainings for first responders, but none so far has been devoted to handling different types of disability, the DRRMO confirmed. In April 2015, the city integrated in one of its trainings some safety precautions for PWDs ...

Google News

NTC-7 launches program for disaster preparedness
Inquirer.net
The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) in Central Visayas has created the Rapid Emergency Telecommunications Team (RETT) to provide integrated communication flow before, during and after disasters. During the symposium conducted by ...


Inquirer.net

Pesticide, not bird flu, kills 100 maya birds in Bulacan
Inquirer.net
CITY OF MALOLOS—About 100 maya birds were found dead in a farm in a village here on Saturday but veterinary officials quickly denied that the deaths are caused by bird flu. Voltaire Basinang, Bulacan provincial veterinarian, said the birds died from ...


The Korea Herald

Korea steps up bird flu quarantine measures - The Korea Herald
The Korea Herald
South Korea will step up quarantine measures against bird flu ahead of the long holiday as a suspected case was reported in the country's southern region, the ...
Avian flu virus found in bird excretions in rural cityYonhap News

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The Korea Herald

Avian flu virus found in bird excretions in rural city
The Korea Herald
A South Korean provincial government said Tuesday that the avian influenza virus had been found in bird excretions in the southern part of the country. The government of North Gyeongsang Province said the H7N7 strain of avian influenza was detected in ...
S. Korea steps up bird flu quarantine measuresYonhap News

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The Hill

Data can improve disaster preparedness and response
The Hill
The devastation is undeniable: Hurricane Harvey drowned Texas, Hurricane Irma ripped along the Florida coastline, and eyes watch with caution now as Hurricane Jose churns off the Atlantic and Hurricane Maria heads for Puerto Rico. The relentless ...

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KARK

Verizon Disaster Preparedness Gear
KARK
Disasters don't plan ahead, but you can. September is National Preparedness Month and Grant Laisure from Verizon was here to show us some gear that can help you prepare for severe weather and power outages! Mophie Powerstation XXL 20000.


Edwards Air Force Base

'Mr. Disaster Preparedness' wins top DOD award
Edwards Air Force Base
From left: U.S. assistant secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Global Security, Kenneth P. Rapuano, hosts the annual DOD National Preparedness Award Ceremony in honor of the 2016 recipients in the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon Sept. 21.


PWDs left behind in Marikina disaster preparedness plan (1)
Malaya
A loud, hornlike sound blares from the Marikina River. Restless families living in the flood-prone Balubad Settlement in Nangka, Marikina City start packing their bags and brace for possibly a second warning sound that would signal their evacuation ...


Avian flu virus found in bird excretions in rural city
Yonhap News
SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- A South Korean provincial government said Tuesday that the avian influenza (AI) virus had been found in bird excretions in the southern part of the country. The government of North Gyeongsang Province said the H7N7 strain of ...

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Trinidad Guardian

The disaster preparedness dilemma
Trinidad Guardian
Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit made a plea for help to rebuild his country's communications system during an emotional interview where he broke down in tears during an interview with Garfield Burford, director news, sports and current ...

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Wisconsin State Farmer

Turkeys, trade, and the Avian Flu
Wisconsin State Farmer
Çakır and his co-authors conducted first-of-its-kind research on Avian Flu outbreaks in the United States and recently published “The Economic Impacts of the 2015 Avian Influenza Outbreak on the U.S. Turkey Industry and the Loss Mitigating Role of Free ...


IEMA encourages disaster preparedness
Shelbyville Daily Union
SPRINGFIELD – September is National Preparedness Month and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is joining with emergency management agencies throughout the state and across the U.S. to encourage people to spend a few moments ...


Scouts show Sonoma County about disaster preparedness at fair
Petaluma Argus Courier
(1 of 14) Petaluma Fire captain Chad Costa, left, teaches Troop 9 Boy Scout Logan Reuter, 15, and Eagle Scout Jonathan Carlson, 16, right, how to tie a figure-eight-on-bight knot during the Petaluma Community Emergency Preparedness Fair at Walnut Park ...


Scouts show Sonoma County about disaster preparedness at fair
Sonoma Index-Tribune
(1 of 14) Petaluma Fire captain Chad Costa, left, teaches Troop 9 Boy Scout Logan Reuter, 15, and Eagle Scout Jonathan Carlson, 16, right, how to tie a figure-eight-on-bight knot during the Petaluma Community Emergency Preparedness Fair at Walnut Park ...

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