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Monday, December 17, 2018
Tags Disaster prevention

Tag: disaster prevention

Queen Elizabeth to vacate her Buckingham Palace rooms for refit: aide

Queen Elizabeth to Vacate Her Buckingham Palace Rooms for Refit: Aide

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters)  Britain's Queen Elizabeth will vacate her private rooms at Buckingham Palace in 2025 as part of a 10-year refit of the...
An aerial picture of the airport in Maldives.

Sunk Costs: Airports Taking Action against Rising Seas, Storms as Climate...

By Jamie Freed SINGAPORE (Reuters) Global airport operators, faced with rising sea levels and more powerful storms as the climate changes, are starting to invest...
Japan Self-Defence Force soldiers rescue people from a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki

In Japan’s Flood-Ravaged Mabi, Delays and Lack of Awareness Magnified Death...

By Mari Saito, Ami Miyazaki and Linda Sieg MABI, Japan - (Reuters) When Isao Akutagawa moved to the sleepy riverside town of Mabi in western Japan...
The Wider Image: After tsunami, some Japanese are feeling walled-in

Seven Years after Tsunami, Japanese Live Uneasily with Seawalls

By Megumi Lim RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan (Reuters) When a massive earthquake struck in 2011, Japanese oyster fisherman Atsushi Fujita was working as usual by the sea....
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