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Salem-News.com (Aug-04-2015 18:18)

Evacuation by the Numbers: Disaster Preparedness

As fire evacuations are underway, here are some things we should all know

(BANDON, Ore.) - Salem-News.com The recent heat wave in our region has been, at worst, an inconvenience for most of us. Elsewhere in the Northwest there have been all manner of wildland fires resulting, according to one news report, in the loss of over 300 homes. That’s at least 300 families who were ordered to get out and find safety elsewhere.

The need for evacuation is rare in our regio .... But at this writing, several major wildland fires are threatening more homes and scorching thousands of acres of forest land.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-11-2014 12:13)

Reactor Reax Top Stories - World Needs to Get Ready for Next Nuclear Power Plant Accident

"Reactor Reax" is brought to you by Physicians for Social Responsibility.

(WASHINGTON DC) - Nuclear danger Today in Reactor Reax, experts warn that the world needs to prepare for the next nuclear accident. Three major atomic accidents in 35 years are forcing the world's nuclear industry to stop imagining it can prevent more catastrophes and to focus instead on how to contain them.

Also, in the Wake of Fukushima: Global Research examines Japan's Nuclear Energy Policy Impasse. "Tepco is not viable in its current form, having lost a stunning 81.2% of its market capitalization between March 10 of 2011 and April 2 of 2014."

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Salem-News.com (Apr-04-2014 20:18)

President Declares Disaster in Oregon for 2014 Winter Storm

According to the declaration, additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the State and warranted by the results of further damage assessments.

(WASHINGTON DC) - The Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM) logo The President has declared a disaster declaration for Oregon to help recover from damage caused by the Severe Winter Storm in February 2014. FEMA is providing financial assistance for emergency work, and repairs or replacement of public infrastructure in Benton, Lane, Lincoln and Linn counties.

The majority of the damages were to public utilities as a result of snow, ice, winds and flooding in the affected counties.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-25-2014 15:14)

Hindus Call for Prayers for Washington Mudslide Victims

Rajan Zed, expressing deep sympathies, noted: Hearts and thoughts of Hindu community of USA go to the victims’ families and loved ones, injured, rescuers and relief workers.

(RENO) - mudslide in Washington Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has called for prayers for the Oso (Washington, USA) landslide victims.

Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, appealed to the Hindu community to hold special prayer sessions in Hindu temples all over USA.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-21-2014 19:00)

Reactor Reax Top Stories - US Nuclear Site Fire was Preventable

The latest news about everything nuclear, from Physicians for Social Responsibility.

(WASHINGTON DC) - Nuclear danger In this edition of Reactor Reax, BBC reports that the US nuclear site fire that shut down the only US underground nuclear waste repository in February 'was preventable'.

The report also cited problems with emergency response and oversight at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), outside Carlsbad, New Mexico. The state's two senators called the findings 'deeply concerning'.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-19-2014 10:23)

Hindus Call for Prayers for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight

Expressing deep sympathies to the families and loved ones of the passengers and the crew of this plane missing since March eight after departing from Kuala Lumpur, Rajan Zed said that it was highly tragic and difficult time for them.

(RENO) - Malaysia Airlines Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has called for prayers for the passengers and crew of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and their relatives and loved ones.

Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, appealed to the worldwide Hindu community to hold special prayer sessions in Hindu temples.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-14-2014 14:38)

Reactor Reax Top Stories - U.S. Nuclear Agency Hid Concerns, Hailed Safety Record as Fukushima Melted

"Reactor Reax" is brought to you by Physicians for Social Responsibility.

(WASHINGTON DC) - Reactor Reax Today on Reactor Reax, NBC reveals that the U.S. Nuclear Agency Hid Concerns, Hailed Safety Record as Fukushima Melted; the NY Times writes that Fukushima's tragedy is continuing.

Also, Public Radio International reports One lesson of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown is that Japan's culture needs to change. Center for Public Integrity asks, A world awash in a nuclear explosive?

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Salem-News.com (Mar-10-2014 23:43)

Missing Plane Possibly Located Off Vietnamese Coast

Hong Kong's Air Traffic Control Center reported the debris field was spotted by a passing airliner.

(SALEM) - MH370 has been missing for four days. An aviation Website reports via the Hong Kong Air Traffic Control Center, that a large field of debris has been located at position N9.72 E107.42, about 80 nautical miles southeast of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.

The wreckage was reportedly observed about fifty nautical miles off of Vietnam's southeast coast, in the South China Sea.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-09-2014 19:55)

Fasting for Fukushima on Third Anniversary

The disaster that has struck Fukushima has much about it that’s unique. But it’s just the tip of the radioactive iceberg that is the global atomic reactor industry.

(WASHINGTON DC EcoWatch) - Fasting for Fukishima Fasting can be a way of mourning, of cleansing, of meditation, of focus. Tuesday, March 11, the third anniversary of the beginning of the disaster at Fukushima, we will abstain from food from dawn to dusk. Our purpose is tied to the atomic disaster that continues to threaten life on Earth.

The three melt-downs, four explosions, scattered fuel rods and continual gusher of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean at Fukushima have torn a deadly hole in the fabric of our ability to survive on this planet.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-09-2014 16:53)

Still No Word on Missing Passenger Plane

Sunday, March 09, 02:43 PM MYT +0800 Malaysia Airlines MH370 Flight Incident - 8th Media Statement

(SEPANG) - flight MH370 Statement by MAS GCEO, Ahmad Jauhari Yahya

Together with all those affected by the MH370 incident, we understand the need to provide regular updates on the progress of the search and rescue operations. As the hours turn into days, we at Malaysia Airlines are similarly anxious and we appreciate the patience, support and prayers from everyone.

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