Hurricane health: The hidden dangers after the storm is gone
Oct11

Hurricane health: The hidden dangers after the storm is gone

The dangers of Hurricane Matthew aren’t over just because it is spinning out to sea as a tropical storm. Surviving 40-mph winds and floodwaters is one thing, but the cleanup process afterward can hold just as many dangers. Doctors caution that the days following a hurricane are when most people are at risk of injuries, sickness and even death. For 64-year-old Daytona Beach, Fla., resident Jose Mariscal and his wife, Maria, life...

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Putin awards brave Moscow school girl with medal for saving people during storm
Sep21

Putin awards brave Moscow school girl with medal for saving people during storm

Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded a Moscow school girl with a medal for saving people in trouble. Yulia Korol, a student of Moscow lyceum No.1571, saved several people during a storm on Lake Syamozero, the Republic of Karelia, in June this year. Korol received the award for bold and resolute actions for saving people in extreme conditions, Putin wrote in a decree published at the official portal of legal information on...

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Death toll from Australian storm rises to 4
Jun07

Death toll from Australian storm rises to 4

The death toll from a powerful storm which lashed Australia’s east coast and left homes hanging over the edge of the sea rose to four Tuesday (Jun 7), with three people still missing. Torrential rains caused flooding across New South Wales over the weekend, with three people dying after their vehicles were swept away in rising waters. In Sydney, high winds and huge seas caused coastal erosion which washed away beachfront lawns...

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