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  • ...e:LARC-hi.jpg|thumb|275 px|A Light Amphibious Reconnaissance Craft used in disaster relief]] ...ional humanitarian associations, such as the [[Red Cross]], provide aid to disaster victims throughout the world.
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  • ...e Rosen Publishing Group, 2004. ISBN 082393828X), 52</ref> although some researchers, such as Karl Julius Beloch, argue that the dispatch of such a great fle the greatest name in all the world, it is because she never bent before disaster; because she has expended more life and effort in war than any other city,
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  • ... States Dollar|US$]] 3.5 billion. <ref name=EERI> Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, [ ...le the region affected rescue efforts put rescue workers in danger as they searched through the wreckage for survivors. [[India]] and [[Pakistan]] opened fiv
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  • ...ber of Army officers who were convinced that Hitler was leading Germany to disaster, although fewer who were willing to engage in overt resistance. Active resi Meanwhile, the disaster at Stalingrad, which cost Germany 400,000 casualties, was sending waves of
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  • ... concerns for European society in the run-up to the Second World War. Mann searched in vain for answers to forestall the collapse of the tradition of Western ...pion of democracy, and he devoted his life to preventing and recording the disasters that ultimately consumed Germany in the 1930s and 1940s. He is not only on
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  • ...such tasks as defusing bombs, exploring uncharted territories, and finding disaster victims. ...en with a degree in calculus, were employed in commerce, government, and research establishments. After the 1920s, the expression ''computing machine'' was a
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  • ...oretical physicist]], [[cosmology|cosmologist]], author, and Director of Research at the [[Centre for Theoretical Cosmology]] within the [[University of Camb ...ou Gehrig]]'s disease) that gradually paralyzed him, Hawking pursued his research vigorously and unceasingly for over half a century. He changed the way peop
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  • ...6, the ICRC archive for this period has been open to academic and public research. ... by war (such as man-made or natural disasters). The ARC already had great disaster relief mission experience extending back to its foundation.
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  • ... economic improvement drove thousands of Igbo to other parts of Nigeria in search of work. ...ay 19, 1968. The blockade of the surrounded Biafrans led to a humanitarian disaster when it emerged that there was widespread civilian hunger and starvation in
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  • ...ia and the Pacific and Indian Oceans.<ref>Jared M. Diamond, ['s_gift_to_the_world Taiwan ... Corcuff (ed.), ''Memories of the future: national identity issues and the search for a new Taiwan'' (Routledge, 2002, ISBN 0765607913).</ref> Several subseq
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  • ...was a member of the panel that investigated the [[Space Shuttle Challenger disaster]]. In addition to his work in theoretical physics, Feynman has been credite While researching his Ph.D., Feynman married his first wife, [[Arline Greenbaum]]. (Arline
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  • ...ards, no Europeans visited the canyon for over two hundred years until the search of a route from [[Santa Fe, New Mexico|Santa Fe]] to [[California]] in 1776 ===1956 Air Disaster===
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  • through development of [[World War I]] military aircraft. Meanwhile, research to provide fundamental background science continued by combining [[theoreti ...the rise of [[computer]] technology, the first [[Search engine (computing)|search engine]] was built by [[computer engineer]] [[Alan Emtage]].
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  • ...he age. Human thought responds to such calamities as pandemics and natural disasters over which the human race has no, or very little, control as well as to ch A typhoid epidemic was to be a predictor of the coming disaster. Many thousands died in populated urban centers, most significantly Ypres.
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  • ...Hindenburg (airship)|Hindenburg disaster]], as well as other rigid airship disasters. In addition, the buoyancy provided by hydrogen is only about 8 percent gr ...S ''Shenandoah,'']] [[USS Akron (ZRS-4)|USS ''Akron,'']] and [[Hindenburg disaster|''Hindenburg'']] were all partially the result of political interference in
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  • Epidemics caused by dead bodies: a disaster myth that does not want to die] Editorial ''Rev Panam Salud Publica/Pan Am ...whelming number of human remains, such as those resulting from a [[natural disaster]], an act of [[terrorism]], an [[epidemic]], or an [[accident]]. This pract
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  • ...]] and sons, probably as hostages. Ben-Hadad then demands to be allowed to search Ahab's property, but the elders of Israel dissuade Ahab from agreeing, ange .... Once Naboth has been killed, Ahab meets Elijah, who prophesies: "I bring disaster on you. I will consume your descendants and cut off from Ahab every last ma
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  • ...h coastline has changed considerably due to human intervention and natural disasters. Most notable in terms of land loss were the 1134 storm, which created the The disasters were partially man-made; the people drained relatively high-lying [[swamp]
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  • ...ecretary General [[Kofi Annan]]).<ref>Andrew England, [ Africa's poorest "should refuse to pay th ...: Center for Media Literacy. Retrieved August 20, 2008.</ref> such images "disaster pornography" because their constant appearance in the media reinforces the
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  • ...fascist regime, backed by the army and the Heimwehr (Home Defence League), searched the headquarters of and banned the Socialist Party. Later Dollfuss abolis ...y and aid in cases of national emergencies, such as in the wake of natural disasters etc. They may generally not be used as auxiliary police forces.
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