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2014-07-01 04:20:56

TOKYO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a series of side events to the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Bangkok, Thailand, from June 22 to 26, 2014, The Nippon Foundation and other global organizations, including Rehabilitation International, DiDRRN, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), jointly called for the promotion of disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction. Responding to their call, the...

2014-06-30 23:23:21

Everett Car Accident Attorney Rob Kornfeld warns Snohomish Drivers of the dangers of Summer driving. Included is a printable checklist for drivers to keep in their car to help them know what to do in case of an accident. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Highway 2 from Everett to Stevens Pass has been called the "Highway of Death" and despite safety efforts U.S. Safety Coalition Fred Walser says, "A six-inch wide rumble bar does not prevent drunk drivers or people...

2014-06-30 23:23:13

The top pain management clinic in San Diego, Sorrento Valley Pain Relief, is now accepting personal injury liens for all treatment options. The San Diego pain center provides medical and interventional pain management, chiropractic and physical therapy for comprehensive therapies. San Diego, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The top pain management clinic in San Diego, Sorrento Valley Pain Relief, is now accepting personal injury liens for all treatment options. The San Diego pain center...

2014-07-01 00:20:16

KCS to operate largest commuter rail contract in North America with pledge to improve service by "Thinking like a passenger" BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the stroke of midnight, Keolis Commuter Services officially began operating the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's 14 commuter rail lines with a pledge to increase on-time performance and improve safety, cleanliness and customer service. In January 2014, Keolis Commuter Services, part of Keolis North America,...

2014-06-30 23:18:56

Educational video from Clarion Safety Systems explains how the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z535 standards use colors and signal words to convey severity levels on safety signs, labels, tags and markings Milford, PA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and safety labels, has produced a video on how the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z535 standards use colors and signal words to convey severity...

2014-06-30 23:18:07

The Electronic Security Association encourages consumers to use caution when handling fireworks. Irving, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Bright, colorful fireworks displays are a staple at many traditional Fourth of July gatherings and are a wonderful addition to the festive celebration. Year after year, consumers are warned about employing proper safety precautions with fireworks and many do, resulting in a fun day with many happy memories. Without proper safety precautions, however,...

2014-06-30 23:13:37

Partnership Means Easier Access and Increased Adoption to Dynamic Emergency Management Plans and Procedures for Colleges’ Students, Faculty, Staff and Community Herndon, Va (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 In a move to create safer college campus experiences nationwide, Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis today announced that its emergency preparedness mobile app has been integrated into Mosaic, a mobile app platform from Blackboard, a global leader in education technology. The joint...

2014-06-30 23:12:53

Shane Michaels releases a review of Home Survival Course, a step-by-step family survival guide developed by Joe Marshall. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Home Survival Course, Joe Marshall’s latest guide for family survival in the midst of natural disasters, terrorist incidents, and more, has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “Home Survival Course not only tells people what to do in the midst of a disaster, but it also educates people on...

2014-06-30 23:12:41

Shane Michaels releases a review of Gone Before Gridlock, a guide created by Absolute Rights and contributor Dave Scott to show people how they can evacuate disaster areas before societal breakdown. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Gone Before Gridlock, a guide full of emergency evacuation techniques developed by Absolute Rights and expert contributor Dave Scott that shows people how to escape urban settings in the instance of natural disasters to avoid gridlock, has caught the...

2014-06-30 23:12:09

Shane Michaels releases a review of Bushmaster Bible, a comprehensive wilderness survival course. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Bushmaster Bible, a comprehensive survival guide that teaches people how to take care of themselves and their family in a non-urban setting in the instance of total societal breakdown, has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “There are a lot of different survival guides available on the market currently, but almost...


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Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

Kohala
2014-04-10 10:03:58

Kohala is an extinct shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 5,480 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island of Hawaii and is thought to be about one million years old, although it only emerged from the sea about 500,000 years ago. Because its last eruption is thought to have occurred about 120,000 years ago, based on studies conducted on hardened lava flows, this volcano is not thought to pose a threat to inhabitants on the island....

Askja
2014-04-09 16:13:20

Askja is an active stratovolcano that is located in the isolated central highlands in Iceland. It reaches an elevation of 4,974 feet and its name literally means caldera, or box, in the Icelandic language. The area can only be reached during a period of a few months and because it located in the rain shadow of the Vatnajökull glacier to the northeast, it only receives 17.7 inches of rain per year. One of Askja’s smaller craters holds a lake known as Öskjuvatn, which is often frozen over...

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