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2015-04-30 23:12:57

Curacao and the American Red Cross will be collecting funds at all Curacao Stores for the relief efforts after the earthquake in Nepal.

2015-04-30 23:12:32

A study’s finding that texting bans are preventing accidents nationwide should serve as a call to action to North Carolina legislators to pass similar laws, according to Wilmington, NC car accident

2015-04-30 23:12:23

A recent news article about safety measures designed to prevent accidents on Interstate 95 should be taken seriously by all drivers, according to West Palm Beach car accident lawyer David Glatthorn.

2015-04-30 23:07:57

From now until May 15th, 2015, Whiteboardexplainers.com will donate 10% of the proceeds of any new projects that come in to the helpless victims in Nepal. (PRWEB)

2015-04-30 23:02:18

International Laser Safety Conference presentations address potential consumer labeling of handheld laser devices, as well as research into tracking sources of laser strikes. ORLANDO,

2015-04-30 23:01:22

Laser Institute of America’s International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC®) touched on critical medical and industrial hazards. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April

2015-04-30 16:26:44

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A NASA planetary exploration mission came to a planned, but nonetheless dramatic, end Thursday when it slammed into Mercury's surface at

2015-04-30 16:25:09

Parents do not model good driving behavior, but say they are their teens' primary driving teachers ITASCA, Ill., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A

2015-04-30 16:24:11

The 2015 Chevrolet Spark offers efficiency, technology and agility on the road EAU CLAIRE, Wis., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The

2015-04-30 12:37:18

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- M/I Homes, Inc.


Latest Disaster Accident Reference Libraries

Irazú Volcano
2014-10-04 18:35:23

Irazú Volcano, known as Volcán Irazú in Spanish, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Costa Rica. The origin of the volcano’s name is unknown, but it is thought to be a variant of the word Iztarú, which is the name of a village that was near the volcano, or a mixture of the words ara, meaning point, and tzu, meaning thunder. It is locally known as The Colossus due to large past eruptions. This volcano is located within Irazú Volcano National Park, which holds montane forests...

Rincón de la Vieja
2014-10-04 18:29:11

Rincón de la Vieja is an active complex volcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. Its name, meaning The Old Woman's Corner, refers to a legend that says that a woman’s lover was thrown into the volcano by her father, after which she lived on the volcano as a recluse. This volcano reaches 6,286 feet in elevation and is the tallest volcano in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. Visitors were once permitted to climb up to the crater, but a recent eruption caused this area to...

Cotopaxi
2014-10-04 18:16:10

Cotopaxi is an active stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. This volcano, reaching an elevation of 19,347 feet above sea level, is the second tallest volcano in Ecuador and one of the tallest active volcanoes in the world. The origin of its name is unknown, but some sources say that it means Neck of the Moon in the language of the indigenous people and it has been considered sacred in their culture. Cotopaxi is shaped like a cone that is almost...

Mount Hudson
2014-10-04 18:07:58

Mount Hudson, also known as Volcán Hudson, is an active stratovolcano that is located in southern Chile, named after 9th-century Chilean Navy hydrographer Francisco Hudson. Its summit, which is covered in glaciers, holds a caldera that was created from a large eruption that occurred in 4750 BCE or 1890 BCE. Based on evidence found at the Los Toldos archaeological site, it is thought that the early eruption destroyed most settlements in the area at that time. Modern eruptions occurred in...

Karthala
2014-10-04 18:01:05

Karthala, also known  as Mount Karthala, is an active shield volcano that is located in the island nation of Comoros. Along with a smaller shield volcano, this volcano makes up the largest island in the archipelago known as Grande Comore and it reaches an elevation of 7,746 feet. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the area, erupting at least twenty times since the beginning of the nineteenth century. These eruptions have mostly affected the volcano’s caldera, leaving the majority of...

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  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
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