Latest Indian Ocean earthquake Stories
Aid agency says comparisons to 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami inaccurate, misleading Global shift toward urbanization will set new paradigms for disaster response World Vision announces increased funding commitment for Haiti relief to $50 million in the United States to scale up massive, long-term relief effort PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan.
A major increase in maximum ocean wave heights off the Pacific Northwest in recent decades has forced scientists to re-evaluate how high a â€œ100-year eventâ€ might be, and the new findings raise special concerns for flooding, coastal erosion and structural damage.
Tsunamis send electric signals through the ocean that appear to be sensed by the vast network of communication cables on the seabed.
Aid agency's president will comfort survivors, support teams on the ground, assist in aid distribution SEATTLE, Jan.
On the 5th anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami, an international scientific team has cautioned against claims that â€˜bioshieldsâ€™ - belts of coastal trees - offer protection from tsunami or storm surges.
ATLANTA, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Five years after the devastation of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Habitat for Humanity has assisted more than 22,500 families in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India and Thailand.
For most of a decade, scientists have documented unfelt and slow-moving seismic events, called episodic tremor and slip, showing up in regular cycles under the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state and Vancouver Island in British Columbia.
American Red Cross tsunami recovery program to finish in 2010 WASHINGTON, Dec.
LONDON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters Foundation today announces the launch of a pioneering, first-of-its-kind service - The Emergency Information Service (EIS).
Community-based education and awareness programs minimized the death toll from the recent Samoan tsunami, though there are still ways to improve the warning and evacuation process, according to a team of researchers that traveled to Samoa last month.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.