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Give emergency preparedness gift for this holiday season

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region V office has encouraged everyone to give the emergency preparedness gift to their family members and friends for this holiday season.

“A gift to help prepare for emergencies could be life-saving for friends and family,” FEMA has written in its press release quoting the Region V acting regional administrator, Janet Odeshoo.

Earthquake in Enid, Oklahoma

M 4.1 light earthquake shakes Enid, Oklahoma today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 2 km SE of Medford and 46 km NNE of Enid, Oklahoma. It was 2.3 miles deep.

State of emergency after freak snowstorm in New York kills 8

A state of emergency has been declared after the freak snowstorm in New York State claimed lives of at least eight people in three days.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency in ten counties. He even deployed the New York State National Guard to affected areas to help residents cope with the severe weather conditions with emergency operations centres activated on Monday night, The Independent has mentioned in its online edition.

Earthquake hits Hollister, California

Update 06:45 UTC

Another magnitude 4.2 hit the same area six minutes later. The later earthquake was stronger and occurred at the depth of 4.1 miles.

Tremors were felt in San Juan Bautista, Hollister, Ridgemark, Elkhorn, Prunedale, Las Lomas, San Jose, Fremont, Modesto, Salinas and Sunnyvale.

Landslides in Switzerland and Italy kill 4

Landslides triggered by torrential rain have claimed lives of at least four people on either side of the Swiss Italian border on Sunday.
Landslide in southern Ticino region of Switzerland killed two and injured four others. Another landslide on the Italian shores of Lake Maggiore killed  a pensioner and his granddaughter, Euro News reported.

Wichita KS earthquake shakes Oklahoma, Arkansas

M 4.8 strong earthquake shakes parts of Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of Wichita KS earthquake today was located 13 km S of Conway Springs. It was 1.8 miles deep.

Natural Disasters In Nicaragua 2014

This list contains all major natural disasters in Nicaragua in 2014 with detail report.

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October 2014
October 18: Red alert following heavy downpour in Nicaragua, 22 dead
A red alert has been issued after the heavy downpour left 22 people dead and made more than 32,000 homeless in Nicaragua. October 14: Massive earthquake in El Salvador kills 1
M 7.4 massive earthquake shakes El Salvador today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Natural Disasters In Nepal 2014

This list contains all major natural disasters in Nepal in 2014 with detail report.

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December 2014
December 18: Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocks Namche, Nepal
Magnitude 5.9 earthquake happened at about 9:17 p.m. (Nepali time), and was centered about 21 km NW of Namche Bazar, the route to Mount Everest. December 15: Snowfall in Nepal in December kills a French national
Snowfall in Thuloikharka of Juving VDC in Solukhumbu district of Nepal has claimed life of a French national this Saturday.November 2014
November 28: Nepali killed by Indian Ocean tsunami found in Thailand
The body of a Nepali man swept out to sea by 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has been found in Thailand, local medias reported quoting the Police officials.November 25: Earthquake hits Nepal after SAARC executive heads arrive capital!
M 4.5 moderate earthquake shakes Nepal today, National Seismological Center reported.November 3: Nepal's Ama Dablam avalanche kills 1, injures 3
An ava…

Natural Disasters In Malaysia 2014

This list contains all major natural disasters in Malaysia in 2014 with detail report.

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December 2014
December 28: Flash flood in Kelantan, Malaysia kills 5
The worst flooding in Malaysia in more than a decade has claimed lives of at least 10 people including five in the worst-hit state of Kelantan.December 25: Biggest flood evacuees in nation's history
The floods ravaging five states in Malaysia have displaced 90,250 people. It is the biggest number of flood evacuees in the nation's history.November 2014
November 12: Tornado in Alor Setar, Kedah damages houses
A tornado in Alor Setar, Kedah region of Malaysia has damaged at least 15 houses.Floods, Landslide in Malaysian hill station 'Cameron Highlands' kill 3
Flash floods and landslides in Malaysian hill station Cameron Highlands have claimed lives of at least three people.February 2014
February 1: Magnitude 4.7 earthquake strikes near Ranau
M 4.7 moderate earthquake shakes Ma…

Natural Disasters In Morocco 2014

This list contains all major natural disasters in Morocco in 2014 with detail report.

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December 2014
December 16: Morocco storm kills 4, injures 4
Storm in Morocco has claimed lives of at least four people and injured four others.December 3: 103 Mln dollars require to repair flood damage roads in Morocco
Government needs over 103 million dollars to repair flood damaged roads in Morocco.November 2014
November24: Flash flooding in Morocco kills 32
Flash flooding in Morocco has claimed lives of at least 32 people.

Flooding, landslides in northern Italy kill 3

Flooding and landslides in northern Italy have claimed lives of at least three people.
“The situation is really bad; it’s a tragedy. It’s a tragedy for the whole area. Every year we have to face this kind of situation", Euro News has reported quoting the Mayor of Leivi, Vittorio Centanaro.

Floods, Landslide in Malaysian hill station 'Cameron Highlands' kill 3

Flash floods and landslides in Malaysian hill station Cameron Highlands have claimed lives of at least three people.
The landslide at Ringlet and Bertam Valley buried two and flash floods in Kuala Terla killed one people, Free Malaysia Today has written quoting the Cameron Highlands OCPD Deputy Supt Wan Mohd Zahari Wan Busu.

Landslide in Switzerland kills 2

A landslide in Switzerland has claimed lives of at least two people. Fatalities are reported to be a woman and her 3-year-old daughter.
The landslide buried the house in a heavily wooded area in Bombinasco at around 6.15 pm, The Local has mentioned quoting the police statement.