the food was brought in yesterday and the people are getting food and medicine and America is helping the place for money
Natural disasters are extreme, sudden events caused by environmental factors that injure people and damage property. Earthquakes, windstorms, floods, and disease all strike anywhere on earth, often without warning. As examples, we’ve chosen disasters that have occurred around the world throughout history.
LA PINTADA, Mexico — Armed with shovels, hydraulic equipment and anything else they can muster, search crews are desperately digging in La Pintada, searching for victims of a massive landslide; sixty-eight people were still among the missing as of Monday morning.
The Mexican army’s emergency response and rescue team slogged in several feet of mud and incessant rain with rescue dogs, recovering a total of five bodies as of Sunday, including a man found wedged under the collapsed roof of a dirt-filled home.
Lt. Carlos Alberto Mendoza, commander of the 16-soldier team, said it’s the most daunting situation he’s seen in 24 years with the army.
4.TACLOBAN, Philippines (Reuters) – Maoist rebels extended on Sunday for another month a unilateral ceasefire in areas devastated by typhoon Haiyan in the central Philippines, ordering guerrillas to help distribute food, water and other relief supplies in coastal and mountain villages.