Tag Archives: disaster

Sep 08

National Preparedness Month 2015

September is National Preparedness Month! It’s time to make a plan with your community, your family, and for your pets. Plan how to stay safe and communicate during the disasters that can affect your community. Everyone can participate in America’s … Read More

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Apr 27

How to Help Victims of the Nepal Earthquake

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal with devastating force on Saturday, April 25th, killing more than 4,400 people and injuring at least 8,000. Many more are unaccounted for as the search for survivors continues. Rescue and recovery efforts are underway, … Read More

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Mar 23

How You Can Help the Red Cross & Let the Red Cross Help You

Since March is Red Cross month, now is a good time to get involved with one of the nation’s leading humanitarian organizations dedicated to assisting people in need throughout the United States and the world. Since 2006, the Red Cross … Read More

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Dec 10

Impact: Earth!

Remember the Stop Disasters game from last week? Now you can use an impact model program to wreak some havoc on Earth! Go to https://www.purdue.edu/impactearth. Impact: Earth! is an easy-to-use, interactive website for estimating the regional environmental consequences of an asteroid … Read More

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Oct 09

1906 San Francisco Earthquake Photos

USGS photo archive and introduction to the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. Some great images from the San Francisco Public Library. Artist Shawn Clover recreates famous scenes and blends archive images with current views from San Francisco; a REALLY COOL … Read More

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Nov 16

Help Support Philippines Relief Efforts

One of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded, Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) cut a path of destruction across six central Philippine islands last Friday, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless. The city of Tacloban was virtually flattened. … Read More

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