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Tag Archives: U.S. Aid

Horrible tragedy unfolding in Nepal following massive quake; thousands dead and injured

Excerpt: Last night, as most of the Pacific timezone was headed to bed or snoozing away following the end of another workweek, a massive earthquake struck Nepal, including the capital of Kathmandu. Initially reported as a magnitude 7.5 tremblor by the U.S. Geological Survey, it was later revised to 7.8. The quake stuck at a depth […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, National Defense, World Commmunity
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Terrible devastation in Philippines prompts renewed call for aid from the United Nations

Excerpt: As pictures and eyewitness accounts continue to come in from the Philippines, depicting the terrible devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan, the United Nations is launching a $300+ million appeal for aid from the world community to help the more than eleven million people affected by the storm. (Many of them are without shelter after the […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News, World Commmunity
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