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The Palestinians: Refugee Camps or Terrorist Bases?

The Jewish Press - ‎10 hours ago‎
It is worth mentioning that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) is formally in charge of the refugee camps in Lebanon, including those that are now providing shelter to Islamist terrorists.

Milestone PacWaste meeting

Scoop.co.nz (press release) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Participants noted that relief efforts themselves, which often include the provision of packaged food and water bottles, can generate an increased volume of waste that small island nations are ill-equipped to cope with.

Depression. Drugs. Alcohol. Tourette's. And at 35, another Olympics.

Charlotte Observer (blog) - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
U.S. Olympic men's swim team member Anthony Ervin. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com. Ervin also reads widely and deeply.

Chaplains prepare for the worst in major SOUTHCOM exercise

ArmyTimes.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sponsored by U.S. Southern Command, the first session of the three-phase Tradewinds is a maritime security and disaster relief exercise coordinated with 13 Caribbean partner nations. “[Tradewinds] is a natural fit for chaplains,” said Col. Charles ...

THR Critics Debate: More Pain Than Pleasure in This Summer's Movies

Yahoo Movies (blog) - ‎19 hours ago‎
That said, hasn't the overall slate of indie, foreign and doc releases - which usually provide reliable refuge from the tentpole tsunami - been sub-par this summer? There've been exceptions, of course, like From Afar, which won the top prize at the ...

Japan's irresistible cult of cuteness

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - ‎10 hours ago‎
... we're pressing the brain's “cute” receptors and being rewarded with a relaxing hit of opioid-like happy hormones. It's the same flood of happy hormones that explains why, at times of stress, you might turn for relief to online images of kittens or ...
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Giant fault discovered under Bangladesh crust that could wipe out millions

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The researchers cannot predict when the earthquake will strike, but he said governments in the region should be 'building more earthquake resistant structures' while improving 'planning to cope with relief and supplies for the people after an earthquake'.

HMH-361 participates in Exercise Chura-Shima Rescue 2016

Marines.mil (press release) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The annual exercise hosted by the 15th Brigade, Western Army, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, trains humanitarian assistance and disaster relief-involved agencies for a swift reaction to a large-scale earthquake and tsunami in Okinawa. Hurt is a CH ...

Marines join Okinawan exercise to prepare for disasters

Stars and Stripes - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
“So if something does happen - disaster relief or if they just need assistance moving something, or really just training in general - we've already established the rapport; we know what kind of constraints both parties have, and what abilities both ...

PruVolunteers build homes in Bantayan Island

The Standard - ‎22 hours ago‎
... lives in 2008, rebuild homes and facilities in Padang, Indonesia following a magnitude 7.9 earthquake in 2009, clear debris and support children in Ishinomaki, Japan after the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami in 2011, and repair homes for ...
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Iraqi Christians Risk Being Killed by ISIS as Church Leaders Debate Whether to Stay or Flee

Christian Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
"Given this tsunami of emigration ... what future is left for the Church? What will become of our homeland? What will become of our ... in April that Christians both in Iraq and Syria are on the "brink of extinction." "We gave a lot to Christianity as ...

New Book Alleges CIA Manipulates Hollywood to Promote War on Terror

Hollywood Reporter - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
That said, hasn't the overall slate of indie, foreign and doc releases - which usually provide reliable refuge from the tentpole tsunami - been sub-par this summer? There've been exceptions, of course, like From Afar, which won the top prize at the ...

Amateur Radio Plays Key Role In Major FEMA Earthquake Disaster Exercise:

eHam.net - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Current plans indicate the use of the US Navy as a relief force. That is not going to work for the coast. First, the tsunamis and the quake will destroy all the jetties and harbor channels, making port access impossible by their ships. The docks will ...
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'Hands of Stone' Trailer: Robert De Niro Coaches Edgar Ramirez for a Boxing Comeback

Hollywood Reporter - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
That said, hasn't the overall slate of indie, foreign and doc releases - which usually provide reliable refuge from the tentpole tsunami - been sub-par this summer? There've been exceptions, of course, like From Afar, which won the top prize at the ...

What Pokémon, Japanese Schoolgirl Punks, and Cocaine Have in Common

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
It's the same flood of happy hormones that explains why, at times of stress, you might turn for relief to online images of kittens or stumbling baby pandas on YouTube.

Bilingual guidebook to help LGBT community in natural disasters

The Japan Times - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Also: “I wonder if I might be harassed when I go ask for sanitary pads, underwear, razors or other gender-specified relief supplies due to my gender identity or gender expression,” and “Gender-specified facilities such as temporary toilets, bath ...
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Garry Marshall, 'Happy Days' Creator and Director of 'Pretty Woman,' Dies at 81

Hollywood Reporter - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
That said, hasn't the overall slate of indie, foreign and doc releases - which usually provide reliable refuge from the tentpole tsunami - been sub-par this summer? There've been exceptions, of course, like From Afar, which won the top prize at the ...

Israel's blessing to the world

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
“Within a decade of Israel's founding, the government and its people demonstrated a deep commitment to engage in humanitarian relief efforts,” the Foreign Ministry explains. And judging from its track record for dispatching aid and assistance to ...

Thursday Bird Droppings: So long to first place, for now

Camden Chat - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
In 365 AD, a tsunami washed over Alexandria, Egypt following a magnitude 8.5+ earthquake in Crete, killing at least 50,000 people.

Missionaries to share at Faith Center

East Oregonian (subscription) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
... served in the mission field for 25 years. In addition to gospel outreach, they have performed relief work for the Nepal earthquake and tsunami in Japan. For more information, call 541-276-9569. For more about the ministry, visit www ...
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