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Lawmakers feast, dance with Juneau's Filipino community

...their support of FCI while the organization was raising money for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. The devastating natural disaster claimed the lives of at least 6,300 people in the Philippines.Ruaro was also responsible for facilitating a large...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-23/lawmakers-feast-dance-juneaus-filipino-
Local
Local students support global disaster relief

...Interact club raised $4,000 to send ShelterBox totes filled with survival essentials to victims of political or natural disasters.The club, which hosts multiple local charity projects and one major international project each year, collaborates...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-12/local-students-support-global-disaster-
Local
High school clubs carry on holiday service tradition

...ShelterBox - a kit of emergency survival items sent through a nonprofit to communities worldwide affected by war and natural disasters. They've also created and implemented a recycling system for their school, placing recycling bins in every teacher's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/high-school-clubs-carry-holiday-service
Local
My Turn: Renew your faith

...remain one of the few countries in the world willing to fight for democracy and defeat evil. In times of crisis or natural disaster, America is always the first to respond. Much of the rest of the world looks to us for leadership and a source...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-25/my-turn-renew-your-faith
Opinion
Traveling shoeboxes spread the holiday love

...talk to my child about the privileges we've had and how it compared to the rest of the world," Brice said. "Natural disasters, war, are all a part of life. Being able to pack a shoebox with my son and show him that we can bring relief in...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-16/traveling-shoeboxes-spread-holiday-
Neighbors
My Turn: 'Live United' and make a difference

...Southeast. These agencies help feed the hungry, assist the elderly and those experiencing disabilities, deal with natural disasters, support educational activities such as learning English or learning to read, and so much more. Many people believe...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-11/my-turn-live-united-and-make-differen
Opinion
Budget crunch idles Guard units across US

...forces and can be activated by the president for U.S. military action or called out by their governors to help with natural disasters or civil unrest. Ohio Guard members were called last month to help with water purification and delivery during a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-07/budget-crunch-idles-guard-units-across-
State
Saturday Challenge

...Response Training. I've written about CERT before; it's the group that trains people how to respond in case of a natural disaster.I go to the trailer next to the main building, where the CERT classroom training was held before, and I accidentally...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-20/saturday-challenge
Local
11 Questions: King Volcano

...about? I mostly write songs about science, specifically geology. The project we are currently working on is about natural disasters, namely earthquakes, erupting volcanoes and tsunamis and how much of an inconvenience it can sometimes be to live...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-13/11-questions-king-volcano
Art
Empire Editorial: A vote on trust

...goes wrong."This newspaper wrote those words on April 5, 1989, about a week after the state's second-worst natural disaster was caused by an excess of trust. We see no reason to view things differently now. If time has softened our emotions...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-17/empire-editorial-vote-trust
Opinion

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