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Obama: Climate change a security threat

...life.Obama drew a line from climate change to national security that had multiple strands:? increased risk of natural disasters resulting in humanitarian crises, with the potential to increase refugee flows and worsen conflicts over food and...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/obama-climate-change-security-threat
Not For Web
A new age of aid following Nepal quakes

...don't think people raising money for organizations that they care about or even raising money in the response to natural disasters is new," NTEN CEO Amy Sample Ward said. "What is new, of course, are the rapidly expanding options for how...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-14/new-age-aid-following-nepal-quakes
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Juneau woman seeks mother in Nepal post quake

When natural disasters or other tragedies strike distant lands, they may not seem to have much bearing on life in Juneau, but at least one Juneau resident's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-29/juneau-woman-seeks-mother-nepal-post-qu
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Alaska Aerial Media flies Anchorage's first drones

...impact on education, public safety and recreation."There are so many uses for the UAV systems, especially during natural-disaster situations," Marlow said. "That's one of our main goals, to be able to assist in search and rescue and wildfire...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-06/alaska-aerial-media-flies-anchorages-fi
State
Canada: Border closing won't block aid to Hyder

...in place to ensure access for emergency services ... in the event of a situation such as a medical emergency, natural disaster, or if there is risk to critical infrastructure," agency spokeswoman Jennifer Bourque said.She told The Associated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-06/canada-border-closing-wont-block-aid-hy
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It's official: Southeast's got 'spirit'

...largest employers in the region. Other threats included the threat of moving the capital, changing demographics and natural disasters and extreme weather.Schijvens pointed out that losing jobs to other regions isn't the only problem. She said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-03/its-official-southeasts-got-spirit
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'Sailing Around the Pacific' slideshow organized to raise funds for Vanuatu

...Pacific Ocean. On their journey they spent some time in Vanuatu, recently hit by Cyclone Pam, one of the worst natural disasters in Vanuatu's history. Now back in Juneau, the couple has organized a fundraiser to help support relief efforts...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-25/sailing-around-pacific-slideshow-organize
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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-
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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-
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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
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