Disasters


Japan Plans Satellite Based Texting System in Earthquake and Tsunami Disasters

Japan Plans Satellite Based Texting System in Earthquake and Tsunami Disasters

The Japanese government is planning a communication system that keeps everyone connected during disasters....

Apr 18 2016, 1:31am CDT

Scientists Build Cockroach Robot That May Help in Future Disasters

Scientists Build Cockroach Robot That May Help in Future Disasters

The cockroach inspired robot can squeeze through tiny cracks and is hard to squash. These robot can assist in search-and-rescue...

Feb 8 2016, 11:58pm CST

Weather-Related Disasters are Becoming More Frequent, UN Reports

90 Percent of Disasters are Weather-Related, UN Reports

More than 600,000 deaths are linked to weather related disasters, says report...

Nov 24 2015, 1:52am CST

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Communicating Disasters

No stats.  Just a hunch.  Disasters are increasing.  Whether floods, terrorism, tsunamis, plants collapsing, fires, oil spills...

Jan 16 2014, 4:36pm CST