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A 6.4M Earthquake strikes Taiwan, some buildings collapsed

A 6.4M earthquake struck at 3:57am Saturday (11:57am Pacific, Friday) 26 miles aways from Taiwan's city of Tainan collapsing at least a 17-story and 7-story residential buildings. The quake was shallow, only 6 miles deep. So far, at least 3 deaths are reported, but it is unknown how many are trapped. Over 120,000 homes and businesses are without power. Population in Tainan is 1.2 million. 

The earthquake was felt in the capital city, Taipei, 300 miles away. There have been 5…

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Posted by Ines Pearce on February 5, 2016 at 5:51pm

Bombing in Boston

There were 2 explosions near the finish to the Boston Marathon today. Currently 22 are injured and the Boston Police confirm 2 fatalities. That's all the information we have at the moment. 

Posted by Ines Pearce on April 15, 2013 at 1:23pm

Looking for Global Business Continuity Director at Nike

Hi there,

I am currently recruiting for a Global Business Continuity Director position for Nike.  It is based in Portland, OR.  We offer full relocation and amazing Total Rewards package.  The link to the job is http://jobs.nike.com/oregon/finance/jobid3213194-global-business-continuity-director-jobs .  If you are interested please apply online.  Thank you

Jennifer

Posted by Jennifer Favors on February 12, 2013 at 2:18pm

*NEW* GOOGLE PUBLIC ALERTS

A new feature on Google Maps will allow users to view local and worldwide disaster alerts, and is now available to users, Google announced on 25 January. Called Google Public Alerts, the new feature draws on weather, public safety, and earthquake alerts from federal agencies to supplement Google Map searches. Whether or not an alert will appear in the results column depends on activity at a location, severity of the alert, and the search query.

SOURCE: 25 January 2012, PC…

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Posted by Ines Pearce on January 30, 2012 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

 

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