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an occurrence inflicting widespread destruction and distress

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Wood stock in the Slovak forests has doubled in the past 50 years, Lesy SR spokesperson Radko Srnka said and stressed that the problem in the national parks is being caused by calamity wood processing and stresses that calamities occur ever more frequently.
Lest we forget, the destructive effects of natural calamities should not be attributed solely to the erratic forces of Nature but also to human causes.
Anwarul Haq said that PRCS society was a state-run autonomous origination which was playing a great job in managing of all sorts of disasters and calamities in the country in general and tribal areas in particular.
During the weekly media forum of the Association of Government Information Officers (AGIO-7), Blanco said that since the inauguration of the National Resilience Month in July, DOH has been active in the shift from making the public aware to gearing them towards resistance in times of calamities.
A recently released 2014 report by the Commission on Audit (COA) on finances earmarked for calamity and quick response funds (QRF) by particular government agencies stated that much of the funds been left largely untouched from 2008 despite the number of disasters and calamities that struck the country.
The Calamities centers upon a couple's losses and gains, on John's conviction that his arm will grow back after a deadly attack by a pack of steroid-enhanced coyotes, and on the boundaries of sanity and insanity in a much-changed world.
21bn funds were allocated for calamities and emergencies.
The head of the State Bank of Pakistan, Yasin Anwar, has said that people who have defaulted on their loans because of calamities would not be considered as defaulters by banks.
Civil Defense plays a remarkable role in protecting the people against accidents and calamities such as fire, flood and earthquake.
The ability to declare a calamity is legislated in the National Calamities Prevention and Relief Act of 1958, which stated that in each province "whenever the province or part thereof is affected or threatened by flood, famine, locust or any other pest, hailstorm, fire, epidemic or any other calamity which, in the opinion of the government, warrants action under this Act, government may, by notification, declare the whole or part of the Province, as the case may be, calamity affected.
1 -- Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Kashmir, and Gilgit-Baltistan, Senator Saleem Saifullah Khan, on Saturday said the occurrence of natural calamities could not be stopped, but combined efforts could minimise the miseries of the victims.
1 -- President Pakistan Muslim League and Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Kashmir, and Gilgit Baltistan Senator Salim Saifullah Khan submitted a Bill on the rehabilitation and financial assistance to the victims of natural calamities and for matters connected therewith in Senate.
Following the calamities, the Centre has already released the second installment of over Rs.
The calamities of the past year also remind us of the far less spectacular calamities of every day, the ones that don't make the nightly news, but haunt any number of us at any given moment.
A "predictable surprise," of course, is an oxymoron, but it makes for a catchy title--and in the case of this book, an interesting and nicely conceived rumination on how leaders in business and government might do a better job of avoiding calamities that they should at least have had a good inkling of.