calamity


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an occurrence inflicting widespread destruction and distress

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The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) is set to recommend the declaration of a state of calamity in the island paradise of Boracay, an official said on Monday.
THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has proposed to place Boracay Island under a state of calamity to allow government agencies to implement needed infrastructure programs, clean it up and dismantle illegal buildings.
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.
The Filipino reciprocated: "I'm Freddie Ubaldo from the State of Calamity.
He said that PDMA has set up a special unit to cope with emergencies during natural calamities and has installed a modern forecast system to lessen the losses if any natural calamity hits.
On the occasion DEO Ejaz Anjum delivered detailed lecture on the ways and means how to reduce impacts of any calamity.
The National Nutrition Commission (NNC) and the Department of Health of Central Visayas (DOH-7) ensured the public that the government is prepared in case a man-made or a natural calamity will arise.
For the first time in its 130-year history, Birmingham and Midland Operatic Society (BMOS) Musical Theatre Company is performing Calamity Jane the musical - which first took to the stage in 1961 on the back of the successful Warner Bros movie starring the legend Doris Day.
According to "The Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane" written by, you guessed it, Calamity Jane, her maiden name was Martha, or as she wrote it, "Marthy" Cannary.
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.
WELL, if it wasn't quite a calamity, it was certainly a hiccup with the opening night of director Nikolai Foster's whip crack-away production delayed due to "technical" issues after its arrival from Brighton.
RUTHIN Musical Theatre is excited to be celebrating it's 40th year with their production of Calamity Jane which they bring to the stage this April.
Byline: Calamity Jane THE ALBANY THEATRE, THE BUTTS, COVENTRY
By Catherine S Valente & Jhoanna Ballaran /Manila Times Admitting that the government's contingency and calamity funds would not be enough to rehabilitate areas devastated by typhoons and a strong quake, President Benigno Aquino yesterday said he will realign the government's savings and release it as calamity fund.
Global Banking News-February 22, 2013--SBP says calamity affected loan defaulters would not be considered as bank defaulters(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.