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an occurrence inflicting widespread destruction and distress

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muttered D'Artagnan, as he helped the attendants to carry back to her carriage the lonely lady whose lot henceforth in life was suffering.
The more the better," said Miss Amelia; who, like almost all women who are worth a pin, was a match-maker in her heart, and would have been delighted that Joseph should carry back a wife to India.
The declaration would allow the national government and LGUs to utilize their respective calamity funds for the relief, recovery, and reconstruction of areas affected by 'human-induced calamities and pollution' in Boracay, Ano said.
The reduction of forests in national parks is caused not just by calamities, as some foresters claim, but also by wood logging, Environment Ministry says.
Our country is a paradise of beautiful islands but it's continually distressed by a lot of calamities.
BAJAUR AGENCY -- Assistant Political Agent (APA) Bajaur Agency, Anwarul Haq has appreciated the performance and efforts of Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRSC) to manage disasters and calamities in the agency despite limited resources.
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.