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an occurrence inflicting widespread destruction and distress

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When calamities strike, they raise their hands in surrender and just call for help from the national government because, either do not have any funds anymore, or they are waiting to use these funds for purposes for which these are not intended.
Tolentino added that part of preparation is readying the farms and the farmers to future calamities.
BAGUIO CITY - Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos is pushing of the adaption of the Living Income for Farmers Emergency or 'LIFE' program for farmers who are the usual victims of calamities.
The government should provide immediate livelihood for farmers hurt by calamities in the country, Ilocos Norte Gov.
THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) approved the adoption of a policy framework on the grant of regulatory relief to banks and quasi-banks (QBs) affected by calamities in the country.
LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar Friday said that damages resulting from natural calamities and unforeseen incidents could be minimised by adopting precautionary measures and through a disaster-resilient approach.
'Punjab government will fully cooperate with NDRMF in coping with floods and other natural calamities,' he said.
PESHAWAR -- A series of mock drill was underway by the Pakhtunkhwa Rural Support Programme (PRSP) to cope with natural calamities in better manner.
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.Slovak forests are disappearing and the extensive logging is causing harm to their biodiversity and water retaining ability, say activists involved in environmental protection.
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.
Neri Colmenares admitted that the government has a lot of funds it can use to help disaster victims.| He said that in the General Appropriations Act (G) for fiscal years 2012 and 2013, P712.21bn 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.