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HeatherLyn Gray

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Name: HeatherLyn Gray
Date registered: May 29, 2014

Latest posts

  1. Hazard Highlights — March 23, 2017
  2. Hazard Highlights — March 16, 2017
  3. Hazard Highlights — March 2, 2017
  4. Hazard Highlights — February 23, 2017
  5. Hazard Highlights — February 16, 2017

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Feb
09
2017

Hazard Highlights

HH 020917

Floods and Landslides Affect Tens of Thousands in Peru As of February 6, floods and landslides, brought on by heavy rains, have affected more than 170,000 people in Peru over the past week. The northern provinces of Tumbes, Piura, and Lambayeque have declared a State of Emergency. In Lambayeque, the hardest hit province, it is …

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Feb
02
2017

Hazard Highlights

Multiple Wildfires Affect Thousands in Chile As of January 31, 7 of 15 regions of Chile and 3,782 people were affected by wildfires. 1,025 houses, high numbers of livestock and farmland losses were reported. The Chilean Government has declared a state of emergency, for some zones, since January 20, 2017 (UN). As of February 2, …

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Jan
27
2017

Hazard Highlights

Flooding in French Polynesia Affects Thousands On January 23, heavy rainfall triggered major flooding that left thousands in French Polynesia without power. The islands of Tahiti and Moorea were most affected by the floods, resulting in the temporary closure of Tahiti’s international airport (ReliefWeb/Radio Australia). Between January 22 and 23, more than 200 mm of …

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Jan
19
2017

Hazard Highlights

HH011917

Heavy Rains, Landslides Damage Infrastructure in Peru As of January 16, thousands across Peru have been affected by severe weather conditions. Intense rains, huaycos (a regional term for a specific type of flash flood event), landslides, floods, hailstorms, thunderstorms, and snow have been reported in 18 of the country’s 24 regions (INDECI, INDECI-Twitter, Andina). According …

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Jan
05
2017

Hazard Highlights

HH010517

M6.9 Earthquake Strikes Offshore of Fiji, Followed by Strong Aftershocks On January 3, a major M6.9 earthquake occurred in the Fiji Islands region, initially prompting tsunami warnings for coastal areas around the island nation (NDMO, PTWC). According to reports, at least two aftershocks greater than M5.0 followed soon after the initial quake (Reuters). There were …

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