Selected Events: April 21 – April 27, 2016

Number of Stories about specific threats from Google Alerts:
Earthquake: 547
Fire: 521
Flood: 530
Hurricane: 283
Pandemic: 17
Security Breach: 120 (a separate page has been set up for selected Security Breach items)
Tornado: 443

Articles of Interest:

Earthquake

Ecuador earthquake: 570 dead; emergency tax measures introduced

Received from Google Alerts 4/21/2016 2:07:18 AM – Source: The Indian Express

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Death toll from Ecuador earthquake surpasses 650

Received from Google Alerts 4/24/2016 7:44:22 AM – Source: AOL News

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GM idles four US, Canada plants due to Japan earthquake

Received from Google Alerts 4/23/2016 1:23:29 AM – Source: USA TODAY

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The Earthquake In Japan Unleashed This Giant Fish To Feast On Our Nightmares

Received from Google Alerts 4/23/2016 3:24:12 PM – Source: UPROXX

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Japan earthquake: Death toll reaches 48, over 100000 people homeless

Received from Google Alerts 4/24/2016 1:25:53 AM – Source: State of the State KS (subscription)

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Small Earthquake Shakes Northern Oklahoma

Received from Google Alerts 4/27/2016 11:46:08 PM – Source: news9.com KWTV

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Fire

Man dies after being pulled from Albany apartment fire

Received from Google Alerts 4/21/2016 4:06:19 PM – Source: NEWS10 ABC

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Crews battle mountain fire near High Rock

Received from Google Alerts 4/22/2016 4:09:34 AM – Source: Herald-Mail Media

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Fire destroys Marshfield storage units

Received from Google Alerts 4/23/2016 1:45:57 PM – Source: Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

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Massive Poconos brush fire forces evacuations

Received from Google Alerts 4/24/2016 9:22:43 PM – Source: WFMZ Allentown

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BOWIE, Md. (ABC7) — A possible meteorite strike is believed to have caused a massive brush fire in Bowie.Bowie Volunteer Fire Department …

Received from Google Alerts 4/25/2016 1:57:55 PM – Source: WJLA.com

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Fire in Shenandoah National Park grows to second largest on record

Received from Google Alerts 4/27/2016 8:24:30 PM – Source: WTOP

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Flood

BATAVIA — Only 32 communities in New York have qualified for the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System. The FEMA …

Received from Google Alerts 4/21/2016 2:44:50 AM – Source: The Daily News Online

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Houston schools to reopen Wednesday but flood warnings not yet lifted

Received from Google Alerts 4/21/2016 3:40:35 AM – Source: CNN

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Scores of wild animals rescued from Houston-area flood waters

Received from Google Alerts 4/21/2016 3:48:22 PM – Source: KTRK-TV

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The Latest: New thunderstorms hit flood-plagued Houston

Received from Google Alerts 4/21/2016 7:46:54 PM – Source: CNN

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Towing Fees Another Burden On Houston Flood Victims

Received from Google Alerts 4/25/2016 8:55:36 AM – Source: Houston Public Media

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Schools still deal with flood fallout

Received from Google Alerts 4/25/2016 6:48:20 PM – Source: Monroe News Star

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Major Flooding In Deshler Leads To Evacuations

Received from Google Alerts 4/27/2016 11:24:13 AM – Source: 1011now

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Hurricane

VIDEO: 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast Calls For Near-Average Activity

Received from Google Alerts 4/21/2016 1:53:59 AM – Source: SpaceCoastDaily.com

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Hurricane and storm preparedness kits are imperative this time of year, with hurricane season just weeks away. Ready Georgia, statewide campaign …

Received from Google Alerts 4/22/2016 1:54:41 AM – Source: Brunswick News

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World Meteorological Organization retires storm names Erika, Joaquin and Patricia

Received from Google Alerts 4/25/2016 8:22:10 PM – Source: KBTX

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Tornado

Special: Preparing you for severe weather

Received from Google Alerts 4/21/2016 1:23:56 AM – Source: KSDK.com

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A tornado outbreak, heavy snow, and a shipwreck

Received from Google Alerts 4/21/2016 8:45:38 AM – Source: Examiner.com

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Large Hail, Damaging Winds Early Signs of Severe Weather Outbreak; Thousands Without Power …

Received from Google Alerts 4/26/2016 9:25:43 PM – Source: The Weather Channel

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Tornadoes Reported in Indiana, Large Hail Across Plains Amid Dangerous Severe Weather

Received from Google Alerts 4/27/2016 12:24:12 AM – Source: New York Times

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Severe Storms Drop Hail, Tornado Warnings Across the U.S. (PHOTOS)

Received from Google Alerts 4/27/2016 6:25:25 PM – Source: The Weather Channel

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