Tag Archive: hurricane irene

Sep 28 2012

Looking Back at Tropical Storm Irene: What Went Right (Video)

Over the last year, Vermonters have come together to rebuild, to cope and to understand the devastation and loss of life caused by the state’s worst natural disaster in more than 80 years. Louis Porter, former journalist and current Lake Champlain Lakekeeper with the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF), has been documenting the environmental and ecological …

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Sep 04 2012

A Few Good Reads (9/4/12): Photos of Hurricane Isaac

This week: Photos of Hurricane Isaac, Mississippi River flowing backwards, a year removed from Hurricane Irene, Shanghai unprepared for flooding, and Russian officials might be charged with negligence over flooding. Hurricane Isaac 2012 Floods Regions Around New Orleans (PHOTOS) (Huff Post Green) But in Plaquemines Parish, a sparsely populated area south of the city that …

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Dec 05 2011

A Few Good Reads (12/5/11): The Lingering Effects of the Floods of 2011

This week: The mental recovery from flooding, Thailand cleaning up, Missouri river flood protection, an Indonesian bridge collapse, the lingering effects of Hurricane Irene, and some thoughts on social enterprise application known as Yammer. Thailand Cleans Up; Areas Remain Flooded (Time World) Room by room, the cleaning team sprinkled disinfectant powder on everything covered by …

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Nov 02 2011

Bangkok Flooding: Shades of Hurricane Katrina and Updated Inundation Map


The Thai crisis has spawned “Listen to me only,” a repeated entreaty from Bangkok’s governor, Sukhumphand Paribatra, to heed his guidance over prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s camp. As with Nagin and former President George Bush, Sukhumphand and Yingluck are allegiant to rival political parties. (globalpost)   In the midst of news that flooding has reached …

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