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Define emergency situations.

Frankly, production of goods and services as well as business needs did not occur to me.

Because TYPE of event and NUMBER of injured by natural disaster determines relief project requirements—people, processes, and things—I did not expect drought, floods, fire, shelter shortages, and other "knock-on effects" of poverty to buried by the COVID Trade War.

by Cat on Wed Sep 21st, 2022 at 05:58:12 PM EST
russia.rt.com | In Japan, 55 thousand houses were left without water due to Typhoon Talas, 24 Sep crisis ≤ a US "massacre"
As RIA Novosti points out , residents in the city of Shizuoka, the prefecture of the same name, were left without water. There, bad weather led to the breakdown of the relevant equipment.

So far, experts cannot even give an approximate recovery time.

It is also reported that 700 families in the prefecture have been cut off from supplies due to the destruction of roads.

It was previously reported that at least one person died due to a typhoon in southwestern Japan.

How does the Single Market Emergency Instrument prepare EU27 persons dependent on "crisis-relevant goods" for distribution of sanction-free third-country supply chain discipline and production?
by Cat on Sat Sep 24th, 2022 at 05:30:42 PM EST
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euronews | the Netherlands' 1,000 billion buried treasure, 23 Sep TINA trade-offs
The reason the decision [Gronigen field closure] was taken was because of seismic shocks triggered by the gas extraction in the area. Some 1200 earthquakes have been recorded so far, with around 27,000 homes being severely damaged and deemed unsafe to live in.
"The field could be re-opened in case of an emergency situation. So when people living in Germany, Estonia or other countries are really experiencing a shortage of gas, this is an emergency situation. And then the decision will be reconsidered whether to re-open the gasfield from Groningen to produce more."
An alternative to gas-extraction at home is the importation of [expensive] gas from abroad. The Netherlands has now put into operation a supplementary LNG terminal. Other countries - such as Germany and France, are also setting up new infrastructure to import liquified natural gas.
by Cat on Sun Sep 25th, 2022 at 09:50:25 PM EST
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YLE | Border patrol: Number of Russians entering Finland is on the rise, 25 Sep caravan
On Sunday there was a queue of vehicles about half a kilometre long at the Vaalimaa border post. A day earlier, some 7,700 Russians arrived in Finland through the three border posts in southeast Finland. That was 65 percent higher than a week earlier. The Border Guard estimates that up to 20,000 Russians may enter Finland altogether this weekend.
Friday President Sauli Niinistö and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy (Utva) decided that Finland should further restrict the entry of Russians and the issuance of visas.
"crisis-related goods", 24 Sep inspectors
Only about a dozen people sought temporary protection on Friday, while one applied for asylum.
"We don't know who's coming in from Russia. People who may be risk factors may also become asylum seekers. The distinction between weaponised and non-weaponised entry may be razor-thin. I believe that Putin may also take advantage of that," [Finns Party chair Riikka Purra] said.
archived Fri Nov 16th, 2018
by Cat on Sun Sep 25th, 2022 at 10:29:52 PM EST
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DW | Spain bestows personhood status to heavily polluted lagoon
recurring wildlife offense
The process, known as eutrophication, is thought to be behind mass fish die-offs in August last year, when millions of dead fish and crustaceans began to wash up on the lagoon's shores. Scientists recorded two similar pollution events in 2016 and 2019.
offense "-relevant goods"
personhood status to the Mar Menor lagoon in Murcia, in southeastern Spain [...] means that any citizen is now able now appeal to the judiciary in the case of a suspected violation against the lagoon. It will now be legally represented by a group of caretakers that includes local officials, scientistsp[,] and residents living nearby.
unspecifie goal, unspecified process
by Cat on Tue Sep 27th, 2022 at 07:46:38 AM EST
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DW | Refugees: German cities are reaching their limits, 25 Sep crisis
[Pastor Frank Ungerathen] and his team had hoped that the situation would not again reach the point it did during the refugee crisis of 2015/2016, when people also had to be accommodated in gym halls and even tents. But there is simply no more housing available in the small city of about 50,000 residents.
*-"relevant goods"
"We need an orderly system to really provide people with -- and this is the important thing for me -- not just a roof over their head and a bed, but more. They need a place at school, or day care: they also need psychosocial care, especially when it comes to families and children who are dealing with war-related trauma," she said.
by Cat on Tue Sep 27th, 2022 at 07:49:59 AM EST
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Sweden mulls the cost to save communities from rising sea, 20 Sep
Other [NL] objections have come from local residents who say the proposed embankments and walls will block their view of the sea as well as impinging on their privacy as people walking on the new embankments will be able to see into nearby gardens and houses.
Projected change in the frequency of once-in-a-century coastal flooding events by 2100 due to sea level rise, even if emissions are kept under control. For example, a value of 500 means a one-in-100 year flood may return five times per year by 2100.
A first report from a [SE] government-appointed expert group said Sweden's response to climate change must be integrated more closely with other elements of the nation's civil defense.
by Cat on Tue Sep 27th, 2022 at 07:58:52 AM EST
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plus undefined goal
"We must shift the focus from problems to solutions and from planning to implementation," the report published in February said. "The efforts that have been made so far have not been able to create the necessary changes in society."
by Cat on Tue Sep 27th, 2022 at 09:44:54 AM EST
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reference CZ, AT, SK, DE, PL, possibly FI
Forestry and Game Management Institute, "FORESTS' FUTURE 2022, Consequences of Bark Beetle Calamity in Central Europe", June 2022
suspect: incorrect "crisis-related goods"
The turn-around has not materialized as expected.

by Cat on Wed Sep 28th, 2022 at 08:43:03 PM EST
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