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TITLE: Natural disasters : Micronesia & vicinity (includes some other disasters of note, particularly in the Pacific region. / Compiled by staff of the College of Micronesia-FSM.
PUBLISHED: Pohnpei, FM : College of Micronesia-FSM, 2013-
DESCRIPTION: various pagings : ill. ; 30 cm.
NOTES: A natural disaster is any event of force of nature that is caused by environmental factors that has catastrophic consequences. Natural disasters include: avalanches, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, impact events, landslides, mudslides, tornadoes, tsunamis, tropical cyclones, typhoons, and volcanic eruptions.
NOTES: 1. 3rd bulletin - cancellation Pacific wide tsunami warning watch, Tsunami bulletin number 3 issued at 0018Z 08 October 2009 (8 pages); 2. Tsunami watch and warning in effect dated 07 October 2009 (2 pages); 3. News release (Asia disasters: four urgent appeals now seek 18 million Swiss francs. Dated 5 October 2009 by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. (9 pages); 4. Typhoon Ketsana: email from Micronesia Red Cross Society dated Wednesday, September 30, 2009 (2 pages); 5. Tsunami warning lifted and cancelled. Tsunami which effect Samoa in the Pacific region. (3 pages); 6. News release from U.S. Department of Interior regarding "Secretary Salazar and Assistant Secretary Babauta's statements on earthquake and tsunami surges in American Samoa dated September 29, 2009 (2 pages); 7. ...the neighboring islnad of Ponape, which in the year 1902-1903 had a precipitation of 5,024 mm with 259 days of rain.... IN: Hambruch, Paul. Islands around Ponape : Kapingamarangi, Nukuoro, Ngatik, Mokil, Pingelap. Hamburg, Germany : Friederichsen, De Gruyter, and Company, 1934 (pages 29-32); 8. List of figures: Typhoon havens handbook for the Western Pacific and Indian oceans...dated 6/8/2009 (2 pages); 9. Historical tropical cyclone activity and impacts in the Cook Islands by Fes. A. de Sally. IN: Pacific science (2008). Volume 62, no 4: page 443-459. c2008. University of Hawaii Press; 10. Was Tropical Cyclone Hera or Hunting by People Responsible for Decline of the Lupe (Ducula Pacifica) (Aves:Columbidae) Population on Niue during 1994-2004? By R.G. Powlesland, D.J. Butler, and I.M. Westbrooke. IN: Pacific science (2008). Volume 62, no 4: page 461-471. c2008; 11. Australia provides emergency assistance to the Federated States of Micronesia and the republic of the Marshall Islands by Australian Embassy. IN: The Kaselehlie Press January 21- February 3, 2009. page 4.; 12. Quake prompts tsunami warning by The Associated Press. IN: Pacific Daily News March 21, 2004. Page 10.;
NOTES: 13. 5.0-magnitude quake shakes island by Pacific Daily News. IN: Pacific Daily News. March 25, 2009. Page 2; 14. Tidal swell washes over Pacific Islands by Bill Jaynes. IN: The Kaselehlie Press (December 24, 2008). Vol. 9 Issue No. 2.; 15. FSM warns of climate "tipping points" by Cherrelle Jackson of SPREP Pacific Communications Team. IN: The Kaselehlie Press (December 24, 2008-January 6, 2009). Page 10.; 16. Up to 6,000 killed by Richard Phillips. IN: World Socialist Web Site (July 21, 1998).; 17. Catholics offer aid to tidal wave victims by Catholic World News. IN: Catholic World News (2005).; 18. Ekkewe ulungat Typhoon a tori Ta by Mr. S Soulik, Mr. Perdun Saladier, & Mr. Kirion Hengio. From: Uruon Chuk: A resource of oral legends, traditions and history of Truk. [Saipan, Mariana Islands] : Headquarters Education Trust Territory Dept. of Education], 1979. page 436 (1).
SUBJECT: Natural disasters--Micronesia--Articles, papers, reports, etc.
SUBJECT: Typhoons--Micronesia--Articles, papers, reports, etc.
SUBJECT: Tsunami--Micronesia--Articles, papers, reports, etc.
SUBJECT: Tropical cyclone--Cook Islands--Articles, paper, reports, etc.
SUBJECT: Storms and surges--Micronesia--Articles, papers, reports, etc.
SUBJECT: Micronesia--Natural disasters.
SUBJECT: Global warming--Micronesia.

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