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UNDP launches Regional Report: 'Leveraging Change for Better Lives'

The Jet Newspaper: For example, UNDP support for the government of India has helped create 40 million jobs, its partnership with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) led to the production of 15,000 zero-emission electric cars in Sri Lanka, and its work with local ...
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Tropical storm batters southern Mexico coast, kills six

Acapulco (Mexico) (AFP) - Six people were killed as tropical storm Trudy -- since downgraded to a tropical depression -- lashed Mexico, prompting evacuations and stranding 16 communities, authorities said Sunday.

Good Progress Made on Middle Fork Boise River Road Repairs

Back in early August, heavy rains caused a mudslide that completely wiped out 700 feet of the Middle Fork Boise River Road, cutting off access to Atlanta, Idaho. Another quarter-mile of the road was covered in mud, logs and rocky debris.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

At least nine killed in Nicaragua mudslide

Washington Post: At least nine killed in Nicaragua mudslide. Your browser does not currently support live streaming video. - Wall collapses after heavy rains in Nicaragua's capital Managua unleash mudslides, killing nine people in a poor neighborhood. () ...

Arlington Oso Night [VIDEO]

ARLINGTON — Arlington high school hosted its first home football game of the season on its new synthetic turf field last friday night, but it was also a special night commemorating those lost in the Oso Mudslide six months ago and the presentation of the NFL football grant from the Seattle Seahawks for Arlington's new turf.

Oso mudslide front and center in 39th District House race

HeraldNet: Scott, 48, of Monroe, doesn't have ideas for new laws as a result of the mudslide. She is waiting for word from an independent commission that is expected to make recommendations for improved emergency coordination and better building regulations in ...

Lookout Mountain residents diagnose mud slide origination

WRCB-TV: LOOKOUT MTN, TN (WRCB)--"You like living on the edge? It's kind of fun," responds Susan Jensen of Lookout Mountain's Stone Edge condominiums. The ritzy complex living up to its name now more than ever after heavy rains earlier this week shut down ...

Popular King County shortcut shut down by mudslide with no plans to reopen

MyNorthwest.com: It was a popular shortcut for people wanting to get up to I-5 from the valley in King County, but it was shut down by a mudslide earlier this year. Now, it's a chokepoint. Jerry wrote in to ask about the closures of 56th Place South and 58th Place ...

Land-use planners ready to apply lessons from mudslide

HeraldNet: Jay Inslee formed to study the Oso mudslide. The group's report on public safety and land-use regulations is due in December. The Joint SR 530 Landslide Commission includes scientists, public safety experts and local government leaders from all over ...

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Driving Rain Causes Power Outages; Rock And Mud Slide Shuts Down Ochs

The Chattanoogan: Jennifer Flynn of TDOT said, "A mudslide occurred on the SR-58 portion of Ochs Highway, early this morning, closing the roadway between Sanders Road and where Ochs Highway continues up the mountain. It was reported at 5:50 a.m., and TDOT ...

Driving Rain Causes Power Outages; Mudslide Shuts Down Ochs Highway

The Chattanoogan: Jennifer Flynn of TDOT said, "A mudslide occurred on the SR-58 portion of Ochs Highway, early this morning, closing the roadway between Sanders Road and where Ochs Highway continues up the mountain. It was reported at 5:50 a.m., and TDOT ...

Driving Rain Causes Widespread Power Outages; Mudslide Shuts Down Ochs

The Chattanoogan: Jennifer Flynn of TDOT said, "A mudslide occurred on the SR-58 portion of Ochs Highway, early this morning, closing the roadway between Sanders Road and where Ochs Highway continues up the mountain. It was reported at 5:50 a.m., and TDOT ...

Mudslide Shuts Down Ochs Highway

WTVC: A mudslide from Tuesday morning's heavy rains has closed Ochs Highway on top of Lookout Mountain near Sanders Road. T-DOT tells NewsChannel9's Drew Bollea that the road will be shut down for most of the day Tuesday. No one was hurt. Depend on us ...

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VIDEO: Lookout Mountain mudslide closes Ochs Highway

Crew are working to clean up a mudslide on Ochs Highway near Sanders Road and Signal Mountain, the result of rain-soaked soil that has not had a chance to dry. Derek Eisentrout, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Morristown, Tenn., ...

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UPDATE: Ochs Highway re-opened after mudslide

WRCB-TV: UPDATE: After a mudslide blocked the SR-58 portion of Ochs Highway early Tuesday morning, the roadway has been re-opened. TDOT crews had to wait until daylight to begin clearing the area, according to officials.

Darrington IGA, owners recognized for mudslide relief work

HeraldNet: “We're as close to normal as we could hope to be,” co-owner Kevin Ashe said. “But it'll never really be normal again.” Kevin and his wife, Sheila, got a call March 22 from their son-in-law. There had been a slide, he said. It was bad. “But we really ...

Washed away: Tennessee Valley cleans up after severe weather (video, slideshow)

Rain pummeled Chattanooga and surrounding areas Tuesday, resulting in power outages, accidents and a mudslide that closed Ochs Highway on Lookout Mountain, but the region escaped the widespread damage in Arkansas, Mississippi and Alabama.

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