Words matter. These are the best Natural Disaster Quotes from famous people such as Neil deGrasse Tyson, Vladimir Putin, Vito Fossella, Rutger Bregman, Jason Chaffetz, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Even with all our technology and the inventions that make modern life so much easier than it once was, it takes just one big natural disaster to wipe all that away and remind us that, here on Earth, we’re still at the mercy of nature.
Yes, life in Chechnya so far looks more like a life after a natural disaster.
One of the essential elements of government responsibility is to communicate effectively to the American people, especially in time of a potential terrorist attack or a natural disaster.
News reports following a natural disaster are almost always dominated by stories of looting and violence, but in many cases such stories turn out to be unfounded speculations based on rumour.
Our Strategic Petroleum Reserve is there for a natural disaster or some other catastrophe.
Having said that, I believe we must not compound the natural disaster of Katrina by creating a fiscal disaster in Congress – it is our duty to ensure that we reign in other government spending in any event, and especially in this time of national emergency.
It is imperative that when thousands of selfless volunteers respond to those who have incurred the wrath of a natural disaster that legal liability need not be hanging over their heads.
Michael Jackson loved epic symbols. In his shows and his videos, he always destroyed or salvaged worlds; he was the hero of parables about street violence, sexual combat, war and natural disaster. It was always apocalypse or apotheosis now.
Americans rightly asked, if this is the way our government responds to a natural disaster it knew about days in advance, how would it respond to a surprise terrorist attack? How would it respond to an earthquake?
The one thing that I have been struck with, after coming here to Congress is, how many people in Washington, D.C. talk about job loss like they are talking about the weather, or a natural disaster like an earthquake.
After a natural disaster, safe drinking water is a priority. Humans can live longer without food than water, so communication about clean water is essential to help avoid the risk of cholera, dysentery, malnutrition, famine, and death.
My father and his eight siblings grew up in the kind of poverty that Americans don’t like to talk about unless a natural disaster like Hurricane Katrina strikes, and then the conversation only lasts as long as the news cycle. His family squatted in shacks. The children scavenged for food.
No matter what is happening in life or in the world – war, natural disaster, poor health, pain, the death of loved ones – if existence is filled with art, music and literature, life will be fulfilling, a joy.
Never in our country’s history have we witnessed a natural disaster that has impacted so many people in such a wide area. In fact, as of the writing of this column, millions of people along the Gulf Coast have been displaced from their homes in a period of only five days.
We’re facing a natural disaster in the middle of an economic disaster. The federal government has to balance its budget the way our families do.
Sometimes it takes a natural disaster to reveal a social disaster.
Trump’s racism has clearly driven his policy decisions during his first year in office – from his Muslim ban and his despicable treatment of DREAMers to his ruthless ramp-up of immigration raids and the callous termination of protections for Haitians and Salvadorans who fled natural disaster and violence.
I can only hope the federal aid made available today will be sufficient in our recovery efforts, and pray that our citizens continue to be safe from the fallout of this dangerous natural disaster.
Responding to a natural disaster is a complex problem.
The word survivor suggests someone who has emerged alive from a plane crash or a natural disaster. But the word can also refer to the loved ones of murder victims, and this was the sense in which it was used at a four-day conference in early June at Boston College.
Climate is always evolving, and natural disaster have always existed.
If a natural disaster strikes your community, reach out to your friends, neighbors, and complete strangers. Lend a helping hand.
If your child gets asthma, the fossil fuel industry doesn’t pay. Or if there’s a natural disaster, the bill is paid by the taxpayer, not the fossil fuel company.
An asteroid impact is a preventable natural disaster. It’s in part preventable because we have the technology, and it’s in part preventable because it’s predictable.
This may sound trite, but bad things happen to good people, and when you’re facing terrorism, natural disaster, you can have every wonderful plan in place, but I am a realist.