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Cyclone Tauktae, COVID-19 and the Siloam Lesson

This week hasn’t been a good time for India. Statistics say Tuesday was their worst day yet for COVID-19 pandemic deaths. It’s also when the worst cyclone of recorded so far hit India’s west coast. There’s quite a bit going … Continue reading

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Beirut Blast: Ammonium Nitrate and Human Nature

Update (August 12, 2020) “Beirut port resumes partial operations a week after explosion” Al Jazeera (August 12, 2020) “…According to Lebanon’s caretaker economy minister, the port is now operating to unload vessels for merchants. “‘There are 12 cranes out of … Continue reading

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Disasters, Deaths, Decisions

I figure the best way to deal with a hurricane or typhoon is to be somewhere else. That’s not always possible, so ‘how to survive’ advice generally talks about how to cope with wind, rain and flooding. Some advice may … Continue reading

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Second Collections

The neighborhood parish took a second collection again today. This week’s was to help folks hit by Hurricane Irma. The one before that was for those affected by Harvey. Folks in the Caribbean, Gulf Coast, and Florida weren’t the only … Continue reading

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