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The California Aqueduct is one of three  aqueducts bringing fresh water to Los Angeles. Here, where it meets the San Andreas fault, the aqueduct could break and potentially cut off some water supply in a large earthquake.

L.A.'s biggest vulnerability lies under its streets

Jun 16, 2015
A major quake could rupture the city's aging system of 7,000 miles of water pipes.
Posted In: infrastructure, earthquake, los angeles, southern California, water
Emergency rescue workers clear debris in Basantapur Durbar Square while searching for survivors on April 25, 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Tracking the flow of aid relief in Nepal

Apr 28, 2015
A visual look at how aid money donated to Nepal is spent.
Posted In: Nepal, earthquake, relief aid

Donations pour in for Nepal

Apr 28, 2015
How does aid money reach people on the ground?
Posted In: Nepal, disaster relief, earthquake
Nepalese rescue personnel and volunteers observe damaged buildings in Bhaktapur, Nepal, two days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the country.

On the ground from Kathmandu, Nepal

Apr 27, 2015
Aid workers face challenges after a devastating quake.
Posted In: aid, earthquake, Nepal, bbc, water supply, bbc world service

The situation in Nepal

Apr 27, 2015
A report from on the ground in Kathmandu.
Posted In: Nepal, emergency aid, earthquake, bbc world service
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Shaking up earthquake warning systems

Aug 13, 2014
Earthquake early warnings: Rift forms in public, private efforts.
Posted In: california, earthquake, USGS

Japan marks two year anniversary of tsunami

Mar 11, 2013
Today's anniversary is being marked with protests against nuclear power in Japan. But can the country sustain a non-nuclear energy policy?
Posted In: Japan, nuclear, Fukushima, tsunami, earthquake

Japan earthquake spotlights nation's disaster preparedness

Dec 7, 2012
A 7.3 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Japan. While there are no reports of significant damage, how are the Japanese responding a year and a half after the country's previous tsunami disaster?
Posted In: Japan, earthquake, tsunami

Japan suffers export headache over dispute with China

Oct 22, 2012
Japanese exports fell 10.3 percent in September raising fears of a slide into recession.
Posted In: Japan, earthquake, recession, export

Earthquake hits Indonesia, tsunami warnings out

Apr 11, 2012
There are tsunami watches and warnings around the Indian Ocean this morning after a magnitude 8.6 quake struck off the coast of Indonesia early today.
Posted In: earthquake, tsunami, Indonesia

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