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Poor urban dwellers most vulnerable to disasters [Yahoo! News]
About one billion slum dwellers in developing countries are vulnerable to disasters because they live in congested and poorly built houses without emergency services, the Red Cross said in a report released on Tuesday.

Are you ready to evacuate? [Standard Examiner]
If your city issued a mandatory evacuation of your neighborhood and gave you just 20 minutes to vacate your home, would you be ready to go? That was the situation faced Sunday by Herriman residents as fire raced toward their homes.

Tropical Storm Lisa forms [National Hurricane Center]
Tropical Storm Lisa became the 12th named storm of the 2010 hurricane season.

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