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natural disasters

The 6.4-magnitude earthquake killed at least 13 people and injured dozens more in the capital of Tirana and surrounding areas on Tuesday.
More than 3,000 coastal residents were forced to evacuate to higher ground, with a high-tide warning in place until Tuesday.
Waves hit the coast around the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra on Saturday.
The bushfire crisis in Queensland continues to threatened homes despite conditions being downgraded from catastrophic to
More than 250 evacuees are staying at Chico’s East Ave Church.
In makeshift refugee camps, survivors of Northern California’s Camp fire face homelessness, norovirus and loss.
The Camp fire is also the most destructive wildfire ever in California.
The blaze, raging in the northern part of the state, is also California’s most destructive fire ever.
Another 228 remain unaccounted for as crews stepped up the search for bodies and missing people.
"We're on our last legs. There's no food, no water."