730 Total Quotes

Disaster Quotes

I hope people don't . . . play politics during this period of time. This is a natural disaster – the likes of which our country may have never seen before – and it's a national emergency. And what we need to do as a nation is come together to solve the problem and not play politics. There'll be ample time for politics.
Mr Bush
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Larry Sabato
People are trying to decide whether the man-made disaster is worse than Mother Nature's disaster.
Larry Sabato
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People are being generous and I want them to but every penny that comes in here marked disaster goes to disaster. We don't keep anything locally for overhead. It all goes to disaster.
Salvation Army
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We're sure not going to discourage people from helping. But we can't just send untrained people into a disaster zone.
John Hughes
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People think of giving blood as something you do in response to a national tragedy or a natural disaster. But really, giving blood is needed year round -- everyday.
Heather Parsons
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By no means would we send people to a disaster shelter that was not ready to accept them.
Bruce Carter
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Chuck Palahniuk
Disaster is a natural part of my evolution. Toward tragedy and dissolution.
Chuck Palahniuk
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A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination.
Ada Huxtable
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It's been a slow-motion disaster. It's silent and invisible. People don't imagine this. It hasn't captured our imagination, like the rain forest.
Boris Worm
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[Mental health is a critical issue faced by survivor of the disaster.] People don't have timely and accurate information, and this has caused serious troubles, ... Kids who were exposed who are now 20 years old have been called Chernobyl invalids. They have an annual medical exam by 20 doctors so they think for sure something's wrong.
Fred Mettler
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Rogers Johns
The modern woman is the curse of the universe. A disaster, that's what. She thinks that before her arrival on the scene no woman ever did anything worthwhile before, no woman was ever liberated until her time, no woman really ever amounted to anything.
Rogers Johns
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We have opened our hearts, our homes and our university to families and individuals displaced by this disaster. But as the relief effort moves from despair to hope and destruction to rebuilding, all of us are being called on to share our blessings in this unprecedented undertaking to rebuild communities and help those in need put their lives back together again.
Andrew Sorensen
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[Benigno Aguirre, of the Disaster Research Center at the University of Delaware, has been watching and reading about looters in Louisiana.] It may look from the outside as if they are stealing or breaking the law, ... when in fact some of them are trying to survive.
Benigno Aguirre
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People regard the monsoon season as a natural disaster and there have always been negative conceptions that the monsoon season isn’t a good time to visit Terengganu,
Abdullah Badawi
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We are all discovering together, of course, just how huge this disaster is, ... It is touching a lot more people than we thought on Saturday, so I think Canada has been pretty fast off the mark.
Pierre Pettigrew
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There's a resistance for people to talk about things that make them feel guilty. When natural disasters happen, it's easier not to feel guilty about it.
Walter Mosley
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You're talking about an ecological disaster of unprecedented proportion,
James Dalessandro
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It may sound strange that we are still talking life saving two weeks after the disaster, when search and rescue operations have largely finished.
Rashid Khalikov
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We're talking about an incredible environmental disaster.
Ivor Heerden
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It's a little unfair to attribute the problem to lack of disaster management. If Singapore or London faced a downpour like what Bombay had last week, I would imagine the situation won't be much different. Those cities also would have been shut.
Abheek Barua
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Norman Augustine
If sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on top of each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance.
Norman Augustine
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Disaster management has made alternative arrangements with churches around the area.
Malcolm Midgely
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Susan Collins
Katrina was a disaster that scientists, emergency management officials and political leaders had anticipated for years, yet the initial response was woefully inadequate,
Susan Collins
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(The Federal Emergency Management Agency) has some pretty tight criteria to get any disaster relief. People need to take some initiative on their own.
Tom Kelley
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Alan Autry
A natural disaster in one American city is a natural disaster in every American city,
Alan Autry
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Living things have been doing just that for a long, long time. Through every kind of disaster and setback and catastrophe. We are survivors.
Robert Fulghum
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Kofi Annan
This is a huge, huge disaster, ... It is a race against time to save the lives of these people.
Kofi Annan
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Kofi Annan
This is a huge, huge disaster, ... It is a race against time to save the lives of these people. And I would hope that the international community will respond and those with capacity will do everything possible to work with us and work with the Pakistani government.
Kofi Annan
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Alan Greenspan
There's potential for individual disaster there,
Alan Greenspan
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a potential disaster for Florida.
Mark Foley
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