View Table of ContentsA roof is the uppermost part of a building, typically consisting of rafters, tiles, slate, or metal sheets, that form a barrier against the elements. The word “roof” ultimately derives from the Old-English, meaning “covering.”
Floods are the most prevalent natural disaster and cause the most deaths worldwide (Doocy et al., 2016; Jonkman, 2015). Floods occur when a large amount of water flows over previously dry ground (Djimesah, Okine & Mireku, 2018). Floods are said to be responsible for about half of all deaths caused by natural disasters (EM-DAT, 2017). Floods are also the most common natural disaster, affecting over 2.8 billion people worldwide and killing over 200 000 individuals in the last three decades (Hashizume, 2016). Floods were responsible for 47 percent of all weather-related disasters worldwide between 1995 and 2015, affecting 2.3 billion people (UNISDR 2015). Floods are naturally induced by rising temperatures, which result in heavy rains, glacier melt, and ocean thermal expansion, leading in a rise in sea levels and inundation of coastal territories (Halgamuge &
Four teens suffered life-threatening injuries Sunday in a crash during what police believe was a street race just east of Thurso, Que.
A pharmaceutical company that jacked up the price of a live-saving medication is charging too much and must lower it, says Canada’s drug price agency.
The $9.5 billion tax refund will provide one-time payments of up to $1,050. Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers reached a deal for the refunds back in June when gas prices were shattering records at or above $7 a gallon.
WARNING: This story contains distressing details.Three Ottawa women say they were left traumatized after giving birth in hospitals across Canada, where child welfare authorities threatened to, or actually took their newborns away without explanation.
AC Milan technical director, Paolo Maldini, has confirmed Chelsea’s reported interest in Winger, Rafael Leao.
See how Menlo Micro’s RF switches work in a beam-steering application.Switches are a necessary component in many RF systems. To demonstrate one such application, Menlo Micro used a set of four transmit antennas and a 4×2 receive array made from PCB material. By using beam steering at the receive antenna, the system captures signals and measures signal strength. Through those measurements, the system can determine which of the four transmit antennas is active. Ian Burke, Principal Systems Applications Engineer at Menlo Micro, explains the system and what happens when someone walks between the transmit and receive antennas.
Arsenal will remain top of the Premier League until October 1 at least.This follows the Gunners’ 3-0 win over Brentford on Sunday in the early kick-off.
Former Barcelona midfielder, Cesc Fabregas, has offered his honest verdict on the current situations of defenders Gerard Pique and Jordi Alba at Camp Nou.