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Writing a thank-you, with a side of hurricane sympathy?

I've got a thank-you note to write to a friend of my parents'-- already quite late, since the gift was given early last month. Difficulty: since then, the recipient's house was damaged fairly badly by Hurricane Sandy, and she's been struggling with the aftermath. I feel like her current rough situation warrants some sort of extra gesture or comment beyond the usual thank-you boilerplate, but what might that be? [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Nov 9, 2012 - 8 answers

Help me help them.

A city in my area was hit by a tornado last night. How do I volunteer to help with the aftermath? [more inside]
posted by ThisKindNepenthe on Apr 15, 2012 - 8 answers

What happens if Hekla erupts?

The volcanic activity of this past week has revealed a significant weakness in our existing infrastructure. But what happens if Eyjafjallajokull's big sister Hekla erupts as it did in 1912? I am less interested in the most obvious impacts, but rather am fascinated by the unseen shifts that would have to occur in the background. [more inside]
posted by ghostpony on Apr 19, 2010 - 19 answers


I'm looking for science experiments about natural disasters... [more inside]
posted by backwords on Nov 10, 2008 - 1 answer

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