Disaster Quotes and Slogans

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The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) is observed on October 13th every year, it is celebrated to take part in building more disaster resilient communities and nations.

Following are the disaster quotes and disaster management Slogans.

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  2. Disaster Slogans – Disaster Management

Disaster Slogans

“When disaster strikes, it tears the curtain away from the festering problems that we have beneath them.” » Obama

“Worrying about the past or the future isn’t productive. When you start chastising yourself for past mistakes, or seeing disaster around every corner, stop and take a breath and ask yourself what you can do right now to succeed.” » Harvey Mackay

“And huge hailstones, about one hundred pounds each, came down from heaven upon men; and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail, because its plague was extremely severe.” » Revelation 18:17-19 – Bible

“Pride and excess bring disaster for man.” » Xun Zi

“Like everyone else in the world, I’ve been devastated by the loss and suffering of so many in South Asia….As a mother, I cannot imagine the pain that they are experiencing. We can all see that it’s going to take a long time for those people to rebuild their lives, and they will need our help for years to come.” » Celine Dion

“Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.” » William Throsby Bridges

“We cannot stop natural disasters but we can arm ourselves with knowledge: so many lives wouldn’t have to be lost if there was enough disaster preparedness.” » Petra Nemcova

“I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.” » Rockefeller

“Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.” » Tzu

“Upon identifying the reason for the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger and his demonstration using immersion in iced water to show that O-rings grow brittle when cold.” » Richard P. Feynman

“A great calamity is as old as the trilobites an hour after it has happened.” » Holmes

“All across the world, …increasingly dangerous weather patterns and devastating storms are abruptly putting an end to the long-running debate over whether or not climate change is real. Not only is it real, it’s here, and its effects are giving rise to a frighteningly new global phenomenon: the man-made natural disaster.” » Barack Obama

“For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled.”

“Disaster mitigation… increases the self reliance of people who are at risk – in other words, it is empowering.” » Ian Davis

“The UN is committed to the goal of ensuring that all nations share in economic, social, & scientific progress. It delivers humanitarian assistance to the victims of wars and natural disasters.” » Bill Bradley

“Eighteen years since the Chernobyl disaster. Is it just me surprized? Still no superheroes!” » Jimmy Carr

“If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster/ And treat those two impostors just the same.” » Kipling

“Never in our country’s history have we witnessed a natural disaster that has impacted so many people in such a wide area. In fact, as of the writing of this column, millions of people along the Gulf Coast have been displaced from their homes in a period of only five days.” » Jo Bonner

“The past year’s natural disasters have highlighted the invaluable contributions of volunteers in our communities. They have volunteered their time, energy and skills to save lives and to rebuild communities. In this they joined countless people around the world who volunteer every day in response to ‘silent crises’. These often unsung heroes understand all too well that poverty, disease and famine are just as deadly and destructive as earthquakes, hurricanes and tsunamis.” » Kofi Annan

“Perhaps catastrophe is the natural human environment, and even though we spend a good deal of energy trying to get away from it, we are programmed for survival amid catastrophe. ” » Germaine Greer

“A war with Pakistan would be an utter disaster.” » Noam Chomsky

“There are no greater treasures than the highest human qualities such as compassion, courage and hope. Not even tragic accident or disaster can destroy such treasures of the heart.” » Daisaku Ikeda

“I am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect, between the disaster and the atrocity.” » Edgar Allan Poe

“The word “dis-aster,” in fact, means “bad star.” » Kenneth L. Franklin

“The man does better who runs from disaster than he who is caught by it.” » Homer

“Any statistics can be extrapolated to the point where they show disaster.” » Thomas Sowell

“Comment on the explosion of Space Shuttle Challenger and the loss of the lives of all seven crew.” » John Herschel Glenn, Jr.

“They are safe but they are not in their homes. They are city-less. I think it’s just a disaster for everyone.” » Teri Hatcher

“All the nations and peoples are too closely knit together today for any one of them to imagine that it can live apart. Peace has been said to be indivisible, so is freedom, so is prosperity now, and so also is disaster in this one world that can no longer be split into isolated fragments.” » Jawaharlal Nehru

“Then the angel of the LORD went out and struck 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians; and when men arose early in the morning, behold, all of these were dead.” » Ezekiel 7:5 Bible

“You haven’t seen the power of a cyclone till you’ve seen the calm at the eye.” » Bangladesh saying

“This is a day we have managed to avoid for a quarter of a century. We’ve talked about it before and speculated about it, and it finally has occurred. We hoped we could push this day back forever.

“Moreover, man does not know his time: like fish caught in a treacherous net and birds trapped in a snare, so the sons of men are ensnared at an evil time when it suddenly falls on them.” » Isaiah 15:1

“Yet does not one in a heap of ruins stretch out his hand, Or in his disaster therefore cry out for help?” » Psalms 57:1

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” » Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

“We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces.” » Carl Sagan

“Even with all our technology and the inventions that make modern life so much easier than it once was, it takes just one big natural disaster to wipe all that away and remind us that, here on Earth, we’re still at the mercy of nature.” » Neil deGrasse Tyson

“I cannot get any sense of an enemy – only of a disaster.” » Lawrence

“And the seven angels who had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound them. The first sounded, and there came hail and fire, mixed with blood, and they were thrown to the earth; and a third of the earth was burned up, and a third of the trees were burned up, and all the green grass was burned up. The second angel sounded, and something like a great mountain burning with fire was thrown into the sea; and a third of the sea became blood, read more.” » Revelation 16:21

“The great ecosystems are like complex tapestries – a million complicated threads, interwoven, make up the whole picture. Nature can cope with small rents in the fabric; it can even, after a time, cope with major disasters like floods, fires, and earthquakes. What nature cannot cope with is the steady undermining of its fabric by the activities of man.” » Gerald Durrell

“Texting has added a new dimension to language use, but its long-term impact is negligible. It is not a disaster.” » David Crystal

“Each of us as human beings has a responsibility to reach out to help our brothers and sisters affected by disasters. One day it may be us or our loved ones needing someone to reach out and help.” » Michael W. Hawkins

“Upon the wicked He will rain snares; Fire and brimstone and burning wind will be the portion of their cup.” » Isaiah 8:6-7

“What quarrel, what harshness, what unbelief in each other can subsist in the presence of a great calamity, when all the artificial vesture of our life is gone, and we are all one with each other in primitive mortal needs? ” » George Eliot

“I was extremely moved by the plight of Tsunami victims and I was inspired to try to make a difference.” » Alanis Morissette

“A man’s house burns down. The smoking wreckage represents only a ruined home that was dear through years of use and pleasant associations. By and by, as the days and weeks go on, first he misses this, then that, then the other thing. And when he casts about for it he finds that it was in that house. Always it is an essential — there was but one of its kind. It cannot be replaced. It was in that house. It is irrevocably lost. It will be years before the tale of lost essentials is complete, and not till then can he truly know the magnitude of his disaster.” » Mark Twain

“Climate is always evolving, and natural disaster have always existed.” » Marco Rubio

“Water is a weapon.” » Jameel Shams

“The moral values, ethical codes and laws that guide our choices in normal times are, if anything, even more important to help us navigate the confusing and disorienting time of a disaster.” » Sheri Fink

“If falling into desperation worked to make things better, then I would say, ‘Let’s all jump into despair.’ But it doesn’t help. The only way to truly find meaning and fulfillment is to look at the disaster, the pain, the difficulty, and know with complete certainty that good can come from this.” » Yehuda Berg

“Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me, For my soul takes refuge in You; And in the shadow of Your wings I will take refuge Until destruction passes by.” » Ecclesiastes 9:12

“Unprecedented warnings by officials most closely linked with nuclear arms negotiations and defense strategy indicate that we are running out of time. If we fail to act soon, the scars of a major nuclear disaster will mark our immediate and distant future.” » Alan Cranston

“The explosion of a terrorist’s single nuclear device in a major metropolitan center would trigger an unparalleled humanitarian and environmental disaster. An accidental military launch of multiple warheads could result in a worldwide nuclear holocaust. Medical researchers and military analysts forebode grim consequences.” » Alan Cranston

“When the Lamb broke the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature saying, “Come.” I looked, and behold, an ashen horse; and he who sat on it had the name Death; and Hades was following with him Authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine and with pestilence and by the wild beasts of the earth.” » Revelation

“The compensations of calamity are made apparent to the understanding also, after long intervals of time. A fever, a mutilation, a cruel disappointment, a loss of wealth, a loss of friends, seems at the moment unpaid loss, and unpayable. But the sure years reveal the deep remedial force that underlies all facts. ” » Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery.” » Edward Gibbon

“If we succeed, we create booming new industries, wealth, clean secure energy and maybe we prevent the greatest disaster so far in human history, saving millions of lives while improving billions more. If we fail, basically it’s business as usual while things slowly get worse all around us.” » Al Gore

“Fire and anger burn those who use them.” » Indian proverb

“Inasmuch as these people have rejected the gently flowing waters of Shiloah And rejoice in Rezin and the son of Remaliah; “Now therefore, behold, the Lord is about to bring on them the strong and abundant waters of the Euphrates, Even the king of Assyria and all his glory; And it will rise up over all its channels and go over all its banks.

“I can only hope the federal aid made available today will be sufficient in our recovery efforts, and pray that our citizens continue to be safe from the fallout of this dangerous natural disaster.” » Mike Rogers

“Sometimes it takes a natural disaster to reveal a social disaster.” » Jim Wallis

“To take revenge halfheartedly is to court disaster; either condemn or crown your hatred.” » Pierre Corneille

“Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.” » Sun Tzu

“What quarrel, what harshness, what unbelief in each other can subsist in the presence of a great calamity, when all the artificial vesture of our life is gone, and we are all one with each other in primitive mortal needs?.” » Eliot

“Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it.” » Hunter S. Thompson

“Disaster will come upon disaster and rumor will be added to rumor; then they will seek a vision from a prophet, but the law will be lost from the priest and counsel from the elders.” » Revelation 6:7-8

“What the world needs is an Emergency Boss. An Emergency Czar. An Emergency Commander. A true Master Of Disaster. One person completely responsible for the anticipation, immediate reconnaissance, and urgent execution of rescue and relief efforts around the world.” » Steven Van Zandt

“These days, it’s really been uninteresting except when disasters occur.” » James Alfred Van Allen

“The stabbing horror of life is not contained in calamities and disasters, because these things wake one up and one gets very familiar and intimate with them and finally they become tame again. No, it is more like being in a hotel room in Hoboken let us say, and just enough money in one’s pocket for another meal.” » Henry Mille

Disaster Slogans – Disaster Management

“Wishing Won’T Keep You Safe, Safety Will.”

“Disaster Management Is Like Breathing, If You Don’T, You Die.”

“Fires That Are Small Soon Will Be Tall!

“Those Who Work The Disaster Management Way, Live To Work Another Day.”

“Disaster Management Today…. Alive Tomorrow.”

“Disaster Management Is Our Goal…What’S Yours?”

“Be Safe…Or You’Ll Miss The ‘Welcome Home.’”

“Disaster Management Is A Preparation Of Mind – Accidents Is An Absence Of Mind.”

“Earthquakes Don’T Kill People, Buildings Do.”

“Inculcating Your Life With Disaster Management Is Better Than Replacing Your Life.”

“Life Didn’T Begin By Accident…Don’T End It As One!”

“Disaster Management Starts With ‘D’ But Begins With ‘YOU’.”

“Safety Is A Race We Can All Win.”

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