Brazil dam collapse: Nine bodies recovered; authorities say odds of finding 300 missing people alive are 'minimal'
Brazil's new government led by President Jair Bolsonaro reacted to its first big emergency since taking office early this month by launching disaster coordination between the defence, mining and environment ministries and authorities in the affected state of Minas Gerais
Annual losses from such disasters average $250 billion to $300 billion: UNISDR report
The tool reads ground motion patterns and forecast landslides up to two weeks in advance.
Flood in southeast Myanmar forces 150,000 people to flee homes; 28,000 still stuck in waterlogged homes
Evacuation orders are still in place across the Bago, Karen, Mon and Taninthari provinces in Myanmar, with 36 dams and reservoirs overflowing.
Over 100 people missing and several feared to be dead after collapse of under-construction dam in Attapeu province in Laos
The accident happened at a hydropower dam in Laos's Attapeu province. It caused release of five billion cubic metres of water.