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Sep 20, 2018
Hurricane Florence: Toll rises to 37; emergency response teams say water levels in rivers to continue risingMore than 15,000 people remain in shelters and more than 200,000 customers are without power across North Carolina because of Hurricane Florence,
Sep 13, 2018
Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippine authorities begin evacuations, disaster preparation in coastal areasMedical and emergency response teams were on standby, heavy equipment mobilized and more than $31.45 million of relief goods prepared as Mangkhut, known locally as Ompong, edged toward the storm-prone nation on its way toward southern China and northern Vietnam.
Sep 11, 2018
Citing Kerala floods, UN chief issues grave warning of inaction over climate change, calls for more leadership actionThe UN Secretary-General referred to the Kerala floods, among other natural disasters across the world, to highlight the urgency of the climate crisis and the need to step up efforts to reverse course on climate change.
Sep 10, 2018
Toll rises to 44 dead in Japan earthquake; Toyota Motors suspends operations in 16 assembly plantsAbout 2,500 people remain in evacuation centres in Japan's Hokkaido after landslides buried houses and rain at the weekend loosened the soil in a further threat to unstable houses.
Sep 06, 2018
UN chief names Kerala floods, California wildfires in statement, says climate change 'running faster than we are'Antonio Guterres warned that runaway climate change is a real possibility, with severe implications for communities, economies, peace and the security of nations.
Sep 04, 2018
14 killed, 4 missing in Vietnam floods, says country's natural disaster prevention and control agencyNatural disasters in Vietnam, mostly typhoons, floods and landslides, killed or left missing 153 people and injured 119 others, and caused property losses of over $304.3 million so far this year.
Aug 31, 2018
Most land ecosystems to see 'major transformation' due to climate change: StudyShifting landscapes would affect not only the forests, but drinking water, river flow, and water recreation.
Aug 25, 2018
Kerala, After The Flood: India should focus on disaster-proof housing, insurance, not take recourse to jugaadThe Kerala experience must remind that it's time India looked seriously at disaster proof housing to secure homes and property from shocks, mudslides and flooding, while also making disaster insurance compulsory
May 28, 2018
IBM will invest in technologies that will predict natural disasters in India as part of a $30 mn global programIBM will invest in technologies that will predict natural disasters like cyclones and floods taking place in India.
Jan 12, 2018
Global warming will put millions of people at risk of severe river flooding in next 20 years, warns studyGlobal warming will put millions more people at risk of severe river flooding in the next 20 years, particularly in US and parts of India, Africa and Europe