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COVID-19 shows human health deeply connected to natural world: UN chief

The UN chief said COVID-19 -- which emanated from the wild -- has shown how human health is intimately connected with our relationship to the natural world

COVID-19 shows human health deeply connected to natural world: UN chief

Amphan wreaks havoc along the coast

Cyclone Amphan landed on the coastal region of Bangladesh hard, with strong winds, heavy rains and high tidal surges. The cyclone hit the hardest along the coast from Satkhira to Patuakhali.

Koyra in Khulna inundated with flood waters after Cyclone Amphan destroyed four embankments in the area

Australia orders mass evacuation of fire-hit coasts

Thousands of tourists have been given less than 48 hours to evacuate fire-ravaged coastal communities as Australia braces for a weekend heatwave expected to fan deadly bushfires.Catastrophic blazes ...

Australia orders mass evacuation of fire-hit coasts

Philippines' Christmas typhoon toll jumps to 28

The death toll from a Christmas typhoon that tore through the central Philippines rose to 28 on Friday, with 12 people missing, the disaster agency said, as authorities moved to restore power and ...

Philippines' Christmas typhoon toll jumps to 28

Typhoon kills at least 16 in Philippines

Typhoon Phanfone left at least 16 people dead in the Philippines, officials said Thursday, after the monster storm roared ashore on Christmas Day.Disaster agency officials confirmed 16 people were ...

Typhoon kills at least 16 in Philippines

Australia fires to spread in 'severe' conditions

Australians braced for deadly bushfires to spread and intensify Tuesday, as strong winds and high temperatures created "severe" fire conditions.With Sydney and several other cities again cloaked in ...

Australia fires to spread in 'severe' conditions

'Manmade pollution key challenge to sustainable maritime development'

Planning minister MA Mannan on Thursday said manmade pollution, contamination, and natural disasters pose challenges to sustainable maritime development."We’ve maritime resources but there are ...

'Manmade pollution key challenge to sustainable maritime development'

NASA space data can reduce disaster response time

Emergency responders could cut costs and save time by using near-real-time satellite data along with other decision-making tools after a flooding disaster, says a new study.Using the 2011 Southeast ...

NASA space data can reduce disaster response time

Govt mulls to construct mega dyke along coast: Enamur

State minister for disaster management and relief Md Enamur Rahman on Tuesday said the government is planning to construct a mega embankment along the coast to protect people from natural calamities, ...

Govt mulls to construct mega dyke along coast: Enamur

Australian bushfires hit Sydney suburbs

Bushfires raging across eastern Australia on Tuesday singed the Sydney suburbs, where firefighters were forced to scramble planes and helicopters to splatter a built-up neighbourhood with water and ...

Australian bushfires hit Sydney suburbs
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