Natural disaster

Natural disaster

'Proud' Tongans determined to rebuild battered homeland after eruption

Tongans said they were determined to rebuild their battered homeland in the wake of last week's devastating eruption and tsunami as a massive clean up continued Saturday in the Pacific kingdom

Floating barriers to protect the beaches from drifting oil are seen at the resort town of Ancon, Peru, on 21 January, 2022

UNDP study

Women suffer more from climate-induced damages

According to a recent study of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), these disasters cause more damages to women like Sufia Begum than men

Women suffer more from climate-induced damages

Tourists question blizzard tragedy in scenic Pakistan town

As unprecedented snowfall thawed at a popular Pakistan mountain resort on Sunday, rescued tourists were found reckoning with the deaths of 22 fellow travellers in a frozen traffic jam

A man stands next to snow-covered card stucked on a road after a blizzard that started on January 7 and led to visitors being trapped in vehicles along the roads to the resort hill town of Murree, some 70 Kms northeast of Islamabad on 9 January, 2022

Natural disasters can bring couples closer: Study

The research team had already surveyed 231 newly married couples about their relationship satisfaction shortly before Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast in August 2017

People are running to the shelters ahead of  cyclone Amphan in Koyra upazila of Khulna on 20 May 2020.

Death toll passes 200 after Philippines typhoon

The death toll from the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year surpassed 200 on Monday, as desperate survivors pleaded for urgent supplies of drinking water and food

An armed policeman stands guard while his colleagues clear a road of debris in Surigao City, Surigao del norte province, on 19 December, 2021, days after super Typhoon Rai devastated the city

Floods in Malaysia displace more than 30,000 people

More than 30,000 people were evacuated from their homes in Malaysia on Sunday as the country battles some of its worst flooding in years

People clean up theier house after it was hit by flood in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia on 19 December, 2021

Race to find survivors as US tornadoes kill dozens

US emergency workers searched Sunday for survivors of ferocious tornadoes that killed dozens of people across several states and left towns in ruins, but the governor of hard-hit Kentucky warned that ...

Race to find survivors as US tornadoes kill dozens

Powerful tornadoes kill over 80 in five US states

More than half a million homes in several states were left without power, according to

Damaged vehicles are seen after a tornado hit Bowling Green, Kentucky, US, on 11 December 2021 in this picture obtained from social media

14 years since dreadful day of cyclone Sidr

It was 15 November 2007 when severe cyclone Sidr hit the coastal districts of Bangladesh at a speed of 260 kilometres per hour. The wind speed increased to 305 kilometres an hour. Tidal surge as high ...

14 years since dreadful day of cyclone Sidr
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