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World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Bangladesh must ramp up efforts to tackle its "epidemic" of child marriage - a problem fuelled by the country's repeated natural disasters, rights campaigners said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 5, 2015
The United Nations' new weather chief said today his priority was to improve early warning systems to predict increasing natural disasters sparked by climate change.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 29, 2015
US President Barack Obama warned today that climate change was making natural disasters worse, as he toured the National Hurricane Center ahead of the annual storm season.
Blog | Vishnu Som | Tuesday May 5, 2015
In nearly two decades of covering extreme conflict and natural disasters, I have often asked myself whether it's right to be asking questions to people who have been badly affected - orphans, widows, people who have lost their near and dear ones.
Cheat Sheet | Written by Ketki Angre | Monday May 4, 2015
As Nepal grapples with one of the biggest natural disasters to have hit to country, the focus has now shifted towards rehabilitating those who have survived after the devastating earthquake of April 25. Foreign aid agencies are worried that red tape and bureaucracy are delaying relief work.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 14, 2015
Policymakers gathered for a ten-yearly meeting on disaster risk reduction today, with hopes high that the conference in tsunami-hit Japan might provide a springboard for real efforts to tackle natural disasters and costly climate change.
World News | Associated Press | Monday January 12, 2015
Somber Haitians gathered early on Monday to remember the devastating January 2010 earthquake that left much of the capital and surrounding area in ruins in one of the worst natural disasters of modern times.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 15, 2014
"The study may also allow government agencies to communicate more effectively to the public and be better prepared for both natural and human-made crises."
World News | Associated Press | Saturday December 13, 2014
A mudslide set off by torrential rains rushed down hills into a village in central Indonesia and swept away scores of homes, killing at least 18 people and leaving 90 others missing, officials said on Saturday.
IANS | Wednesday December 10, 2014
An analysis of tweets can offer a quick and cost-effective solution to mental conditions after dramatic events such as natural disasters and military conflicts, says a study that was presented at 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings in Boston, United States....
World News | Reuters | Saturday November 29, 2014
A European satellite beamed images to earth using new laser-based communications technology on Friday, opening the way for uninterrupted and near instantaneous viewing of natural disasters being sent to governments and relief agencies.
Friday November 28, 2014
Paul Walker aided Reach Out Worldwide (ROWW) which provides relief in area affected by natural disasters
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 14, 2014
As Jammu and Kashmir grapples with one of its worst natural disasters, the state government today asked its employees to listen to their conscience and report for duty immediately.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 24, 2014
More than 2.2 billion people are "poor or near-poor", with financial crises, natural disasters, soaring food prices and violent conflicts threatening to exacerbate the problem, a United Nations report said on Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 24, 2014
Japan successfully launched a new mapping satellite on Saturday that will be used to survey damage from natural disasters and changes affecting rainforests.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Japan is scheduled to launch a new mapping satellite on Saturday that will be used to survey damage from natural disasters and changes affecting rain forests.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Climate change is threatening US landmarks from the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor to the Cesar Chavez National Monument in Keene, California with floods, rising sea levels and fires, scientists said on Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Monday February 24, 2014
Natural disasters including droughts, floods and earthquakes cost China 421 billion yuan in 2013, official data showed on Monday, nearly double the total in the previous year.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 30, 2014
The Philippine economy was one of the fastest-growing in Asia last year after shrugging off devastating natural disasters and expanding at a "remarkable" pace in the final quarter, the government said on Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 10, 2013
Super Typhoon Haiyan may go down in history as the deadliest natural disaster to hit the calamity-prone Philippines, with authorities estimating at least 10,000 dead on one island alone.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 26, 2013
Twitter Alerts could be useful in natural disasters or other emergencies when traditional channels may be overloaded or unavailable.
Bangalore News | Radhika Iyer | Wednesday September 25, 2013
Nearly 8000 IT professionals in the IT City have volunteered to be a part of the National Disaster Management Authority or NDMA's Civil Defence Wing, which is witnessing a gradual rise in enrollment. An initiative of the Union Home Ministry, the Wing aims to recruit at least one percent of a city's population as part of the volunteer force.
India News | NDTV.com | Saturday September 7, 2013
It's now established that natural disasters are occurring around the world and in India both with greater ferocity as well as greater frequency than ever before. And over the next few years India can expect an increased number of floods, earthquakes, cyclones and the shattering loss for all of us of thousands of lives that these ferocious natural d...
Gurgaon News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 1, 2013
To provide a helping hand during times of natural calamities, students from a university in the national capital region are developing a robot.