Natural Disasters


'Natural Disasters' - 12 Video Result(s)

'Natural Disasters' - 60 News Result(s)

  • Twitter May Help Monitor Disaster Damage In Real Time: Study

    Twitter May Help Monitor Disaster Damage In Real Time: Study

    Social networks such as Twitter may be used for monitoring, assessing and even predicting damage caused by natural disasters in just a few hours, a new study has found.

  • Oracle CEO Discusses Smart City Solutions for Maharashtra

    Oracle CEO Discusses Smart City Solutions for Maharashtra

    Oracle CEO Safra Catz discussed three mobile solutions to help authorities provide multiple channels to address public grievances, be better prepared for natural disasters and improve tourism in the state.

  • Nations With Least Emissions Most Vulnerable To Climate Change

    Nations With Least Emissions Most Vulnerable To Climate Change

    Countries that emit the least amounts of greenhouse gases are ironically the most vulnerable to climate change effects such as increased frequency of natural disasters, changing habitats and human health impacts, a new study has found.

  • UN Panel: $40 Billion Needed To Aid People In War, Disasters

    UN Panel: $40 Billion Needed To Aid People In War, Disasters

    An estimated $40 billion is needed annually to help the rapidly growing number of people needing humanitarian aid as a result of conflicts and natural disasters - and one possibility to help fill the $15 billion funding gap is a small voluntary tax on tickets for soccer games and other sports, concerts and entertainment events, airline travel, and ...

  • 40 Billion US Dollars Needed To Aid People In War, Disasters: UN Panel

    40 Billion US Dollars Needed To Aid People In War, Disasters: UN Panel

    An estimated $40 billion is needed annually to help the rapidly growing number of people needing humanitarian aid as a result of conflicts and natural disasters - and one possibility to help fill the $15 billion funding gap is a small voluntary tax on tickets for soccer games and other sports, concerts and entertainment events, airline travel, and ...

  • World Economic Forum Warns of Growing Array of Global Risks: Poll

    World Economic Forum Warns of Growing Array of Global Risks: Poll

    The global economy faces an array of risks, from natural disasters related to climate change to increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks, according to experts polled by the World Economic Forum, which organises the annual gathering of political and business leaders in the Swiss resort of Davos.

  • India Asks UN To Allocate More Funds For Responding To Emergencies

    India Asks UN To Allocate More Funds For Responding To Emergencies

    India has underlined the need for the UN to allocate more resources for responding to emergencies like Ebola and other humanitarian and natural disasters as the world body adopted a budget of nearly Rs 35,600 crore (USD 5.4 billion) to carry out its vital work during the 2016-2017.

  • In A First, Cuddalore Sets Up Emergency Radio For Disaster Management

    In A First, Cuddalore Sets Up Emergency Radio For Disaster Management

    A first of its kind emergency radio station, meant to connect people during natural disasters, has been set up in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore district - an area hit by multiple disasters over the recent years.

  • The 11 Countries That Haven't Made Pledges for Climate Deal

    The 11 Countries That Haven't Made Pledges for Climate Deal

    Some are at war, others recovering from natural disasters and some are simply ideologically opposed to the climate deal taking shape in UN talks outside Paris.

  • Who Controls Civic Bodies, Centre or Delhi Government, Asks Delhi High Court

    Who Controls Civic Bodies, Centre or Delhi Government, Asks Delhi High Court

    Who controls the municipal corporations in the national capital, the Centre or the state government, the Delhi High Court today asked while dealing with a matter on preparedness of authorities to deal with natural disasters, especially earthquakes.

  • Facebook Activates Safety Check for Nigeria Blasts After Criticism

    Facebook Activates Safety Check for Nigeria Blasts After Criticism

    Facebook usually activates the feature after natural disasters, but not bombings or attacks.

  • Global Warming 'Tipping Points' Identified

    Global Warming 'Tipping Points' Identified

    An international team of scientists has identified potential 'tipping points' where abrupt regional climate shifts due to global warming could result in natural disasters.

  • Climate-Linked Insurance a Boon for Poor Farmers

    Climate-Linked Insurance a Boon for Poor Farmers

    Poor farmers the world over are increasingly falling prey to natural disasters, droughts and torrential rain largely due to climate change. But there is some good news as well.

  • 16 Killed in Torrential Rains in Algeria

    16 Killed in Torrential Rains in Algeria

    Torrential rains in southern Algeria left 16 people dead, including 13 foreigners, local authorities said on Saturday, increasing an earlier death toll.

  • WHO Seeks Investment in Emergency Preparedness Measures

    WHO Seeks Investment in Emergency Preparedness Measures

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) today asked South East Asian nations to invest in emergency preparedness measures to effectively respond to natural disasters, infectious diseases and radiological disasters in the future.

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