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Hope fades for 300 missing in Brazil dam disaster

Hopes were fading Saturday that rescuers would find more survivors from at least 300 missing after a dam collapse at a mine in southeast Brazil, with ...

Indonesia's latest tsunami raises global questions over disaster preparedness

Authorities around the globe are working on how they can prepare for the kind of freak tsunami that battered ...

'Insurance gap' threatens disaster-vulnerable poor nations: Lloyd's

Disaster-prone developing nations, including Vietnam, are exposed to crippling losses because they lack insurance, industry experts said Monday.
October 22, 2018 | 08:52 am GMT+7

12 killed, dozens missing in new Philippine landslide

Twelve people were killed and dozens missing after a landslide unleashed by monsoon rains struck in the central Philippines Thursday.
September 21, 2018 | 07:42 am GMT+7

Japan resilient, but climate change making disasters worse: experts

Record typhoons, biblical floods, heatwaves, landslides and earthquakes: this summer, Japan really has seen it all. 
September 08, 2018 | 08:25 am GMT+7

Laos dam collapse death toll rises to 31, scores still missing

The death toll from a massive dam collapse in southern Laos has jumped to 31, officials said.
August 06, 2018 | 01:38 pm GMT+7

Lao dam tragedy haunts locals after water levels subside

Several days after a dam collapsed in southeastern Laos, locals remain traumatized and fearful.
July 31, 2018 | 02:43 pm GMT+7

Vietnam flood death toll rises to 27, more rain forecast

The death toll from floods and landslides triggered by tropical storm Son Tinh rose to 27 on Tuesday.
July 24, 2018 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

Horrifying moment when landslide swept away two excavators in Vietnam

The dramatic video footage shows how devastating floods can be.
June 27, 2018 | 07:12 pm GMT+7

Hanoi names China's possible radiation leaks among top 'disaster' risks

'Radioactive dust could spread far and wide, polluting the air and water sources.'
May 24, 2018 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Nine teenagers dead, one missing in southern Israel flash flood

The flood caught a party of 25 trekkers in the usually bone-dry area by surprise.
April 27, 2018 | 08:13 am GMT+7

At least seven killed, 67 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

The magnitude 6.4 quake on Tuesday injured 260 people and caused four buildings to collapse.
February 08, 2018 | 08:30 am GMT+7

Indonesia cyclone death toll more than doubles to 41

Indonesia is prone to natural disasters and is often hit by floods and landslides.
December 06, 2017 | 03:37 pm GMT+7

As climate threats grow, Solomon Islands hunts 'evergreen' solutions

Losses from disasters are rising not just because weather is getting wilder but because the risks aren’t taken adequately into account.
October 23, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Northern Vietnam left in path of destructive floods due to poor forecasting

A tropical depression has claimed at least 68 lives this week, the deadliest disaster to hit Vietnam in recent years.
October 15, 2017 | 12:55 pm GMT+7
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