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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 ...

More culpable, less capable: lessons from Da Nang flooding

The lifestyle and habits of urban citizens make them more culpable and less capable of handling natural disasters.

Life and death choices for Indonesia tsunami victims

Udin Ahok was forced to make a choice that no one would ever want to make: save his wife or his mother and baby.
December 25, 2018 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

An ocean of trash washes up on central Vietnam beaches

Severe flooding triggered by torrential rains has left Da Nang’s seas and beaches filthy with garbage and sewage.
December 12, 2018 | 07:21 pm GMT+7

Tourists enjoy heavy downpours, flooding in Saigon

For many foreigners and visitors, the heavy rains and flooding of Saigon’s streets proved to be an unexpected treat.
November 26, 2018 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Nha Trang tragedy a painful reminder of long-standing neglect

Vietnam’s urbanization problems, particularly those affecting poor residents, are typically swept under the rug. When disaster strikes, the buck passing begins.
November 22, 2018 | 09:03 am GMT+7

Rains, floods, tears: weekend landslides shatter lives in central Vietnam

Nha Trang authorities and residents were not prepared for the speed with which disaster struck last weekend.
November 20, 2018 | 08:28 am GMT+7

Deadly floods hit southwest France

At least 11 people died when violent rainstorms turned rivers into raging torrents in southwest France on Monday.
October 16, 2018 | 08:09 am GMT+7

Saigon downpour submerges roads, gets weekend off to a dismal start

Torrential rains Friday flooded several streets in Saigon, stalling many engines and worsening traffic congestion.
September 28, 2018 | 07:19 pm GMT+7

Weekend downpour drenches Saigon in traffic chaos

After a heavy downpour inundated several Saigon streets Saturday, bedlam ensued as many waterlogged engines shut down.
September 09, 2018 | 11:42 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

Floods destroy homes, roads in border province

Heavy downpours have completely wrecked many houses and buildings in Muong Lat District, Thanh Hoa Province. 
September 03, 2018 | 08:58 pm GMT+7

Onam celebration in Saigon fetes Indian diversity

Onam@Saigon in Vietnam was a vibrant celebration of Indian diversity that raised funds for flood victims in Kerala.
September 03, 2018 | 08:19 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese engineer fined for spreading false dam breach rumor

An engineer has been fined for spreading panic by saying a dam breach could flood a central Vietnam town.
September 02, 2018 | 12:50 pm GMT+7

Myanmar dam breach floods 85 villages, drives thousands from homes

As many as 85 villages were flooded in Myanmar after a dam failed, unleashing waters that blocked a major highway.
August 30, 2018 | 10:12 am GMT+7
 
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