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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 ...

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.

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

Japanese homes engulfed in landslide after powerful quake hits Hokkaido

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido caused a landslide that engulfed houses early on Thursday.
September 06, 2018 | 07:51 am GMT+7

More families evacuated from dam area in northern Vietnam

Hoa Binh authorities have prodded more people to move as worsening erosion threatens their houses.
August 02, 2018 | 10:58 am GMT+7

At least 27 feared dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide

At least 27 people are feared dead following a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar as heavy rains hampered the search for survivors.
July 25, 2018 | 01:53 pm GMT+7

Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan floods kill over 100

Nearly 13,000 had no electricity, power companies said on Monday, while hundreds of thousands had no water.
July 09, 2018 | 10:06 am GMT+7

At least 64 killed in Japan after 'unprecedented' rain, dozens missing

Evacuation orders remained in place for some 2 million people and another 2.3 million were advised to evacuate.
July 08, 2018 | 02:55 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

Landslide kills 3 at construction site in northern Vietnam

The workers were building a wall designed to protect people from the type of disaster that killed them.
April 15, 2018 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

Before and after footage of landslide that killed 18 in northern Vietnam

The area around the stunning Hoa Binh Waterfall has been reduced to a disaster zone. 
October 20, 2017 | 05:13 pm 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

Landslides kill 2, injure 7 in Vietnam's northern mountains

A 8-month-old child and her mother perished.
September 04, 2017 | 10:12 am GMT+7

Two dead, one missing as heavy rain, floods hit northern Vietnam

A two-year-old girl was among the victims of flash floods and landslides that have wreaked havoc in the area.
July 06, 2017 | 10:34 am GMT+7
 
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