Tag natural disaster
Sort by: Newest   | Oldest

One missing, six injured as Pabuk sweeps past southern Vietnam

Torrential rains and strong winds triggered by storm Pabuk in several southern provinces have left at least one person missing and six others injured.

Thousands of Thais seek shelter as first tropical storm in decades nears coast

Storm Pabuk, packing winds of up to 80 kph, is expected to make landfall Friday evening, sending thousands of ...

Vietnam braces for first tropical storm of 2019

A tropical depression in the Truong Sa Archipelago has gained strength and become Vietnam’s first storm of 2019.
January 01, 2019 | 08:02 pm GMT+7

Philippine storm death toll surges to 68

The death toll from a storm that struck the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 68, with the number of fatalities expected to climb even higher.
December 31, 2018 | 03:17 pm GMT+7

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.
December 27, 2018 | 07:43 am GMT+7

Indonesia after the tsunami

More than 16,000 people have been displaced due to the tsunami while some villages have been cut off due to damaged roads and bridges.
December 26, 2018 | 02:09 pm GMT+7

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

Rich and poor struggle to shoulder losses from devastating storms

The devastation caused by powerful storms is a growing threat to both poor and rich nations.
December 05, 2018 | 09:42 am 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

12 die as heavy rains lash Nha Trang

At least 12 Nha Trang residents have died in heavy rains triggered by the Toraji storm turned tropical depression.
November 18, 2018 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

Toraji devolves into tropical depression off central Vietnam coasts

Storm Toraji has devolved into a tropical depression Sunday morning, weather experts say.
November 18, 2018 | 11:15 am GMT+7

Vietnam, Japan building satellite for natural disaster prevention

Vietnamese and Japanese engineers are building a satellite that will aid Vietnam’s disaster prevention efforts when launched in a few years.
October 19, 2018 | 09:28 am GMT+7

Missing toll soars to 5,000 in engulfed Indonesia quake neighbourhoods

The number of people believed missing from the quake and tsunami that struck Indonesia's Palu city has soared to 5,000, an official said Sunday.
October 07, 2018 | 06:52 pm GMT+7

Foreign aid picks up for Indonesia's desperate quake survivors

Efforts to help survivors of Indonesia's devastating earthquake have gathered pace as concern grew for hundreds of thousands with little food and water.
October 04, 2018 | 11:46 am GMT+7
 
go to top