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Indonesia flood death toll tops 100, dozens still missing

The death toll from flash floods and landslides that tore through Indonesia's Papua region has topped 100 with dozens more still missing.

Death toll in Mozambique cyclone, floods could surpass 1,000: president

The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000, the ...

Indonesia flood death toll jumps to 77

Flash floods in Indonesia's eastern Papua province have killed at least 77 people, the disaster agency said Monday as it raised the death toll from 58.
March 18, 2019 | 02:16 pm GMT+7

'Once in a century' floods hit northeast Australia

Once in a century floods have turned streets into rivers and forced thousands to abandon their homes in northeast Australia.
February 03, 2019 | 10:56 am GMT+7

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.
January 04, 2019 | 07:27 pm GMT+7

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 people flocking to shelter inland and shutting down two major ...
January 04, 2019 | 01:38 pm GMT+7

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
 
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