Remoteness and lack of roads in the quake-hit region of southwestern Baluchistan are hampering rescue efforts
With 800,000 fatalities from natural calamities in the past decade in Asia alone, answers are needed fast
Two years after Fukushima, the displaced are still adapting.
Early monsoon rains turned into flash floods and landslides in India, sending homes tumbling to the Ganges River and killing over 1,000 people so far. Officials are also reporting “thousands missing or stranded,” says The New …
Last year, an estimated 32.4 million people worldwide were forced from their homes due to natural disasters. Here, 10 countries that suffered some of the worst displacements, according to the Norwegian Refugee Council
Updated with latest figures on Tuesday morning.
Two days after a magnitude 7.0-earthquake struck China’s Sichuan province, residents are still awaiting rescue as well as essentials like drinking water, food, medicine and …
Two earthquakes hit the border of Yunnan and Guizhou provinces in southwestern China on Sept. 7,killing at least 89 people and injuring some 820 others. More than 200,000 are believed to have been displaced following the …
Two earthquakes struck northwest Iran on Aug. 11, killing an estimated 300, according to local media reports. Villagers and soldiers banded together to search for survivors, reportedly saving some 200 from the rubble
Today’s picks: recent history repeating itself in Pakistan, insider politics Japan-style and how a U.N. climate change compensation scheme went awry.
Torrential rains following Typhoon Saola have flooded the Philippine capital, displacing up to 20,000 residents and raising last week’s death toll to 51, according to the Associated Press.
Today’s picks: the stormy waters of the South China Sea, India faces the fallout from late monsoon rains and a controversial German writer and economist (not surprisingly) speaks his mind