At least 2.1 lakh houses in 18 districts of Odisha have been completely destroyed by cyclone Phailin and resultant floods that ravaged parts of the state in October this year.

Once bitten twice shy.

An independent report prepared by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) has said that lack of food security and proper shelter remain the most challenging

The Imran Khan Foundation (IKF) has successfully completed construction of homes for 350 families in Dera Ghazi Khan.

Pak-Qatar Takaful Group has successfully completed the construction for 200 families who had lost their homes due to the floods that swept through Pakistan in 2010.

Asigning ceremony of three contracts, with a total value of over Tk 194 crore to construct 37 School-cum-Cyclone Shelters in Bhola and Patuakhali, was held on Wednesday in the offices of the Islami

This project examines the likely impacts on the built environment of increased intensities in weather-related natural hazard events, in order to identify the possibilities of using the regulatory mechanisms of building construction, housing and planning in climate change adaptation.

The Tamil Nadu Government would construct one lakh concrete houses for the people in Cuddalore and Viluppuram districts, hit badly by cyclone Thane last year.

Epicentre was 4 km north of Karipur: CESS

A earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale was experienced in different parts of Kozhikode district and bordering areas of Malappuram district around 2.15 p.m. on Wednesday, sending a wave of panic among the people. No loss of life or large-scale destruction of property was reported from any part of the district. Though simultaneous caving in of wells was reported from a few places, including Pavangad in the city, there was no conclusive evidence to link it to the quake.

The UK Government will build 27,000 flood resistant permanent homes in Pakistan that can provide some 189,000 women, men and children a permanent roof in addition to helping 28,500 families to repa