THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A deep depression in the Arabian sea has transformed into Cyclone Mekunu and is likely to intensify into severe cyclonic storm in the southeast of Onam.

Dehradun: The forests of Haridwar, Pauri Garhwal and Almora continued to burn on Tuesday with 88 more incidents of forest fires being reported.

Dehradun: The central government has allotted Rs 218 crore to Uttarakhand towards its State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) which is used to provide immediate relief to those affected by natural cala

Two persons died and 18 others were injured in Delhi when a squall and powerful dust storm barrelled through the national capital on Sunday, police said.

Kadiatu Koroma only narrowly escaped the mudslide that engulfed her home in Sierra Leone's ramshackle capital last August, killing an estimated 1,000 people in one of the worst flooding-related dis

Residents of Ngororero District are still grieving after nine children lost their lives during the weekend downpour that also left two other people in the district missing.

Dodoma — Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said on Thursday April 19, that the government's disaster committees will assess the damage caused by heavy rains and flooding across the country and interve

This publication takes forward the 12 action points adopted at the First Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (ASTCDRR) as a contribution to the global ‘Science and Technology Roadmap’.

This disaster management research roadmap for the ASEAN region was created in the hopes that it will guide the process of achieving the goal of becoming a global leader on disaster risk management (DRM) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) by 2025.

Countries in Asia and the Pacific must build resilience to natural hazards and invest in social protection systems if the region is to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, according to a joint report launched by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian Development Bank (AD

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