Researchers have developed a new way to model seismic risk, which they hope will better inform disaster risk reduction planning in earthquake-prone areas.

A joint African Union-United Nations operation is providing emergency assistance to an area in Sudan's South Darfur region where 16 people died as a result of mudslides earlier this month, the miss

This Policy Paper comprises an Issue Brief and Background Report prepared by the OECD for the G7 Environment, Energy and Oceans Ministers. It outlines the rising risks faced by coastal communities, which are being exacerbated by climate change.

Eighteen more deaths were reported on Thursday as heavy rainfall caused havoc in parts of Uttar Pradesh.

The overall aim of the project is to prepare the ground for implementing risk transfer solutions within an integrated flood risk management approach for municipalities in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA), Ghana.


The transnational character of climate-related security risks often goes beyond the capacity of national governments to respond adequately. As such, it both creates challenges for and increases the relevance of intergovernmental organizations (IGOs).

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Russel Joy Vs Union of India dated 24/08/2018 regarding water level to be maintained at Mullaperiyar dam as floods in Kerala has caused devastation.

Gaborone — Government will use a total of P856 million in different measures adopted to mitigate the effects of arable drought recently declared for the year 2018/19 by President Mokgweetsi Masisi.

Australia’s Westpac Banking Corp said on Thursday it would disburse A$100 million ($74.2 million) in cheap loans to farmers as a record dry spell hits parts of the nation, while the country’s lende

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