Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is the second most disaster-prone region in the world. Some 152 million people have been affected by 1,205 disasters (2000-2019).

Torrential rain pounded Japan’s southwestern major island of Kyushu on Monday, hitting 14 inches in 24 hours in one area and triggering landslides and highway closures, with more than 800,000 peopl

The High-level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters (HELP), the network to mobilize political will for combating water-related disasters, has developed the “Principles on Investment and Financing for Water-related Disaster Risk Reduction,” acknowledged by the High-Level Panel on Water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gaurav Jain Vs National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. & Others dated 17/05/2019 regarding dumping of muck waste into Bhagirathi River in the Batheri Chungi and Nallupani areas of the NH-34 leading to the Gangotri Dham.

UNITED NATIONS, GENEVA: A Global Assessment Report (GAR), launched by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) here on Wednesday, has warned of new and much larger threats due

At least 14 people were killed and several others injured when a mudslide buried homes in a small community in southwest Colombia on Sunday, the National Unit for Disaster Risk Management (UNGRD) s

A landslide washed away an entire village in the Rumphi district of northern Malawi, killing at least three people, leaving five missing and dozens wounded in hospital, police said Sunday.

Five bodies have been retrieved from the affected areas and two others sustained injuries after landslides hit a pearl mining in South Kalimantan province of central Indonesia, a disaster agency of

The night of 6 May, 2018 is engraved in Sebahire Leonidasi’s memory. The rain started about 8pm. A rumbling sound woke his family up two hours later.

Fourteen people have been killed in a landslide at a mine in Eastern Congo, an official said on Thursday.

Another 16 were injured in the accident at the cassiterite mine.

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