Landslides caused by heavy rains killed at least 18 people in Rwanda's Northern and Western province over the weekend, pushing the death toll since January to more than 200, a government official s

At least 200 people have been rendered homeless after landslides destroyed their homes. Twenty five homesteads were affected by the calamity that ruined property of unknown value.

Over 150 people from Gitogoto village, Tharaka-Nithi County, have been affected by landslides.

The affected families have now camped at the neighbouring Gitogoto Primary School.

The Police in Jigawa State on Monday said two persons, Mati Bako, 17, and Tanimu Kwalle, 25, had been killed by landslide.

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.

Six people died in a landslide that occurred at Illela-Kalmalo village of Illela Local Government Area of Sokoto State, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Many cities are already demonstrating their commitments to a more sustainable future and there are many excellent examples of green urban development, according to a new FAO publication called "Forests and sustainable cities - Inspiring stories from around the world" launched on the occasion of the International Day of Forests.

At least 17 people are dead on Madagascar after a tropical cyclone struck the Indian Ocean island nation at the weekend.

Regent - Francis Kanu's face darkens as he remembers the day of Sierra Leone's deadly mudslide last August, and the months that followed waiting for government assistance that never came.

The Arusha Regional Police Commander, Charles Mkumbo, confirmed the incident yesterday, saying the bodies of the deceased had been taken to the regional Mount Meru Hospital for preservation.

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