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India ranks the highest among the world's most disaster-prone countries for displacement of residents, with 23 lakh, on average, uprooted due to calamities such as floods, cyclones and earthquakes.

South Africa is recovering from the deadly storm that hit parts of Gauteng and spread to KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape killing at least nine people.

The African Union’s pledge of a $100,000 in relief items to drought victims in Somalia six months ago has just been handed over to the Somali government.

This study illustrates the development and implementation of a novel rapid response storm impact survey that combined the use of drone based aerial photogrammetry with numerical modeling.  The comprehensive approach employed in this pilot case study was conducted on the Emilia-Romagna coast (Italy), in the immediate aftermath of an extreme storm event that impacted the shoreline on the 5th-6th February 2015 called the “Saint Agatha Storm”.

Uíge — At least 140 families of Quixicongo neighborhood in the outskirts of Uíge city were made homeless by the last windy rain that hit the region on last Sunday.

Natural disasters could become more destructive in Asia-Pacific, where a person is already five times more likely to be affected than in other regions, the United Nations warned on Tuesday, urging

Johannesburg - Severe thunderstorms that hit various parts of the country on Monday afternoon left at least three people dead and eighteen injured.

The Somali government has kicked off a Drought Impact Needs Assessment (DINA), which will identify the drivers and impact of recurrent drought, and outline long-term solutions that can prevent fami

Up to 3.4 million Kenyans are facing hunger as a result of prolonged drought, which has affected food production.

Asia and the Pacific is the region most affected by natural disasters which hit hardest at the poorest countries and communities.

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