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The Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) - European Union (EU) cooperation Programme “Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities”, financed under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) was triggered by a request from the African Union Commission(AUC) and the Regional Economic Commun

Forty-five people have died in the arid west African country of Niger in flooding since June, and nearly 209 000 have been affected, the UN said on Tuesday.

Flash flooding in central Tunisia killed at least two people including a six-year-old child on Wednesday, the interior ministry said.

A new report on natural disasters over the past 20 years by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction suggests Africa is not the continent when it comes to natural disasters wreaking ha

Climate change is causing more havoc than geophysical events like earthquakes and tsunamis.

Ishaqzai, wizened and weather-beaten by decades of working in his wheat field, is one of more than 250,000 people in western Afghanistan displaced by the months-long dry spell that has devastated c

Scuba divers found two people dead inside an upended car lolling on a beach after torrential rains wrought havoc along France's Riviera coast in the night of Wednesday-to-Thursday when flash floods

An overnight landslide caused by heavy rains killed 11 people, including four children, in the central Colombian town of Marquetalia, the country’s disaster relief agency said on Thursday.

The death toll from floods across much of central and southern Nigeria has reached 199, the national disaster agency said on Wednesday, almost doubling the number of people killed from three weeks

The economic losses caused by natural disasters in Tunisia could reach 138 million U.S. dollars a year, Tunisian Minister of Local Affairs and Environment Riadh Mouakher said on Thursday.

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