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Kenya said on Wednesday it has spent 1.88 billion shillings (18.8 million U.S. dollars) to ease effects of biting drought that is affecting at least 1.1 million citizens.

Torrential rains doused Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, killing at least six people and sowing chaos in Brazil’s second largest city, which declared a state of emergency after a storm that the mayor des

A 5.0-magnitude earthquake jolted the sea near Hualien county, Taiwan, at 11:13 p.m. Tuesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

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 European Union has announced today an additional €12 million in humanitarian support in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

Mozambique's first disaster was a cyclone. The second has been cholera. Now hunger could be the third.

Zimbabwe appealed on Tuesday for $613 million in aid from local and foreign donors to cover food imports and help with a humanitarian crisis after a severe drought and a cyclone that battered the e

With well more than 1 million people affected by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa, relief funding is well below the target, a UN spokesman said Tuesday.

Iranian authorities on Monday evacuated patients from a hospital threatened by floodwaters in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, the semi-official news agency ISNA reported.

The continued dry spell across several parts of the country could depress economic growth and lead to an increase in inflation over the next one year.

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