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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.

SAN JOSE (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Nate killed at least 22 people in Central America on Thursday as it pummelled the region with heavy rain while heading toward Mexico’s Caribbean resorts and the

BERLIN (Reuters) - Strong winds swept across Germany on Thursday, killing six people and forcing the cancellation of trains in Berlin and the north.

In many coastal communities, the risks driven by storm surges are motivating substantial investments in flood risk management. The design of adaptive risk management strategies, however, hinges on the ability to detect future changes in storm surge statistics. Previous studies have used observations to identify changes in past storm surge statistics. Here, we focus on the simple and decision-relevant question: How fast can we learn from past and potential future storm surge observations about changes in future statistics?

A severe drought has claimed the lives of at least nine people in Somalia's Galkayo District, media reported.

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