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Researchers have developed a new way to model seismic risk, which they hope will better inform disaster risk reduction planning in earthquake-prone areas.

A joint African Union-United Nations operation is providing emergency assistance to an area in Sudan's South Darfur region where 16 people died as a result of mudslides earlier this month, the miss

A farmer from Burkina Faso who popularized an ancient farming technique to reverse desertification is among the winners of Sweden's "alternative Nobel prize", announced on Monday.

The UN needs a coordinated approach to assist people forced to move by floods, storms, drought and other impacts worsened by global warming, an expert panel has found. In a report released, the ‘task force on displacement’ called for better data collection and analysis on climate migration trends, and finance to help those hardest hit.

The characteristics of tropical cyclones (TCs) and their response to climate change is an issue of broad concern.

Barijat, the 23rd typhoon this year, has formed on the South China Sea and is moving westward at a speed of 10 to 15 km per hour as of Tuesday morning, the provincial meteorological bureau of Haina

BHUBANESWAR: Around 6.5 lakh people have been affected by the flood caused by the Baitarani river in Bhadrak, Jajpur and Kendrapara districts of Odisha, officials said on Sunday.

No fewer than three persons have been confirmed dead and six others injured following a rainstorm at Maibare in Baure Local Council of Katsina State.The incident, which occurred at the weekend, des

The Executive Secretary of the Kogi State Emergency Management Agency, Alhasan Ayegba, yesterday said that over 45,000 persons were displaced by flood across the stat.

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