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Iraq is one of the hottest countries on earth but when heavy rains do hit they can result in casualties and widespread damage because of deteriorating public infrastructure.

Khartoum — Over 200,000 people in 15 of Sudan's 18 states have been affected by heavy rains and flash floods between June and early November, according to the Government's Humanitarian Aid Commissi

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $500 million emergency assistance loan to support the Government of Indonesia's recovery and rehabilitation of Lombok and Central Sulawesi after rece

Parts of coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will begin to get widespread rainfall from Thursday as Cyclone Gaja comes closer to the Tamil Nadu coast.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N.

One of the greatest challenges for climate change adaptation is how to build resilience for the billion urban dwellers who are estimated to live in what are termed informal settlements .

The 2018 World Disasters Report asks challenging questions of affected states, admittedly overburdened donors, and local and international humanitarian organizations. It includes a strong call for more, for better and for more equitable, funding and action to meet the rising needs.

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.

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