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Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid
Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid
The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors...
Zim cyclone survivors tearfully list dead relatives
Zim cyclone survivors tearfully list dead relatives
Agony is etched in Tapiwa Chanyawo’s face as he tells of the night the storm came, a mudslide swept away their home, and his family died.
India ignored warnings of Kerala flood disaster: experts
India ignored warnings of Kerala flood disaster: experts
Environment experts who predicted devastating floods would hit Kerala state said on Tuesday their warnings went unheeded by politicians eager to...
Bali raises volcano alert to highest level
Bali raises volcano alert to highest level
An eruption could be imminent at a volcano belching huge plumes of smoke on Indonesia's resort island of Bali, officials warned Monday, as they...
Africa's most costly disaster zones
Africa's most costly disaster zones
Floods, earthquakes, droughts and volcanos. These are the natural disasters in Africa that cause death and the destruction of infrastructure and...
At least 61 killed in massive landslide in Colombia
At least 61 killed in massive landslide in Colombia
A massive landslide tore through a ravine in northwest Colombia Monday before dawn, killing at least 61 people and injuring 37, authorities...
Flood-hit Malawi faces aid deficit
Flood-hit Malawi faces aid deficit
The government of impoverished Malawi has said it will need more than $65-million (R750-million) to reach out to more than 121 000 people made...
48 dead, 70 000 homeless in Malawi floods
48 dead, 70 000 homeless in Malawi floods
At least 48 people have been killed and nearly 70 000 left homeless by severe flooding in Malawi, the country's president announced during an...
More than 2 100 confirmed dead in Afghan landslide
More than 2 100 confirmed dead in Afghan landslide
Afghan officials gave up hope on Saturday of finding any survivors from ...
Fishermen approve plan to release groundwater from Fukushima plant
Fishermen approve plan to release groundwater from Fukushima plant
Fishermen working along the coast off Japan's destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant have agreed to allow the...
Mass evacuations as cyclone hits southeast India
Mass evacuations as cyclone hits southeast India
Hundreds of thousands were evacuated as a severe cyclone slammed into southeastern India on Friday, packing strong winds and torrential rains and...
World sends emergency relief to battered Philippines
World sends emergency relief to battered Philippines
The United Nations, Australia and the United States mave mobilised emergency aid on Monday as the scale of the devastation unleashed by super...

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