The death toll from a tropical storm in the southern Philippines climbed swiftly to 133 on Saturday, as rescuers pulled dozens of bodies from a swollen river, police said.
The death toll from a tropical storm that pummelled the central Philippines rose to 43 with hopes fading for dozens of others still missing after massive landslides, authorities said Tuesday.
The Department of Co-operate Governance and Traditional Affairs in KwaZulu-Natal says disaster management teams are on standby.
Johannesburg residents have been advised to lookout for floods due to heavy rains in Gauteng.
With thousands left homeless by hurricanes in Caribbean island farming and fishing communities, international donors have pledged more than$2 billion to support rebuilding efforts.
The death toll rose to at least 27 on Sunday from the typhoon that pummelled central and southern Vietnam just days before the region is due to host the APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders. Typhoon Damfrey, the 12th major storm to hit Vietnam this year, made landfall on Saturday with winds of up to 90 […]
The Gauteng government is discussing ways of curbing the effects of climate change.
A Nigerian journalist was detained for reporting that relief materials were allegedly being diverted from a camp for flood victims, his employers and police said Saturday.
A Nigerian journalist was detained for reporting that relief materials were allegedly being diverted from a camp for flood victims, his employers and police said Saturday. More than 100 000 people were forced to flee their homes in early September following floods in central Benue state, prompting authorities to set up makeshift camps to distribute […]
Rescue teams in Sierra Leone searched for missing people in the town of Regent on Tuesday, a day after floods and mudslides devastated Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown and the surrounding areas.