National Disaster

Seoul declares national disaster as winds fan massive forest fire

Seoul declares national disaster as winds fan massive forest fire

Seoul: A giant forest fire swept across swathes of South Korea on Friday, as authorities declared a rare national disaster, deploying 900...Read More

Indonesia Tsunami: Why the country is one of the most disaster-prone nations on earth

Indonesia Tsunami: Why the country is one of the most disaster-prone nations on earth

Indonesia: The death toll from a volcano-triggered tsunami in Indonesia has risen to 281, with more than 1,000 people injured, the nation...Read More

South Africa declares drought a ‘national disaster’

South Africa declares drought a ‘national disaster’

Cape Town: South Africa today declared a “national disaster” over a drought that has ravaged parts of the country and threatened to leave...Read More

Cyclone Ockhi: Death toll, fishermen rescue; all that we know so far

Cyclone Ockhi: Death toll, fishermen rescue; all that we know so far

Cyclone Ockhi, which has caused widespread damage in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam districts, has till now taken lives of 19 peo...Read More

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Death toll from bomb blast in Somalia’s capital rises to 189

Somalia’s government has blamed the al-Qaida-linked al- Shabab extremist group for the attack it called a “national disaster”.

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Typhoon Mawar’s shadow hanging over BRICS meet

Xiamen : Ahead of the BRICS Summit in Xiamen city, China on Saturday issued a high alert in the southeast for Typhoon Mawar, which is exp...Read More

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Indonesian tsunami warning system didn’t work during quake

Jakarta: Indonesian authorities have admitted that most buoys which were installed for tsunami alerts were not working when recently a 7....Read More

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