Natural Disasters

Urban migration is increasing the risk of natural and man-made disasters

Each week, 1.4 million people migrate to cities and urban areas around the world....

Sulawesi inundated with rain just a month after fatal earthquake and tsunami

A month after an earthquake and tsunami devastated Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island,...

Death toll rises to 1,407 in Indonesia after devastating sequence of natural disasters

The confirmed death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that struck Indonesia’s...

Earthquake and subsequent tsunami leave hundreds dead in Indonesia

On Friday, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck north of Palu, Indonesia, leaving hundreds...

Children are most vulnerable to the health risks associated with climate related disasters

A new report published in PLoS One Medicine has revealed that infants and children...

The number of deaths caused by extreme heat could increase dramatically by the end of the century

A new study has found that the death toll from heatwaves could rise by 2,000% in some...

Keep global warming below 1.5 degrees to avoid its disastrous effects, warns UN

The former United Nations Climate Chief, Christiana Figueres, has warned that the...

Conflict and natural disasters internally displaced over 30 million in 2017

The International Displacement Monitoring Centre and Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)...

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