Natural Disaster
Books  /  Published 16.05.19

Death by apathy

In the course of evolution, the human race has confronted countless natural calamities, some causing irrevocable tragedy. The environment is, thus, an unfading condition dictating the reflexes of soci...
By Jhuma Sanyal in

World  /  Published 02.10.18

Indonesia death toll rises to 1,234

Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from an earthquake and tsunami disaster on a central island is now 1,234.Agency spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho updated the figure at a news conferenc...
By AP in Indonesia

World  /  Published 24.12.18

Tsunami toll touches 281 as searchers look for victims

Thousands of soldiers, police and government personnel as well as volunteers are working to find victims of an Indonesian tsunami. At least 281 people died and more than 1,000 were injured when the wa...
By AP in Tanjung Lesung (Indonesia)

World  /  Published 01.04.19

Dozens dead in Nepal after devastating storm

A strong rainstorm has swept through southern Nepal, destroying homes, felling trees and leaving at least 28 people dead and hundreds more injured, the authorities said.Many of those killed were aslee...
By Bhadra Sharma/NYTNS in Kathmandu

World  /  Published 13.10.19

Typhoon, cyclone, hurricane: What's in a name

When a tropical storm pummelled Japan on Saturday with gusts of up to 135 mph, forcing millions to evacuate their homes, it was called Typhoon Hagibis. But the storm that carved a path of destruction ...
By Mariel Padilla and Jennifer Jett / New York Times News Service in



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