Disaster News

Radio Hams Proposal to improve warnings during disasters Radio Hams Proposal to improve warnings during disasters Radio Hams (Amateur Radio Operators) worldwide in times of major disasters often...
Natural Disasters Increasingly Linked To Climate Change Natural Disasters Increasingly Linked To Climate Change Climate change linkage to natural disasters has been confirmed in a new report based...
Wildfires in California Add to ‘Horrific Year’ of Disaster Losses Wildfires in California Add to ‘Horrific Year’ of Disaster Losses Forest fires in Southern California have turned Year 2017 in to one of the costliest...
Iran airports to benefit from GARD disaster response training program Iran airports to benefit from GARD disaster response training program Airports are critical and fastest access points for ensuring lifesaving support to...
Upsurge in big earthquakes predicted for 2018 Upsurge in big earthquakes predicted for 2018 No of intense earthquakes worldwide are likely to increase in 2018. Variations (periodic...
Forest Fires Stoke Record Loss in World Tree Cover Forest Fires Stoke Record Loss in World Tree Cover Forest fires in Brazil and Indonesia (equivalent to the size of New Zealand) caused...
Role of volunteers in Disaster Mitigation after hurricane Maria strikes Puerto Rico Role of volunteers in Disaster Mitigation after hurricane Maria strikes Puerto Rico The region was still recovering from Hurricane Irma when it was pummeled recently...
Sawdust Balls to Clean Marine Oil Spills Sawdust Balls to Clean Marine Oil Spills Last month, two cargo ships collided at Mumbai coast resulting in a oil spill from...
Failing dam creates new crisis on Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria Failing dam creates new crisis on Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico, with 10 deaths and an estimated US$ 30 billion loss, lies utterly devastated...
Handling communications during a disaster Handling communications during a disaster Typhoons have been dominating the news recently. A marketing and PR agency of Houston,...
Mexico Earthquake, Strongest in a Century, Kills Dozens Mexico Earthquake, Strongest in a Century, Kills Dozens An8.2 magnitude earthquake, strongest in a century, struck Mexico before midnight...
Hurricane Irma and its devastating effects Hurricane Irma and its devastating effects The region must adapt to climate change, not simply rebuild Hurricane Irma, the...
Hurricane Irma Hurricane Irma Before US comes out of the shock of storm Harvey, hurricane Irma lashed the state...
Japan pledges $1.5 million for tsunami awareness and disaster risk information in Asia-Pacific Japan pledges $1.5 million for tsunami awareness and disaster risk information in Asia-Pacific Schoolchildren and businesses in Japan are working hard to implement the Sendai Framework...
Fire Safety and Grenfell Tower Disaster Fire Safety and Grenfell Tower Disaster The Grenfell Tower fire occurred on 14 June 2017 at the 24-storey, 220-foot-high...