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World - Region
9/13/2023 11:07:58 PM
Libya was reeling Wednesday from a massive flood that left at least 4,000 dead and thousands more missing, wreaking havoc in the eastern city of Derna where bodies wrapped in blankets lined the ravaged streets.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/13/2023 1:34:50 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Religious Endowments allocated EGP 30 million (just under $1 million) in aid to Libya, Morocco and Slovenia, as part of the country's efforts to provide humanitarian assistance for countries devastated by natural disasters.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
9/12/2023 8:44:27 PM
Libya is asking for international assistance in the wake of Storm Daniel that has left thousands dead or missing in the east of the country

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/12/2023 2:31:00 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi declared on Tuesday a three-day mourning in the country in solidarity with the victims of humanitarian disasters in Morocco and Libya.

Egypt - Society
9/11/2023 6:26:06 PM
Storm Daniel lost most of its strength by the time it reached western Egypt on Monday, bringing with it bad weather, but not the disaster it earlier trailed in its wake, Egypt's Meteorological Authority (EMA) media spokesperson stated on Monday.

Egypt - Society
9/5/2023 2:09:00 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said that having children in Egypt is not an absolute freedom, stressing that it must be regulated to avoid causing a “disaster” in the country.

Arts & Culture - Screens
9/3/2023 1:09:28 PM
Bradley Cooper transforms into legendary conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein in "Maestro", which got its world premiere in Venice Saturday ahead of a disastrous screening for Roman Polanski's latest and possibly final film.

World - International
8/31/2023 9:05:23 PM
Devastating wildfires in Greece will ravage more than 150,000 hectares (370,600 acres) by the end of the summer, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis estimated Thursday, blaming the climate crisis for the disaster.

World - International
8/30/2023 7:05:58 PM
Climate change has sharply boosted the risk of fast-spreading wildfires, according to a Californian study published Wednesday that offers lessons for prevention after recent disasters in Canada, Greece and Hawaii.

World - International
8/22/2023 11:58:22 AM
Japan will release water from the stricken Fukushima power plant into the Pacific Ocean from Thursday, 12 years after one of the world's worst nuclear disasters.

World - International
8/21/2023 2:01:31 PM
President Joe Biden heads to Hawaii on Monday to view the widespread damage from the recent Maui wildfires, meet with survivors and fend off criticism that his government was too slow to respond to the disaster.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/11/2023 5:17:00 PM
Whenever war, political upheaval or a natural disaster breaks out, people inevitably ask, “when will this dreadful situation end?” As natural as the question is, it is not enough.

World - International
8/11/2023 3:55:57 PM
A terrifying wildfire that left a historic Hawaiian town in charred ruins has killed at least 55 people, authorities said Thursday, making it one of the deadliest disasters in the US state's history.

World - Region
8/10/2023 9:39:04 PM
Four survivors tell a harrowing tale.

Multimedia - In Pictures
8/7/2023 1:24:53 PM

Business - International
7/25/2023 3:00:18 PM
Countries in the Asia-Pacific region need to drastically increase their investments in disaster warning systems and other tools to counter rising risks from climate change, a United Nations report said Tuesday.

Multimedia - In Pictures
7/24/2023 10:15:11 PM

World - International
7/17/2023 10:46:13 PM
After the death toll in a Kenyan cult massacre in which members were believed to have starved crossed 400, we look at other notorious killer sects.

World - Africa
7/1/2023 3:04:07 PM
The death toll from a grisly road crash in western Kenya has risen to 49, a government minister said Saturday, as rescuers worked to clear the wreckage where more victims are feared trapped.

World - War in Ukraine
6/24/2023 6:39:48 PM
Russia's close ally Belarus said Saturday that the armed insurrection underway by the Wagner mercenary group was a "gift" to Western countries, warning the uprising could spell "disaster".

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