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Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/20/2024 11:26:45 PM
In recent weeks, Israel’s closest allies have finally started to make relatively reasonable statements in light of the undeniable horror of the humanitarian disaster in Gaza.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
2/13/2024 4:52:41 PM
China urged Israel on Tuesday to stop its military operation in the Gazan city of Rafah "as soon as possible", warning of a "serious humanitarian disaster" there if fighting did not stop.

World - Africa
1/24/2024 3:57:51 PM
More than 70 people have been killed after a tunnel collapsed at a Malian gold mining site last week, local sources told AFP Wednesday, the latest disaster in a region prone to mining accidents.

World - International
1/23/2024 1:55:10 PM
A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck a sparsely populated part of China’s western Xinjiang region early Tuesday, killing three people and causing extensive damage in freezing cold weather, officials said. It was the latest in a series of temblors and natural disasters to hit the country's west.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/17/2024 5:10:32 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday warned that a "full-fledged confrontation" between Israel and Lebanon would be a "total disaster" as fears of a wider regional confrontation mount amid Israel's siege and war on Gaza.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/19/2023 1:00:00 PM
With the rise in the number of climate-related disasters and extreme weather-related events, it is essential that the relevant actors come together to prepare for and mitigate their effects, writes Emad El-Din Adly

World - Region
11/30/2023 3:03:53 PM
The UN's COP28 climate conference formally launched on Thursday a "loss and damage" fund long sought by vulnerable nations devastated by natural disasters linked to global warming.

Egypt - Civil Society
11/25/2023 4:51:19 PM
Representatives from 19 Arab countries convened in Egypt at the 9th Arab Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Partnership Meeting to discuss key initiatives, including the Early Warning for All initiative and the Arab Prioritized Action Plan 2021-2024.

World - Africa
11/8/2023 4:53:44 PM
At least 29 people have been killed and more than 850,000 displaced due to flooding triggered by heavy rains in Somalia, according to the country's disaster management authorities.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
10/27/2023 11:50:00 PM
The UNRWA continued to sound the alarm that 2.3 million Palestinians in the under-bombardment Gaza Strip are facing an impending humanitarian disaster as Israel continues its airstrikes and blockade against the strip for the 21st day.

Arts & Culture - Screens
10/27/2023 8:12:22 PM
"Leave the World Behind," an acclaimed novel about ordinary people struggling to cope as a slow and mysterious disaster shuts down the world, felt topical when it was published during the unfurling pandemic of 2020.

World - Region
10/9/2023 7:58:09 PM
The secretary-general of the Norwegian Refugee Council, an international aid organization, warns that the Israeli government's vow to besiege and blockade the Gaza Strip would spell “utter disaster” for the more than 2 million Palestinians living in the small territory.

World - Region
10/3/2023 3:38:35 PM
More than three weeks after Libya's deadly flood disaster, the divided country's two rival administrations remain bitterly at odds on how to manage the massive aid and reconstruction effort.

World - Region
9/28/2023 6:21:53 PM
Survivors of a fire that tore through an Iraqi wedding and those mourning the at least 100 lives lost filled the pews for a Christian mass Thursday, two days after the disaster.

World - Region
9/25/2023 12:20:24 PM
Libya's prosecutor general on Monday ordered the arrest of eight officials as part of his inquiry into the recent flood disaster which killed thousands, his office said.

World - Region
9/23/2023 9:52:31 PM
Nearly two weeks after a flash flood devastated the Libyan port city of Derna, the official death toll keeps rising, passing 3,800 on Saturday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
9/21/2023 2:50:00 PM
Doaa El-Bey reports on Egyptian efforts to help Libya and Morocco face up to the aftermath of the natural disasters that have hit both countries.

World - Region
9/21/2023 11:29:32 AM
Quake-hit Morocco's government announced on Wednesday a budget of more than $11 billion for reconstruction, rehousing and socio-economic development of areas hit by the deadly disaster.

World - Region
9/19/2023 3:37:34 PM
In a Libyan hospital ward, trauma and grief mix with disbelief and anger among the survivors of the flood disaster that killed untold thousands in the devastated city of Derna.

World - Region
9/17/2023 8:57:00 PM
A week after a wall of water rushed through the Libyan coastal city of Derna, sweeping thousands to their deaths, the focus turned Sunday to caring for survivors of the disaster.

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