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World - Region
2/6/2023 1:27:47 PM
Turkey's disaster management agency has reported that a new earthquake of magnitude 7.6 occurred close to the epicenter of Monday's previous deadly quake, which also generated dozens of aftershocks.

World - International
1/15/2023 12:40:59 PM
An aircraft with 72 people on board crashed in Nepal on Sunday, officials said, the latest aviation disaster to hit the Himalayan nation.

World - International
1/15/2023 11:30:15 AM
US President Joe Biden has declared a major disaster in California, as the latest in a succession of storm systems blew into the state, bringing heavy flooding to already waterlogged regions and threatening snowfalls of up to six feet (two meters).

World - International
1/15/2023 10:34:34 AM
An aircraft with 72 people on board crashed in Nepal on Sunday, Yeti Airlines and a local official said, in the latest aviation disaster to hit the Himalayan nation.

World - International
1/9/2023 10:21:15 AM
The United Nations is hosting a conference on Monday to help Pakistan cope with the fallout of last summer's devastating flooding that killed more than 1,700 people and displaced about 8 million, a disaster blamed in part on the impact of climate change.

World - Africa
1/8/2023 4:39:50 PM
Forty people were killed and 85 were injured when two buses crashed in a head-on collision overnight on an arterial road in Senegal's central Kaffrine region, the government said on Sunday.

World - International
1/2/2023 10:31:59 AM
The death toll in the massive floods that devastated parts of the Philippines over the Christmas weekend has climbed to 51, with 19 others missing, the national disaster response agency said Monday, as affected residents struggle to get back on their feet.

Sports - Talents Abroad
12/31/2022 12:30:52 AM
Leicester City's Belgian defender Wout Faes inadvertently boosted Liverpool's hopes of making the Champions League by scoring two own-goals in his team's 2-1 loss at Anfield on Friday.

World - International
12/28/2022 12:53:31 PM
Catastrophic floods, crop-wilting droughts and record heatwaves this year have shown that climate change warnings are increasingly becoming reality and this is "just the beginning", experts say, as international efforts to cut planet-heating emissions founder.

World - Region
12/27/2022 10:19:21 AM
Buffalo residents hovered around space heaters, hunted for cars buried in snow drifts and looked for more victims Monday, after 28 people died in one of the worst weather-related disasters ever to hit western New York.

World - International
12/15/2022 10:05:34 AM
Natural disasters and crowd-related tragedies claimed hundreds of lives in Asia and overshadowed the COVID-19 pandemic, with most countries easing or completely lifting the tough restrictions of the previous two years.

World - International
12/3/2022 11:12:09 AM
​The mourners in Shanghai lit candles and placed flowers. Someone scrawled ``Urumqi, 11.24, Rest in Peace'' in red on cardboard - referring to the deadly apartment fire in China's western city of Urumqi that sparked anger over perceptions the country's strict COVID-19 measures played a role in the disaster.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/22/2022 10:05:27 PM
Egypt – and the whole world – are entitled to celebrating the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) at Sharm El-Sheikh concluded with a hard-fought, historic deal to establish a Loss and Damage Fund to “save lives and livelihoods from climate change-related disasters” in poor countries that contribute little to global warming.

COP27 - Climate change
11/20/2022 2:36:38 PM
COP27 President and Minister of Foreign Afairs Sameh Shoukry said that setting up a loss and damage fund to help vulnerable nations cope with climate-induced disasters is "a historic achievement," fulfilling 27 years of negotiations.

COP27 - Climate change
11/20/2022 11:18:34 AM
For the first time, the nations of the world decided to help pay for the damage an overheating world is inflicting on poor countries, but they finished marathon climate talks on Sunday without further addressing the root cause of those disasters, the burning of fossil fuels.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/17/2022 6:00:08 PM
UN chief Antonio Guterres on Thursday urged divided nations holding climate talks in Egypt to agree on an "ambitious" deal to cover losses suffered by vulnerable nations hammered by natural disasters.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/17/2022 4:43:28 PM
UN climate talks were deadlocked Thursday over calls to create a special fund to cover the losses suffered by vulnerable nations hit by natural disasters, raising the risk that negotiations could collapse.

COP27 - Focus
11/17/2022 4:07:27 PM
Men usually outnumber and outrank women negotiators in climate talks, except when it comes to global warming's thorniest diplomatic issue this year, reparations for climate disasters.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/14/2022 3:30:09 PM
A scheme to give speedy financial support to communities battered by climate disasters was launched Monday by a group of rich and developing nations at the UN COP27 summit in Egypt.

Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
11/8/2022 11:29:30 PM
Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme Inger Andersen tells Mohamed El-Kazaz and Hind El-Sayyed Hani that serious action is needed to avoid climate disaster

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