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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.

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.

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
9/17/2023 8:31:00 PM
Natural disasters can bring countries at odds with each other closer together, as has been the case between Algeria and Morocco in the wake of last week’s earthquake.

Life & Style - Health
9/17/2023 11:40:37 AM
Victims who have died from trauma, drowning or fire "do not normally harbour organisms that cause disease with common precautions," the agencies said.

World - Region
9/14/2023 10:03:18 PM
The flash flood that has killed thousands of people in Libya this week followed a "medicane", a rare but destructive weather phenomenon that scientists believe will intensify in a warming world.

World - Region
9/14/2023 6:26:57 PM
The Libyan city of Derna has buried thousands of people in mass graves, officials said Thursday, as search teams scoured ruins left by devastating floods and the city’s mayor said the death toll could triple.

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 - 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.

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.

World - International
5/11/2023 10:22:36 AM
The war in Ukraine helped push the global total of people left internally displaced by conflict or natural disasters to a record high of 71.1 million last year, according to a report released Thursday by the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre.

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.

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 - Climate change
11/8/2022 3:39:05 PM
A group of small island nations joined calls on Tuesday for a windfall tax on oil companies to compensate developing countries for the damage caused by climate change-induced natural disasters.

COP27 - To Know
11/6/2022 5:56:45 PM
Climate change has led to extreme weather events such as floods and drought. These events have become more frequent and more severe. Natural disasters associated with climate change have a devastating effect on people’s lives, destroying homes, roads and others key infrastructure.

COP27 - Focus
10/8/2022 3:02:15 PM
Mahmoud Mohieldin, the UN Climate Change High Level Champion for Egypt, urged that governments – with private sector participation - develop infrastructures resilient to natural disasters as well as impacts of climate change such as heat, water scarcity, and energy deficiencies.

Life & Style - Health
2/27/2022 9:59:12 AM
The pandemic, mass shootings, natural disasters, terror attacks. There’s been plenty of tragedy and anxiety for parents to sort through with their kids. Add Russia’s escalating invasion of Ukraine to the list.

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