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Fighting for climate action

Fighting for climate action

Muhammad Zamir

Sun, Dec 8 2019

Disasters are a threat to human rights

Wall collapse kills 17 in India

Wall collapse kills 17 in India

South Asia

Mon, Dec 2 2019

The dead included two children in the village in the southern state of Tamil Nadu

Venice hit by another high tide, worst...

Venice hit by another high tide, worst...

Europe

Sun, Nov 17 2019

The city's centre for tide forecasts had warned the tide could reach 5.2ft on Sunday and the high...

Infographic: Venice flooded by highest...

Infographic: Venice flooded by highest...

Europe

Sat, Nov 16 2019

Venice has declared a state of emergency after the city was hit by the highest tide in over 50

Italy to declare state of emergency...

Italy to declare state of emergency...

Europe

Thu, Nov 14 2019

Sirens warning of fresh flooding rang through the canal city early Thursday but the water level remained...

Rivers are changing all the time

Rivers are changing all the time

Anik Kabir

Wed, Nov 13 2019

This affects their capacity to contain floods

The invisible issues in flood...

The invisible issues in flood...

Dilruba Haider

Tue, Nov 5 2019

Grassroots realities needs to be accounted for in order to build an effective response

Study: 42m Bangladeshis at flood-risk...

Study: 42m Bangladeshis at flood-risk...

Climate Change

Wed, Oct 30 2019

Climate-induced flooding is expected to imperil about 300 million worldwide

Floods kill 7 in Saudi Arabia

Floods kill 7 in Saudi Arabia

Middle East

Mon, Oct 28 2019

Rescue services in the north-eastern city of Hafer al-Batin, about 100km southwest of Kuwait, said that...

'187,000 displaced in recent floods...

'187,000 displaced in recent floods...

Bangladesh

Sat, Oct 19 2019

Mia Seppo termed Bangladesh as very prone to disaster due to its geographical position

Preparing for the worst

Preparing for the worst

Editorial

Tue, Oct 15 2019

Many in the country remain clueless regarding procedures to employ when disaster strikes

Padma continues to swell in Natore,...

Padma continues to swell in Natore,...

Nation

Fri, Oct 4 2019

The local administration said 500 flood-affected families in Lalpur union received 15kg rice each as...

18 chars flooded in Natore as Padma...

18 chars flooded in Natore as Padma...

Nation

Thu, Oct 3 2019

Three shelter homes were opened for the flood victims

Bracing for floods

Bracing for floods

Editorial

Thu, Oct 3 2019

What is needed is a workable prevention method to the flood crisis

Flood in the north-west: Water levels...

Flood in the north-west: Water levels...

Nation

Wed, Oct 2 2019

The waters kept rising in Chapainawabganj touching the danger level

More than 1,600 die in India's heaviest...

More than 1,600 die in India's heaviest...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 2 2019

Data released by the federal home ministry shows that 1,673 people have died because of floods and heavy...

Pledges fail as 46mm rain cripples...

Pledges fail as 46mm rain cripples...

Dhaka

Wed, Oct 2 2019

Following approval from the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec), Dhaka Wasa...

Flood situation: Five districts...

Flood situation: Five districts...

Nation

Tue, Oct 1 2019

Many people in Chapainawabganj are marooned due to the rise of water which has also destroyed 8000 hectares...

Padma, Mahananda continue to swell in...

Padma, Mahananda continue to swell in...

Bangladesh

Tue, Oct 1 2019

All 119 gates of Farakka Barrage were raised to prevent floods in Patna

Deaths from heavy monsoon rise to 140...

Deaths from heavy monsoon rise to 140...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 1 2019

'Over the past four days 111 people have died in Uttar Pradesh state and another 28 lost their lives...

Thousands marooned by flood in...

Thousands marooned by flood in...

Nation

Mon, Sep 30 2019

People of the area are currently suffering from lack of drinking water and food, being marooned by flood...