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Japan, UNDP to raise tsunami awareness...

Japan, UNDP to raise tsunami awareness...

Environment

Fri, Mar 2 2018

UNDP, with financial support from Japan, has been working in 18 countries including Bangladesh to raise...

Tsunami warnings as powerful quake hits...

Tsunami warnings as powerful quake hits...

North America

Tue, Jan 23 2018

Tsunami waves could hit the coasts of Oregon and Washington as early as around 1310 GMT, the Portland...

A hypnotic account of the tsunami

A hypnotic account of the tsunami

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 18 2017

Parry's writing is sensitive, evocative and very observant. His descriptions of Japanese villagers traumatised...

Strongest quake in a century kills 20,...

Strongest quake in a century kills 20,...

North America

Fri, Sep 8 2017

The quake was apparently stronger than a devastating 1985 tremor that flattened swathes of Mexico City...

Bangladeshi asylum seekers tricked into...

Bangladeshi asylum seekers tricked into...

Law & Rights

Wed, Mar 8 2017

Japan maintains tight controls on the entry of foreign workers but asylum seekers are allowed to work...

Tsunami threat passes after powerful...

Tsunami threat passes after powerful...

World

Wed, Jan 4 2017

The quake was centred 280km (175 miles) southwest of Fiji's capital Suva

Urgent appeal for supplies after strong...

Urgent appeal for supplies after strong...

World

Thu, Dec 8 2016

Aftershocks rattled the survivors of a devastating Indonesia earthquake that killed nearly 100 people,...

Magnitude 7 offshore quake shakes Central...

Magnitude 7 offshore quake shakes Central...

World

Fri, Nov 25 2016

A strong earthquake off the Pacific Coast of Central America has shaken the region just as a hurricane...

Comparing 2011, 2016 quakes and...

Comparing 2011, 2016 quakes and...

Uncategorized

Tue, Nov 22 2016

Entire neighbourhoods disappeared in 2011 as a torrent of water swept over barriers and carried away...

Tsunami hits Japan after strong quake,...

Tsunami hits Japan after strong quake,...

Uncategorized

Tue, Nov 22 2016

A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear...