• Sunday, Nov 18, 2018
  • Last Update : 04:16 pm
UN seeks $50.5 million for 'immediate'...

UN seeks $50.5 million for 'immediate'...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 5 2018

The UN plan, developed in consultation with Indonesian government officials, outlines 'how the humanitarian...

‘More than 1,000 may still be missing...

‘More than 1,000 may still be missing...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Oct 5 2018

Officials had previously estimated that around 100 people were missing

UN warns Indonesia quake needs 'vast'...

UN warns Indonesia quake needs 'vast'...

World

Wed, Oct 3 2018

Survivors are battling thirst and hunger and local hospitals are overwhelmed by the number of...

Death toll from Indonesia's quake, tsunami...

Death toll from Indonesia's quake, tsunami...

World

Tue, Oct 2 2018

Rescuers have yet to reach many affected areas leading to fears the death toll could rise again

Indonesia quake: 34 Bible study students...

Indonesia quake: 34 Bible study students...

World

Tue, Oct 2 2018

Arriani said rescuers faced an arduous trek to reach the mudslide and retrieve the victims

Indonesian rescuers hold hope for survivors...

Indonesian rescuers hold hope for survivors...

World

Tue, Oct 2 2018

The number of confirmed deaths stood at 844 on Tuesday

Indonesia rushes aid to Sulawesi as...

Indonesia rushes aid to Sulawesi as...

World

Mon, Oct 1 2018

Sulawesi is one of the earthquake-prone archipelago nation’s five main islands and sits astride...

Indonesians turn to Facebook in desperate...

Indonesians turn to Facebook in desperate...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Sep 30 2018

Families are posting photos, descriptions of lost family members and contact numbers in the hope of learning...

Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami...

Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami...

World

Sun, Sep 30 2018

Indonesian vice-president Jusuf Kalla said the final number of dead could be in the...

When tsunamis strike: Five deadliest...

When tsunamis strike: Five deadliest...

World

Sat, Sep 29 2018

The five deadliest tsunamis recorded over the past century

Death toll jumps to 384 after tsunami,...

Death toll jumps to 384 after tsunami,...

World

Sat, Sep 29 2018

Photos confirmed by authorities showed bodies being lined up along the street on SaturdayAnother 356...

Indonesian city hit by tsunami after...

Indonesian city hit by tsunami after...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Sep 28 2018

The disaster agency briefly issued a tsunami warning before lifting it

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...