Natural Disasters Get up-to-the-minute news about hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados, floods and fires. This section also includes news related to relief efforts.

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13 Jul, 2018, 07:01 BST Foton Motor involved in rescue mission in Chiang Rai, Thailand

Foton Motor, along with experts from the US, UK, Australia and China, was active in the Thai cave rescue in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Foton Thailand...


11 Jul, 2018, 11:31 BST Munich Re Figures Show Fewer Severe Natural Disasters in the First Half of the Year

- The first half of 2018 was fortunate in that natural disasters across the world caused significantly lower losses than usual. According to...


06 Jul, 2018, 13:20 BST Climate Change Tops Agenda at CARICOM Leadership Transfer

Haiti's Moïse Seen as Key in Bringing Climate to Forefront of the Regional Body The Chairmanship of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) today...


14 Jun, 2018, 19:00 BST New Technique Paves the Way to a Global Underwater Earthquake Monitoring Network

Taking advantage of the vast undersea telecommunications cable infrastructure, a global network for underwater earthquakes could be...


05 Jun, 2018, 16:30 BST Welcome to Ogilvy's Next Chapter

Agency Announces New Organizational Design and New Brand Identity Ogilvy today announced the agency's re-founding and new mission to serve as...


05 Jun, 2018, 09:00 BST Patients Across the Globe Are Concerned with Losing Access to Medications Amid Disasters According to International Poll

Poll of 13 countries shows huge portion of patients can't go more than one week without medication before suffering consequences A new...


24 May, 2018, 11:55 BST IBM Leads 'Call for Code' to Use Cloud, Data, AI, Blockchain for Natural Disaster Relief

$30 million, 5-year IBM investment unites developers to solve pressing social issues; benefits UN Human Rights Office, Red Cross in partnership...


11 May, 2018, 09:30 BST Defence IQ's Interview With The Heavy Airlift Wing

The airlift fleets are the key enablers for the armed force, regardless of the mission in question. In recent years, as force deployments have...


12 Apr, 2018, 13:46 BST Mercy Corps: Facing Famine Threat, Millions of Somalis in Desperate Need

Global organization calls for urgent investment as famine prevention funding stalls Facing a crushing and continuing drought, Somalia needs...


05 Mar, 2018, 14:00 GMT INTTRA Grows Container Orders to 45 Million, Expands Carrier Network

INTTRA, the largest neutral electronic transaction platform, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry, today...