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12 Dec, 2018, 12:00 GMT Unmanned Aerial System Proves Valuable for Firefighting Crews at Northern California's Camp Fire

Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, assisted from the air in the firefight against the Camp Fire in Northern California, now...


18 Nov, 2018, 20:45 GMT CTBTO: Australia Completes Its Monitoring Stations in the Global Network to Detect Nuclear Tests

"A remarkable achievement -- the result of a 20 year-long effort" A listening post in Antarctica -- the last of 21 Australian monitoring facilities...


30 Oct, 2018, 04:00 GMT Winning Developer Solutions Announced in Inaugural Call for Code Global Challenge to Mitigate Effects of Natural Disasters

Call for Code Founding Partner IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Creator David Clark Cause, together with Charitable Partners United Nations Human Rights and the...


23 Oct, 2018, 13:00 BST President Bill Clinton Joins Call for Code as Finalists Revealed Ahead of Global Prize Celebration

Call for Code Founding Partner IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Creator David Clark Cause today announced the five developer teams whose projects will compete for ...


16 Oct, 2018, 17:52 BST AidEx: Seeking the Next Big Invention to Help Humanitarian Aid Delivery

AidEx, the leading global event for humanitarian aid and development is searching for this year's Aid Innovation Challenge winner. This is the...


09 Oct, 2018, 11:00 BST Orb Media Reports on Personal and Economic Toll of Climate Change-Related Flooding Worldwide

New Orb Media Inc. reporting illuminates the catastrophic impact rising sea levels and more extreme rainfall are having globally. New research...


03 Oct, 2018, 08:02 BST Cape Town Relying On Water Saving To Prevent Another Day Zero

Following the announcement of Deputy Mayor, Ian Neilson, to move water restrictions from Level 6B to Level 5 from the 1st of October 2018, citizens...


26 Sep, 2018, 19:47 BST UNICEF announces new partnership with Microsoft to address education crisis affecting displaced and refugee children and young people

UNICEF launched today a new partnership with Microsoft Corp. to tackle the education crisis impacting children and young people affected by conflict...


24 Sep, 2018, 17:00 BST IMGlobal: Insurance Coverage for the 2018 Hurricane Season

As seen during the fall of 2017, hurricane season can bring tremendous loss to all citizens and residents of affected areas as well as to tourists...


19 Sep, 2018, 07:00 BST PULSUS Group collaborates with Anbu Kochi to Contribute towards Kerala Flood Victims

In a humanitarian effort, PULSUS Group - in collaboration with Anbu Kochi - is responding to the calamity of the recent, unprecedented floods in the...


07 Sep, 2018, 22:17 BST St Kitts and Nevis Government Rehabilitates 900 Homes Via Hurricane Relief Fund

St Kitts and Nevis' government announces that 900 families have benefited from assistance through the Hurricane Relief Fund - the brainchild of Prime ...


21 Aug, 2018, 12:00 BST Insitu's ScanEagle UAS Proves Effective as a Wildfire Suppression Resource

Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company has been helping firefighters on wildfires in Oregon, providing information for fire...


20 Aug, 2018, 09:00 BST Pioneer Helps Drivers Discover Smarter Driving with Pioneer Smart Sync and SPH-C10BT Smartphone Receiver

Pioneer Electronics AsiaCentre, a leader in aftermarket car audio, today announced the launch of the Pioneer Smart Sync in-car infotainment app and...


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...


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...


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 passed 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 passed to ...


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 implemented using ...