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

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08 Apr, 2019, 07:07 BST PLAE Launches #GameOfThrows Social Media Challenge

At PLAE, the mission of the company is to encourage everyone to play, no matter their age. But in certain parts of the world, people don't even have...


04 Apr, 2019, 11:53 BST Julphar to Support Zimbabwe Healthcare Sector

Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has pledged its support to the Zimbabwean government to help...


28 Mar, 2019, 20:57 GMT National Airlines and National Air Cargo Bring the First Relief Materials to Cyclone Idai Hit Mozambique

National Airlines B747-400F flew from both Toronto, Canada and Amsterdam, Netherlands to Cyclone Idai-affected Mozambique with 70 thousand kilos of...


27 Mar, 2019, 03:53 GMT Viettel becomes the only telecommunications provider to recover services in Mozambique following Intense Tropical Cyclone Idai

Movitel, a Viettel brand, has become the first and only telecommunications provider to generally recover its services in Mozambique following the...


21 Mar, 2019, 11:48 GMT Sasol Offers Support to Cyclone Idai Victims

Today, Sasol committed to donate US$250,000, approximately 15 million meticais, for the relief and support of communities that have been severely...


06 Mar, 2019, 07:00 GMT Speedcast to Support Télécoms Sans Frontières' Mission to Aid Global Disaster Relief Efforts

Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world's most trusted provider of remote communication and IT solutions, today announced that it will...


25 Feb, 2019, 15:24 GMT Neighborhood Roots: Enterprise Expanding Tree-Planting Partnership with Arbor Day Foundation

The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation – the philanthropic arm of Enterprise Rent-A-Car – is pledging $2 million to fund 40 community tree-planting...


12 Feb, 2019, 23:30 GMT IBM Announces Additional $25 Million Investment to Put Technology to Work Saving Lives

Think 2019 -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced Code and Response, a new $25 million, four-year deployment initiative to put open source technologies...


22 Jan, 2019, 10:43 GMT Weather catastrophes drive majority of $225 billion economic cost of natural perils in 2018 - Aon catastrophe report

Aon plc (NYSE:AON), a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, today launches its...


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 ...