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Humanitarian Crisis

Strong quake hits east Taiwan, rattles buildings in capital

Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau says a strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck the east.

18 Apr 2019 11:18 AM

23 killed as thunderstorms, dust storm lash Pakistan

Massive thunderstorms and a dust storm lashed Pakistan's Punjab and Sindh provinces, killing at least 23 people, injuring scores of others.

16 Apr 2019 7:55 PM

More floods likely as death toll rises to over 700 in Africa, says UN

Mozambique reported scores more deaths on Saturday from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa that have killed at least 732 people.

24 Mar 2019 12:17 PM

Mozambique cyclone death toll climbs to 417: Government

The death toll in Mozambique has climbed to 417 after a cyclone devastated swathes of the southern African country.

23 Mar 2019 5:19 PM

Emergency declared as Australia braces for powerful twin cyclones

Australia on Thursday declared a state of emergency and evacuated people from its Northern Territory.

21 Mar 2019 5:29 PM

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Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid

The death toll from a cyclone in Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors.

20 Mar 2019 11:31 AM

Indonesia flood death toll rises to 89, dozens missing

At least 89 people are known to have died after flash floods and landslides tore through Indonesia's Papua region.

19 Mar 2019 2:53 PM