Overall Green alert Drought for Luzon (Philippines)-2018
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Coal Authority : Newton Fund supports 4 projects on flooding and drought in SEA

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 19:09:00 +01004-traders (en)

Hydrometeorological hazards pose a direct threat to lives and livelihoods of people living in South East Asia, from death and injury to damaged or destroyed homes, businesses, transport links, power supplies and agricultural land. Climate change and population growth are increasing the number of....

Natural disasters in 2018 claim over 10,000 lives

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:46:00 +0100aa-en (en)

By Zehra Ulucak. ANKARA. More than 10,000 lives were lost in natural disasters in 2018 and 61.7 million people affected, a UN report said. The report published by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) last week analysed 281 such events.

Natural disasters in 2018 claim over 10,000 lives

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:37:00 +0100yenisafak-en (en)

More than 10,000 lives were lost in natural disasters in 2018 and 61.7 million people affected, a UN report said. The report published by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) last week analysed 281 such events. Mami Mizutori, special representative of the secretary-general....

Natural Disasters Ä°n 2018 Claim Over 10,000 Lives

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 09:38:00 +0100haberler-en (en)

More than 10,000 lives were lost in natural disasters in 2018 and 61.7 million people affected, a UN report said. The report published by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) last week analysed 281 such events. Mami Mizutori, special representative of the secretary-general....

Press release: Newton Fund supports 4 projects on flooding and drought in SEA

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 07:00:00 +0100gov-uk (en)

Hydrometeorological hazards pose a direct threat to lives and livelihoods of people living in South East Asia, from death and injury to damaged or destroyed homes, businesses, transport links, power supplies and agricultural land. Climate change and population growth are increasing the number of....

Understanding impacts of flooding and drought in South East Asia

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 11:12:00 +0100nerc (en)

. 29 January 2019. New international research will boost resilience to hazards such as floods, droughts, storm surges and landslides in South East Asian countries. Hydrometeorological hazards pose a direct threat to lives and livelihoods of people living in South East Asia, from death and injury to....

Nearly 61.7 mn affected due to extreme weather events in 2018: UN report

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 05:08:00 +0100business-standard (en)

and tsunamis accounted for most of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters last year, while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million people affected by natural hazards, the UN Office for (UNISDR) said on Thursday. There were 281 extreme weather events recorded by the Center for Research....

61 million people affected by extreme weather events in 2018: UN report

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 03:39:00 +0100ecns (en)

GENEVA, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Earthquakes and tsunamis accounted for most of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters last year, while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million people affected by natural hazards, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) said Thursday.

61 million people affected by extreme weather events in 2018: UN report

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 23:17:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

GENEVA, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Earthquakes and tsunamis accounted for most of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters last year, while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million people affected by natural hazards, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) said Thursday.

5:24 am

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 07:02:00 +0100eurasiareview (en)

It added such a phenomenon will increase in intensity and frequency as the planet warms, worsening their related extreme weather impacts. “El Niño” meaning “little boy” in Spanish, is a natural weather event that causes warmer than usual waters in the eastern Pacific Ocean, and cooler than usual....

10 worst climate disasters in 2018 caused $116b in damage

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 05:14:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

Ten of the worst climate-linked disasters of 2018 - from floods in Japan to hurricanes in the United States - caused at least US$85 billion (S$116 billion) in damage, according to a study released by the charity Christian Aid. The events left hundreds of people dead and displaced millions in a....

Climate disasters' cost £40bn, says Christian Aid

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 20:15:00 +0100express (en)

The storms, floods and droughts including killer hurricanes also cost thousands of lives, says a report by Christian Aid. Earlier this month the Met Office said this year's heatwave was made 30 times more likely by climate change, which most scientists agree is caused by the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas.

La sequía en la Argentina, entre los 10 fenómenos climáticos más destructivos del año

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 06:42:00 +0100lanacion-AR (es)

Los huracanes Florence y Michael, que devastaron la costa este de Estados Unidos. Los incendios forestales de California. La ola de calor en Europa. Las inundaciones en India, Japón y China. El tifón Mangkhut en Filipinas. La sequía en Australia, en Sudáfrica. y en la Argentina.

Philippines: Belgium supports FAO’s early actions to protect the livelihoods of rice farmers in Mindanao against potential El Niño

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:06:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

is frequently affected by natural disasters . The social and economic cost of natural disasters in the country is increasing due to population growth, change in land-use patterns, migration, unplanned urbanization, environmental degradation and global climate change.

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