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Scores Injured as Earthquake Strikes Northeast India
January 05, 2016
Scores Injured as Earthquake Strikes Northeast India
A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck the northeastern Indian state of Manipur.
Scores Injured as Earthquake Strikes Northeast India
7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northeastern Afghanistan: What We Know
October 27, 2015
7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northeastern Afghanistan: What We Know
The death toll in Afghanistan and Pakistan is expected to rise in the coming days.
7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northeastern Afghanistan: What We Know
A Second Earthquake Tests Nepal’s Resilience
May 13, 2015
A Second Earthquake Tests Nepal’s Resilience
On May 12, a second deadly earthquake struck Nepal, derailing its recovery.
A Second Earthquake Tests Nepal’s Resilience
After Unimaginable Destruction and Misery, a Marshall Plan for Nepal?
May 02, 2015
After Unimaginable Destruction and Misery, a Marshall Plan for Nepal?
Nepal's path to reconstruction after it was hit with a 7.8 magnitude earthquake won't be easy.
After Unimaginable Destruction and Misery, a Marshall Plan for Nepal?
Tragedy in Nepal
April 29, 2015
Tragedy in Nepal
As the death toll from the earthquake rises, survivors struggle to put their lives back together.
Tragedy in Nepal
In Nepal Earthquake's Aftermath, India and China Respond
April 27, 2015
In Nepal Earthquake's Aftermath, India and China Respond
Both India and China have reacted swiftly to Nepal's calls for assistance after an 8.1 magnitude earthquake on Saturday.
In Nepal Earthquake's Aftermath, India and China Respond
Nepal Hit By Powerful 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake, Death Toll Approaches 900
April 25, 2015
Nepal Hit By Powerful 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake, Death Toll Approaches 900
On Saturday, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, doing considerable damage and claiming hundreds of lives.
Nepal Hit By Powerful 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake, Death Toll Approaches 900
Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One
April 21, 2015
Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One
The vulnerable Asia-Pacific needs broader engagement in disaster planning
Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One
200 Years Ago, Asia Saw the Greatest Volcanic Eruption in Human History
April 11, 2015
200 Years Ago, Asia Saw the Greatest Volcanic Eruption in Human History
The eruption of Mount Tambora in 1815 was a spectacular natural event that affected the entire world.
200 Years Ago, Asia Saw the Greatest Volcanic Eruption in Human History
Disaster Preparedness: A Missed Opportunity in Sendai
April 01, 2015
Disaster Preparedness: A Missed Opportunity in Sendai
Japan hosts a disaster conference but doesn't incorporate the lessons of 2011.
Disaster Preparedness: A Missed Opportunity in Sendai
4 Years Later, What Japan Can Teach the World About Disaster Preparedness
March 18, 2015
4 Years Later, What Japan Can Teach the World About Disaster Preparedness
While hosting a UN Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Japan shares hard lessons from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
4 Years Later, What Japan Can Teach the World About Disaster Preparedness
Getting Disaster Resilience Right
March 11, 2015
Getting Disaster Resilience Right
In a region prone to disasters, a major conference must draw on the lessons of the past.
Getting Disaster Resilience Right
Aceh Ten Years After the Tsunami
December 23, 2014
Aceh Ten Years After the Tsunami
The region has made impressive progress on rebuilding infrastructure, but the mental scars remain.
Aceh Ten Years After the Tsunami
What Can We Do to Tackle Disaster Risks in Small Island Developing States?
September 01, 2014
What Can We Do to Tackle Disaster Risks in Small Island Developing States?
Vulnerable to natural disasters, small islands developing states need both local and global expertise.
What Can We Do to Tackle Disaster Risks in Small Island Developing States?
Pacific Partnership: Can an Expensive Exercise Deliver More Value?
April 26, 2014
Pacific Partnership: Can an Expensive Exercise Deliver More Value?
Eight years in, it is time to reassess the program, its strengths and its weaknesses.
Pacific Partnership: Can an Expensive Exercise Deliver More Value?
A Point of Comparison
December 11, 2012
A Point of Comparison
Tim LaRocco offers his thoughts on Hurricane Sandy from Cambodia — a land also impacted by natural disaster.
A Point of Comparison
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