How the US Can Help Strengthen Disaster Management in Southeast Asia
By Meghan Sullivan
Bolstered U.S. support for disaster preparedness would align with Washington's broader objectives in the region.
Timor-Leste: Natural Disasters and COVID-19 Take Their Toll
By Guteriano Neves
A recent cyclone has added another layer to the challenges that Timor-Leste is facing in the fight against COVID-19.
A Crisis in Timor-Leste Reveals the Hollowness of ‘Build Back Better’ Rhetoric
By Chloe King
Despite invocations to envision a better, more equal world in the wake of COVID-19, global inequalities remain deeply entrenched.
Thousands Still Without Power as Philippines Recovers From Super Typhoon Goni
By Nick Aspinwall
An island of 260,000 could be without power until Christmas, while hundreds of thousands remain in evacuation centers in the midst of a severe coronavirus outbreak.
Papua New Guinea Assesses Damage From Powerful Earthquake
By Nick Perry
After a 7.5 magnitude quake, damage seems mercifully light -- so far.
Is the Philippines’ Populist Leader Embracing the Climate Change Agenda?
By Milan Chen
Duterte repeatedly said that climate change was a top priority for his administration.
Living in the Shadow of Mount Sinabung
By Aisyah Llewellyn
As Mount Sinabung keeps erupting, the Indonesian government struggles to tackle a long-running natural disaster.
Cyclone Mora: Bangladesh’s Natural Disaster Warning System Saved Thousands
By Sajeeb Wazed
The country has made real strides in reducing its exposure to catastrophe.
Is Kyrgyzstan Ready for the Next Natural Disaster?
By Ryskeldi Satke
After a deadly spring, can Kyrgyzstan move to control the risk posed by future landslides?
Scores Injured as Earthquake Strikes Northeast India
By Ankit Panda
A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck the northeastern Indian state of Manipur.
7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northeastern Afghanistan: What We Know
By Ankit Panda
The death toll in Afghanistan and Pakistan is expected to rise in the coming days.
A Second Earthquake Tests Nepal’s Resilience
By Sanjay Kumar
On May 12, a second deadly earthquake struck Nepal, derailing its recovery.