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The Titanic is one of the most famous disasters in history. But the ship still has secrets that you've probably never heard before.
US President Donald Trump on Sunday offered a message of support after a volcano-triggered tsunami left 222 people dead and hundreds more injured in Indonesia's Sunda Strait.
A strong typhoon blew across the northern Philippines on Tuesday, setting off landslides that left at least six people dead and forcing thousands to flee from villages that were hit by a deadly storm last month
Rescue officials feared the full scale of Indonesia's earthquake and tsunami could climb far past the more than 800 already confirmed dead, as several large coastal towns remained cut off Sunday by damaged roads and downed communication lines
Nearly 400 people were killed when a powerful quake sent a tsunami barrelling into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, officials said Saturday, as hospitals struggled to cope with hundreds of injured and rescuers scrambled to reach the stricken region
With damage of close to R3bn, the Knysna fires and Cape storm earlier this year have probably been the worst disasters ever to hit South Africa’s insurance industry, says Santam.
The South African government has conveyed its condolences to the Islamic Republic of Iran following the Plasco Building collapse.
Natural and manmade disasters have caused $37.4bn in economic losses during the first half of 2015, proving far less costly than in recent years, says Swiss Re.
It makes us laugh, cry and sometimes it sends us into a blind rage.
After the world’s worst nuclear accident, people abandoned the area around Chernobyl. In their absence, many of the animals are actually thriving.
Rescue workers have been hard at work in trying to rescue affected people in Malawi, Zimbabwe, and lately Mozambique - which has now suffered a lot of fatalities.
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Desperate people in the hard-hit Indonesian city of Palu are searching for anything edible in the shell of a warehouse that tsunami waves pounded
The Department of International Relations and Cooperation has urged family members of any South Africans residing or on holiday in Indonesia, whom they cannot contact or locate, to reach out to the department.
The Senate is pushing ahead on a $36.5bn hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash.
More than 135 people have died in a chain of avalanches around Afghanistan.
The economic cost of disasters across the world dropped in 2015 to around $85bn from $113bn last year, says reinsurance firm Swiss Re.
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An Australian court has approved a record payout to survivors and families of some of the 173 people killed in the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires.
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