KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Ninety-two people lost their lives in natural disaster-related incidents across the country during this year’s .

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: The Nepali Congress (NC) has urged three-tiers of government to protect the lives of people affected by natural disaster and provide relief and financial assistance.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Nepal has handed over humanitarian assistance of over 22 tonnes to Pakistan to help it meet the challenges posed by the recent natural disaster.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel has instructed the officials concerned to prepare in advance for minimizing all kinds of damage caused by natural disasters. He also directed them to give high priority to rescue, relief and rehabilitation.

LEMBATA, April 7: The death toll from mudslides in eastern Indonesia has risen to 119 with scores still missing, officials said Wednesday, as rain continued to pound the region and hamper the search.

JAKARTA, April 5: Multiple disasters caused by torrential rains in eastern Indonesia have killed at least 55 people and displaced thousands, the country’s disaster relief agency said Monday. More than 40 other people were missing.

UNITED STATES, Nov 13: At least seven people died in North Carolina on Thursday as flash floods swept through parts of the state, authorities said, adding at least two people were missing.

MANILA, Nov 1: A super typhoon weakened after barrelling through the southern part of the Philippines’ main island of Luzon on Sunday, with officials reporting at least four deaths, power supply outages, infrastructure damage and flash floods.

SYAGNJA, Sept 24: The death toll in Syanja landslide climbed to nine on Thursday afternoon.

TAPLEJUNG, Sept 2. A woman was killed and five others were injured after being struck by lightning strikes in two separate places of Taplejung district on Tuesday.

JHAPA, July 23: Sixteen people have died in landslides and flooding in Jhapa district in the past one month. The latest victims of the disasters are three children who drowned on Wednesday.

BAJURA, July 6: Normal life in Bajura district has been affected due to the incessant rainfall since some days. The risk of landslides has greatly increased in settlements located on steep hillsides and the transport service has been knocked off  due to the obstruction of roads.

POKHARA, June 14: The number of people losing their lives in a landslide in Durlung, Parbat reached eight on Sunday afternoon.

ELAZIG, Turkey, Jan 26: Rescue teams working through the night in sub-zero temperatures pulled 45 people from collapsed buildings, Turkey’s disaster authority said on Sunday, as the death toll from a powerful earthquake in the country’s east rose to 31.

TOKYO, Oct 13:Ten people were killed and 16 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralyzed Tokyo, causing rivers to overflow and leaving almost half a million homes without power, public broadcaster NHK reported on Sunday.

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WHO South-East Asia Region’s health ministers have made a bold commitment to adopting a five-year plan to scale up emergency preparedness and response

BEIJING , Aug 10: Thirteen people were killed and 16 were missing in eastern China on Saturday in a landslide triggered by a major typhoon, which caused widespread transport disruptions and the evacuation of more than one million people, state broadcaster CCTV reported.

Water flow rises in Mahakali

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KANCHANPUR, Aug 6: Water flow in the Mahakali River is on the rise following the incessant rainfall since Monday night.

KATHMANDU, July 28: As many as 38 persons, seven from Dolpa district, were still missing in the rain-triggered-flood and landslides across the country.

KATHMANDU, July 28: As many as 38 persons, seven from Dolpa district, were still missing in the rain-triggered-flood and landslides across the country.

KATHMANDU, July 16: At least 78 people have been killed so far in flood and whereas 32 are reported missing. According to the latest report by the Ministry of Home Affairs ( MoHA), 40 people have been injured.

DOLPA, June 24: Two teenage boys died after drowning in Bheri River on Monday.  The deceased have been identified as 13-year-old Birbahadur Nepali and 14-year-old Bimal Nepali of Lha village at Tripurasundari municipality in Dolpa.

Tragedy in Tarai

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KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said human weaknesses were behind growing incidents of natural disaster.

PALU, Oct 5: Indonesia said Friday the death toll from a powerful earthquake and tsunami that struck the central Indonesian island of Sulawesi a week ago has risen to 1,558.

WANI, Oct 3: He survived the earthquake and tsunami, yet days have passed since. Taking refuge on the shaded porch of an empty house, Darjan didn't feel relief as he looked out at the mix of broken concrete and shattered lumber that littered the narrow street cutting through his village.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Property worth more than two billion rupees has been damaged in the incidents of natural disaster in four months across the country.