Up to 35 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan (Update)

Tens of thousands of rescuers worked through the pre-dawn hours Monday to reach people trapped by landslides and floods in Japan caused by a powerful typhoon that has killed up to 35, officials and local media said.

Thai marine biologist pleads for dugong conservation plan

A top marine biologist has urged Thailand's government to speed up conservation plans for the dugong, an imperiled sea mammal, after their death toll for the year in Thai waters has already climbed to a record 21.

Tropical Storm Humberto targets hurricane-hit Bahamas

The devastated northern Bahama islands were facing a fresh tropical storm on Saturday, potentially complicating desperately needed relief efforts to the shattered archipelago in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.

Dorian insured damages in Caribbean as much as $6.5 bn

Hurricane Dorian, which lashed the Bahamas with devastating winds and surges of water, likely caused between $3.5 and $6.5 billion in insured damages in the Caribbean, said risk modelling and analytics firm RMS.

Experts say adapting to climate change can pay off manifold

A group of leaders from business, politics and science have called for a massive investment in adapting to climate change over the next decade, arguing it would reap significant returns as countries avoid catastrophic losses ...

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List of wars and disasters by death toll

This is a list of wars and human-made disasters by death toll. It covers the Lowest Estimate of death as well as the Highest Estimate, the name of the event, the location, and the start and end of each war. Some events overlap categories.

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