Health Conditions Worsen As Aid Trickles Into Remote Hait
In this most western tip of Haiti, 300 patients with festering wounds lay silently on beds
Hurricane Matthew: Hundreds Dead In Haiti Storm Disaster
The death toll in Haiti from Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade, soars past 300 as Florida braces for landfall.
Lightning Strike Kills More Than 300 Reindeer In Norway
STOCKHOLM (AP) — More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway. The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie
The Mountain
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Artist envisions apocalyptic world after natural disasters
Russian visual artist Evgeny Kazantsev doesn't have a crystal ball, but he predicted the future of the planet with illustrations that could be considered completely surreal, if it wasn’t for the natur...
Mysterious Cosmic Radio Waves Could Have Come From A Starquake, Study Finds
For almost 10 years, astronomers have been trying to track down the source of mysterious cosmic radiowaves called Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs), which are brighter than our Sun, packed with energy, and fla...
Patricia, Strongest Hurricane In History, Nears Mexico Landfall
Over the past day or so, a phenomenal episode of strengthening has pushed Hurricane Patricia into the record books. Now, as the strongest hurricane ever measured—with 200 mph sustained winds—Patricia ...
Could ‘The Day After Tomorrow’ Happen?
A researcher from the University of Southampton has produced a scientific study of the climate scenario featured in the disaster movie ‘The Day After Tomorrow’. In the 2004 film, climate warming cause...
French Riviera Floods Leave 16 Dead And Trail Of Destruction
Local residents describe apocalyptic scenes as violent storms spark flash floods, submerging homes, overturning cars and knocking out electricity. A family of three were reportedly among 16 people kil...
Scientists Find Evidence Of An 800 Foot MEGATSUNAMI Caused By A Collapsing Volcano
Scientists working off west Africa in the Cape Verde Islands (pictured) have found evidence of a megatsunami that dwarfs anything humans have ever seen. They say the sudden collapse of a volcano aroun...
Hundreds Feared Dead After Landslide In Guatemala
Heavy rains have caused a landslide on the outskirts of Guatemala's capital, Guatemala City, killing at least 26 people and injuring 36 more. A hillside about 300ft high collapsed on the residential n...
The THREE Asteroids Nasa Admits Could Have Earth's Name On Them
FORGET doommongers' predictions a 2.5-miles asteroid NASA knows nothing about will hit Earth this month, because scientists admit these THREE very real space rocks actually could hit our planet and ca...
Hurricane Joaquin Lurks As Meteorologists Disagree Over Threat to U.S.
Joaquin strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Wednesday. On that, the meteorologists agree. But the precarious path that the storm will take in the coming days — belting the East Coast or straying ...
Powerful Earthquake Rocks Chile
A deadly 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck Chile, forcing a million to evacuate and triggering tsunami warnings in California and Hawaii. Chile's emergency office said there were no initial reports of c...
Duckweed Survival House is the future of emergency shelters
The Duckweed Survival House is a new design concept created by Zhou Ying and Niu Yuntao. This design was aimed at aiding survival and assistance during natural disasters involving a large body of wate...
Natural disaster
A natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include floods, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, and other geologic processes. A natural d...
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Nepal Risk Reduction Consortium
Nepal Risk Reduction Consortium (NRRC) was launched by the Government of Nepal (GoN) and a group of international organizations working to promote the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction ...
Light echo
A light echo is a phenomenon observed in astronomy. Analogous to an echo of sound, a light echo is produced when a sudden flash or burst of light, such as that observed in novae, is reflected off a s...
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Cold wave
A cold wave (known in some regions as cold snap) is a weather phenomenon that is distinguished by a cooling of the air. Specifically, as used by the U.S. National Weather Service, a cold wave is a rap...
Grazing lunar occultation
A lunar occultation occurs when the Moon, moving along its orbital path, passes in front of a star or other celestial object, as seen by an observer (normally on the Earth). A grazing lunar occultati...
RS Ophiuchi
RS Ophiuchi (RS Oph) is a recurrent nova system approximately 5,000 light-years away in the constellation Ophiuchus. In its quiet phase it has an apparent magnitude of about 12.5. It erupted in 1898,...
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Hypernova
A hypernova (pl. hypernovae or hypernovas) is a type of star explosion with an energy substantially higher than that of standard supernovae. An alternative term for most hypernovae is "superluminous s...
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Wildfire
A wildfire is an uncontrolled fire in an area of combustible vegetation that occurs in the countryside or a wilderness area. Other names such as brush fire, bush fire, forest fire, desert fire, grass ...
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Humanitarian principles
There are a number of meanings for the term humanitarian. Here humanitarian pertains to the practice of saving lives and alleviating suffering. It is usually related to emergency response (also call...
Gamma-ray burst progenitors
Gamma-ray burst progenitors are the types of celestial objects that can emit gamma-ray bursts (GRBs). GRBs show an extraordinary degree of diversity. They can last anywhere from a fraction of a secon...
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