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A dam collapse in Laos occurred on July 23, 2018, has resulted in severe deforestation of protected areas.

373 people are reported dead and more than 1,400 injured after a disastrous tsunami hit the islands of Java and Sumatra in Indonesia.

19 workers that were trapped due to a mining accident in 20 October 2018 in East China, are confirmed dead.

Thursday, 01 November 2018 00:00

World's longest bridge ready to operate

The longest sea bridge in the world, located in China, is ready to open.

Heavy rainfall caused a river to burst its bank triggering a landslide that struck many houses in Uganda's mountainous town of Bukalasi.

The north part of Philippines was struck by Super Typhoon Mangkhut which triggered ferocious floods and landslides killing at least 64 people.

Unprecedented rainfalls have caused water-level rise and landslides across Kerala (India) in the last few days.

The islands of Bali and Lombok were struck by a hazardous 6.9 Mw earthquake on August 5. At least 98 people were reported dead while thousands of shocked residents and tourists have no place to stay.

Friday, 03 August 2018 01:00

Laos dam collapse: Floods into Cambodia

A part of a hydroelectric dam system under construction in southeast Laos's Champasak Province, collapsed on 23 July 2018, leading to widespread destruction and homelessness among the local population.

A landslide caused by an overflowing mountain lake swept through a village in Afghanistan resulting in killing at least 10 people and destroying 300 houses.

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