The acting head of FEMA, Pete Gaynor, is urging Americans to assume more responsibility for protecting themselves from natural disasters.
For the second time in less than a month, Mozambique has been hit by a killer cyclone. The death toll from Tropical Cyclone Kenneth reached 30 on Monday.
An anhydrous ammonia leak occurred on Tuesday morning at a co-op in south Mason City, Iowa, forcing two businesses to evacuate.
After a strong Earth Day quake on Monday killed at least 11 people on the Philippines island of Luzon, a second quake on Tuesday rocked San Julian.
Thanks to events like Earth Day, a growing number of organizations are taking steps to reverse the critical ecological losses of the past several decades.
Madagascar is battling the worst measles epidemic in its history. More than 1,200 people – mostly children under the age of 15 – have died.
Thousands of Mozambicans, many of them children, received an oral cholera vaccination on Monday. The vaccinations were part of a six-day emergency campaign.
Cyclone Idai struck the east coast of Africa and left outbreaks of malaria and cholera. WHO is preparing for increased cases of malaria.
At least 35 people were killed and over 600 others were injured when a violent thunderstorm swept through southern Nepal late Sunday evening.
Officials in Mozambique are dealing with an outbreak of cholera. According to the Associated Press, 139 cases of the disease have been reported.