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.
Several tech-savvy groups and individuals in Puerto Rico are testing systems to help storm survivors stay in touch with authorities during emergencies.
There were “clear similarities” between the Boeing crash and a Lion Air 737 MAX 8 jet in Indonesian waters last October, the Associated Press reported.
At least 49 people were killed and 48 others were injured in a mass shooting at two Christchurch, New Zealand, mosques during Friday noontime prayers.
Deadly tornadoes roared across the southeastern states of Alabama, Georgia and Florida on Sunday, leaving in their wake at least 23 fatalities.