Severe winter weather has struck parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan, with heavy snowfall, rains and flash floods that left at least 54 people dead.
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A flurry of earthquakes in Puerto Rico - topped by a magnitude 6.4 temblor that killed one person and damaged hundreds of buildings - has many accusing the government of being caught unready again.
A powerful wave caught a family by surprise, sweeping a man, his 4-year-old son and his 7-year-old daughter into the surf.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for January 13, 2020: Ontario's PEOC sent out a province-wide nuclear incident alert in error -- and other news.
The U.S. House on passed Friday a sweeping package of measures that would establish federal regulations for toxic, persistent chemicals known as PFAS and compel cleanup of contaminated areas.
A new community has popped up in this earthquake-damaged town in southwest Puerto Rico: it houses 300 people, a dozen police officers and one macaw.
Evan Harris said police and fire crews told him he should leave his cottage because of the threat posed by Australia’s wildfires, but he told them he wasn’t going anywhere.
Firefighters must stay hydrated if they are to be effective. Hydration can mean the difference between life and death. Even mild dehydration can impair simple cognitive function.
Europe witnessed its warmest year ever recorded in 2019, while the rest of the world experienced its second-warmest year on record.
Severe storms including tornadoes are possible from eastern Texas across the Deep South later this week, putting millions of people at risk, forecasters said Wednesday.