Natural Disasters

Natural disasters saddle Swiss Re with $1.1 bn claims

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 06:53 GMT

Swiss reinsurance giant Swiss Re said Thursday that it had received over $1 billion in claims after recent natural disasters, including powerful typhoons in Japan, and hurricanes and wildfires in North America.

Find out how Abu Quir used social capital to reduce flood effects

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 10:47 GMT

Currently the government is working, and has been working over the past four years, on strengthening drainage systems and the general infrastructure in Abu Quir.

Facebook,international agencies to develop disaster maps

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 - 11:11 GMT

Aggregated location information users share with Facebook can help humanitarian organizations assess mass people movement .