Japan opens prison to care for quake evacuees

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Japan opens prison to care for quake evacuees

Justice Ministry official Koichi Shima told AFP that a prison in the hard-hit city of Kumamoto has accommodated as many as 250 people at a time in the correctional facility's martial arts training hall.

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Sri Lanka appeals for up to $2 billion in foreign flood aid

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Sri Lanka appeals for up to $2 billion in foreign flood aid

Sri Lanka appealed on Wednesday for foreign aid to recover from massive floods that caused an estimated $2 billion worth of damage and claimed more than 100 lives.

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Condolences over floods, landslides in Sri Lanka

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VGP – Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh cabled a message of condolences to Sri Lanka’s FM Mangala Samaraweera over the recent floods and landslides.

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Japan to deliver disaster emergency aid to Vietnam

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Japan to deliver disaster emergency aid to Vietnam

The Japanese Government yesterday announced emergency aid worth US$2.5 million for Vietnam to address drought and saltwater intrusion consequences in the central and Mekong Delta regions since late 2014 due to the effects of El Ninõ.

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Thousands homeless in cyclone-hit Bangladesh

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Thousands homeless in cyclone-hit Bangladesh

Thousands of Bangladeshis were left homeless on Sunday (May 22) after Cyclone Roanu battered the impoverished southern coastal region, ripping apart flimsy houses and killing at least 24 people.

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Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed EgyptAir jet

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Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed EgyptAir jet

CAIRO, May 22 - Egypt deployed a submarine on Sunday to hunt for the EgyptAir plane that crashed in deep Mediterranean waters, President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said, warning investigations into the disaster would take time.

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Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed EgyptAir jet

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Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed EgyptAir jet

Egypt deployed a submarine on Sunday to hunt for the EgyptAir plane that crashed in deep Mediterranean waters, President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said, warning investigations into the disaster would take time.

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Indonesia volcano spews hot clouds of ash, kills at least seven

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Indonesia volcano spews hot clouds of ash, kills at least seven

Seven people have died and two are in critical condition after Mount Sinabung on Sumatra island erupted on Saturday, said an Indonesian disaster agency official, adding that the army and police are still searching for survivors in the area.

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Rains & thunderstorms hit southern region

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The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control yesterday reported that a cyclone with its strong operation swept through Luc Yen district of Yen Bai province on May 20.

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From crisis to development: boosting agriculture’s role

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From crisis to development: boosting agriculture’s role

With increasing frequency and magnitude, disasters and conflicts are causing untold human suffering in many parts of the world. These are as diverse as Typhoon Haiyan, Ebola, civil war in Syria, to name but a few of the more recent.

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Over 200 families feared buried by landslides in Sri Lanka

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Soldiers and police used sticks and bare hands Wednesday to dig through enormous piles of mud covering houses in three villages hit by massive landslides in central Sri Lanka, with hundreds of families reported missing.

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More than 150 people feared buried in Sri Lanka landslides: rescue officials

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More than 150 people feared buried in Sri Lanka landslides: rescue officials

COLOMBO, May 18 - More than 150 people are feared dead after they were buried under two landslides triggered by more than three days of heavy rain in central Sri Lanka, disaster officials said on Wednesday as rescuers raced to find survivors and recover the dead.

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Press digest – May 17

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Women key to dealing with disaster risks: UN Women official

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Women key to dealing with disaster risks: UN Women official

Women in Asia – Pacific have capability and ability, and they are key to dealing with disaster risks and developing livelihoods for themselves and the community, said Roberta Clarke – UN Women Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific.

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Asia-Pacific Conference on gender, disaster risk reduction organized

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Asia-Pacific Conference on gender, disaster risk reduction organized

VGP – Viet Nam commits to increasing the role and status of women and improving their living standards with programs and activities related to reducing natural calamity risks and adapting to climate change, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat.

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