Disaster risk finance is the way to go

The concept is expected to reduce losses and damages associated with the sudden onset of climate disasters.

Why is Turkey an earthquake hotspot?

Earthquakes are not uncommon in Turkey and other regions of the world. But why? It's important to know that the Earth's crust is a kind of puzzle ― albeit a dynamic one that consists of many individual pieces: A few gigantic oceanic plates and several small continental crustal plates. The science is not conclusive on exactly how many.

4 fashion statements that you should avoid at all costs in 2022

Each of our individualities speak through our fashion statements, representing the choices we are willing to make. This itself can go both ways — not always are the choices we make have the best feedback, and rightfully so. Some aspects of our intrinsic relationship with fashion, its phases and its trends are atrocious than anything else. ​​Here are four fashion statements that you should avoid at all costs.

RMG makers must adapt to the ongoing volatility

It seems that just as we recover from one crisis – the global pandemic – another one begins.

Dating gone wrong!

Dating ought to be fun, but dating can also go wrong! Ever went on a date and ended up in a sticky situation that made you wonder how did you end up there in the first place?

Want to get Bangladesh ready to face any calamity: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says she wants to prepare Bangladesh in such a way so that it can face any sort of disaster whether it is a manmade or natural one.

Awareness campaign about disaster urgently needed: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stresses the need for conducting massive awareness campaign among people about their dos and don'ts during any calamity alongside making the disaster preparedness time-befitting one.

Volcanic activity pauses at Hawaii crater but more eruptions expected

Volcanic activity from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano pauses on Tuesday, authorities says, while warning that more outbreaks should be anticipated.

A disaster we made worse

“Bangladesh is a disaster-prone country due to its geographical location. So, we've to live with the phenomenon with necessary plans to keep the extent of damages and loss of lives to a minimum during any disaster.”

October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015

Mahmood for shared responsibility to protect disaster-hit people

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali demands shared responsibility of all states to protect the climate and disaster-induced displaced people and mitigate their misery.

October 4, 2015
October 4, 2015

Guatemala landslide: Death toll rises to 73

The Guatemalan authorities say the number of people killed in the hillside collapsed in El Cambray has risen to 73.

August 3, 2015
August 3, 2015

India floods kill more than 100

Heavy monsoon rains in India have killed more than 100 people in the past week and forced tens of thousands of people to take shelter in relief camps, India's home ministry has said.

July 17, 2015
July 17, 2015

Thousands urged to flee as Typhoon Nangka hits Japan

Japanese authorities urged at least 350,000 people to flee as Typhoon Nangka made landfall in southern Japan.

July 1, 2015
July 1, 2015

Indonesia military plane crash toll rises to 142

Death toll from crash of an Indonesian air force plane packed with military personnel and their families rises to 142, as witnesses described people fleeing the disaster zone covered in blood with their clothes alight.