April 30, 2015 — The UN launched a $415 million appeal for survivors of Nepal’s massive earthquake as coordinators warned Thursday that it might take a five-day trek to deliver relief supplies to some of the worst-hit rural areas.
MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 30, 2015) — The private sector wants a more active role in disaster risk reduction (DRR) initiatives as world leaders and business executives adopted the Sendai Framework for DRR, a new structure on disaster management.
April 30, 2015 — As the helicopter swooped over Nepal’s lush Gorkha Valley in search of earthquake survivors, the 10-foot ‘HELP!’ sign spelled out by a desperate group of foreign trekkers couldn’t fail to grab the pilot’s attention.
KIDAPAWAN CITY (Apr. 30, 2015) — Disaster officials here said the twisters that hit four villages here Wednesday have destroyed more than P3 million worth of crops and properties, the city disaster office said.
LONDON (Apr. 30, 2015) — Only 34 countries have national plans to fight the global threat of antibiotic resistance, meaning few are prepared to tackle “superbug” infections which put even basic healthcare at risk, the WHO said on Wednesday.