natural disaster

A young girl is helped from a boat after being evacuated from flood waters following cyclone force winds and heavy rain near the coastal city of Beira, Mozambique, Wednesday March 20, 2019.
Josh Estey/CARE via AP
March 21, 2019 - 7:36 am
By Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press CHIMANIMANI, Zimbabwe (AP) — A week after Cyclone Idai hit coastal Mozambique and swept across the country to Zimbabwe, the death, damage and flooding continues in southern Africa, making it one of the most destructive natural disasters in the region's recent...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, photo, Charlie Miles peers up at state forestry officers and state parks rangers after being arrested for trying to go home on a desolate stretch of Skyway Road between Paradise and a Chico church he was sleeping at.
Renee C. Byer/The Sacramento Bee via AP
November 20, 2018 - 2:58 pm
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — It's been 12 days since Christina Taft started the frantic search for her mother Victoria, who refused to evacuate their Paradise home as flames neared, and six days since she gave authorities a cheek swab to identify remains that are likely her mother's. She still hasn't...
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AP Photo/Chandra
September 30, 2018 - 11:00 am
PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers struggled Sunday to reach victims in several large coastal towns in Indonesia that were hit by an earthquake and tsunami, and authorities feared that the toll of more than 800 confirmed dead would rise. With the area largely cut off by damaged roads and downed...
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Japan floods
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July 12, 2018 - 2:45 pm
By Junko Ogura and Joshua Berlinger (CNN) -- Landslides and flooding caused by torrential rain in Japan have killed 200 people in what has become one of the deadliest natural disasters to hit the country since the earthquake and tsunami of 2011. Around 21 people are unaccounted for since the...
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