More than 10 percent of the country’s population faces restrictions on how often they can leave their homes. READ UPDATES IN CHINESE: 新冠病毒疫情最新消息汇总 Here’s what you need to know: Half of China’s population is facing new travel restrictions. Japan announced 88 more cruise ship cases. Britain prepares to evacuate citizens from cruise ship. The new […]
This gives a brief account of disasters happening around the Globe
The new coronavirus has killed more people than SARS did. The coronavirus death toll in China has risen to 811, surpassing the toll from the SARS epidemic of 2002-3, according to official data released on Sunday. The number of confirmed infections rose to 37,198, according to China’s National Health Commission. Eighty-nine deaths and 2,656 new […]
Prevention is always better than cure!
To prevent 2019-nCoV infection there is no vaccine currently. To prevent infection the best way is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends
To prevent the spread of this virus following are daily preventive methods:
Coronaviruses (CoV) are a group of disease causing viruses commonly affected by mammals and birds. In humans, these viruses can cause mild respiratory infections which includes the common cold but it can get lethal with rarer forms like Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A new novel coronavirus (nCoV) has not been previously identified in humans.
Istanbul (CNN)At least 19 people died and more than 600 were injured in eastern Turkey after an earthquake rattled the region on Friday evening, according to authorities. The 6.7-magnitude quake struck near the town of Sivrice, in eastern Elazig province, collapsing at least 10 buildings, Turkish Interior Minister Sulyman Soylu said. Thirteen people were killed […]
A scary video of sea foam engulfing the streets of a Spanish town due to a powerful storm is going viral. Froth covers streets of Spain Photo: Twitter/reuters A video of a town in Spain covered in frothy sea foam has gone viral on Twitter and it has left netizens questioning the alarming climate change […]
Mozambique – Disaster Risk Assessment (January 2020) 19 Jan 2020 Mozambique English Download From 18 to 27 November, in close coordination with Mozambique’s National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC), IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) teams conducted a Disaster Risk Assessment at locality level (localidade), corresponding to the lowest administrative level in the country. This […]
Severe storms forecast to continue in many regions of New South Wales and Queensland that have not seen rain for years View of a burn bushland in Bilpin, Australia. The Gospers Mountain Fire reached the town of Bilpin on 21 December 2019. EPA View of a burn bushland in Bilpin, Australia. The Gospers […]
Adorable moment thirsty koala licks rainwater off a road after a downpour – as woman who helped move the marsupial begs drivers to be alert
The thirsty koala was spotted lapping up water on Moree to Croppa Creek Road Pamela Schramm and her children spotted the marsupial on the way back home She thought the koala was injured but after a while realised he was indeed fine Ms. Schramm had a wildlife carer check out the koala who said he […]
Just before 9:00 a.m. local time on January 11, a magnitude 5.9 earthquake rattled Puerto Rico’s southwestern coast. The event comes after weeks of quakes have rumbled through the region—and odds are that the shaking is not over yet. The series includes Puerto Rico’s most destructive quake in a century, a magnitude 6.4 earthquake that […]