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  1. 1. news | 14 Jan 2015

    Families of China stampede dead demand answers

    By AFP

    » SHANGHAI - Relatives of the 36 people killed in a New Year's Eve crush in Shanghai -- who are now closely supervised by the government -- have made a formal written demand for a proper account of the disaster, AFP h...

  2. 2. learning | 29 Nov 2011

    Floods: Better planning for natural disasters

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Business lessons to be learned from the flood on how to reduce risk by putting factories in different locations.

  3. 3. news | 27 Dec 2014

    160,000 flee Malaysia floods

    » The number of people evacuated due to Malaysia's worst-ever floods jumped to more than 160,000 on Saturday, as Prime Minister Najib Razak reached the worst-hit state after cutting short a vacation in the United Stat

  4. 4. news | 26 Dec 2014

    Sri Lanka floods, mudslides kill 14

    By AFP

    » COLOMBO - Floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rain have killed at least 14 people in Sri Lanka and driven 80,000 from their homes, police and officials said Friday, as the country marked the 10th anniversary of the t...

  5. 5. news | 26 Dec 2014

    Dam discharge floods into Yala, Pattani

    » Riverside communities reeling under monsoon floods in the far South faced further hardship as authorities warned on Friday they were releasing water from the brimming Bang Lang dam in Yala.

  6. 6. news | 21 Dec 2014

    Thousands evacuated in Malaysia floods

    » KUALA LUMPUR — Floods worsened in northeast Malaysia Sunday due to heavy rains, local authorities said, as evacuees in other areas began to return home amid improving weather.

  7. 7. news | 14 Dec 2014

    Two South provinces ravaged by floods

    By Nucharee Rakrun

    » Flash floods and forest runoff ravaged several districts in Nakhon Si Thammarat and Phatthalung provinces on Sunday.

  8. 8. learning | 21 Aug 2014

    Flash floods in Nan (photos)

    About the weather

    By Jon Fernquest

    » 60-year-old man swept away as flash floods hit eight villages in Nan province. 300 homes swept away & corn plantations damaged.

  9. 9. learning | 03 Oct 2013

    Drought control, not floods, was Mae Wong's aim

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » A leading environmental advocate has insisted the Mae Wong dam was originally intended to solve a water shortage, not tackle floods.

  10. 10. learning | 24 Jul 2013

    Heavy rain and floods

    About the weather

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Heavy rain & floods mark official beginning of rainy season all over Thailand.

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