FAO and Belgium collaboration contributes to the recovery of earthquake- and tsunami-affected farming communities in Central Sulawesi (FAO in Emergencies)

The deadliest earthquake in more than a decade struck Central Sulawesi, Indonesia on 28 September, followed by a tsunami. The combination of natural hazards...

Warnings issued as Tropical Cyclone Owen re-forms near Australia (Al Jazeera)

Storm has potential to bring flooding to some of the most populated parts of Queensland. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/12/warnings-issued-tropical-cyclone-owen-reforms-australia-181212084635323.html

Tanzania’s Ol Doinyo Lengai shows early sign of eruption (Al Jazeera)

Ol Doinyo Lengai is the only known active volcano with a type of lava that can move faster than a person. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/12/tanzanias-ol-doinyo-lengai-shows-early-sign-eruption-181209112504403.html

Flooding and snow as storm hits California (BBC)

The state is still recovering from a devastating wildfire which killed dozens of people last month. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-46485267

The earthquake that devastated Armenia in 1988 (BBC)

On 7 December 1988 a colossal earthquake hit Armenia, leading to the deaths of 20,000 people. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-46432030

UN launches new framework to strengthen fight against terrorism (UN)

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres launched a new Organization-wide framework on Thursday to coordinate efforts across the peace and security, humanitarian, human rights and...

Strong aftershock follows magnitude 7.5 quake off New Caledonia (Al Jazeera)

A new magnitude 6.6 quake followed a shallow and powerful tremor earlier on Wednesday that triggered a tsunami alert. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/12/tsunami-warning-magnitude-76-quake-strikes-caledonia-181205043532165.html

Tsunami alert after New Caledonia earthquake (BBC)

The 7.5 magnitude quake struck east of the French territory in the Pacific Ocean. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-46450848

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At least 14 dead on refugee boat off Libya: Official (Al Jazeera)

Police say wooden boat was found off Misrata with two bodies on board, adding that 12 others were thrown into the sea. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/12/14-dead-refugee-boat-libya-official-181204141649478.html