The UN warned that 14 million people worldwide are becoming homeless every year as a result of Sudden-Onset Disasters (SOD), and the number will continue to rise unless significant progress in disaster risk management is made.
Iraqi forces say they have recaptured the centre of the town of Hawija, one of the last enclaves of so-called Islamic State (ISIS) in the country.
In spite of the clear contradiction to Swedish law, underage immigrant wives have been repeatedly allowed to stay with their husbands.
Indonesia’s National Disaster Management Agency on Friday said over 11,000 people have left their homes near Mount Agung after authorities raised an alarm of volcano on the resort island of Bali.
North Korean government officials have been quietly trying to arrange talks with Republican-linked analysts in Washington, in an apparent attempt to make sense of President Trump and his confusing messages to Kim Jong Un’s regime.
Just like North Korea, Iran has tested a new ballistic missile that is reportedly capable of carrying multiple warheads after a successful unveiling on Friday at a military parade in Tehran.
North Korea seems to be preparing for the most dangerous or highest-level of the country’s nuclear programme, with the test of a hydrogen bomb.