New York: Climate change is set to increase pressure significantly on people’s access to water and sanitation unless governments do more to prepare key infrastructure now, the UN warned on Friday.
Lima, Jan 15 (IBNS): A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck Peru on Sunday, killing at least one person, reports said.
Tehran, Nov 14 (IBNS): Thousands of Iranians have been forced to sleep outdoors, battling the harsh cold for the second consecutive night after quake struck the Iraq-Iran border region on Sunday, report said.
San Jose, Oct 6 (IBNS): At least 22 people have been reportedly killed by Storm Nate, which pummelled parts of Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Honduras, media reports said.
Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Oct 7 (IBNS): The number of people killed in Haiti by Hurricane Matthew, which hit the nation on Thursday, has touched 330, according to The Guardian.