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‘Surprise’ urban Malaysia floods drive pleas for climate action

Climate change played a role in the severity of the rains and floods, but other factors also contributed to the damage

Death toll from Philippines landslides, floods hits 148

Scores of people are still missing and feared dead after the strongest storm to strike the archipelago nation this year dumped heavy rain

Death toll from Philippines landslides, floods hits 115

The Philippines -- ranked among the most vulnerable nations to the impacts of climate change -- is hit by an average of 20 storms every year

Caritas Philippines extends aid to dioceses battered by tropical storm

Caritas Philippines appeals for donations from people "in whatever way they can" in the spirit of "sacrifice and selflessness"

Search for survivors in wake of Philippine storm continues as death...

Tens of thousands fled their homes as the storm pummelled the disaster-prone region in recent days, dumping heavy rain that flooded houses

Landslides, flooding kill at least 24 in wake of Philippine storm

More than 13,000 people fled to emergency shelters as the storm pounded the region, flooding houses, inundating fields, cutting off roads

Families in Laos’ capital say sand-dredging destroying their village

Sand dredging is a problem in other riparian communities along the Mekong, including Cambodia, Myanmar, and Vietnam

Two dozen dead, 80 still missing days after jade mine landslide...

Sources said among those who remain missing are scavengers, drivers, supervisors, and company staff

UN seeks US$169 million in aid for Philippine typhoon victims

More than 400 people were killed and hundreds of thousands left homeless after Rai hit the archipelago as a super typhoon in December

Super typhoon’s destruction in Philippines ‘badly underestimated,’ says UN

Scientists have long warned that typhoons are strengthening more rapidly as the world becomes warmer because of human-driven climate change

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