It’s monsoon season and the death toll keeps rising

The death toll from flooding and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains in India climbed to 159, officials said on Sunday, with rescuers searching for dozens more missing. Experts say climate change has caused the annual deluge to increase in…

Singapore extends condolences to Vietnam following devastating floods, landslides

Vietnam is devastated by unprecedented floods across the country. As of Wednesday (21 st Oct), more than 100 people had died, and 20 others were missing in central Vietnam following weeks of severe flooding and landslides. Among those dead are…

When the road is not an option

Help! Flood, landslides or earthquakes destroyed our road. Emergency services need to get through with their appliances to extinguish a fire, to pump potable water, to pump out a dam or to de-water a flooded area or critical assets. That…

More than 150 people feared buried in Sri Lanka landslides – rescue officials

By Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) – More than 150 people are feared dead after they were buried under two landslides triggered by more than three days of heavy rain in central Sri Lanka, disaster officials said on…

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