Typhoon Chaba kills 7

Posted on October 7, 2016 By

Note:  This post original appeared in the Natural Hazards, GIS and Disaster Management blog and is used with permission from the author.   Typhoon Chaba has killed 7 people in South Korea after causing heavy rainfall and devastating floods. The island of Jeju and cities Busan and Ulsan witnessed the worst impacts.   Warnings were issued…


Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Flood Update

Posted on September 23, 2016 By

Note:  This post original appeared in the Natural Hazards, GIS and Disaster Management blog and is used with permission from the author. 138 fatalities have now been reported after flooding began on 29 August in the North Hamgyong Province. 400 people are also missing. According to Reliefweb, Heoryong City, Musan and Yonsa counties are the most…


Earthquake in Tanzania kills 10

Posted on September 10, 2016 By

Note:  This post original appeared in the Natural Hazards, GIS and Disaster Management blog and is used with permission from the author. Update:  The author posted an update on the earthquake’s impacts and response on September 12, 2016. A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck 23 km east north east of Nsunga in Tanzania on 10 September….