Natural disaster
The principle of Landless Solidarity and the recent rains in Rio Grande do Sul

With five settlements facing major flooding, the MST has launched a campaign to support those affected by the floods in Rio Grande do Sul

Floods wreak havoc on southern Brazilian state with 83 confirmed deaths

Rio Grande do Sul has suffered significant damages following heavy rain and flooding, with many pointing to the deregulation of the state’s environmental code by the current governor as a root cause

Afghanistan earthquake 2,400 dead in massive earthquake in western Afghanistan

The total extent of the damage from the quake is yet to be ascertained and the number of dead may increase in the coming days

As death toll in Libya skyrockets, many charge NATO’s 2011 overthrow of government with responsibility

The crumbling infrastructure destroyed during the recent cyclone is a result of the illegal destruction of a sovereign state, some say

Libya flooding 5,000 presumed dead due to flooding in Libya

The city of Derna was among the worst affected due to the bursting of two dams in its vicinity. The flooding took place due to heavy rains caused by the storm Daniel in the Mediterranean Sea

Peru declares state of emergency in southern region due to eruption of Ubinas volcano

The decision was taken a day after there were two massive explosions at the Ubinas volcano in the south of Peru

Afghanistan earthquake Afghanistan hit by deadliest earthquake in two decades, over 1,000 killed

The 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck the provinces of Paktika and Khost. The death toll is expected to rise in the coming days

WFP warns of unprecedented levels of hunger and food insecurity in Haiti

According to the latest Integrated Food Phase Classification (IPC) report, between March and June 2022, 4.5 million Haitians will be facing severe hunger

Haiti remembers victims of the 2010 devastating earthquake

According to official data, about 1.5 million people lost all of their possessions, more than 300,000 people died, 350,000 people were injured, several thousands became disabled, and more than half a million people became permanently homeless in the deadliest earthquake in the country’s history

Tonga faces significant damage, communications shutdown after tsunami and other stories

Today we look at the situation in Tonga after a volcanic eruption and tsunami, the detention of critically ill Palestinian teen Amal Nakhleh, and more

21 dead due to severe flooding in Bahia state of Brazil

The Brazilian state of Bahia is in a state of crisis following severe flooding wherein more than 471,000 people have been affected