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At least 10,000 people were feared missing in Libya on Tuesday in floods caused by a huge storm that burst dams, swept away buildings and wiped out as much as a quarter of the eastern city of Derna.
Rescue workers in Derna, where the Red Crescent says 11,000 have died, are racing to find thousands of missing people. An inquiry is set to be launched, but anger is mounting at the government's response to the disaster.
Three boats with dozens of migrants left Kafountine, in the South of Senegal, for the Canary Islands over a week ago. One of the boats had about 200 people on board.
Stockton Rush, the late CEO and founder of Ocean Gate before the ill-fated trip to the Titanic wreckage that claimed the lives of five tourists takes a review of what the Titanic submersible looks like.
The desperate search to locate the missing submersible that disappeared near the wreck of the Titanic has entered a critical stage today, with just hours of oxygen supply believed to be left.
A severe weather system has battered southern Brazil leaving at least 11 people dead while searches are taking place for 20 others who are missing.
Victims are still being recovered from two villages in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo where floods have killed more than 400 people in one of the country's deadliest disasters.
23 Oct 2022
Families of over 20 migrants drowned at sea call on Tunisian authorities to do more to recover the bodies of their loved ones. And on the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, the UN's weather and climate agency is sounding the alarm over disaster readiness, saying half of the world's countries are not prepared should disaster strike.