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This High-Tech Solution to Disaster Response May Be Too Good to Be True

SEATTLE — The company called One Concern has all the characteristics of a buzzy and promising…

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead

At least 47 people have died in Nepal and 25 more in India, with hundreds of…

Pakistani Military Rescues 6 Mountain Climbers Trapped by Avalanche

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistani military helicopter teams rescued six mountain climbers on Tuesday after an avalanche…

Flooded Danube Hampers Rescuers After Budapest Boat Accident

BUDAPEST — Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary on Friday promised a thorough investigation into the…

Boat Sinks in Danube, Killing at Least Three and Leaving 16 Missing

A boat capsized and sank in the Danube River Wednesday evening in Budapest, with 34 people…

Cruise Ship Stranded Off Norway Limps to Shore After Hundreds Evacuated

LONDON — A cruise ship carrying more than 1,300 people was finally heading to shore on…

Cruise Ship Near Norway With Nearly 1,400 Passengers Is Being Evacuated

A cruise ship with nearly 1,400 passengers and crew members lost engine power in heavy winds…

Cyclone-Battered Mozambique Takes Stock: ‘It’s All Rotten’

TICA, Mozambique — Hundreds of villagers labored under a blazing sun on Thursday to salvage what…

Mozambique, Battered by Cyclone, Takes Stock: ‘It’s All Rotten’

TICA, Mozambique — Hundreds of villagers labored under a blazing sun on Thursday to salvage what…

Rescuers Battle Flooding in Desperate Bid to Save Cyclone Victims

MAPUTO, Mozambique — The fierce winds and torrential rains slammed into three of the poorest countries…

Rescuers in Southern Africa Battle to Save Cyclone Victims

MAPUTO, Mozambique — The fierce winds and torrential rains slammed into three of the poorest countries…

Cyclone Idai Kills at Least 150 in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe — The death toll from a huge cyclone that hit Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe…

Dozens of Children Trapped in Building Collapse in Lagos, Nigeria

DAKAR, Senegal — Emergency crews scrambled to rescue dozens of children Wednesday morning from the wreckage…

Arab Raid Led to Freedom for American Hostage in Yemen

WASHINGTON — An American hostage who was freed in Yemen in February after nearly 18 months…

Death Toll From Indonesia Landslide Climbs to 17

HONG KONG — A weeklong, round-the-clock search for victims of a landslide that may have buried…