NASA along with the US Department of Homeland Security are reportedly working together on developing a first-of-its-kind portable radar device to trace disaster struck victims.
Around 855 million people affected by natural disasters in China have received assistance from the government over the last decade.
With a series of disasters striking Uttarakhand in the recent past, the government on Tuesday announced a substantial hike in land compensation to victims.
The Cabinet Office decided to include a separate section on psychological needs of disaster victims.
Australian Prime Minister Julia
Gillard Tuesday made an emotional speech while paying tribute to the victims of the Queensland floods on the floor of the Parliament.
Day in Pics: 27th November
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