Indonesian forest fires surge, intense smoke floats over neighbours Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia

“The number of “hotspots” has jumped sharply in Indonesia on Wednesday, according to the Singapore-based ASEAN Specialised Meteorological Centre.” Intense forest fires continue to rage across the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan in recent weeks. More than 930,000 hectares … Read More

Hurricane death toll in Bahamas at 30 as aid begins to land

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Dorian lashes the Carolinas with driving rain and fierce winds after devastating the Bahamas and killing at least 30 people. An Isle of Palms resident clears the drain during Hurricane Dorian in South Carolina, USA on September 5, 2019. (AP) … Read More

These Aerial Pictures Show The Horrifying Extent Of The Devastation Hurricane Dorian Caused In The Bahamas

Seven people have died, but the Bahamian prime minister has warned that the death toll is expected to rise. Social media / Michelle Cove / Trans Island Air Parts of the Bahamas hit by Hurricane Dorian have been “decimated,” the … Read More

Ebola survivors face increased risk of death

A worker from the World Health Organization (WHO) prepares to administer Ebola vaccination during the launch of an experimental vaccine in Mbandaka, north-western Democratic Republic of the Congo, on May 21, 2018. File Photo by EPA-EFE/STR The overall death rate … Read More

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