After The Tsunami Hit Thailand In 2004 I Couldn't Leave Those In Need Behind

Natasha Whiting | Posted 03.10.2017 | UK
Natasha Whiting

life less ordinary banner Every evening I taught art to the children on the camp, their drawings were harrowing and therapeutic at the same time. Their pictures initially were of bodies in water and people stuck up trees but soon evolved into happier scenes of elephants rescuing people, and families in their tents smiling.

Photos Reveal Destruction From Mexico's Strongest Earthquake In Decades

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 09.09.2017 | UK

The most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in almost a century has left at least 61 people dead, reduced buildings to rubble, injured hundreds and for...

32 Dead In Mexico After Magnitude-8.1 Earthquake Hits Southern Coast

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK

At least 32 people were killed after a massive 8.1 magnitude earthquake, one of the biggest recorded in Mexico, struck off the country’s southern co...

My Toughest Day As An Aid Worker? The Boxing Day Tsunami

Dr Frank Ryding | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK
Dr Frank Ryding

When you're in a war-zone you expect trouble. You're mentally prepared. But for those who were caught up in the tsunami they had no warning. They had seconds to react to this great wall of water coming their way. They'd gone on holiday and instead found themselves caught up in a nightmare.

Radiation At Fukushima Has Reached 'Unimaginable' Levels

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Tech

Radiation levels have been detected at the crippled Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant that are being described by some experts as “unimaginable”. Acco...

A Mass Beaching Of Dolphins In Japan Has Triggered Earthquake Fears

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK

A mass beaching of up to 150 dolphins on the Japanese coast has fuelled fears a powerful earthquake could be imminent. Frantic efforts to save the...

Remembering the Tsunami: 'Responding to World Disasters Will Never Be the Same Again'

Laurie Lee | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK
Laurie Lee

The scale of the disaster and the speed with which entire towns and communities were swept away was something the modern world had never seen before. This was to change the way we prepare for and respond to crises forever.

Tsunami 10 - A Missed Opportunity for Sri Lanka

Amjad Saleem | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK
Amjad Saleem

10 years on, we should be reflecting on how we can once again build the relationships. This is vital for the country to move forward otherwise those that lost their lives in that terrible natural disaster and since then, would have lost it in vain.

Tsunami: Survivors' Stories

Luke Simon | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK
Luke Simon

The incredible humanity displayed by the Thai people during our search for Piers prompted us to try and raise some money for them to try and give something back to the islanders who had lost everything. It was also would be a great way to honour Piers' life and create a legacy in his memory.

Louise Ridley

My Tsunami: Survivors Share Their Remarkable Stories 10 Years Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK

This report contains graphic details The tsunami that ravaged the coasts of the Indian ocean on Boxing Day 2004 is still fresh in the minds of mill...

Then And Now, The Boxing Day Tsunami A Decade After The Devastation

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot & Elliot Wagland | Posted 26.12.2014 | UK

A decade ago on Boxing Day morning, as families and tourists started to begin their day just before 8.00am, a 9.1-magnitude earthquake struck 100 mile...

Northern 'Atlantis' Wiped Out By Ancient Tsunami

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Tech

An ancient civilisation located on a North Sea 'Atlantis' was wiped out by a huge tsunami, a new theory suggests. The islands known as 'Doggerland'...

Massive Earthquake Strikes Chile, Sparking Tsunami Warnings

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

An enormous earthquake, measuring a magnitude of 8.2, has struck off northern Chile's coast causing a tsunami, and a climbing death toll. A 6.9 foo...

Nine Years After the Tsunami, We Can Prevent Most Devastating Effects of Natural Disasters

Sophia Salenius | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK
Sophia Salenius

Nine years ago today the world was left stunned as the most deadly natural disaster ever recorded devastated the Indian Ocean region.

We Have the Technologies to Prevent the Worst Effects of Natural Disasters - But They Need Governmental Support

Sophia Salenius | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK
Sophia Salenius

The typhoon in the Philippines reminded us all of Mother Nature's destructive power. Even in a technologically advanced 21st Century, we remain dangerously exposed to the worst she has to offer. But this doesn't have to be the case. We have the capability to utilise a wealth of information and state of the art scientific analysis to significantly improve survival rates when disasters hit.

Taiwanese Anti-Nuclear Protesters Must Understand Trade-Offs

Miles McKenna | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK
Miles McKenna

Nuclear power is certainly risky. At worst, deadly. These are legitimate fears in Taiwan, an island laying on an active fault zone where earthquakes are common and tsunamis a possibility.

Worst Break-Up Ever? Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald Speaks Out

Xavier Toby | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Jilted lovers have been known to go to outlandish lengths to express their displeasure at the sudden ending of a relationship, but none so much as Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald.

US Military Tested 'Tsunami Bomb' As Alternative To Nuclear Weapons

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Tech

The United States once tried to build a "tsunami bomb" designed to wipe out coastal cities by triggering huge underwater explosions. The tests were...

UK Doctors To Volunteer For Tsunamis, Earthquakes, Floods

PA | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK

British medical personnel can volunteer to help with the Government's humanitarian emergency response to disasters overseas, under a new arrangement a...

Japan Hit By 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake

Posted 07.12.2012 | UK

Japan was hit by a strong 7.3 magnitude earthquake on Friday morning - leading to a small tsunami. The quake hit the coast of northeast Japan - th...

Hawaii Breathes A Sigh Of Relief

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake in Canada triggered a tsunami that hit the Hawaii island chain. There are no reports of major damage and waves have been...

KFC Thailand In Tsunami Facebook Post Fiasco

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

During the chaos that ensued after an earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia on Wednesday, the Thai wing of KFC has come under fire over a comme...

Indonesia Earthquake: Tsunami Warnings Lifted

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK

Tsunami warnings have been lifted after two major underwater earthquakes struck in the Indian ocean off the coast of Indonesia. The watch was parti...

Indonesia Earthquake: 8.7 Magnitude Quake Reported, Tsunami Warning Issued

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK

An underwater magnitude 8.7 earthquake has struck in the Indian ocean off the coast of Indonesia prompting a tsunami warning. Aftershocks reported ...

Japan Tsunami: A Fitting Anniversary Tribute? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 12.03.2012 | Home

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since the 9.0 magnitude earthquake sent a tsunami raging towards North Eastern Japan, leaving destructi...