Keyword: natural disasters
Asia Society is mobilizing its global network, asking that it pledge its support to the victims in Nepal in any way possible, writes Josette Sheeran.
Asia Society's second annual Pacific Cities Sustainability Initiative conference convenes a disaster response master class, whose speakers have dealt with typhoons, tsunamis, and earthquakes.
"We are still ONE and in times like this we break barriers and we remember that we are all brothers and sisters," said relief activist Anya Lim.
Asia Society President Josette Sheeran moderated the teleconference featuring Jose Cuisia, John Negroponte, John Maisto and Anthony Nappi on Friday, November 15.
More than 150 people have been killed and thousands more injured in a powerful earthquake in rural areas of China's south-western province of Sichuan.
On April 16, 2013, a powerful earthquake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, struck southeastern Iran. Asia Society takes a look at the coverage of the news.
In pictures: the aftermath of this past weekend's earthquake in northern Myanmar, which brought down a bridge, damaged a Buddhist pagoda, and claimed several lives.
In 2008 Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar, causing massive devastation but spurring reform. Can Sandy push America to tackle climate change?