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In 2013 Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines. Since then global funding has helped the island country develop a solid risk reduction programme.
As the death toll rises, rescue workers are rushing to bury identified bodies in the town of Macoa as soon as possible, to stop the spread of infection.
Funerals are taking place for some of the 273 victims of Saturday's disaster in the southern town.
The number of people killed in flooding and mudslides in Colombia has now risen to more than 250, with more than 200 people still unaccounted for.
At least 200 people are now confirmed to have been killed in Colombia’s landslide disaster.
The death toll has risen above 250 following a giant landslide that sent mud and debris crashing onto homes in southwest Colombia.
In the wake of the powerful cyclone, flooding and destruction has created a disaster zone stretching 1,000 kilometres.
Rescue workers used ropes and pulleys to evacuate people from a district near Lima, as Peru's floods claimed more victims.
The structure collapsed as Malta was hit by rough seas and stormy weather.
An SOS has been sent out by the UN over the growing threat posed by a drought in Kenya.
The Taliban militant group has announced it is engaging in rescue efforts in Afghanistan after heavy snowfall caused over 80 deaths in 48 hours.
11 people have now reportedly been pulled alive from the rubble of an Italian hotel which was destroyed by an avalanche.
The first rescue workers reached the Hotel Rigopiano at around 4am, some 11 hours after the avalanche struck central Italy.