In some categories, European and American destinations were shown to pose more of a risk to travellers than areas in the Middle East and North Africa, according to data collated by Which? Travel.
At least eleven people have died after Tropical Storm Vicente lashed Mexico's Pacific in southern Mexico, Oaxaca state civil protection authorities reported on Sunday (October 21).
More than 5,000 people are feared missing in Indonesia, 10 days after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the country.
Tens of thousands were left homeless as Indonesian authorities scrambled on Monday to get help to quake-stricken Sulawesi island
Thousands of people have been evacuated after a super typhoon hit Phillipine's coastal areas. Typhoon Mangkhut has winds of more than 205 km per hour which bore down on the country's main island, Luzon.
Typhoon Jebi has lashed down on Tokushima prefecture, bringing some of the most powerful winds and rainfall seen in 25 years.
Instead of taking time out, rescuers move on to Laos disaster.
An under-construction hydropower dam collapsed on Monday, flooding several villages and leaving hundreds missing
The popular holiday resort region has become a disaster zone as fast moving fires trapped people in their homes and devoured buildings and cars.
The number of dead from flooding and landslides has climbed to 175.
Torrential rains has pounded some parts of western Japan with
three times the amount normally seen in July.
Three years on from Nepal's devastating twin earthquakes many thousands remain homeless. The EU is helping to accelerate the building of quake-resistant houses.
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A volcano southwest of Guatemala's capital has erupted for the second time this year, setting off loud explosions and spewing ash nearly six kilometres into the sky.
Six people have drowned in Kenya in overnight flooding and 11 others are missing, local authorities said Friday, the latest of dozens of deaths caused by heavy seasonal rains in recent weeks.
At least 70 people have been killed in powerful dust storms that hit the northern Indian states of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
More than half of plant and half of animal species at risk of extinction from global warming in Earth's most fragile ecosystems says new report.
The Red Cross says at least 67 people died and another 160,000 are affected.
Floods are the most damaging natural disasters in the world and their frequency has increased sharply.
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Winds of up to 195kph recorded on island nation as cyclone rips across Pacific and heads for Fiji.
The last three years are the warmest on record, new data has confirmed