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Year ender 2017: The toll of environmental disasters on Earth

Hurricanes were more powerful, floods more debilitating and wildfires more damning in 2017.

30 Dec 2017 4:20 PM

Extend 'giving spirit' during hurricanes for holidays too, says Melania Trump

The first lady says she wants people to remember that the holidays are about family, service and gratitude, not gifts.

14 Dec 2017 1:21 PM

Lady Gaga donates USD 1 million to victims of hurricanes

She made the donation to help those affected by multiple storms, which ripped through Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean islands.

02 Oct 2017 12:57 PM

Indo-American couple from Houston donates USD 250,000 for Harvey relief

Amit and Arpita Brahmbhatt Bhandari donate amount to Mayor Sylvester Turner, on behalf of Greater Houston Community Foundation.

25 Sep 2017 10:41 AM

Texas: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods after Hurricane Harvey

Harvey's filthy floodwaters pose significant dangers to human safety and the environment.

19 Sep 2017 9:41 AM


Jennifer Garner pens emotional message after meeting hurricane Harvey survivors

The actress, who recently paid a visit to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, is 'inspired by the huge hearts in Texas.'

10 Sep 2017 1:08 PM

Airlines flies plane full of displaced animals to safety post-Hurricane Harvey

Their actions helped relieve rescue centres in Texas which were already overcrowded with displaced animals after the deadly storm.

09 Sep 2017 12:06 PM

Justin, Sofia Vergara, Drake, De Niro, others join Hurricane Harvey relief telethon

Proceeds from the event will benefit a number of charities aiding recovery efforts in Houston after the storm ravaged the city.

08 Sep 2017 4:51 PM

All you need to know how mega-storms are named

The attentive reader might notice a pattern here: 'H', 'I', 'J', 'K'...

07 Sep 2017 3:56 PM

Mum donates excess breast milk to those affected in Hurricane Harvey

Mother-of-three donates after being approached by an NGO for help.

06 Sep 2017 12:20 PM


US: Indian student saved from Hurricane-hit Texas lake dies in hospital

Shalini Singh along with another Indian student Nikhil Bhatia, had gone swimming on last Saturday.

04 Sep 2017 9:41 AM

Woman and her ‘misbehaving cat’ raise $20,000 for Harvey victims

Rachel Millman, a 29-year-old writer based in Broolyn, New York, asked people to donate to relief organisations.

03 Sep 2017 2:40 AM

Miley Cyrus moves to tears discussing her $500,000 donation to Harvey Relief

The popstar, who came out to support people after Hurricane Harvey, broke down in tears talking about it on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'.

01 Sep 2017 1:04 PM

Trump pledges USD 1 million to Harvey relief, says White House

Harvey has brought the heaviest rainfall in US history, soaking Texas with more than 52 inches since it first made landfall last Friday.

01 Sep 2017 11:59 AM

Harvey triggers two blasts at Texas chemical plant

Rescuers search block by block for survivors of the hurricane with death toll rising to 35.

01 Sep 2017 6:30 AM


Hurricane Harvey: Explosions reported at flooded chemical plant in Texas

In its statement, the company said: 'unprecedented flooding overwhelmed our primary power and two sources of emergency backup power.'

31 Aug 2017 3:52 PM

Leonardo DiCaprio foundation donates USD 1 mn for hurricane Harvey victims

The inaugural donation has been made by the foundation after United Way Worldwide had announced the United Way Harvey Recovery Fund.

31 Aug 2017 12:56 PM

1 Indian student dies, another critical in US after drowning in Hurricane Harvey floods

Hundreds of Indian students, who were stranded in their homes and ran out of food, are being helped by the consulate.

30 Aug 2017 2:10 PM

Melania Trump trolled for her footwear choice as she travelled to Texas

People on social media had a field day with this one.

30 Aug 2017 10:42 AM

Hurricane Harvey: 2 Indian students rescued from lake in critical condition

India's Consul-General in Houston has been monitoring the two students' medical needs and the situation closely.

29 Aug 2017 8:57 AM