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Welcome to Recent Natural Disasters -Reporting natural disasters news 24 hours a day


Ashish Khanal
Natural Disaster news writer and founder of disaster-report.com

I launched this blog in November 2011. I was much inspired when I started to work with www.earthquake-report.com (the best earthquake reporting website in the world) from May 2011. After six months, I came with my own blog. Idea of natural disaster blog came to my mind mainly because I wanted to deliver what I learned (it was easy being a student of environmental science). I am completed my masters degree in Environment Education and Sustainable Development from Kathmandu University.

Update 2012/07/12: Recent Natural Disasters has been continuously growing because of your co-operation . This  helped to go a step ahead and host its own domain www.recentnaturaldisasters.com. Really grateful to all those people who visited the site from all over the World (190 +) with top five countries as United States, India, United Kingdom, Canada and Philippines. We thank them for visiting the site.

Recent Natural Disasters reports natural disaster news 24 hours a day. A daily list (published everyday) includes details of all (almost) natural disasters occurred worldwide. The major natural disasters are linked to definite page containing update report on that disaster.

Thanks to news reporters (volunteers) from all over the world who helps in gathering and writing natural disaster related news and articles. Special thanks to Bivek Bhattarai (Nepal), Akriti Pahari (USA), Pierre Amuri (DR Congo) and Awadesh Kumar Sinha (India) for their continuous help.
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