The unprecedented floods that swept through southeast Queensland and northern NSW earlier this year caused $4.8 billion in insured damages.
Tremors continue to be felt in a remote area of Afghanistan where a 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck last week.
Mohammad Yunus Yawar
Thousands of people affected by the deadly earthquake in Afghanistan are at risk of disease and need clean water and food, a health ministry official says.
Mohammad Yunus Yawar and Sayed Hassib
An Afghan health ministry official says an aftershock in the country's east has left at least five people dead.
India has sent a support team and Taiwan has pledged $US1m in aid towards Afghanistan's recovery from a powerful earthquake that killed 1000 people.
Taliban officials say rescue operations have finished and no one is trapped under rubble after an earthquake killed at least 1000 people in Afghanistan.
Deployed to assist in a Queensland flood that destroyed more than 3000 homes and killed 23 people, a Bunbury Platoon Sergeant has shared his experience in the face of disaster.
A 6.1-magnitude earthquake that jolted eastern Afghanistan has killed at least 1000 people and injured more than 1500, reducing homes to rubble.
Mohammad Yunus Yawar and Jibran Ahmad
Millions of people are struggling after heavy rain unleashed catastrophic flooding across a quarter of Bangladesh.
Ruma Paul and Zarir Hussain
Around 1000 people have been killed in a magnitude 6.1 earthquake that has rocked Afghanistan.
Millions of people have been stranded with little food and drinking water by flooding in parts of Bangladesh and northeast India.
Australians are more concerned about the severity and frequency of disasters, and a majority want greater investment in disaster mitigation, the NRMA says.
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake has shaken buildings in Taiwan's capital and could be felt across the island, authorities say.
More than nine million people have been marooned by record flooding in India and Bangladesh as authorities scramble to get aid in.
Floods have inundated Bangladesh and northeastern India, leaving at least 18 people dead and millions homeless, with forecasters predicting worse to come.
Julhas Alam and Wasbir Hussain
The NSW government has been urged to raise the Warragamba Dam wall at a community meeting held for those impacted by recent flooding in Sydney.
About 200,000 people have been evacuated and at least six killed after heavy rain and landslides in China.
Unprecedented flooding has forced more than 10,000 people to leave the renowned Yellowstone National Park, which could remain closed for as long as a week.
Matthew Brown and Lindsay Whitehurst
A parliamentary inquiry into the flood response from a number of NSW agencies has criticised layers of government bureaucracy and organisational gaps.
Massive floodwaters have ravaged Yellowstone National Park and nearby communities, forcing the park's first summer closure in 34 years.
Flooding in the central Chinese province of Hunan has left at least 10 people dead and three missing, according to official state media.
People from the northern NSW town of Mullumbimby say "crumbling and dangerous" flood damaged roads in the area pose a daily threat to lives.
Gouged riverbanks in flood-prone western Sydney need restoring and levies could fund drainage improvements, an inquiry into the NSW floods has heard.
At least four people are dead after being hit by falling rocks during two earthquakes in southwestern China.
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