The platform PetaBencana crowdsources social media data to map disaster events in real-time, enabling residents and government agencies to make informed decisions during emergencies.
Tensions have escalated dramatically in the country since December's controversial presidential polls, with groups opposed to President Faustin Archange Touadera's re-election.
Images from the scene showed the walls on the top four or five storeys of the residential building in the heart of the La Latina neighbourhood had been blown out
Despite Prime Minister Muhyiddin's assurances that the emergency was Covid-19 related and “not a military coup”, critics have cried foul, calling it a power grab.
The move will allow the country to keep stringent anti-virus measures in place even after a partial lifting of the country's lockdown from May 11.
Turkey, like 194 other countries around the world, has been hit by the coronavirus pandemic. TRT World has some answers on how and in which cases residents of Turkey can get tested.
China's ninth typhoon this year is expected to make a second landing along the coastline in Shandong province, prompting more flight cancellations and the closure of some expressways.
US President Donald Trump declared the emergency on Friday in an effort to go around Congress to fund his border wall.
Security has deteriorated in the West African country as militants seek to increase their influence across the poorly policed scrublands of the Sahel region just south of the Sahara Desert.
The plane suffered a serious fault that tore a huge hole in one of its engine casings and forced the aircraft to make an emergency landing in Sydney.
President Juan Manuel Santos has declared a state of emergency with rescue efforts underway.
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says 20 mosques and prayer halls have been shut down in recent months and that more closures are to follow over exposure of radical views.
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