· March, 2006

Stories about Disaster from March, 2006

Bahrain: Ship Disaster

Beside the deepest condolences expressed by Bahrain bloggers to the families who have lost relatives and friends in the catastrophic ship disaster, for Amira, this toke away the excitement of returning home, and Mahmood believes that people who were directly responsible for flouting safety laws should be punished, and this...

Japan: Sumoto River recovers

  27 March 2006

Justin at Cosmic Buddha sees the first signs of life—maybe carp, maybe mullet—on the Sumoto River since a disastrous typhoon two years ago.

11 Quakes Hit Southern Iran

Early Saturday morning (at approximately 07 GMT), an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8, struck in Southern Iran, as measured by the USGS. With the given depth of 44 km there were no fatalities expected, but it was said that a few people could have been injured. At the time...

Ukraine: Chernobyl's 20th Anniversary in NYC

  16 March 2006

Languor Management reports on the exhibit that has opened in New York's Ukrainian Museum on March 12: “The Ukrainian Museum is commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Chornobyl disaster with this multi-media exhibition that explores the accident's impact on the lives of residents in the territories of Ukraine most heavily...

Russia: Svetlana Gannushkina's Declaration of Guilt

David McDuff of A Step At A Time has translated an open letter to the Russian Federal Security Service written by Svetlana Gannushkina, head of the Civic Assistance Committee, in which she mockingly confesses to “have undertaken activities which may be considered by the addressees of this statement as espionage.”...

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