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· August, 2006

Stories about Disaster from August, 2006

30 August 2006

Burkina Faso: Gorom-Gorom Food Distribution

Philippines’ worst marine disaster

The beautiful island of Guimaras, located in central Philippines, is under state of calamity. More than 26,000 people who depend on fishing suddenly lost their livelihood after tanker MT Solar...

25 August 2006

Burkina Faso: Flooding updae

Russia: Pyatigorsk Mayor and Reckless Driving

Russian-Language Blogs: Miscellanea (2)

Victoria Shcherbina (LJ user saint-autere) reacts to the news of the August 22 TU-154 crash in eastern Ukraine, which killed all 170 people on board, by writing (RUS) about the...

23 August 2006

Lebanon: One Week after the Cease Fire

Most Lebanese Blogs still reflect on the war and its aftermath. Some post photos of Lebanese trying to regain their lives and their efforts to fix that which was damaged....

22 August 2006

Hungary: Storm in Budapest 2

Hungary: Storm in Budapest 1

Ukraine: Famine Records Open

This Week In Palestine: Black & Blue

One week after the Israeli army brutally attacked a weekly non-violent legal demonstration against the wall in the village of Bil’in, August 18th saw yet another black and blue protest....

Cambodia: Floods in Battambang

20 August 2006

China: drought

18 August 2006

Lebanon: Before and After the Cease Fire

Cease fire in the Israeli-Lebanese war officially began on Monday 14th August. Enteries in the Lebanese blogosphere were diverse starting from what went on during the last days of the...