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· July, 2007

Stories about Disaster from July, 2007

29 July 2007

Bangladesh: The threat of floods and current politics

A flood on its way Like many places in the world it has been raining incessantly in many parts of Bangladesh for a number of days. The rain water had...

26 July 2007

Japan: Smoke, Fire, and Fault Lines

China: Blogging summer floods

As floods continue to rise up across China this summer, leaving hundreds dead and millions fleeing from their homes, citizen reporter bloggers in China have been keeping a close eye...

25 July 2007

Japan: Ground Zero at Kashiwazaki-Kariwa

On July 16, shaken by a massive earthquake originating in a fault line that apparently runs directly underneath it, one of the power generators of the world's largest nuclear power...

Trinidad & Tobago: Where Goeth Trinidad?

Reactions to kidnapping of Koreans in Afghanistan

South Korean Christian missionaries were abducted in Ghazni, south-west of Kabul, on the 19th of this month. The abductors who kidnapped 23 missionaries are Taleban fighters. The hostages were abducted...

23 July 2007

Brazilian blogs on another airplane crash

While still facing a highly blogged crisis in its air traffic management, and not yet recovered from the crash of a Boeing-737 over the Amazon ten months ago, Brazil was...

19 July 2007

Lithuania: “Lituanica” Crash

Japan: Typhoons, earthquakes and missiles

Japan: A Week of Typhoons, Earthquakes, and Nuke Leaks

The past week has been rough for Japan. Just as a torrential typhoon finished ripping through Okinawa and Kyushu, massive earthquakes hit Niigata and nearby regions, among other things setting...

16 July 2007

Cambodia: Cambodian Students Safe in Japan Quake

Maldives: Jamming to save the islands from submerging

In Greek mythology singing of the Sirens were so sweet and melodic that sailors were lured into the sea and met fateful deaths. On July 07, or the date known...

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