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· November, 2007

Stories about Disaster from November, 2007

Bangladesh: Know your enemy

  26 November 2007

At 3rd World View, Rezwan takes a closer look at the reactions of some groups towards aid coming in from the US for the victims of the cyclone.

Bangladesh: On Foreign Aid

  22 November 2007

At the Bangladesh LiveJournal community, an author reflects on why the country is so dependent on foreign aid, especially in the context of providing relief for the victims of Cyclone Sidr.

Ukraine: Multiple Disasters

  21 November 2007

Orange Ukraine posts a “Multiple Disaster Update” that covers Chernobyl, Kerch oil spill and the coal mine tragedy, and writes separately about the coalition-building and speaker-nominating “mess and disaster.”

U.S., Ukraine: Holodomor Exhibit in NJ

  20 November 2007

Nash Holos writes about a Holodomor exhibit that has opened in New Jersey and includes “large scale reproductions of the lost diaries including one discovered just last year. These pages paint a picture far more chilling than any on the Holodomor made public to date.”

Bangla blogs seek aid for cyclone Sidr victims

  20 November 2007

Five days after cyclone Sidr ravaged Bangladesh, news regarding devastation continues to pour in. Despite steps taken by the administration to evacuate a large number of people and put them out of harm's way, the official death toll has now crossed 3000. According to the updated statistics provided by the...

Bangladesh: Investment and Disaster

  19 November 2007

At LirneAsia, a post discusses the incompetence of the Bangladesh Meteorological Department, and the government's lack of investment in the same – and how it contributed to greater devastation by Sidr Cyclone.

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