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· April, 2008

Stories about Disaster from April, 2008

30 April 2008

Qatar: Online Community Comes to the Aid of Workers

Qatar Living members are rallying to help an offline community of 600 workers who have lost all their belongings after a devastating fire broke out in their labour camp, writes...

Kuwait: Remembering Chernobyl

28 April 2008

Ukraine: Chernobyl

Southeast Asia: Rice and food price crisis

The Southeast Asian region, home to several emerging and developing economies, is also struggling to cope with the global food price crisis. Bloggers discuss the impact of the crisis in...

24 April 2008

Iran: Armenians remember Anniversary of Genocide

Israel: Modern Day Exodus, on African Refugees and their Right for Medical Care

Around 6,000 African refugees escaped the horrors in their countries, and seek refuge in Israel. Many of them live in harsh conditions and can be spotted shivering cold on the...

18 April 2008

Haiti, Congo, and the politics of hunger

Two francophone bloggers respond to the crisis over rising food prices, but rather than blame their proximate cause–subsidies for biofuels in rich countries–they criticize the politics and the politicians who...